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Samsung a157 Prepaid GoPhone (AT&T)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 679 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the sound and battery. The portability and price also get good feedback, but reviews are divided on the screen. The connectivity and camera get critical comments.

usability, price, portability, battery, sound

features, camera, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung a157 Prepaid GoPhone (AT&T) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 278 user reviews of Samsung a157 Prepaid GoPhone (AT&T) from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on

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82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Just rigt


Got the phone because my other one broke. So far it had done it's job and was a great price!

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Simple phone


This phone is very simple. Too bad it doesn't come with a camera so....I cannot take pictures as well as use it as a GPSThis product is... Tough/durableAbout me... My phone is my life




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A No Nonsense Phone


Got this for my Dad who wanted a simple phone with no bells or whistles. This did the trick. Easy to use.

Easy to use; great price

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Nice phone for the money


Phone is perfect for the price. Buy this when you go on vacation in case you drop it in the pool like I did....twiceThis product is... Tough/durableAbout me... Use for phone calls only

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Good phone for necessary communications


I needed a replacement phone (no camera). This unit requires excessive entries to get to address book, messages but it serves my needs.This product is... Tough/durableAbout me... Use for phone calls only

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Nice phone for the price


It is a nice phone for prepaid user of ATT .also works good for post paid customers as a standby phone

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Perfect for elderly mother in law's mobile phone.


I purchased this phone for my elderly mother in law to use. She is a very light user only averaging about 11 minutes a month talk time. She neither texts or uses the internet. I put her on the GoPhone $10.00 per month plan. Perfect for her.As for my...

Good quality hardware at a very reasonable price

As of yet I've found no issue with this phone

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Good cheap phone


Good simple phone to make and recieve phone calls.

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Good Simple Phone


If you want a simple phone to make calls and text and at a low price, then this is a good phone to choose.

Cheap and simple

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Great phone for the price


The phone is ideal for people just wanting to get in touch with love ones via text messaging and voice calls. Design is perfect to be functional using one hand. Reception is clear nd battery life is exceptional. Would recommend this phone for folks in...

easy to use