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Samsung E1230

alaTest has collected and analyzed 164 reviews of Samsung E1230. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the battery and portability. The price and usability also get good opinions, but there are some negative views about the camera and GPS navigation.

size, usability, price, portability, battery

GPS navigation, camera

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung E1230 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 164 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 user reviews of Samsung E1230 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones on Views about the design and battery are on the whole positive. The price and portability also get good feedback.

usability, portability, price, battery, design

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung E1230 Mobile Phone O2 Pay As You Go / Pre-Pay/ PAYG (Including £10 Airtime)Samsung E1230 on T-Mobile pay as you goSamsung E1230 Mobile Phone Orange Pay As You Go / Pre-Pay/ PAYG (Including £10 Airtime)

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: Carly Page (

Samsung E1230


Samsung may be best-known for dominating the smartphone market with its high-end Galaxy devices, but the firm also has a presence in the feature phone market, the firm's latest budget mobile being the Samsung E1230.

The E1230 is a simple as they come, ideal for those perplexed by high-end smartphone technology or for those of you looking for a cheap pay as you go phone to use as a "spare". On the spec-front, you'll find a compact, yet ample, 1.8-inch (120 x 160)...

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: HappyAsdaBuyer (

Basic but Reliable


One of the cheapest phones around with very basic features and a low resolution colour display.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Elami123 (

Great value phone


For a £15 phone this is great!

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: bollar (

great buy


I find this mobile so user friendly and pleasing on the eye. The mobile has a nice comfortable feel about it when using it.

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: holiday1 (

great phone


i love this phone so simple to use for someone who only needs a phone for texting and making and receiving is simply brilliant.i love it

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Harveysgran (

Great no frills phone


Bought this phone to replace my old one,which was acting up! Only want to send & receive text & calls, does just the job. It feels alittle light & cheapy hence the 3 stars for quality,but hey for the price!

May, 2012

Product Specifications


Autofocus:Not Applicable
Built-in Camera: No
Built-in Flash:Not Applicable
Video Resolution in Pixel:Not Applicable


Audio Playback: No
GPS Receiver: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: No
User Interface for Text:Telephone Keyboard
Video Client: No


A2DP:Not Applicable
Bluetooth: No
Memory Card Slot: No
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
WiFi Connectivity: No
WiFi Data Exchange: No

Data Transfer



Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:65.536
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Proprietary
Operating System Version:CLOSED PROPRIET
Operator:EE / O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE
Product Type:Mobile Phone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free


E-Mail Functionality: No
Instant Messaging: No
Push email: No