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Samsung F700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 219 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the responsiveness and usability. The camera and screen also get good comments, but many are less positive about the GPS navigation and size.

design, screen, camera, usability, responsiveness

value for money, battery, portability, size, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung F700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 219 reviews)

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Samsung F700 review: Tap or type


The F700 is pretty much where it all began for Samsung and large touchscreens. It was their first mobile phone to feature a three-and-above-inch touchscreen display and while back in the day 3 megapixel autofocus cameras...

Stylish looks and high-quality build ; Tri-band GSM and HSDPA support with video calls ; Large 3.2" touchscreen TFT display of 240 x 440 pixel resolution ; Comfortable QWERTY keyboard ; 3 megapixel autofocus camera ; Touch haptic feedback is present ;...

Bulky size ; Awkward and slow web browser scrolling and panning ; Video recording maxes out at QVGA@15fps ; Unable to play widescreen user-encoded WMV and H.263 videos ; Slow image zooming in the gallery ; The three Java games are trial versions only ;...

The quality construction and glossy finish can make you forgive the bulky size of Samsung F700, or sort of. The bodywork changes hues from violet through dark blue to black depending on how light falls on it. Once you have the Samsung F700 in your hand...

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Samsung F700 aka the Vodafone Croix Reviewed


Vincent Nguyen got his grubby little hands on another phone the rest of us will just have to dream about, Samsung F700 or the Vodafone Croix. We've written about this phone several times before eventually getting some hands on time at CeBIT a few...

Sadly, Vincent wasn’t impressed, sure the specs look and sound great, but the menus kind of suck and have a rather steep learning curve, the haptics aren’t really there as it shakes the whole phone, not just where you touched, the keyboard has no...

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Samsung SGH-F700 Preview


Samsung F700 is characterised by its large touchscreen, only one hardware button on the front and side-sliding QWERTY. It is using the Croix interface which although looks different is based on the software used in other models ...


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Samsung SGH-F700 -


Samsung's SGH-F700 is an elegantly designed phone that hides a QWERTY keyboard within its minimalistic profile.

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Stylish Smartphone!


The Samsung F700 has large wide-screen for navigation and just a single key, similar to the iPhone, but it also has side-sliding full QWERTY keyboard for messaging. It lacks WiFi or large hard drive, but has 3-megapixel camera, HSDPA and microSD slot....

good phone


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Samsung SGH F700


Samsung F700 built-in stereo speakers, two speakers, respectively, the location of mobile phone at the top and bottom of the earpiece speaker and one of a shared voice unit. Because of the two speaker strip designs are close to the edge of the...

Sliding design with QWERTY keypad


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Samsung SGH


Eg mobile phone this one. Samsung as the old phone in the world does not want to lose with Apple as the new. The phone display the F700 series, with the model so elegant and interesting eyes. Samsung F700 be working on the GSM 900/1800/1900 and UMTS...



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Samsung SGH F700


For input system. For information, Samsung has prepared SGH-F480 as it fit competitor for LG KU990 Viewty. ... Read review

Sliding design with QWERTY keypad

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Samsung SGH F700


Screen indeed become its pledge, SGH-F700 has screen size 3.2 inch or 71 x 40 mm. Its flexible enough for navigation menu manager. For access easy, provided shortcut and virtual keypad for dialing phone function. For security, screen is supplied with...

Attractive touch screen navigation

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Samsung SGH F700,Touch screen with a QWERTY


Samsung Mobile is not yet dominate the mobile phone touch screen. But the competition is tight line, the manufacturer of Korean origin of this latter introduce several series of mobile phones with touch screen navigation. The most prominent example in...



Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:Unknown


Audio Formats : Yes
Audio Playback: Yes
Dual SIM Card: No
GPS Receiver: No
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio: No
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen + QWERTY
Video Client: Yes


A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: No

Data Transfer

Technology:WCDMA (UMTS)


Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:262.144
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Proprietary
Operator:Sim Free / Virgin / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free


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