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Samsung Galaxy Express SGH-i437 / GT-i8730

alaTest has collected and analyzed 397 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the screen and battery. The camera and usability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the features and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Galaxy Express SGH-i437 / GT-i8730 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review Samsung Galaxy Express GT-I8730 Smartphone


Speedy, white, comes with LTE. The Samsung Galaxy Express seems t

Great battery life; Enough performance for almost all tasks; More than decent speech quality; High-contrast display; Superb viewing angles; Numerous pre-installed apps

Bloatware; Chassis made of plastics; Just one color available

HTC One SV, Google Nexus 4, Sony Xperia T, Huawei Ascend D1, Nokia Lumia 820, Motorola Razr i.

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Samsung Galaxy Express (Aio Wireless)


The Samsung Galaxy Express is the cheapest LTE-enabled option on Aio Wireless, but it's a pretty dated Android smartphone.

4G LTE capability. Inexpensive. Reliable and consistent experience

Dated design and performance

Never heard of Aio Wireless? You're probably not alone. Aio is a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) that offers low-cost service plans that tap into AT&T's nationwide network. The catch, if you can even call it a catch, is limited phone selection...

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Samsung Galaxy Express Review


When carriers offer a smartphone for free (or $1) on contract it often means that the device has some problems. It's usually a warning sign to steer clear. That's not always the case, though. Samsung's Galaxy Express on AT&T is one of those nice, cheap...

As powerful as a Galaxy S3 ; Compact, lightweight design ; Bright, colorful display ; Long battery life

Too many AT&T apps ; Low screen resolution ; Poor speaker quality

You get a decent display, comfortable and attractive design, good performance, and speedy 4G LTE.


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Samsung Galaxy Express review: Jelly Bean Express


The Samsung Galaxy Express represents an interesting mix of features. The latest Jelly Bean flavor, the impressively fast processor, the LTE connectivity, the spectacular 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus screen, and the Galaxy S III looks are all...

Quad-band GSM, 3G, and LTE support ; 21.1 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA support ; 4.5" 16M-color Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen of WVGA (480 x 800 pixel) resolution ; Android OS 4.1.2 Jelly Bean with Nature UX ; 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm...

No dedicated camera key ; Preinstalled video player lacks DivX video support ; Poor low-light camera performance ; WVGA resolution wears thin on the 4.5" screen

Throughout our examination of the I8730 Galaxy Express, we've touched again and again on the dual-core processor under the hood. We've seen quite a lot of Samsung devices with the latest of Android on comparable screen sizes, but it's really the Krait...

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Samsung Galaxy Express (AT&T)


Though the Samsung Galaxy Express looks uncannily like a junior-size GS3 , the handset is actually a midlevel phone with a bargain price.

The Samsung Galaxy Express runs on 4G LTE, has good call quality, and a decent 5-megapixel camera.

The Galaxy Express is preloaded with too much bloatware and its screen has a bluish hue at certain angles.

With its reasonable $100 price tag, AT&T's Galaxy Express' solid performance and respectable specs are a good deal -- but pass it up if you want a more powerful camera.

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Samsung Galaxy Express Quick Review with Specs, Features and Price


Samsung is designing new smartphones almost every week and in the same series it is Samsung Galaxy Express this time. As the name suggests, this new smartphone is related to speed and have 4G LTE connectivity to boost your ...

If you are internet lover then this smartphone is made for you. It has 4G LTE connectivity with Wi-Fi hotpot feature along with dual core processor to provide you high speed working.

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Amazon review summary for Samsung Galaxy Express SGH-i437 / GT-i8730


alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 user reviews of Samsung Galaxy Express SGH-i437 / GT-i8730 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on

value for money, responsiveness, usability, camera, screen

96% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Galaxy Express GoPhone (AT&T)Samsung Galaxy Express, Gray 8GB (AT&T)

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"The advantage on search the good one"


If you compare the I437 Galaxy Express with Galaxy SII there is only a few things that are not in common, like Gorilla Glass protection, the rest are very similar phones. Also, this phone looks much better in specs against Galaxy S3 Mini. If you want a...

Attractive Design","Brilliant Display","Great Battery Life","Great OS

No-corning Gorilla Glass

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Worth every dollar


Excellent for texting really fast. Friendly interface and very beautiful colors. Takes great pictures also.

Brilliant Display","Good Interface w\/email","Great Battery Life","Great Storage Space

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very good


the phone is good quality excellent and great appsThis product is... Easy navigation, Tough/durable, Good video qualityAbout me... My phone is my life, Heavy texter, Heavy apps user, Need phone to keep me organized

quick touch...good memory

needs extra care to keep clean