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Samsung Infuse 4G SGH-I997

alaTest has collected and analyzed 741 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the design and camera are overall positive. The portability and usability are also appreciated. There are some mixed opinions about the battery, and there are some critical reviews about the reception and features.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Infuse 4G SGH-I997 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung Infuse 4G SGH-I997

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 2 user reviews of Samsung Infuse 4G SGH-I997 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung INFUSE 4G SGH-i997 Desktop Dock [ECR-D1B7BEGSTA]

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung Infuse 4G SGH-I997

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 419 user reviews of Samsung Infuse 4G SGH-I997 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

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74% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Infuse 4G Android Phone (AT&T)Samsung Infuse 4G Unlocked Smartphone AT&T NO CONTRACTSamsung Galaxy Infuse SGH-I997 Unlocked Global Android Smartphone AT&T Wireless

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Samsung Infuse 4G Review

 

Samsung Infuse 4G Review - This complete review of the Samsung Infuse 4G covers the strengths and the weaknesses of this big -but light- smartphone.

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Samsung Phone’s Mammoth Screen Is Made for Multimedia

 

Is a giant, 4.5-inch screen enough to differentiate the Infuse 4G from Android's numerous oversize offerings? For the most part, yes.

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Samsung Infuse 4G review

 

I don't blame you for reading the headline of this review and thinking to yourself, not another Samsung Android phone. The company has flooded the market with smartphones that have very similar designs and specs — in other words, they are extremely...

Beautiful Super AMOLED Plus display ; Great camera ; Solid battery life

May be a bit too large for some ; AT&T “4G” speeds aren’t 4G at all ; Low screen resolution

The Infuse 4G's gigantic 4.5-inch display may not be for everyone, but can some other standout features give it mass market appeal?

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Samsung Infuse 4G review: Extra legroom

 

In America, it is widely believed that bigger is better. Or so Samsung must have thought when they decided to launch the phone with the biggest and brightest screen first in the United States, and with the biggest network – AT&T. The Samsung Infuse 4G...

Quad-band GSM and quad-band 3G support ; 21 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA support ; 4.5" 16M-color Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen of WVGA (480 x 800 pixel) resolution ; 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor, 512 MB of RAM ; 8 MP wide-angle lens...

All-plastic build ; No dedicated camera key ; Super slim body has poor grip when taking pictures ; Single-core processor ; No 1080p video recording despite having the same camera unit as the Galaxy S2 ; Sheer size raises questions about single-handed...

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Samsung Infuse 4G

 

You can accuse Samsung of a lot of things, but it knows how to keep up with trends. The electronics maker just took the wraps off the Infuse 4G on May 5, and as of May 15, it's officially available on AT&T. This isn't just another Android phone,...

Big 4.5-inch screen ; Bright screen ; Thinnest phone on the market ; 16GB of storage

Low screen resolution for its size ; Plastic shell ; HSPA+ speeds can’t compete with LTE ; TouchWiz interface has some quirks ; Weak, poorly placed speaker

The Samsung Infuse 4G is a great phone at a reasonable price if you're looking for an Android phone with a big screen.

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Infuse 4G Review

 

How big is too big? It's an important question when you're looking at the Samsung Infuse 4G, AT&T's latest HSPA+ smartphone and a device that's as sizable face-on as it is slender from the side. A close relative of the much-loved Galaxy S II, it also...

Speed-addicts should probably still look to Verizon’s LTE network, which in our experience is just plain faster than AT&T’s HSPA+, and the sheer size of the Infuse 4G means we’d recommend handling one in-store since we can imagine many will find it to...

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Infuse 4G

 

We're just getting into the swing of spring, flowers blooming and skeeters biting, but already it's been a great year for Samsung -- if we ignore the whole lawsuit thing. Just a few weeks ago the company delivered to us our highest scoring Android...

Thin profile ; Excellent battery life ; Beautiful screen

Inconsistent data performance ; That screen might be a little too big ; External HDMI adapter

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Samsung Infuse 4G (AT&T)

 

First introduced at CES 2011 , the Samsung Infuse 4G finally reaches AT&T's network on May 15 for $199.99 with a two-year contract. The Infuse 4G is the carrier's latest Android device, and it sure is getting a lot of fanfare. Not only is it being...

The Samsung Infuse 4G features a large and vibrant 4.5-inch touch screen that's great for browsing and videos. The Android smartphone is ultrathin and has an 8-megapixel camera and snappy performance.

The lower-resolution screen makes text look a bit pixelated. AT&T's 4G data speeds are slow.

The Samsung Infuse 4G disappoints in some areas, but it's still a very good Android smartphone for AT&T customers as long as you're OK with the larger design.

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Samsung Infuse 4G (AT&T) Review

 

The Samsung Infuse 4G has plenty to offer--a sleek design, a good camera, and a big and vibrant screen. However, even though this device is thin and light for a 4.5-inch smartphone, using it one-handed can feel awkward because of the large footprint....

Large, bright display, Above-average battery life, Light for its size, Good call quality

Poor "4G" speeds, Difficult to use with one hand, Need to plug in power for HDMI out

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Samsung Infuse 4G

 

The Samsung Infuse 4G ($200 on AT&T after a new 2-year contract) is a great-looking phone with exceptional media capabilities. Unfortunately, while it may shine at playing movies and music, images and text come out looking like a mess.

Exceptional multimedia capabilities ; Nice, big screen for easy typing

Photos sometimes have a red tint ; Text and images are jagged

The Samsung Infuse 4G is a great phone for the media-hungry consumer, but a few issues keep it from being great.

Product Specifications

The Samsung Infuse 4G will be the thinnest 4G smartphone available in the U.S. and will feature the largest screen -- at 4.5 inches -- in AT&T’s smartphone lineup, and the largest touch screen on any Samsung phone. Powered by a 1.2 GHz application processor and running the Android 2.2 platform, the device delivers a brilliant display using Samsung’s next-generation Super AMOLED Plus technology which features 50 percent more sub-pixels for better contrast. The display also offers unmatched outdoor viewing quality, even in the brightest sunlight. The smartphone also includes an 8-megapixel camera/camcorder with auto-focus and flash that shoots HD video with incredible detail. A front facing camera is perfect for self portraits or video chat. Customers can also watch hit movies and TV shows from preloaded apps like Samsung Media Hub, U-verse Mobile and U-verse Live TV.

Camera

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:HD1080p

Configuration

Audio Playback: Yes
GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated Radio: No
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes

Connectivity

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

Data Transfer

EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
HSCSD: No
HSDPA: Yes
Technology:WCDMA (UMTS)

Display

Display Technology:Super-AMOLED
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Android
Operator:Sim Free
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Sim Free

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: Yes
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