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Samsung Pixon GT-M8800

alaTest has collected and analyzed 510 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the screen and design. The usability and responsiveness are also appreciated, whereas many are less positive about the connectivity and features.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Pixon GT-M8800 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Samsung M8800 Pixon Mobile Phone

 

Even with its obvious shortcomings, the Pixon employs superb technology and is a really great multimedia device.

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Samsung M8800 Pixon review: Touch'n'shoot

 

Samsung M8800 Pixon gets its kick from touchscreen and imaging and hopes to be the definitive cameraphone. The inspired TouchWiz interface and massive screen are the right gateway to getting the 8 megapixel camera and real high-end video unleashed...

3.2" 256K-color TFT LCD touchscreen display of WQVGA resolution ; 8 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash and lens protection ; Camera geo-tagging, auto-panorama shot, face, smile and blink detection, digital image stabilization ; WVGA video...

No Wi-Fi connectivity ; No voice-guided GPS navigation ; Stylus as dongle only, no stylus compartment ; No smart dialing

The Pixon clearly belongs to one of the two schools of thought in the Samsung 5 to 8MP cameraphone sample. There the ironclad Soul-flavored devices rub shoulders with the huge touchscreens of the Tocco line

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Samsung Pixon Review

 

It's an 8-megapixel camera, it's a multimedia player… it's the new Samsung Pixon. The latest model from the Korean company falls in the highest-class and is a direct rival to the Renoir by LG. It's also one of the many contenders for the title “King of...

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Samsung M8800 Pixon Preview

 

After throwing on the market one of the first 8 Megapixel camera phones, Samsung iNNOV8, the Korean company didn't relent in its race to conquer the market, and announced its successor or, better said, its rival - Samsung M8800 aka Pixon. We had the...

Samsung Pixon embeds a 3.2-inch TFT touchscreen, supporting 262k colors and featuring accelerometer sensor. The colors displayed on the screen are well-balanced, contrast is very good and brightness can be set to any desired level. Moreover, it's...

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Samsung Pixon

 

Samsung introduced the Samsung Pixon 8 megapixel camera phone. The Samsung Pixon cell phone will available in October to consumers who want to easily capture and share life's unexpected moments anytime, anywhere they desire. Ever seen something and...

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Samsung M8800 Pixon - HardwareZone.com

 

The Samsung M8800 Pixon delivers some of the best images seen from a 8-megapixel camera phone to date.

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Great Camera + Phone

 

I bought the Pixon as an upgrade from my LG Viewty. Samsung was among the first to do the 8MP camera and they did it right. The camera is the main feature, and it works as advertised and even a little better, which is why I bought it. The pictures from...

Outstanding 8MP camera and video ; Samsung quality ; Rugged construction ; Big touch screen ; Useful TouchWiz interface ; Good call quality ; External memory card slot

No WiFi ; 3G HSDPA unavailable in US ; Screen could be higher resolution ; Speaker phone could be louder

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1st Samsung Phone and I like it

 

OK !!! I traded my LG Renoir for this phone. I just had a couple of days hands on experience. The phone is a great phone with absolutely no bugs in the software.

Great Pics ; Great OS ( Operating System) ; Fast Internet on EDGE ; Fast Processor doesnt hang ; GREAT DVD quality video recording ; Can Handle 16gb SD HC Card ; LOUD Speakers ; Looks Good

LOW Battery Life ; Weak Reception ; No Wifi ; No 1 Touch dail ; No GPS ( GPS only for geo-tagging)

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Great Camera + Phone

 

I bought the Pixon as an upgrade from my LG Viewty. Samsung was among the first to do the 8MP camera and they did it right. The camera is the main feature, and it works as advertised and even a little better, which is why I bought it. The pictures ......

Outstanding 8MP camera and video ; Samsung quality ; Rugged construction ; Big touch screen ; Useful TouchWiz interface ; Good call quality ; External memory card slot

No WiFi ; 3G HSDPA unavailable in US ; Screen could be higher resolution ; Speaker phone could be louder

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Amazon review summary for Samsung Pixon GT-M8800

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Samsung Pixon GT-M8800 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

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50% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung M8800 Pixon Unlocked Phone--International Version with No Warranty (Black)

Product Specifications

Experience the premier camera phone in the multimedia photo space. Samsung Pixon the 8 Megapixel camera with auto focus, zoom, flash, auto-contrast and more. The large touch-enabled screen, face tagging and auto sorting by colors etc., makes photo browsing experience easy and enjoyable. Enjoy a large full touch 3.2" LCD screen which allows you to customize your own idle screen with widgets. Samsung's Pixon features sleek sophistication. Simple taps and intuitive gestures such as drags, swipes and flicks of the finger offer convenient control of the mobile's features. Have easy access to the camera and your photo browser as you touch up every detail in your photographs.

Antenna

Antenna Type:Internal

Battery

Capacity:1000mAh
Standby Time (PB):360hours
Talk Time (PB):240minutes
Technology:Lithium ion

Calculator

Type:Basic

Cellular

Band:WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 900/1800/1900
Combined with:With two digital cameras / digital player / FM radio / GPS receiver
Integrated Components:2nd camera / Digital camera / Digital player / FM radio / GPS receiver
Phone Form Factor:Monoblock
Service Provider:Not specified
Technology:WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM
Type:Cellular phone
Vibrating Alert: Yes
Voice Recorder: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.6in
Height:4.3in
Weight:4.2oz
Width:2.2in

Display

Color Depth:18-bit (262000 Colors)
Diagonal Size:3.2in
Diagonal Size (metric):8.1cm
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Supported Flash Memory Cards:microSD

Header

Manufacturer:Samsung
Model:M8800 Pixon
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung GT

Messaging & Data Services

EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates For Global Evolution): Yes
HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access): Yes
Internet Browser: Yes

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Optical Sensor

Sensor Resolution:8Megapixel

Organizer

Alarm Clock: Yes
Calendar: Yes
Reminder: Yes

Telephone Memory

Phone Book Capacity:2000names & numbers