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Samsung Monte S5620

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1119 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the battery and design. The usability and value for money also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the features. The reliability and connectivity get mixed opinions.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Monte S5620 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Samsung S5620 Monte review: Well connected

 

Affordable touch phones are all over the place so the Samsung S5620 Monte will have to win the old fashioned way – by giving more and better features. Done deal: with full-suit connectivity, the Monte aims to deliver great touch experience...

Quad-band GSM/EDGE, UMTS 900/2100, HSDPA 3.6 Mbps ; 3" capacitive TFT touchscreen of WQVGA resolution, 256K colors ; TouchWiz 2.0 Plus user interface with multitasking support ; 200 MB onboard storage, hot-swappable microSD card slot (up to 16GB) ; 3...

Free GPS navigation is for Czech Montes only ; No on-screen QWERTY keyboard ; Flash in browser eats too much RAM, can't play YouTube videos ; No games preinstalled ; Task manager cannot be used for switching between apps

The Samsung S5620 Monte has both 3G with HSDPA and Wi-Fi for browsing and data, and a built-in GPS receiver for location services. The Monte has a capable web browser (with Flash support) and a decently sized 3” screen. The GPS can also transform the...

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Samsung Monte S5620 Preview

 

The Samsung Monte S5620 is a mainstream cell phone, equipped with 3G and Wi-Fi. Its design is eye-riveting, while the refreshed TouchWiz interface offers several, truly nice extra features...

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Samsung Monte S5620

 

We've hard had some face-time with the Samsung Monte (S5620) and I thought it's a nice little touchscreen phone. It's got most features of high-end phones without the expensive price tag.

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Samsung Monte S5620 - Socially connected

 

With so many affordable touchscreen phones out there, we thought the Samsung Monte S5620 was just another option that will soon be forgotten. Having a good look, however, at its spec sheet and its suggested retail price, and trying it out for...

Responsive, has plenty of connectivity options and ; social networking integration

No DivX/XviD support

Just to keep things short, the Samsung Monte S5620 has maximized the power of feature phones to a certain level that no one would ever dare underestimate their capabilities again. Unfortunately though, phones are getting smarter and smarter, if you...

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Samsung Monte S5620

 

The S5620 Monte does look quite stylish and interesting, but some of the other features can best be regarded as being mundane but useful. The 3" 240 x 400 pixel touchscreen display is a fairly standard TFT panel that is similar to many others on the...

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Samsung S5620 Monte announced

 

Bringing in their cool TouchWiz UI empowered phone on the brink of World Mobile Congress, Samsung has totally caught us unawares. The Samsung S5620 Monte comes in barely a week before the big event. Besides the sexy UI it also has a cool 3 inch WQVGA...

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A terrific Mobile Phone

 

I bought this because it has a Touch Screen, which makes it easier to scroll through applications, it does Video Recording, it has a Social Network Application, it has wireless internet and it comes with a GPS.

Excellent Features and Price ; Fits in your pocket ; Stylish design ; It is just like an iPhone so I wouldn't waste my money on Apple stuff as it is crap

It doesn't have a Full Qwerty Keyboard on screen

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User Friendly.

 

Easy to use

Do not have Full Qwerty Keyboard on screen

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Budget Phone with High End Features

 

Good Feature set ; Price fits in our pocket ; Stylish design

No Qwerty ; Flash missing. Couldn't get full use of 3.2 MP camera ; Phone lock while making calls is annoying

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Amazon review summary for Samsung Monte S5620

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 158 user reviews of Samsung Monte S5620 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

value for money, usability, camera, portability, responsiveness

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76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung S5620 Monte Unlocked Quad-Band GSM Phone with 3 MP Camera, Wi-Fi, gps navigation, E-Mail, Stereo Bluetooth--International Version With WarrantSamsung S5620 Black Monte Unlocked Quad-Band GSM Phone with 3 MP Camera, Wi-Fi, GPS, E-Mail and Stereo Bluetooth - Unlocked Phone - International VersSamsung S5620 Monte Unlocked Quad-Band GSM Phone with 3 MP Camera, Wi-Fi, gps navigation, E-Mail, Stereo Bluetooth--Internati... Version With Warranty

Product Specifications

Camera

Autofocus: No
Built-in Camera:Double Camera / Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Swivel Camera: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:320 x 240 (QVGA)

Configuration

Audio Formats : Yes
Audio Playback: Yes
AUDIOFORMATS: Yes
Dual SIM Card: No
GPS Receiver:Built-in / No
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes
XHTML Browser: Yes

Connectivity

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

Data Transfer

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

Display

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

General Features

Design:Bar
EASY USE PHONE: No
Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Multi Band:Quad Band
Operating System:Proprietary
Operating System Version:CLOSED PROPRIET
Operator:EE / O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Tesco MB / Virgin / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free

Messaging

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