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Samsung SGH-i600

alaTest has collected and analyzed 302 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the screen and battery. The portability and design are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed views about the apps, and many are negative about the reception and value for money.

usability, design, portability, battery, screen

features, reliability, price, reception

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung SGH-i600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung SGH-i600

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 17 user reviews of Samsung SGH-i600 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, camera, design, battery, portability

reliability, features, responsiveness, reception

82% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung i600 Sim Free Mobile Phone - Black SGH-i600 Ultra Messaging Smartphone (QWERTZ, EU)Samsung i600 Sim Free Mobile Phone - Black

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung SGH-i600

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 87 user reviews of Samsung SGH-i600 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

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61% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: PCS Phone Samsung i600 (Sprint)Samsung i600 PDA Phone (Verizon Wireless)PCS Phone Samsung i600 (Sprint)

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Samsung i600 review: Slim, smart, QWERTY

 

Combining the sleek styling of Samsung's slimmest and good looking phones with the high-speed technology of HSDPA and Wi-Fi, the SGH-i600 is a bar-shaped smartphone with up-to-date email and messaging services. Being rich in features...

Thin body and low weightExtended software applicationsInnovative home screen layoutsFull QWERTY keyboardScratch resistant quality casingPlenty dedicated hardware buttonsWi-Fi, Bluetooth with A2DPHSDPAOfficial Windows Mobile 6 Standard OS upgrade available

Slow 220 MHz processorControversial designQWERTY keyboard need some time to get used to itRelatively small displayPoor cameraOnly 48MB of user-available memory

When it comes to Windows Mobile-based smartphones, it is not exactly a huge variety of brands that you can choose from. The major manufacturer on the market can be easily identified in face of HTC with its palette of smartphones and PocketPC's that...

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Samsung SCH-i600

 

The Samsung phone has slightly larger keys and buttons than the Motorola model, but the 2.2-inch, 176-by-220 resolution displays are the same, and both phones have a single SD/IO slot. The SCH-i600 comes with a standard battery that the company says...

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SAMSUNG SGHi600 review | cellphone prices in php | cellphones | www.CgeNa.com   

 

A quick foretaste of the thin handset offers you a bag of novelties.

Samsung SGH -i600 offers functionalities that are really useful especially for Filipino entrepreneurs. The only issue you might get from this phone are its small keys. But it is so forgiving once you've seen what it has to offer in the inside -the...

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Samsung SGH-i600 Ultra Messaging Windows Mobile Smartphone

 

Thanks to Samsung, I've recently got my hands on the final version of a Samsung SGH-i600, the EMEA/APAC version of Samsung's BlackJack which was launched late last year. While the i600 was announced earlier, the U.S. got it released faster but since...

Is the Samsung SGH-i600 the perfect device? No, it's not but it's close to be perfect. However, I have a couple of objections. First of all the stand-by time which is way too short. The standard battery gives a stand-by of around 48 hours without any...

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Samsung SGH-i600 Windows Mobile UMTS Smartphone

 

Samsung recently announced the Samsung SGH-i600 which will be released in Europe and Asia later this year and also the the Samsung SGH-i607 was recently approved by the FCC for the U.S. American market. Both devices are based on Samsung's BlackJack II...

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Samsung i600

 

You either love Windows Mobile or hate it, and the Samsung i600 isn't going to win any beauty competitions, but overall the SGH-i600 looks like a very versatile and impressive device. Samsung say that the i600 should be available from Q4 2006.

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Review: Samsung SP-i600 (Sprint PCS)

 

Sprint's newest smartphone flips… and flops.

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Snapshot: Samsung SCH-i600

 

Verizon recently introduced its first MS Smartphone powered device, the SPH-i600 from Samsung. Looking not unlike Samsung's PalmOS i500, the i600 sets itself apart with a SDIO capable card slot.

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Samsung SGH-i600 Windows Mobile Smartphone

 

Not too new for Americans, this month Samsung also started shipping the European version of the BlackJack - the Samsung SGH-i600. And following my earlier preview of a i600 prototype, today I've received a commercial version of Samsung's latest UMTS...

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Samsung SGH-i600 Extended Battery

 

This is definitely nothing new for American Samsung BlackJack-owners but it's new for European and Asian Samsung SGH-i600 customers. As I've mentioned earlier, Samsung will sell all their new i600's with two different batteries: the standard battery...

Product Specifications

The Samsung i600 Windows Mobile-based Smartphone is an integrated mobile device that lets you stay connected with the people and information that matter the most. Get more than a phone. Quickly access email, manage your calendar and search contacts. Windows Mobile software for SmartPhone provides a connected mobile experience with pocket versions of Outlook , Internet Explorer, MSN Messenger, Windows Media Player and ActiveSync (some Smartphone applications are network dependent). SD I/0 expansion slot lets you add memory and selected peripherals, and load additional games, applications and video clips. External LCD lets you check caller ID without opening the phone. Stay in touch on the go - schedule an appointment or search contacts while on a phone call. Voice recognition software from VoiceSignal automatically voice activates all contacts in your phonebook for voice dialing. No pre-recording or training needed. Use Digit dial and voice commands to launch applications. Record notes to yourself using voice memo. Retrieve call logs for last 50 incoming, 50 outgoing and 50 missed calls. Activate speaker phone for easy hands-free calls. Watch video clips with full color and sound with Windows Media Player. Personalize your phone with customizable wallpapers, home screens, downloadable games, ringers and applications. Download games, ringers and other Smartphone applications. Browse the web and get the latest information on news, weather, sports and entertainment. Run games and video clips from SD I/O expansion slot. The Samsung i600 includes 38 polyphonic ringers and the capability to record your own ringers.

Battery

Standby Time (PB):96hours
Talk Time (PB):138minutes/150minutes
Technology:Lithium ion

Cellular

Band:CDMA 800/1900
Phone Form Factor:Folder
Service Provider:Sprint Nextel/Verizon Wireless
Technology:CDMA
Type:Smartphone
Voice Recorder: Yes

Communicator Features

Operating System:Microsoft Windows Mobile 2003 for Smartphone

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.9in
Height:3.5in
Weight:5oz
Width:2.1in/3.5in

Display

Color Depth:16-bit (65000 colors)
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Supported Flash Memory Cards:SD Memory Card

Header

Manufacturer:Samsung
Model:I600
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung SCH/Samsung SP

Miscellaneous

Color:Silver

Telephone Features

Voice Dialing: Yes