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Samsung Wave 525 GT-S5250 / S5253

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2118 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the battery and usability. The value for money and design are also appreciated. There are some mixed opinions about the reception, and many are less positive about the apps and features.

responsiveness, design, value for money, usability, battery

features, apps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Wave 525 GT-S5250 / S5253 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 2118 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung Wave 525 GT-S5250 / S5253

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 8 user reviews of Samsung Wave 525 GT-S5250 / S5253 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on Amazon.co.uk.

battery, usability, design, camera, GPS navigation

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung Wave 525 S5250 Sim-Free Smart Mobile Phone - Black

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T-Mobile Pocket PC Phone Edition

 

The T-Mobile Pocket PC Phone Edition ($550 street with a one-year service contract) does a admirable job of integrating PDA and wireless voice and data functions. The device costs the same as other Pocket PC-based PDAs but includes a versatile phone...

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Samsung Wave 525 Review

 

The Samsung Wave 525 is a decent low-end handset, mainly due to bada OS offering much built-in functionality that until recently was only reserved for the iOS/Android devices, like image editing and music recognition apps integrated into the platform...

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Samsung Wave525 S5250 - Small surf

 

Samsung is making Waves near the PhP 10,000 price range, which brings the Bada OS closer to the budget-conscious consumer group. One of the latest is the Samsung Wave525 S5250 which is at the time of writing probably the most affordable Bada-based...

Affordable price, great functionality, good package

Old design, limited OS and apps

Bada-based phones are getting more and more affordable and the Samsung Wave525 S5250 is the most it can get. Functionality is great though its design fails to impress and its features are only enough to keep you entertained. The Samsung Apps is still...

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Samsung S5250 Wave 2

 

The only major difference between the Wave 2 and Wave 2 Pro is that the "Pro" version comes with a decent looking slide-out QWERTY keyboard which adds 3.5mm in thickness.

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T-Mobile Pocket PC Phone Edition Review

 

Pocket PC and mobile phone in one compact package, Nice display, Decent integration with the Pocket PC operating system, Pocket PC and mobile phone in one compact package, Nice display, Decent integration with the Pocket PC operating system

Large for a mobile phone, No Back button for better one handed operation, Only 32mb of RAM, Large for a mobile phone, No Back button for better one handed operation, Only 32mb of RAM

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Samsung Wave 525 Review

 

"The Samsung Wave 525 has a 3.2-megapixel camera, runs on Samsung's Bada OS and comes with access to the Samsung Apps app store."

There’s a 3.5mm audio jack which gives you the freedom to use your own headphones and an FM radio with RDS should you get bored of your playlists or fancy a change. The Samsung Wave 525's memory can also be expanded with microSD cards (up to 16GB) so...

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Hands-on with Samsung Wave 533 / 525 & 723

 

Samsung has its new Wave lineup out in the market and we have got our hands on it for good. The original Wave S8500 was the first Bada OS powered handset out in the market and we have a few more devices coming out which cost significantly lower and...

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T-Mobile HTC-9500 Smartphone

 

Price, Phone integration, PPC 2003 Upgrade, GSM

No SDIO, Slower processor, Gaming, No Bluetooth, No camera, Only 32MB

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Gadget freaks: You NEED this phone.

 

Awesome implmentation of cellular/internet/PDA functions. Good technical support from T-Mobile.

No SDIO, no WiFi capability. Docs for email functionality by T-Mobile could be improved.

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Samsung Wave 525

 

"I bought my samsung wave 525 last week. It is good smart phone with excellent touch sensitivity and good user friendly features (like exchange active sync, 3.5 audio jack, good music player quality, samsung apps) except camera quality. It is 3.2 mp...

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Product Specifications

Camera

Autofocus: No
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:Unknown

Configuration

Audio Formats : Yes
Audio Playback: Yes
AUDIOFORMATS: Yes
Dual SIM Card: No
GPS Receiver:Built-in
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

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: No
Technology:GSM/PCN

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
Operating System:Bada
Operator:O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Virgin / Vodafone
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email:No / Yes
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