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Samsung Captivate

alaTest has collected and analyzed 870 reviews of Samsung Captivate. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the design and portability. The screen and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are mixed views on the reception and sound. Some have doubts about the connectivity and GPS navigation.

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reliability, GPS navigation, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Captivate is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung Captivate


alaTest has collected and analyzed 584 user reviews of Samsung Captivate from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Views about the design and portability are overall positive. The screen and usability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the connectivity and GPS navigation, while there are some mixed reviews about the battery.

performance, usability, screen, portability, design

reliability, GPS navigation, connectivity

68% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2020

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (

Samsung Captivate (AT&T)


The Samsung Captivate delivers Android super-phone power to AT&T subscribers.

Fast. Powerful processor. Bright, beautiful screen. PC syncing options.

Media store not ready yet. No voice dialing over Bluetooth. No flash on camera.

Media and Conclusions The Captivate is a terrific media device, and it's only going to get better. The phone ships with a somewhat mysterious stub for Samsung Media Hub, a promised music-and-movie store which will have big-name content when it launches...

Jul, 2010

Expert review by : Ginny Mies (

Samsung Captivate


This spring, Samsung introduced the first of its Galaxy S phones, Android powerhouses to rival the HTC EVO 4G, the various Droids (both Motorola's and HTC's), and of course, the iPhone 4. AT&T's version of the Galaxy S, the Samsung Captivate ($200 with...

Stunning Super AMOLED Display ; Thin and lightweight design

Can't install third-party apps ; Performance can be a bit sluggish

The Samsung Captivate has a dazzling display and a bevy of multimedia and social networking features.

Jul, 2010

Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (

Samsung Focus vs Samsung Captivate


Samsung has been on a roll for the better portion of the last few months as consumers all around the world are praising their meticulous work in bringing out the stunning Samsung Galaxy S smartphone. With AT&T, the Samsung Captivate provided the number...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : Joni Blecher (

Samsung Captivate


The Samsung Captivate is a Galaxy S smartphone for AT&T. As such, it shares many features with other Galaxy S cell phones currently available such as a Super AMOLED 4-inch display, 1Ghz processor, Android 2.1 OS, the Swype input method for the...

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (

Samsung Captivate vs. Apple iPhone 4


Try as they may, Android's push with AT&T has yet to compare to the level seen with other carriers like T-Mobile and Verizon as they boast some of the most eclectic mix of high-end Android smartphones that can quench the needs of many. For the last few...

Jul, 2010

Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (

Samsung Captivate Review


Up until recently, AT&T customers had some limited Android offerings to choose from as a good chunk of them swayed slightly from providing the true limitless possibilities that other carriers have experienced with the platform. Littered by mostly...

Jul, 2010

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AT&T's nimble Android smartphone


A smartphone with a dazzling screen

Vibrant, high-resolution screen, fast 1 Ghz Hummingbird processor, easy-to-navigate menus

Third-party apps blocked, no flash or front facing camera

Dec, 2010

Expert review by : Carlos A. Soto (

Samsung Captivate makes good use of its Android OS


For most agencies, the Captivate would be a perfect mobile device because it walks a careful balance between the easy-to-manage BlackBerry and the power and capabilities of the Evo.

Sep, 2010


Expert review by : Jennifer Johnson (

Samsung Captivate Android Smartphone Review


Smartphone manufacturers have been using very boastful smartphone names lately—everything from the HTC Droid Incredible to the Motorola Droid X (where X stands for extreme). Certainly with names such as these, expectations will be high. We've already...

Fast 1GHz Samsung Hummingbird processor ; 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen ; Thin & lightweight

5MP camera lacks LED flash ; Doesn't come with a memory card ; No HDMI ; No 4G connectivity

Samsung's Galaxy S line of smartphones offer a number of attractive features including a gorgeous Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen and a zippy 1GHz processor. AT&T's Galaxy S model, the Captivate, offers AT&T users an excellent alternative to the...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Robert Faustus (

Review of Samsung Captivate


The Samsung Galaxy S series of phones has unleashed a monstrous lineup on all four U.S. carriers. The Samsung Captivate is AT&Ts exclusive version of the phone. Does the it have what it takes to be considered a powerful contender in todays smartphone...

The Samsung Captivate is the rebranded Samsung Galaxy S, exclusively for AT&T. Nearly identical to its brother offered at T-Mobile, the Vibrant, the Captivate is a powerful Android phone with an amazing AMOLED screen and powerful processor. With a bit...

Aug, 2010

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