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Samsung A697 Sunburst

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of Samsung A697 Sunburst. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the design and size are overall positive. The performance and price also get good reviews. Reviews are divided on the usability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung A697 Sunburst is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Samsung Sunburst (SGH-A697)


All information is printed in English and Spanish

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : Jamie Lendino (

Samsung Sunburst SGH-a697 (AT&T)


The Samsung Sunburst is a particularly nice touch screen phone for very little cash, but AT&T seems hell-bent on steering people to more expensive devices.

Big, colorful screen. Great call quality and battery life. Smooth video playback.

No 3G or Wi-Fi. Bloatware-infested. Required $20/month data plan kills value.

Multimedia, Camera, and Conclusions There's 93MB of free internal storage, and the side-mounted microSD slot worked fine with my 16GB SanDisk card. The proprietary headphone jack was a bummer, especially since Samsung doesn't include wired earbuds. You...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (

Samsung Sunburst A697 Review


We rarely witness a cell phone design that is truly different from our general understanding of how such a device should look. Over the years, we have come to think that Samsung is among these few companies that have affinity to experiment to a certain...

Mar, 2010

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Samsung Sunburst (AT&T) Review by Sydney

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Jamie Johnson (

Samsung Sunburst SGH-a697 Phone Review


Phone review for the Samsung Sunburst SGH-a697 from AT&T.

May, 2010

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Does The Basics Well, But Not For Everyone


I've had this phone for about 3 weeks and am generally pleased. First, a little about you humble reviewer. I'm 61, so the vision and hearing are not what they used to be. I'm experienced using touch screen devices, owning both a iTouch ...

Bright screen. Sound is loud and clear. Nice camera and other features

Difficulty to open battery cover. Manual. Weak signal in some places. Touch screen unresponsive sometimes

Jul, 2011