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Samsung A701

Samsung A701
alaScore 80

100 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 reviews of Samsung A701. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and screen. The portability and durability also get good feedback.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung A701 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

The proprietary headphone jacks and USB and Bluetooth 1.1 are a let down, however the A701 still remains a solid and well built handset with a good features list.

Lightweight and somewhat stylish, Excellent displays and user interface, Dual cameras, Touch sensitive external music controls, A2DP Bluetooth profile, Battery life

Hard to flip open with one hand, Glossy display means sunlight reflections and fingerprints, Proprietary headphone jack, USB and Bluetooth both 1.1

Jan, 2008

Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (goodgearguide.com.au)

Samsung A701

 

The proprietary headphone jacks and USB and Bluetooth 1.1 are a let down, however the A701 still remains a solid and well built handset with a good features list.

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The MIO A701 is a jack of all trades device designed to replace your mobile phone, GPS unit and PDA. Sporting a touch screen but no keypad, the versatile A701 also boasts a 1.3 megapixel camera and both MP3 and video players.

Nov, 2006

Expert review by: David Flynn (cnet.com.au)

Samsung A701

 

While a decent phone in its own right, what makes the A701 stand out is what the Next G service brings to the mix, such as streaming video content and a high-speed connection to the Internet.

Vivid super-bright screen ; High-speed connection ; Solid software bundle ; Includes 512MB microSD card

Proprietary charger and headphone connection ; Low internal memory

Given that you'd likely use the A701 far more intensively than a regular mobile phone, we suggest that while the battery life is a decent 3.7 hours of talk time and 320 hours on standby, you should charge this one every second evening in case a spate...

Dec, 2006

Expert review by: About.com (about.com)

Samsung SYNC Review

 

Small & lightweight, Pretty good speakerphone, but distorts a little at highest volume

Some software lag

An above average slim phone.

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: PC Authority (pcauthority.com.au)

Samsung A701

 

One of the first Next G handsets arrives in the labs. Hello Mobile Foxtel!

Jan, 2008

Expert review by: Albert Malik (imobile.com.au)

Samsung SGH-A701

 

The A701 rounds out the top of the list for Telstra's set of launch phones for its Next G network (barring the one PDA on offer). It has support for all BigPond Mobile services, while sporting fancy hardware features such as a two megapixel camera and...

Nov, 2006

Consumer review by: mikhail (cnet.com.au)

Samsung A701

 

I love it so much.

Exellent Reception,Battery,Clear Voice,Excellent Camera,nice 2nd Camera,Great Display Resolution,Large & Elite design at its release period,USB charging,Excellent Modem

Ringing speaker not loud enough in some bit rate mp3

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: JOE (cnet.com.au)

Samsung A701

 

THIS PHONE HAS A NETWORK ZIB AND ITS INTERNAL MEMORY SUCKS BUT I LOVE IT ALL THE SAME

YEAH

KIND OF

Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: Upset (cnet.com.au)

Samsung A701

 

It's impossible to find an online manual from either Samsung or Telstra. Poor customer service on both web sites as well. Looks like I have to go back to Nokkia YUK!!

Not Much

REALLY POOR SUPPORT

Sep, 2009

Consumer review by: Alana (cnet.com.au)

Samsung A701

 

wish i hadnt of lost my warranty.... i wlda kept using it 4 ages if the charger thing didnt break

battery life is alright, holds alota photos, has heaps of options and aplications, love that it has a good alarm

doesnt hold many songs in the mp3, the most i had in there was 8, ive only had it 7 months and it wont charge any more wen i plug the charger in. camera is pretty crap

Sep, 2009