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Samsung C170

Samsung C170
alaScore 77

92 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 92 reviews of Samsung C170. 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.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung C170 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: Len Gibbs ( )

Samsung C170


Bought this phone as a backup and I am very pleased with it. Small, compact and a solid feel. It only does calls and texts but that is all I really need and use. Battery life is good, menu is easy to use. If I could buy another I would get one...

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: davidmann (

This isn't a flash phone


Very average phone that I was not very happy with, it has all the features and functions that you require but there is no real wow factor. I think if you want a basic mobile with average looks then this phone is for you - if you want something mo...

May, 2008

Consumer review by: Hannah Standen ( )

Samsung C170


Having previously owned a Samsung E740, it was a considerable downgrade to purchase the Samsung C170 as a replacement.

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: steve58 (



This is an update of an earlier report in January. I am beginning to get problems with this phone now. First the charger overheated which was replaced with a generic brand. This must have stuffed the battery as now it won't keep a charge longer then 2...

Slim Looks Good

Few features

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: steve58 (



I wanted a phone that was just a phone and this one seemed to fit the bill nicely As a phone it does the job very well. the menu shows some features which i can not use. IE the images bit no images in folder and no explination on how to get them....

Looks good Slim and Light big screen cost

Few features Instructions vague

Jan, 2008

Product Specifications


FM radio:No / Yes
Polyphonic rings quantity:16
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Voice Recording: Yes


Built-in Camera: No

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: No
Infrared data port: No


Display diagonal:3.86
Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display Resolution:128 x 128


Flash card support: No
Internal Memory:0.6


MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes


Bluetooth: No
Data network:GPRS
Near Field Communication (NFC): No

Other features

Alarm function: Yes
Dimensions (WxDxH):104 x 42.5 x 9
Networking type:GSM
Operating Frequency:900/1800
Smartphone: No


Assisted GPS (A-GPS): No

Phone features

Form factor:Bar
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar
Phonebook capacity:500
Speakerphone: Yes


Battery Capacity:730
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):220
Talk time (2G):2.5

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black / Red

Weight & Dimensions

Height :10.5
Weight:67 / 94