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Samsung E2530

alaTest has collected and analyzed 224 reviews of Samsung E2530. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and battery. The design and size also get good reviews. There are some mixed comments about the camera and sound, and there are some negative reviews about the reliability.

usability, size, design, battery, portability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung E2530 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Samsung E2530 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on People are impressed by the usability. The design also gets good reviews.

design, usability

89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung E2530 scarlet red La Fleur EditionSamsung E2530 scarlet red La Fleur Edition

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: Anthony (

Samsung E2530


Wife loves the look

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Sue (

Samsung E2530


nice size for handbag - does what I want it to do without having the complications & expense of being a smart phone ; Battery lasts well

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Sarah (

Samsung E2530


Great value for money,easy to use, would recommend as just a basic mobile phone, hope they keep this style of mobile going


Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Nigel (

Samsung E2530


The folding design makes it impossible to accidentally make calls when the phone is in a bag or pocket. Battery life. It's the perfect ladies phone

Poor quality camera. Difficult to get to email

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Kathleen (

Samsung E2530


its nice and easy to use and it looks good

the camera is alright but it could be better

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: JENNIE (

Samsung E2530




Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Gill (

Samsung E2530


like all phones easy to use once you find your way around ; Looks smart. Clear tones

instructions basic Getting used to changing 123 to abc when you begin your messages

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: teresa (

Samsung E2530


battery life is outstanding, and i use my phone alot

ring tones could be a bit more exciting , and a disc to connect to the computer would be useful

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: kam (

Samsung E2530


lovely phone :) cant find anything wrong with it . good radio


Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Zena (

Samsung E2530


Feels good to use ; Nice design ; Easy to use

Cant think of any

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, WAV, WMA / MP3
FM radio: Yes
Microphone included: Yes
Music player: Yes
Ringer type:MP3 / Polyphonic
Voice Recording: Yes

Call management

Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes


Built-in Camera: Yes
Digital Zoom:2
Main camera resolution:1280 x 1024
Main camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Photo effects:Grey, Negative film, Sepia / Negative film, Sepia
Second Camera: No
Self-timer: Yes
White Balance:Auto


Body SAR (EU):0.638
Head SAR (EU):0.426

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR / 2.1 / 2.1+EDR
Infrared data port: No


Display diagonal:5.08
Display number of colours:262144 colours / 65536 colours
Display Resolution:128 x 160
External display:CSTN
External display diagonal:2.72
External display number of colours:65536 colours
External display resolution:96 x 96
Touchscreen: No

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite): No

Management features

Microphone mute: Yes
Voice dialing: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Flash card support: Yes
Internal Memory:10 / 15
Maximum memory card size:8


MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
Data network:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / EDGE, GPRS, GSM, No / EDGE, GSM
EDGE multislot class:12
GPRS multislot class:12
GSM bands supported:850,900,1800,1900
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Wi-Fi:No / Yes

Other features

Dimensions (WxDxH):47.2 x 17.4 x 94.4
Headphone outputs:1
Interface:microUSB 2.0
Networking type:GSM
Playable formats:MP3/AAC/AAC+/e-AAC+/WMA/WAV
Smartphone: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Video capability: Yes

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes

Phone features

Any key answer: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Form factor:Clamshell
Java technology: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Countdown timer, Events reminder, Notes, Stopwatch, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Countdown timer, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Countdown timer, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Stopwatch, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Phonebook capacity:1000
Push-to-Talk (PTT): No
Speakerphone: Yes
Text prediction system:T9
vCard: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0


Battery Capacity:800
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):440 / 530
Talk time (2G):10 / 11 / 11.3 / 11.5 / 13.4

Technical Details

Alarm function: Yes
Colour of product:Black / Black, Red / Red
Subscription type:No subscription


Frame rate:15
Video call: No
Video compression formats:H.263, MPEG4
Video Playback: Yes
Video recording: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.74 / 4.72 / 9.44
Height :1.74 / 9.44
Weight:85.3 / 86
Width:4.72 / 9.44