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Samsung E420

alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 reviews of Samsung E420. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and size. The portability and design are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive views about the sound and battery, and views are divided on the price.

usability, design, portability, size, screen

battery, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung E420 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Samsung Lily E420


If you like your phones light and fluffy, the Lily E420 could be the phone for you.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: phil (

Samsung E420




Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: GEM (

Samsung E420


I really like this phone, its neat and sturdy, and other people have admired it.Very good value for money, one of the best phones had

Bad record keeping, I like to have details of how long calls last. incomming and outgoing,and it only stores the last 20 calls!! More choice of ring tones and ability to pick up photos sent by other people

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: Glennis (

Samsung E420


I really like the design, it has the features I need

Cannot accept photos sent from other phones, this could be the provider, not sure. Allso would like it to keep and give lenghth of time of calls received

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: helen (

Samsung E420


looks nice on outside

resolution on screen is very low

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Samsung E420


Easy to use - very basic, no frills which is what I wanted

Doesn't always take you to your saved numbers, you sometimes have to press the button several times before you get what you want

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Samsung E420


looks good. easy to use

clock is not dissplayed unless you open phone. thiss is quite annoying

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Samsung E420


It's a simple phone. The softwere is a bit old fashion campare to those recent ones. So if you're not a gadget person and use mobile phone as just telephone, it would suit you. The design is quite elegant. Everyone around me who saw this phone loved...

You cannot syncronise the phone with your computer. So you cannot transfer music or photos from your camputer to phone and vise versa. I think it was designed for basic but it was a bit disappoiniting

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: Ali (

Samsung E420


This phone is very easy to use and I get a lot of compliments on how nice it looks. It was advertised as a reconditioned model - but arrived in perfect condition. I've never had a flip phone before - they always seemed a little delicate - but this...

It's a basic model - but you get what you pay for. No great ring tones and the picture quality is poor, but if you just want good value, reliable phone, this model is great

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Samsung E420


it looks nice

battery runs out quickly, doesn't have bluetooth, doesn't record videos

Aug, 2008

Product Specifications


FM radio: No
Polyphonic rings quantity:40
Ringer type:Polyphonic


Auto Focus: No
Built-in Camera: Yes
Main camera resolution:640 x 480
Main camera resolution (numeric):0.3

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: No
Infrared data port: Yes


Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display Resolution:128 x 160
External display number of colours:65536 colours
External display resolution:96 x 96

GPS Performance

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): No


Internal Memory:2


MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes


Data network:GPRS

Other features

Dimensions (WxDxH):83.5 x 45.4 x 17.8
Networking type:GSM
Operating Frequency:900/1800/1900
Phone camera type:CMOS
Smartphone: No

Phone features

Java technology: Yes


Battery Capacity:750
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):350
Talk time (2G):7

Technical Details

Alarm function: Yes
Colour of product:Black / White

Weight & Dimensions

Height :1.78
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