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Samsung E740

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 reviews of Samsung E740. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and design. The portability and size also get good feedback. The battery and screen get critical reviews.

usability, size, portability, design, price

screen, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung E740 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Samsung E740

 

Reasonable features and more than reasonable value.

Compact size and weight, ease of use, reasonable features list

Display has mediocre viewing angles, no MicroSD card included in package

Nov, 2008

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

Samsung E740

 

Reasonable features and more than reasonable value.

Compact size and weight, ease of use, reasonable features list

Display has mediocre viewing angles, no MicroSD card included in package

Samsung’s E740 isn’t outstanding, but it’s reasonably impressive for the asking price.

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: katie (rightmobilephone.co.uk)

The middle spinny thing is a bit stupid

 

Its allright... not too great, but ok for a phone for a 16 year old maybe.. fairly cheap. The middle spinny thing is a bit stupid, and has no real need, its just a gimick to impress... internet access is very good if you have T-mobile web n walk. ove...

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: Tonii (rightmobilephone.co.uk)

Very durable, no problems in over a year

 

Very easy to use, simply laid out phone. Very durable, no problems in over a year. The only problem I find is that you cannot set non-manufacturer tones for text message alerts. The option for a memory card is very useful for storing multiple music t...

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Samsung SGH-E740

 

the tecnology

too small

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: bluebell (rightmobilephone.co.uk)

cant think of any other mobile phone that I would want to have

 

Great phone, easy to use, cant think of any other phone that I would want to have, the features are great, the design is cool and modern. The amount of games and the games that are on it are really good and lots of fun, this phone really is a must fo...

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: muffin (productreview.com.au)

Excellent

 

awesome for kids who dont do much. the picture is great on it. very clear. i love it. this would have to be the first phone that i have ever bought and i like it.

Awesome for music

i cant play some of the film clips on it. a few of my friends have sent me a film clip and i cant sseem to play and themselves have samsung mobiles. so i dont no.

Nov, 2008

Product Specifications

Audio

FM radio:N / No / Y / Yes
Music player:Y / Yes
Polyphonic rings quantity:64
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Speech recognition:N

Camera

Auto Focus:N / No
Built-in Camera:Y / Yes
Digital Zoom:5
Main camera resolution (numeric):2

Data Transmission

Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Infrared data port:N / No

Display

Display:TFT
Display diagonal:5.08 / 50.8
Display number of colours:0.262000 / 262144 colours
Display Resolution:176 x 220
Touchscreen:N

GPS Performance

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):N / No

Memory

Flash card support:Y / Yes
Internal Memory:30
User memory:30

Messaging

E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):N
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes

Networking

Data network:EDGE, GPRS
Near Field Communication (NFC):N

Other features

Dimensions (WxDxH):97 x 46 x 15.9 / 97 x 46 x 16.8
Operating Frequency:900 / 1800 / 1900
Playable formats:MP3/AAC/AAC+/e-AAC+/MPEG 4/WMA
Smartphone:N / No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Phone features

Embedded games:2
Form factor:Slider
Java technology:Y / Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Push-to-Talk (PTT):N
Speakerphone:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y / Yes

Power

Battery Capacity:800
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):200
Talk time (2G):3.5

Technical Details

Alarm function:Y / Yes
Calculator:Y
Calendar:Y
Colour of product:Pink / Silver
Countdown timer:Y
Currency converter:Y
Stopwatch:Y
T9 text input:Y
To-do list:Y
TV out port:N
Video messaging:Y
World time function:Y

Video

Video call:N
Video recording:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.6 / 46
Height :1.68 / 16.8
Weight:90 / 92 / 92.5
Width:9.7 / 97