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Samsung GT E1270

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1457 reviews of Samsung GT E1270. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and battery. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative views about the reliability and camera.

usability, price, portability, battery, size

camera, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung GT E1270 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung GT E1270


alaTest has collected and analyzed 378 user reviews of Samsung GT E1270 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers are impressed by the design and battery. The portability and durability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the price.

usability, durability, portability, battery, design

92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung E1270 UK Sim Free Mobile Phone - BlackSamsung E1270 UK Sim Free Mobile Phone - Black

May, 2018

Expert review by : S21 (

Samsung E1270 review


The Samsung E1270 is a very cheap phone with a compact and practical clamshell design. It makes calls, sends texts and has an FM radio, but not much else - not even a camera.

This phone is a blast from the past. It's the kind of phone we were reviewing a decade ago. The only difference is that advances in technology have made this kind of product absurdly cheap. Samsung is practically giving them away, so if you're looking...

Jan, 2015

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Does what is needed


" Sturdy phone with good build quality. Good value for money and does the simple tasks of calling and texting very well. "

Apr, 2016

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Mobile phone


" This product very easy to use "

Apr, 2016

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Brilliant phone


" I needed to replace my phone which "died" I personally don't like Smart phones all I'm looking for in a mobile is an easy to use phone just for texts and calls, I don't need the internet I've got the laptop for that. I had one of these a few years...

Mar, 2016

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" For a basic mobile phone without all the fancy features I did not need, this phone is excellent, it replaced an earlier version of the same phone I have used for years. "

Mar, 2016

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Amazing battery life


" Just wanted a basic phone (Samsung) as I have my PC for everything else, it's a good looker and easy to use with an amazing battery life, 8 days after the first charge!!! "

Mar, 2016

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Samsung E1270 Mobile Phone


" Bought as a gift for someone who did not want a smart phone, camera or anything flash just a phone to make calls and replace a much loved and well used Samsung Clam phone. Having looked at all the alternatives available the Samsung E1270 was the...

Mar, 2016

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" Useful handy basic phone for calls and text messages etc. "

Feb, 2016

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Useful handy basic phone for calls and text messages etc.

Feb, 2016

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EE Samsung E1270 Mobile Phone - Black.


" Good design "

Feb, 2016

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:Midi / MIDI, MP3
FM radio: Yes
Music player:Y / Yes
Ringer type:MP3

Call management

Call divert: Yes
Call hold:Y / Yes
Call timer:Y / Yes
Call waiting:Y / Yes
Speed dialing:Y / Yes


Built-in Camera:N / No
Front Camera:N
Rear camera:N
Second Camera:N


Body SAR (EU):0.222
Head SAR (EU):0.457

Data Transmission

Bluetooth:N / No


Display diagonal:4.5 / 45
Display number of colours:0.065000 / 65536 colours
Display Resolution:160 x 128
External display:N / No
Touch screen:N
Touchscreen: No

GPS Performance

GPS:N / No
GPS (satellite): No
Position location:N / No


Keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard layout:Alphanumeric keypad
Navi wheel:Y

Management features

Microphone mute:Y / Yes
Support for contact groups:Y / Yes


Compatible memory cards:N / No
Flash card support:N / No


MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):900, 1800 / 900,1800
3G: No
Data network:GSM
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Wi-Fi:N / No
Wi-Fi standards:N / No

Packaging Content

Manual:Y / Yes
User guide:Y / Yes

Phone features

Conference call:Y / Yes
Form factor:Clamshell / Flip
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Calendar
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Vibrating Alert:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB connector type:Micro / Micro-USB B
USB port:Y / Yes
USB version:2.0


Battery Capacity:800
Standby time (2G):610
Talk time (2G):11

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black / Red / White
Subscription type:No subscription / Sim-lock free
Type:Feature phone


Video call:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.79 / 17.9 / 17.95
Height :9.5 / 95
Width:4.65 / 46.5