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Samsung P400

alaTest has collected and analyzed 117 reviews of Samsung P400. 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 performance and camera. The screen and usability also get good feedback. There are some critical opinions about the reliability and durability.

size, usability, screen, camera, performance

durability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung P400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Stuart Miles (

Samsung P400 - Pocket-lint


Extra battery

The Matrix fad is over; unfriendly interface; plasticky feel

This phone gives off mixed vibes. While the idea of a swivel screen is a good one - in day-to-day use, it actually makes you feel uncomfortable - giving you the impression that you are about to break your prized position every time you use it. That...

Nov, 2003

Expert review by: Andreas Von Horn (

Samsung P400


But frankly speaking it's possible to find some applications for rotating display of the clamshell. First, you can carry phone so that the screen is always from above, then at you will always see the number of the calling person. A minus of such...

The given model is constructed on the base of Samsung V200, general view, camera's location, even some features included in the software make the phones similar. Thus Р400 is improved version of V200, it has a lot of little changes, and they introduce...

Jul, 2003

Expert review by: Hardware Zone (

Samsung SGH-P400 (Tri-band)


At the end of the day, the overall use and feel of the P400 is a good one. Though it bears the resemblance of the older V200, the inclusion of a swivelling top flip cover and Java support for application expansion makes the P400 a more superior product...

Nov, 2006

Expert review by: Nikos Papanikolopoulos (

Snapshot: Samsung SGH-P400


At this year's ITU Telecom Asia 2002 exhibition, Samsung announced what could be perhaps one of the most innovative handsets of the year. The Samsung P400/408 features a 360 degree rotating 65k display, as well as a camera and high tech features. Nikos...

Dec, 2002

Product Specifications


FM radio: No
Ringer type:Polyphonic


Built-in Camera: Yes
Main camera resolution:352 x 288
Second Camera: No

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: No
Infrared data port: Yes


Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display Resolution:128 x 160
Touchscreen: No

GPS Performance

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): No
GPS (satellite): No


Navigation key: Yes


Flash card support: No
Internal Memory:2


MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes


Data network:GPRS

Other features

Display number of lines:7
Networking type:GSM/GPRS
Operating Frequency:900 / 1800 / 1900
Phone camera type:CIF
Smartphone: No
Video capability: No

Phone features

Form factor:Clamshell
Java technology: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Stopwatch
Phonebook capacity:1000
Speakerphone: No
Text prediction system:T9
Vibrating Alert: Yes


Battery Capacity:900
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):140
Talk time (2G):5

Technical Details

Colour of product:Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Height :2.3