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Samsung E720 review

 Review: April 2005  
 

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In a nutshell: Megapixel camera phone with video recorder and MP3 player.

 

The Samsung E720 is very similar to the top-rated Samsung D500, but in a conventional clamshell form instead of a slide-up design.

The E720 is one of the highest spec phones around, excluding some smartphones and 3G phones. At a glance its range of features includes a megapixel camera, a video camera, MP3/AAC player, MP3 ringtones and Bluetooth™ wireless connectivity. There are some features that are better than the D500 and others that are not quite as good, but broadly speaking they are very similar and the main factor that differentiates the two is whether you prefer the conventional clamshell design of the E720 or are attracted by the slide-up design of the D500.

The E720 is a very small and lightweight phone. At just 80g it weighs 19g less than the D500 and shaves a few millimetres off the dimensions too. It also features an internal aerial, so is very small and robust for putting into a jeans pocket. The external display is an energy-saving OLED LCD with 65k colours, and displays a clock together with network information.

Open up the clam and you can see the brilliant internal 262k colour TFT display - the same as the D500. It's one of the best displays on any phone today. The keypad is a conventional Samsung design and is easy to use unless you have very large fingers.

The camera has a megapixel resolution but is a slightly lower resolution that the camera on the D500. Still, this will hardly be noticeable and in fact the video recorder has a higher resolution than the D500 at 352 x 288 pixels. The phone comes with an MP3 player that also supports AAC and AAC+ formats for increased capacity. The E720 has an external music key so you can play tracks without having to open the phone. The MP3 player then displays on the outer screen.

In addition to 64-voice polyphonic ringtones, the E720 also supports MP3 ringtones. Ringtones, Java games, video and images can be downloaded to the phone from MMS or via a connected computer. With a choice of USB or Bluetooth wireless connectivity, the E720 is easy to connect.

There's plenty of memory for storing music, videos and other data, with nearly 90 Mbytes available. A memory card option would have been the icing on the cake, but you can't have everything!

The E720 is a superb phone in all respects except one - and it's a big one - voice quality is not up to standard in many of these phones. Initially it seemed that this may have been due to a faulty batch or an issue with one network, but it is now becoming clear that this is a widespread issue and one that affects all networks. Some users don't seem to have any problems but many do, so you should be warned that you are taking a big risk in buying this phone. Read the user reviews below to get a feel for how serious this problem is.

Samsung E720 features include:

  • Main display: TFT, 262k colours, 176 x 220 pixels
  • External display: OLED, 65k colours, 96 x 96 pixels
  • Megapixel camera (1152 x 864 pixels) with digital zoom (x4), effects and flash
  • Video recorder with sound (352 x 288 pixels; up to 1 hour)
  • Voice recorder
  • MP3 player (supports AAC/AAC+ formats)
  • 64 voice polyphonic ringtones & MP3 ringtones
  • Messaging: SMS (with learning T9), EMS, MMS, E-Mail (POP3, IMAP4, SMTP, SSL, TLS)
  • Games: Bobby Carrot, Airship Racing, Arch Angel, Freekick
  • Downloadable Java™ games
  • Wallpapers & screensavers
  • Personal organiser functions
  • Phonebook (1000 entries)
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth, USB, SyncML
  • WAP 2.0, GPRS class 10
  • Memory: 88.5 Mbytes total (80 Mbytes for images, sound & video; 4 Mbytes for Java; 3 Mbytes for email; 1.5 Mbytes for MMS; 200 SMS)
  • Triband
  • Size: 91 x 45 x 23 mm
  • Weight: 80g
  • Talktime: 5.5 hours
  • Battery standby: up to 200 hours

Samsung E720 user reviews

Love this product? Hate it? Please share your experiences to help other people choose the product that's best for them. Please do not review this product if you have not used it. This is a review site, not a forum, so please don't just ask questions. Please do not use swear words or offensive language, and please, no advertising!

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Reviewed by Jack from UK on 11th Aug 2010
This is a great phone. Yeah, I know it came out in 2005, but I only use a phone for making calls and texting and it does both really well. The predictive text is a little poor, and anything that isn't a standard word needs entering manually, but I love flip phones and this is light and small enough to easily slip into my pocket. Alarm is very good and has a torch function which is very useful. The camera quality is good enough that the pictures don't look grainy and the sound is great. However, no loud speaker function. If you need a spare phone then this is good enough and cheap enough to suit your needs.
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Reviewed by GloomyJD from UK on 5th Nov 2009
Great phone, never had any problems, and it is just so tough and reliable! Sound quality is actually not too bad and mates never complain they can't hear me! -Great buy!
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Reviewed by Carissa from UK on 27th Oct 2009
This phone is excellent! great value if your looking for a simple phone this is fab!
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Reviewed by arse sniffer from UK on 23rd Sep 2009
terrible phone , like bad chilli errrrrrrr
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Reviewed by liam from liverpool from UK on 5th Jul 2009
Great phone with good features, but the quality of the speaker is dreadful. Good features, but quite speaker to listen to music. My battery is constantly recharging. Anyone else had this problem
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Reviewed by Kelly Dawkins from UK on 24th Jun 2009
I think that the Samsung e720 is the best phone in the world. I want to buy one but cheaper.
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Reviewed by joseph from UK on 30th May 2009
had this phone for ages and it still works really well and i like the range of features. the speaker issue is so annoying though, i have to ask whoever im talking to to repeat themselves the whole time!
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Reviewed by Charlotte from UK on 23rd Oct 2008
This phone is amazing. It is indestructable! Iv had it 4 years and it's still working perfectly, even after being dropped out windows, run over and dropped in the bath and hotube a few times!
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Reviewed by ????????? from UK on 2nd Sep 2008
its no good i have seen lotts on ebay for sale inc for spares or repares keep clear no good at all
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Reviewed by Esther from UK on 10th Aug 2008
I had this phone for two and a half years and loved it ! It was so reliable, took reasonably good photos, the buttons were easy, txt messaging simple etc..it was great I was dissapointed when I had to change (new contract) and i got the Sony ericsson k850i witch is RUBBISH !! I know the e720 is "old" now, but is definetly a very reliable and efficiant phone if thats what you're looking for!
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Reviewed by Ellie from UK on 12th Jul 2008
I have this phone and I wish I didn't! It's sound (as many people seem to have comented on) isn't actually my problem! Infact nothing to do with this phone seems right, it's camera is a camera - nothing stunning, it's mp3 player may seem impresive but it has awful memory - it'll only take about 10 songs and it dosen't go very loud either! It's buttons are okish! Other than that it seem alright! If possible, I would give the rating of 0 stars - I think that explains it all!!!
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Reviewed by Tom from UK on 28th Jun 2008
This was one of the best phones when it was 1st released, i've had mine 4 3 years and this is kinda like my tribute to it. Its an excellent phone and is still better than some phones now. It is very strong and durable, light weight, decent camera and video, good sounds etc. I think this is an excellent phone and i will miss it when i get my new phone! (I'm gettin a new phone because i want to go on contract and have a better camera btw lol)
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Reviewed by Jordan from UK on 28th Apr 2008
The samsung e720 is a really good phone its very good sound quality calls and mp3 player i love how easy the menu is to use the camera is quite good to the phone is very good looking buttons are easy to use aswell the phone is a very good all rounder
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Reviewed by James Clarke from UK on 19th Mar 2008
Love this Mobile its just awsome
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Reviewed by Emma from UK on 5th Mar 2008
I think this phone is amazing!!I not a strong beliver in having a phone to do anything but make phone calls but with this phone everything is so simple.When making calls i never have had any problems. When texting (on predictive text) i find everything great! I would buy this phone over any Iphone or upto date gadet!!
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Reviewed by carole from UK on 22nd Feb 2008
I love my phone.I have it nearly 4 years and I will not swop it for anything only for another one of the same. Unfortunately I will probably have to buy one as I cannot find a contract to supply it free.
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Reviewed by bobby from UK on 8th Feb 2008
This phones looks really nice, but it is to oldish to use for texting and picture taking
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Reviewed by michael from UK on 17th Jan 2008
its ok ilke the mp3 its louder then some modern phones today!
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Reviewed by Beki from UK on 16th Jan 2008
love it had it for three years, dropped it over 50 times, it still works perfect & its still cool after 3 yrs!! wow wat a gr8 phone!
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Reviewed by Lewis from UK on 5th Jan 2008
This phone is really handy and useful for an average phone user. It's easy to use and has some good features. If your like me, and you want to have the latest features and use the phone to it's proper use well don't get your hopes up! The games are pretty average, the camera is good and you actually hold fair amount of songs but overall it's not all that great.. i mean the WAP doesn't even work. Evertime someone called me i could never hear it even though the sound volume was on it's max. I've dropped the phone like 100 times and it still works perfectly. Overall it's a decent phone and does the job.
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Reviewed by keenan from UK on 5th Jan 2008
been a good phone.. upgrading now to the w880i
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Reviewed by Zoe from UK on 3rd Jan 2008
AMAZING phone. had it for two years and i dont want to change it. bags of memory, dont play the games myself but my brother does, bluetooth is easy to use, looks smart, dont know what people are on about when they say they cant hear. ive had no problems at all!! camera is really good. very snazzy!! LOVE IT
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Reviewed by lisa from UK on 23rd Dec 2007
I HAVE HAD THIS PHONE FOR OVER 2 AND HALF YEARS AND FOUND IT TO BE THE BEST CAMERA I HAVE HAD, MANY FEATURES THE ONLY DOWNSIDE IS THE CAMERA DOESNT TAKE VERY GOOD PICTURES AT NIGHT A LITTLE DARK AND THE SOUND WHEN CERTAIN PEOPLE CALL ARE A BIT MUFFLED, OTHER THAN THAT HANDS UP TO IT, I HAVE JUST BOUGHT A NOKIA YESTERDAY AND NOW LOOKING TO GO BACK TO ANOTHER SAMSUNG,
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Reviewed by olusola from UK on 6th Nov 2007
This phone is good and portable
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Reviewed by iggy from UK on 4th Nov 2007
i had this phone for three years. i didnt want to change it because it was soooo good. absolutely brilliant phone. the memmory is huge, picture quality is excellnt, and the sound quality is good too. it got nicked a few weeks ago and now i got a nokia 6131 which is totaly junk.
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Reviewed by Elora from UK on 10th Oct 2007
I loathe this phone. Forget all the fancy features, the primary purpose of a telephone is to let you communicate with other people and here it falls down abysmally, both in terms of voice calls and texts. As so many have pointed out, the sound quality is awful - it is more like speaking into a walkie-talkie than a phone, people's voices have that messy, static quality. I am often told also that my texts arrive in several bits and sometimes parts of them don't arrive at all. Please don't buy this phone, you will regret it.
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Reviewed by Harrylop23 from UK on 4th Sep 2007
I think the phone is great for everyday hard ware!
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Reviewed by Piggy from UK on 25th Aug 2007
Nice phone, camera quality not up there with the Sony Ericsson phones-
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Reviewed by kdfksl;f from UK on 25th Aug 2007
this is great
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Reviewed by Emma from UK on 14th Aug 2007
This was my last fone... i have brought the e900 since, but this phone was amazin couldnt fault it.. apart from the volume... its quite low... but also the mobile internet, this is a bit of a prolemo but other than that good phone... it is quite old thou!!
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Reviewed by andrea from UK on 12th Aug 2007
its brill
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Reviewed by Zoe x x x from UK on 11th Aug 2007
Really nice phone- Had 3 coz kept losing em but it was a quality phone- very handy and i would get another one tomorrow
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Reviewed by zoe from UK on 11th Aug 2007
Really nice phone but you cant personalise your message tone- Apart from that its lovely n I want one agen
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Reviewed by mar from UK on 30th Jul 2007
i have had this phone for 2 years and have never had a problem even though i have dropped it down the toilet and into a drink it stills works perfectly!
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Reviewed by Kevin Barwell from UK on 19th Jul 2007
Awful choice of wake-up alarms, most would make you jump rather that wake you gently. Compact size fits neatly into jeans pockets, however the MP3 player lacks volume so if you set a downloaded tune as your ringtone, you're unlikely hear your phone in you pocket except in a quiet room.
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Reviewed by john from UK on 19th Jul 2007
i think this phone is rubbish the sound quality is almost soundless i don't recommend people to buy this rubbish phone!!! burn it!
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Reviewed by chaz from UK on 12th Jul 2007
alryt
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Reviewed by Lucie from UK on 5th Jul 2007
Ok phone, looks okay, could be better. The camera is average and although the flash helps taking pictures in poor light its doesnt make that much of a difference, the camera effects and frames are also slightly dated. When I first got the phone i thought the screen was an excellent size but compared to most phones now its relativly small. The buttons are easy to use, well spaced and big. Lots of memory on phone which is good. All in all its fairly average but i've decided to upgrade mine for the LG Shine, much sexier....
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Reviewed by Amiie from UK on 11th Jun 2007
This phone is amazing apart from one thing...the MP3 on the front you can open it etc and only one song plays evn though you have added more songs to the MP3 Playlist?? weird this is so far the best phone i have had so far because i do not like spending a lot of money pou toin phones to find they break at 39.99 It is amaiing!
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Reviewed by ruth from UK on 10th Jun 2007
love it love it love it
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Reviewed by Stacey from UK on 8th Jun 2007
i have also been experiencing problems with this phone i ave had it 4 nearly 2 years and lately it has been saying on the screen inseart SOS i dont know if it is the phone or the sim card also i agree with the sound quailty on the phone its awful !!! and very poor i wouldn't advise anyone to get this n every now and again i regret getting it i payed 200 4 it and i dont think it was worth every peny it doesn't do wot a phone is supposed to do which in my mind doesn't make it a phone wotever u do dont get it ! i wish i didn't !! xoxox
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Reviewed by Wajahat from UK on 8th Jun 2007
It is a brilliant and smart phone
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Reviewed by Lee from UK on 7th Jun 2007
i really do like the phone, but as some people have mentioned before it doesnt remember words on predictive text, which is half the problem, i can actually live with typin in words over and over again. the most annoying thing is that it doesnt ring very loud and i dont know how to make it louder. i keep missing calls and had to get a different second hand phone on e-bay just so i can stay in touch. i got e530 which is basically the same but louder,. thank ypu
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Reviewed by Ben from UK on 5th Jun 2007
It has brillant memory same you can not buy a memory card. Batterty life is poor!!!! Good sound quality. Camera quality and so is video. the display is very good and you can just press one button and it takes you straight the the music that is excellant. Have not yet worked out how to put songs on it (cant find the hole for USB) The phone looks smart and i like the small screen on the front. All in all its a good phone.
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Reviewed by david bain from UK on 25th May 2007
i ve had the samsung e720 for about 6 month it was going perfect untill the sound went the only sound off it was the ringtone when anyone was phoning me when i answer it they cant hear me and i cant hear them the mp3 volume not workin either i know someone else who had the same problem with the same phone it must be a common fault egh
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Reviewed by amy from UK on 22nd May 2007
there is nothing more i could want in a phone. ok, some people may argue the voice quality make be bad, i have this phone for well over a year and i have never had a single problem with it! i love it
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Reviewed by Carolyn from UK on 10th May 2007
I love my phone but wish I could change the message tones to one of my choice
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Reviewed by Chris from UK on 9th May 2007
This is a good phone and easy to use. Nice outer screen. V. good, sturdy flip-open design. Battery life decent - Charges quickly. Txting easy. Camera not too bad, with a good light on it! It has taken endless knocks and drops, and has been very reliable over the past three years. Only problem is that the E720 has the tendency to take pictures of the inside of my pocket. Also the sound of the conversation is a tad low for the hard of hearing, (but it didn't really bother me, I could still hear the other caller clearly.) So if you don't mind deleting all the dud photos it's a decent phone. But I am a bit bored with it now!
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Reviewed by Anita from UK on 7th May 2007
I had this monile for 3 months now , and im still not bored ov it.There is more things to see! This mobile is outstanding! its soo easy to download things, its so light. It has an amazing camera, that has a light! It has nice games, its so esay to write messages. This phone is perfect for every occasion. I would recemend this phone!
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Reviewed by Ryan from UK on 6th May 2007
Hey I Had This Phone For 8 Months Its Everything I Need Realy ..256mb Memory Is enough To Hold Stuff My Mates Send Me by Bluetooth At School ..Mp3 Player Easy To Use And Make Playlists ..Camera Is High Quallity For What I Use It For & it Even Has A flash :P The Speaker Is Supprisingly Loud For The Size Of It The Lay-out & Menus Are So Easy To Use The Only Bad Thing I Can Say Is The Battery Sometimes Says Its Low Then goes Back Up To High :S The Only Reason I Havent Got This Phone No More Is Because I Left It In My Jeans Pocket Then My Mom Put It In The Washing Mashine Without Realising lol I Gave This Phone 5 Stars Because Its In An Amazing Phone & The Best Ive Ever Had !! The People Who Have Put Low Stars Are Probly Comparing It To there 900 laptop lol Or They Dont Even Have THe Phone ..Trust Me When I Say This Is A Brilliant Phone I Would Recomend It To Anyone _________:)
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Reviewed by emily from UK on 6th May 2007
well is amzazing
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Reviewed by Bob from UK on 27th Apr 2007
It's alrite i suppose...nothing special though!
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Reviewed by ........................ from UK on 11th Apr 2007
the phone is good with lots of good things including the one megapixel camera and mp3 and bluetooth but i dont know how to put the phone on vibrate becuase when i do it still doent go on vibrate
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Reviewed by Jenna from UK on 11th Apr 2007
i have this phone! its is ver good i an pleased with it! but the thing it i dont like is the memory! there is not enough to hold more than 20 songs! but it is very basic so theres no need to be confused about!
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Reviewed by carolanne from UK on 1st Apr 2007
had this phone for 2 years now and never had a problem until now, i want to get a new phone and move my cntacts to the sim but seems not to have this, so i will have to input every number into my new phone what a pain
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Reviewed by Steph L from Shropshire from UK on 29th Mar 2007
I've had this phone for about 2 years. One thing what is good about the E720 is that it's a very hard phone, i've dropped mine once and there wasn't even a scratch! However there are 3 major faults: -There is no slot for a memory card. -The voice recording playback well, to be honest a mouse can't even hear it. - Try and play on any of the games and the phone freezes! You have to take the battery out and put it back in again SOOOOO ANOYING!!!!! This phone is too old fashioned if you want my advice get a Samsung D900
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Reviewed by Kev from UK on 27th Mar 2007
Excellent phone. One of the best I have used
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Reviewed by ******** from UK on 24th Mar 2007
i have this phone and i dropped it in a glass of pop and guess what IT STILL WORKS and then, i dropped it down the toilet STILL WORKS i would recommend that it needs more memory
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Reviewed by jordan from UK on 24th Mar 2007
i reckon this phone is great its my first phone i love how much memory its got as well.but theres something wrong with the camera its got blue dots when im takeing a picture but they never come out in the picture.And theres another couple of speial features its a calender you can do something in the settings to turn the cover lcd its called show cover indacaters
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Reviewed by cameron from UK on 18th Mar 2007
this phone i sextreeemly bubish
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Reviewed by MULIK CHANGAIZ from UK on 11th Mar 2007
ITS VEERYGOOD BUT SOUND IS VEERY LOW AND INTER THE MEMORY CARD
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Reviewed by anna millar from UK on 3rd Mar 2007
had this phone for about a year and a bit and it is excellent but am changing to the new samsung x830 hope it is as gud if not better!
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Reviewed by bob from bob land from UK on 27th Feb 2007
very gd phone
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Reviewed by Iain Hill from UK on 22nd Feb 2007
Great little phone, the best ive had yet everything is what i wanted,,,,the MP3 works great and the picture quality is amazin,,to sound of it is good,,the bluetooth works as fast as lightning and the calls are so clear,,,and the video quality is great,,,i like a phone with lots of memory and this is the phone for me
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Reviewed by george from UK on 20th Feb 2007
i think dis phone is brilliant. great pics and video quality. you have to get this phone
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Reviewed by tom from UK on 20th Feb 2007
hmm its ok but its not very big memory
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Reviewed by Becky from UK on 4th Feb 2007
I think this phone is fantastic, it's easy to use and a great design.
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Reviewed by Janet from UK on 26th Jan 2007
I like the size of the phone and is easy to use but the camera switches on when in pocket and it is very hard to hear a phone call in a busy place, wouldn't buy again.
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Reviewed by Anonymous from UK on 22nd Jan 2007
i have just got this phone as a hand me down and it is fab it works as new and has great features i highly recommend it!
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Reviewed by Amy from UK on 21st Jan 2007
I knew i was buying this fone of my friends sister but then i after reading these reviews i was havin 2nd thorts n didn't no if i wanted it. I went ahead a baught it as it was only 50 with a sim card n thort if i really wanted i could sell it n buy anuva 1!However everything abut the fone is great i can make gd calls and listen to groovy music i can even takes snaps to remind me of people i av met and thing i have done!Great fone!!But ther not bin a loud speaker thts a bit of a let down!(:
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Reviewed by Dydy from UK on 21st Jan 2007
it's super cool
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Reviewed by sennis young from UK on 20th Jan 2007
this phone is crazy. i don't want to loose it, i was just wondering if i can get a housing/shell for it. u can cantact me at sennis_young@yahoo.com
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Reviewed by appy from UK on 16th Jan 2007
i had one of these handsets, couldn't fault it. only changed when i changed network. still keep it as a standby now.
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Reviewed by Thomas j Boyod from UK on 10th Jan 2007
This phone is one of my favorate samasung phone ever made buy it it is 180.52p on amazon.co.uk
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Reviewed by bum from UK on 9th Jan 2007
goooddddd fone
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Reviewed by NATALIE from UK on 19th Dec 2006
i have owned this phone for 2 years now. and have had many phones in the past, i have to say this is the best phone ive owned so far. it is fantastic. i have never had any problems, it has out done its expectations. i would definitely recommend this phone to people of all ages, it is easy to use and has a great design and its features are top of the range!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THE SAMSUNG E720 IS AN OUTSTANDING MOBILE PHONE!
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Reviewed by Ross from UK on 30th Nov 2006
Lovely looking phone, shame it doesn't work. Purchased Xmas 2005 through the Link and has been back for repair 4 times. Keys keep sticking and screen goes off, they blame dust!!!! They don't seem to care at Samsung or mastercare and keep returning it, it lasts for 2 months then the same thing happens again. Poor phone, poor service. Won't buy Samsung again.
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Reviewed by Emma from UK on 25th Nov 2006
Okayy, this phone wasn't great, but it can do, i am gettin the new samsung e900 - can't wait! - but this phone had poor sound quality, and dented at the front where the metal was (i have dropped it a few times ~ whoops!~ But all in all it's good, bluetotth takes a while but can't expect miricales!
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Reviewed by Sarah Burgess from UK on 22nd Nov 2006
I've had my phone for nearly a year. Over the past 12 weeks it have sent this phone away 3 times (for 4 of these weeks it was not in use while i was overseas) and each time had to wait 2 weeks for it to be returned. This equates to 6 out of 12 weeks for repairs. Other things include no speakerphone and T9 not remembering words added to dictionary. MP3 player isn't the loudest but still does the job. Also had to have sound checked as call receivers complained of not being able to hear me. Am in the process of now trying to upgrade from this phone as its performance doesn't match the price tag.
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Reviewed by [.x.:*********:.x.] from UK on 18th Nov 2006
i can make good phone calls and hear the people on the other line im really happy with it its gr88 n really nice lukin init
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Reviewed by Tasha from UK on 11th Nov 2006
ive had this phone for a year and 7 months now and there has been nothing wrong with it the picture quality is good so is the video quality there is also nothing rong with the mp3. actually there is one thing that is anoying and that is when the camera takes pictures wen its in your pocket that is the only thing. If you want a phone that has a lot of features for a gd price get this phone dont listen to anyone else !!
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Reviewed by Jem from UK on 30th Aug 2006
Samsung defferently the best and this phone is brilliant i love it the sound is amazing my brother has the d500 and the sounds go much louder. I love how u can have the lid down and still play songs. And the light is absouletly exellent. The only problem i have with this phone is the battery goes quite quik weather that is because i use it all time i do not no but this phone is deffernetly worth buying!!
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Reviewed by Monica from UK on 28th Aug 2006
I got this phone off of ebay knowing about the reviews of bad sound..i hv t-mobile so i dont know if it had to do with you service..ok so the sound is really good i thought this phone had speaker phone .the camera is really good and i love all the effects it has..what i dont like about the front screen is that if you put a pic in the front it goes out in 6 secs but the good thing is that the time stays on there..and another thing that i dont like about it is that you cant program it to hv flash you hv to do it everytime you take a pic and if you open the phone and click cam and then close it it doesnt stay on the outside screen which would of been good if it did..ok the good things about this phone mp3 sound is good which i dont know how to get songs on there only hv the one it came with..the video is really good..ok sorry if i sound like im not making this phone sound great but it is the best phone i ever had im just putting what i wish it had..ok if you want to program a pic so when someone calls you it shows up you cant delete the pic after or itll delete of the caller id and if you want to put it on vib and melody it vib way before and then the melody so you answer it before the melody so there is like no point of putting vib bc u want to hear the ringtone you bought hahah..i like the phone alot and im planning on keeping it for awhile but if it had what i wanted or expected it to hv it would be the best phone ever. i recomend it for 1st phones or ppl that dont really care about the stuff it has in it as long as it calls and takes pics..so just look into it and see if you truely want this phone..I LOVE THIS PHONE!
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Reviewed by Joe from UK on 31st Jul 2006
HAd this phone for about a week now and its the best Ive had! Camera is awesome, it looks great and the mp3 playback is loud and clear (320kbps). Ive read loads of reviews saying that the sound quality for making calls is bad butI have had no problems, except when the signal is 1 bar (even then I can still make out what theyre saying) and noone has said anything about my voice sounding muffled. Would definately recommend this phone
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Reviewed by Danny Dickinson from UK on 25th Jul 2006
Jesus Christ. I am getting sick of reading reviews about this phone where people complain about the T9 being rubbish and the speech and sound quality being rubbish. ONE - People who moan about the T9 not remembering one word, why not stop being lazy, and put the word in manually you lazy people. TWO - I have seen people put this in a review 'the speech quality is poor, you cant hear people so you end up repeating yourself', if you cant hear them, they would repeat themselves, not you. And THREE - The sound quality is 'rubbish'......COME ON!!! It is a mobile phone, you cant expect it to have the same bass quality as a bose cannon, and if it is that bad, why dont you try ripping your music to your pc to a higher quality, like 320Kbps, not rubbish 128Kbps. That way you will be putting on a better quality recording, so it will be much clearer when played back through the speaker. This phone is packed with excellent features and has a top build quality, god only knows how much of a beating mine has taken, but it still works! Oh, and another thing that bugs me that i often see...'the camera is rubbish quality, my digital camera is well better' - well duh... . If you buy a phone to do proper photography, not just to catch funny moments and so on like you are supposed to, you deserve to have the phone stolen by someone who is gonna use it for what it was designed for. And one more thing, if you listen to people when they say go for motorola, they are loads better, Motorola are pathetic, they have only just started puttin a more reasonable amount of memory in their phones, but it is no use, because they break before you get a chance to store anything on the phone anyway. OK?
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Reviewed by becky the E720 hater` from UK on 19th Jul 2006
omg this phone sucks !!! it arrived at my house on feb 20th for my birthday but by the time march 7th came it began messin about!! screen dubbled and had gone it to whatlooked like the negitives!! ut over night it sorted itself out I WAS WRONG NOT TAKING IT BACK!!! so in the april to follow i went on a trip to paris and got some brill pics and videos But here we go again it did the same thing when i got back BUT WORSE !! i9 couldnt take or watch videos or pics !! recive or send any thing on blue tooth and out going calls what every yer right tat want even possibal !! AVOID THIS PHONE AT ALL COSTS!! And now my special pics are waisted 4eva!! :(
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Reviewed by Marko from UK on 20th Jun 2006
The only reason i give this phone 1 star is because its not possible to give none,this phone is a disaster,a heap of scrap,useless,do not buy this phone what ever you do.It looks pretty,seems cool,is feature packed,thing about it is,you cant use it as a phone,the voice quality and reception is so bad that this phone turned into nothing more than a device to send texts with,completely destroyed my faith in samsung,should have gone for the excellent d500,what a waste of money this was......if your still in any doubt whatsoever....i repeat DO NOT BUY THIS HEAP OF rubbish what ever you do!!
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Reviewed by big dawg from UK on 25th May 2006
lyk i bought dis fone ye n it was lyk u know junk ye so i like took itbak to da pplz and they tried to pikzez it ye and wen it came bak it waz lyk stil junk so i waz lyk u know blapsed ye. i do tink shuld by dis fone ye cause it aint dat gd and its broke lyk.
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Reviewed by matt from UK on 23rd May 2006
this is a wiked phone by it!!!!!!!!
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Reviewed by mrs jackson from UK on 17th May 2006
this isn the BEST FONE EVA!!!!!!! It has excellent games, good ringtones, good videoing, a good camera, a good MP3 player, the only fault is that whenever you try to call someone, occasionally the sound goes all fuzzy, other than that WEEL DUN SAMSUNG!
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Reviewed by angel from UK on 15th May 2006
The phones sound is really poor I can't even make calls becuase it hurst my ears!!!! that's even when it is on the lowest setting.
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Reviewed by annoymous from UK on 12th May 2006
This phone is great i have had no problems whatsoever!!! I would reccomend it to everyone!!
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Reviewed by Ellie from UK on 1st May 2006
I have only had this phone for a week-but it is fab! Some poeple say that you can't hear or be heard when making calls but i have had NO problem with this. The video quality is great and so is the MP3 player. I really love this phone and i TOTALLY recommend it to anyone who is thinking about puchasing it.
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Reviewed by kj from UK on 30th Apr 2006
I bought this phone about a month ago, its a very good phone, i love the camera, and the flash makes it so much better to take good quality pictures. I cannot seem to get my bluetooth to work, i bought a belkin bluetooth usb adapter but it doesnt seem to work..if anyone knows how to get this to work please tell me!! When i try to send images to other peoples phones through bluetooth it doesnt seem to work either.. but i have no problem recieving, does anyone know how to fix this? The sound quality isnt too good when talking on the phone,but it is good enough to make calls with. Also you cannot put ur phone on vibrate and sound? which is quiet annoying. There is alot of space on the phone, although it gets used up quiet quick!.. GOOD PHONE OVERALL........ If anyone can help me with the bluetooth please post back....thankyou
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Reviewed by unknown from UK on 19th Apr 2006
This phone is great i had it for my birthday and it has everything i needed, the camera quality is good and even though some people say you cant hear people when they speak my phone is fine.The only annoying thing is if you set a picture for the cover display it only stays for a few seconds but i guess that is ok.Over all i am glad i got a chose this phone!!
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Reviewed by rainbow from UK on 8th Apr 2006
i just got my smasung e720 i havent used it much yet but it seems to be ok, i just want 2 say to Rebecca that the number 4 credit is 453!!!!
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Reviewed by Rebecca from UK on 26th Mar 2006
i like the phone but the guide on it isn't that good at all i hardly know how to do anything. what is the number you ring to find out your credit on a orange mobile? if anybody knows please tell me.
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Reviewed by > from UK on 10th Mar 2006
I upgrade at the same time as my partner, she got the E720 and I honestly can't hear her unless she really speaks clearly. Everything else about the phone looks great but it is a phone!
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Reviewed by Emma from UK on 11th Feb 2006
i fully love this phone! my daddy had it for a month or two and didnt like it as he makes a lot of calls and the speaker isn't the greatest so he gave it to me! it has a class camera n video plus the flash is very good and the mp3is great! however.... the best feature is the bluetooth! its fast and easy to use! well anyway i would recommend this phone to anyone especiaally teenagers as it is very fashionable!! well have fun with your e720 mwahz xox
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Reviewed by HAZ from UK on 1st Feb 2006
oMG THIS PHONE IS A NIGHTMARE I GOT IT EXCHANGED TWICE AND ITS STILL FAULTY. mIGHT HAVE LOADS OF THINGS ON IT BUT U CNT MAKE A CALL WITH IT
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