Samsung Genio Qwerty review
| ||Review: February 2010
In a nutshell: The Samsung Genio Qwerty appears to be a low cost alternative to a BlackBerry, but the keyboard turns out to be a flop.
You fancy a BlackBerry Curve, but don't want to pay the money? You want email on the go and a full QWERTY keyboard plus fun fashionable style? Can the Genio Qwerty really deliver all this, or is it too good to be true? Read on if you want to find out!
Well, the Genio Qwerty looks very much like a BlackBerry Curve. It's about the same size, and it shares the same style of QWERTY keyboard. The Samsung has more of a fun feel to it however, with changeable covers on the back, so you can swap from black to white to yellow. But note that only the back changes colour - the front stays black.
The display isn't up to much. At 2.2 inches, it's much smaller than the BlackBerry, and has a low resolution of 176 x 220 pixels. But it's the keyboard that turns out to be the biggest disappointment. It's just nasty. The keys are so small that you'll need tiny fingers to use it, but the real problem is that when you press one key, the whole keyboard flops up and down, making it very hard to press the right key and get positive feedback. The thing also feels like it won't last more than a few months.
The camera's sub-standard too, even for this low price point. There's no flash and you'll get grainy shots unless you shoot in absolutely perfect conditions.
The Genio Qwerty does come with a music player and FM radio, and has the bonus of a 3.5mm audio jack so you can plug in your own headphones. The onboard memory is pretty small at 41 MB, but you can add a microSD memory card up to 8GB if you want to store your music collection on the phone. But we wouldn't recommend replacing your iPod with this phone.
The Genio Qwerty has been designed with social networking in mind, and we like the way that it handles texts with its cool bubble-quote graphics. Email isn't as easy to handle as a BlackBerry though, and it's not great for web browsing or facebook with its tiny screen and lack of any kind of rapid data transfer.
Battery life is adequate, although not particularly strong, although it does recharge quickly. Connectivity is quadband GSM, with USB and Bluetooth.
We are struggling to find a niche for the Genio Qwerty. What are its real strengths? It's not the QWERTY keyboard, and its not text messaging or email. It's not music and its not taking photos. I think that you can see where we are going with this review. Stick with the Genio Touch for better texting, or upgrade to the Genio Slide if you can afford a little extra.
Samsung Genio Qwerty features include:
- 2 megapixel camera with 4x digital zoom
- Video camera
- Display: TFT, 220 x 176 pixels (2.2 inches)
- Music player
- FM radio RDS
- Ringtones: MP3 ringtones, 64 voice polyphonic ringtones
- Messaging: SMS, MMS, email, IM
- Voice memo & voice mail
- Java games
- Offline mode
- WAP 2.0, GPRS, web browser
- Connectivity: Bluetooth, USB 2.0, 3.5mm jack
- Memory: 41 Mbytes plus MicroSD memory card slot (up to 8GB supported)
- Personal organiser functions
- Quadband GSM (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
- Size: 110 x 59 x 13 mm
- Weight: 94g
- Talktime: 450 minutes
- Battery standby: 390 hours
Samsung Genio Qwerty user reviews
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Average rating from 71 reviews:
Reviewed by Hannah C from Uk on 25th Sep 2012
I bought this phone a while ago and thought it was amazing. After a
while the paint started coming off the qwerty keyboard and it resends
old texts from 3 months ago. But it can withstand any knocks and falls!
Reviewed by Yorkshire from Yorkshire on 14th Jan
An indestructible phone! Charges rapidly, great for texting quickly,
can get signal everywhere, great phone would deffo get another :)
Reviewed by Micky from Scotland on 13th Jan 2012
To begin with I thought what a great phone....then I wondered why I
was going through my freedom pack so quickly...it costs twice as much
to send texts than my old phone as the pages to write the text are so
small and you need twice as many pages to send the texts...I used up
all my text credits in 2 weeks... normally never reach the limit. Not
impressed. This happened 2 months in a row. I compared with my last
phone and sent the same text...word for word cost twice as much on this
phone. Expensive to use.
Reviewed by do you want gravy with your carrots?? from
uranus :) on 6th Jan 2012
i brought this phone for christmas and its works perfectly , great reception,
easy to type messages and so very easy to use :)
Reviewed by binta from gambia on 3rd Jan 2012
its wonderful its cheap and all the keys are comfy.you can do internet
browser. you can also do facebook,twiter/msn and gmail.
Reviewed by Ronald from Scotland on 15th Dec 2011
brilliant phone, everything i wanted apart from the buttons wer to fiddly
for me to use properly.
Reviewed by Amy from England on 28th Nov 2011
I had this phone ages ago, and this is good for texting and calling,
amazing at taking pictures but it is very small. GOod on a small budget,
the battery is good, I charged it every 2 days and it worked fine. Good
for putting music on, but wouldnt have it if you use social networking
or text constantly. If you are one of theose people you should buy a
blackberry, as this isnt the best phone.
Reviewed by Amy Hard from englaned on 14th Nov
Hiyah Im amy hard and i like this fone coz its wiked and its got them
gorjus keys wif the wiked lettars on ahn its like totaley realliey cool
and fantabuloos yeah. Its got them realy cool fings aswel were you like
press tha buttan and it ses like what it wood say if it was ringin and
like rings but its just like a message that you allreadie reckordead.
I luf it its so lush man and tha fingy were you change tha back is realliey
niace feeture!!! lotsa luv amy hard kisss kisss xx huhg!
Reply by man from man on 4th Mar 2012
you crnt spell amy hard!!!! anywazzz this phone is old and terrible.
ok charging, is good at pics but I would no say get it!! defo not for
me. The qwerty keyboard is like the main ok thing. the style is ugly
):< lol hope I helped and amy hard start spelling please lol x
Reviewed by funky squirell from the moon on 14th
I think its pretty cool cause my friend had one and it has this thing
called prank call where it seems like your getting a phone call but
just plays a message that you recorder earlier to trick others. Plus
I like the keybourd cause it has all keys instead of abc def ghi and
all that nonsense!!!! bahahahahha it looks soo cool im definetly getting
one! they really werent very nice to it on this review but I know its
awesome and beats the blackberry to the ground!!! BAHAHAHAH PINAPPLESS!!!!!!!!
Reviewed by Does it Matter? from Why Do your Wanna Know?
on 12th Nov 2011
I've had mine for a year. Its lasted but I need a new one. The Keyboard
has gone weird a couple of times and it crashes alot and it takes years
to load but its still a great phone.
Reviewed by bob from uk on 6th Nov 2011
very good phone :)
Reviewed by thomas from england on 3rd Nov 2011
My dad bourght this phone for when i went to secendary school i find
it ok but i'm not the type of kid who is hunched over their phone texting
i only want a phone which can phone in case of an emergancy or to ocasinaly
text my freinds it is a fine phone as far as i can tell (as i dont use
twitter or face book or anything like that) the only snag is i charge
it leave it in shcool poket and battery goes flat whithout turning it
on in 2 days so i DONT LIKE. The END
Reviewed by Jeanola from Togo on 1st Nov 2011
Hi i got my genio for about 8months as a gift by my father and found
no problems as the others says.i like the fashion jackets and it looks
like a blackberry.honestly i ll say that at the beginning it was dificult
to use but at using it for 2weeks i realise that it was very cool.good
game dowloading.but the problem is that there are no many games for
this type of screen.and the net is slow but with opera mini it's quite
good.i got the usb cable but my computer asks me the driver to do operations.apart
from that it can't run applications of more than 500kb.don't know if
im the only one with that problem.the camera isn't that bad but it'll
be better with a flash.i'll giv it 3stars for the music player and radio,it
plays my sd card very well also and i m impressed it can play my 400and
+songs very well the earphone jacket is quite good also.hop this will
help you optimise ur phons.good samaung i like it...
Reviewed by cat woman from england on 27th Oct
I bought a samsung galaxy europa on friday and took it back to the shop
on monday as the touch screen was too sensitive and 3G was very poor
in my area. I exchanged it for the samsung genio qwerty and it is much
better for me. Keys are fine and I can text a lot quicker. it has everything
I want on a mobile phone.
Reviewed by MissTextaholic from England on 6th
ive had this phone for over year! its amazing! i had a blackberry a
few months ago! Giving my mate the genio qwerty! Soon swapped it back!!
this phone is everything you need- qwerty keyboard-loud speakerphone-clear
messages! No the camera isnt that good.. but its usable.. if you'v got
a camera in your bag then who needs to use the phone for it!!! Internet
is slow! but i only use it for social networking! the keyboards got
clear buttons, easy to use.. and fast! battery life is amazing! im always
listening to music (3/4 hours)... it takes a beating.. from being dropped
down a multi story carpark stairs.. to being lobbed at a door! it looks
and feels expensive!! i personally think its better than the blackberry
curve.. works like one.. looks abit like one.. but for me this phone
does it all!!
Reviewed by Egg shop from England on 22nd Sep
The camera is not that bad and they are talking RUBBISH when they say
that the keyboard flops up and down! It is PERFECT!!!
Reviewed by kev from uk on 8th Sep 2011
i`ve had this phone for over a year and i must say that i`m impressed
by it. yes online is slow and camera isnt great but hey what a phone
for the money.but then again i am an old git(43). ha ha. great little
Reviewed by Charlotte from GB on 5th Sep 2011
I like this phone, it looks and feels expensive and I find the keyboard
easy to use, I do have small fingers though. My only grumble is the
unlock button. Is too small and hard to find on the keyboard.
Reviewed by becky from England on 15th Aug 2011
I'm a teenage girl and got this phone recently , because i couldn't
afford a blackberry. I was very pleased with the battery life, the keys
aren't that bad in my opinion. Unfortunately it didn't come with a cable
to connect it to the computer, the headphones that were provided were
weird, you couldn't hear the singing, you cant play the radio unless
headphones are plugged in, however it is a good radio. Good money for
the phone , overall good buy :)
Reviewed by Laura from UK on 8th Aug 2011
I got a samsung genio qwerty for Christmas. I love it but the colour
on some of the keys is starting to scratch off. The internet is quite
slow too. But, its good for texting, however the facebook app is quite
slow:(. Still love it;).
Reviewed by Cara from America on 31st Jul 2011
I got a samsung genio qwerty for christmas and I was so very excited!!
I have seen it in the phone shops and I just fell in love with it straight
away! The only bummer about it is that you can't change the texting
tone!! Other then that, it's a fabulous phone! I would recommend this
to 11-16 yr olds!! Goodbye!! :)
Reviewed by kimmi from UK on 9th Jul 2011
I got mine january last year and i love it. The small keys dont bother
me because iv got small fingers and after a while you get used to it.
The internets not all great but that to do with network problems. I
dont like the camera because its not great quality but thats what iv
got my digital camera for. The only thing that majorly annoys me is
that it wont accept my SD card -.- plus iv been reading other reviews
and everyones saying that it gets scratched easily and the keys are
chipping. after a year and a half mine are starting to but not that
badly and thats with me constantly dropping it.
Reviewed by Cazzie from UK on 27th Jun 2011
I got this for Christmas because I don't have the money for a blackberry
and my parents wouldn't pay for one... It was working fine BUT the keys
chip so you can't see the letters any more (I just know where they all
are), I have a few scratches on my screen due to keys, the music player
doesn't play most of my songs (which is annoying when I forget my iPod)
and now hotmail says I need Java script to access these. It was fine
a few weeks ago but I'm finding this phone more annoying as time goes
on. Depending on where I am, the internet can be fast to not working
at all (that's to do with the network) and it doesn't like my SD card
for extra memory so it restarts itself when it doesn't respond. Yes
it charges within 2.5 hours but the battery can last as little as a
day if I use it a lot, or three days if I don't. the keys are too close
together so I often have to check my texts before sending them, even
though I can text faster than with the standard three keys in a row
Reviewed by Sally from United Kingsom on 7th Jun
I have this phone and I send alot of text, main problem is the back
doesn't seem to clip on to well and the carphone warehouse soon fixed
it but it soon broke again. It doesn't really bother me though. I'd
really recommend this phone it's really good and great
Reviewed by Edd from UK on 21st May 2011
Hi. I got this phone in 2009. I send around 300 texts a day, and this
phone is perfect for it. i dont have the money for a blackberry, so
i bought this. the keys are all still in great condition. i have dropped
this phone so many times, and it just bounces. i have 1 little scratch,
and apart from that, it is in perfect condition. yes it donest have
so good a camara. well you get what you pay for, and in my opinion,
the speaker is great! i recomend this phone, even if most dont
Reviewed by Helina from UK on 5th May 2011
Hi!! I got this phone in like Febuary 2011, and yeah, im very pleased
with it. But I think that the phone is aimed at youngsters, as for the
QWERTY keypad has very small keys which means the phone can be quite
hard to text with. The Fashion Jackety part of it is really cool, so
you can personalise your phone the way you want it to look. There are
two colours, white and yellow, i cant recommend one really, because
they both are very appeling. I think the screen is very good, and the
2 MP camera has really cool mosaics, and effects you can play around
with. It also has the 3.5mm headphone jack, which is helpful if you
want to use like good quality earphones e.g IPod ones. It has really
cool themes, one for example is a orange haired fellow who moves its
head at what selection you are on. When you press enter to enter that
selection, he pulls on a chain, and opens it up for you, which i think
is really fun! Also, on the menu transitions, there is like a kinda
door one, were when you enter stuff, the menu will split in half, as
like a door opening. The Internet on the phone is very slow, and can
sometimes frezze your phone, so i think if you get a bundle/contract,
unless its compulsory, dont bother paying for the internet. Really good
phone in general, its average price, is about £50, which is quite good
for the phone, and perfect for those who would like a blackberry, but
dont have quite enough for one. thank you for reading my review! I hoped
this helped you!!
Reviewed by FatRakoon from Wales (UK) on 1st Mar
I got the white version of this phone. I have never fallen for the hype
of phones as pretty much the entire planet seems to done, but with 3
kids all owning Mega Hyper Phones with more power than my PC, I had
to get a cheapie for myself to replace my Sony v640i Am I happy? Not
really. The slider thing is cruddy and I have lowered the sensitivity
down a lot but its still awkward. The menus are nasty to work through
and I hate the way it does do it. As for a Music player, Im ok with
it to be honest. and I cannot fairly compare it to anything. I was just
happy with the V640i but the port is iffy on that so teh headphones
/ charger kept popping out and thats why I had to chose a phone with
3.5mm headphone socket. Its says its WIFI, but unless Im missing something,
thats wrong. My kids phones connect to my router just fine, but this
has to connect via PAYG... If it allowed connection through the router
then it would be brilliant, but as it is...No! It is supposed to be
good for socialising, but I find tralking to a person better anyway,
but either way, I have setup my GMail account with it and it worked,
so that was fun but alas will never again be used because I have a life.
Similarly I have piddled with Facebook and Twitter and again, that will
never be used again, but it was simple and worked instantly with minimal
fuss. To be honest with you, I tink its not a bad phone at all. I paid
£50 for it and I see it cheaper in places but Im happy with the price...
I think? Im keeping my V640I however... Just in case!
Reviewed by emily from uk on 28th Feb 2011
this phone is all round brillant the keyboard is pretty good the camera
lets it down it has a poor and boring background but all in all good
Reviewed by amy from england on 26th Feb 2011
ive had this phone for up to a year, and its okay, but not what i want.
the internet is rubbish, but the photos are good. rubbish games. but
if you just want to phone and text people quickly and easily without
doing extras, buy it. But a blackberry is better if your willing to
pay the extra money, and you like the exrta things a phone can do.
Reviewed by Billy-bob from England on 20th Feb
If you don't want a 'can-do-everything' phone then the samsung genio
qwerty is perfect. At a resonable price, it has everything a basic phone
would need and style. Great first phone for those who want a good phone
but aren't one of those 'get-it-all-flash-blackberry-spoilt' person.
Reviewed by Mr Jobs from E.U.S.S.R on 12th Feb
No good, the screen crack after 1 week.
Reviewed by bryony from england on 26th Jan 2011
i have had my samsung genio qwerty for about 6 months and i hate it.
the camera is awful, the keyboard letters are scratched off and sometimes
dont work, and i have tried everything to get the internet to work but
it wont. i like that the backs change and it is bearable to dropping
Reviewed by Ioni from Scotland on 5th Jan 2011
I got this phone atleast 7 months ago! i like it i think it's easy to
work and i bought this phone becuase it wasn't touch screen. all my
last phones broke because of the touch screen.Camera is ok not the best
but thats not what its for you could buy a camera if you wanted. i think
the volume level is great! Easy to go onto the internet and stuff! Great
value best phone ever!
Reviewed by Rhian from England on 4th Jan 2011
I bought the Samsung Genio Qwerty just about two days ago however I'm
still a bit unsure about it. The battery life is ok but it runs out
quite quickly I guess I could say. The camera isn't that great even
though its two megapixels. If you was shooting at night, you would probably
only be able to make out the outline of a body shape. Soacial messaging
on the Samsung Genio Qwerty is brilliant! The Qwerty keyboard makes
it much easier to type. I first thought the buttons were a tiny bit
stiff but they loosened up after about one hour.If you're a heavy texter
like me, the Qwerty keyboard should work well for you. The radio is
perfect for when you're out and about. The volume of the phone is perfect.
It dosen't have many levels but it works well for me. If you're hung
up on a Qwerty keyboard but you don't want a Samsung Genio Qwerty I
would recommend a Samsung Chat. My mum has one and she lets me use it
frequently. Its brill. One warning- On the box of the Samsung Genio
Qwerty box, it shows a phone with yellow buttons (only the ones with
numbers on them) you might get one with white buttons like me. You also
might not get a yellow patterned cover but a white patterned cover.
I don't think the Samsung company should've put on the box a phone with
a yellow cover and yellow buttons but I guess I'll get over it. Overall
I rate the Samsung Genio Qwerty with a mere three stars.
Reviewed by sophie from england on 31st Dec 2010
i got this phone for christmas its great except i dont know how to gt
predictive text i know it has it because on the proper websites it is
ticked. plz reply and if u know how do you turn it off thankks :)
Reviewed by Ashleighh from No on 28th Dec 2010
I hav this fone the camera is perfect battery lasts long and it's the
best fone evaa BUY IT x
Reviewed by Lisa from Scotland on 19th Nov 2010
In my opinion, if you want a phone that you don't really care if it
brakes, this is the phone for you. Its cheap and quite stylish. There
are some things that I don't like about the phone however, and these
are that the screen is VERY small, and the camera isn't that good but
I suppose if you want a good camera, buy one! It is a good phone for
texting but it did take me quite a while to get used to the keyboared,
as I am used to bigger keys. I am getting a new phone shortly after
i bought this so I can't really recomend it to you.
Reviewed by jordan ryan white from united kingdom on
10th Nov 2010
hi, this phone is great for texting and ok for radio and also has a
good front page shorts cuts (push the left key to get text, press right
to get music). however the camera is defently rubbish it is more of
a 1megapix camera and the space for music is terrible, although the
battry life is good but also the cases are great you can pick your own
however the games are rubbish they are training games to help you text
wich u can see is good when u first get it but not after... ! so the
phone is good for a week but after that boring and internet on it is
slow and signal is terrible and it isnt because of the network ! defently
a un-recomendable mobile !
Reviewed by sophie from england on 7th Nov 2010
great phone. the best thing is you can record the radio. games are a
bit rubbish but it does alot for ts price! buy it. good for school to.
BOB DOWN THE BOTTOM HOW IS IT EASILY DISGUISED. LOL I LIKE THIS PHONE
THE KEYS ARE SMALL BUT COPABLE BUT THERE ARE ALOT OF..... um options
dont say its bad camera cus its a phone not a camera so buy a camera
dont say bad music player cus that is what an ipod is for. a phone is
for texting and it does that very easily if u say the keys are to small
u dont suite the phone cus i think its a 12-14 year olds as for the
garish back but that is cool. buy it! great value for money :) xxx i
feel good to hold it. my little blackberryyyy hey??? xx lol :)
Reviewed by Cheryl from England on 6th Nov 2010
I had this phone on contract and it was a complete waste of my time.
the keypad is useless, the keys are so close together you can hardly
type without getting something wrong. i've never had a phone like it.
i've now got myself a blackberry curve, and i should have got this in
the first place. if you want an alternitive to a blackberry curve, dont
get this, actually get a blackberry!
Reviewed by lewis smith from england on 30th Oct
i think it is just a copy of the blackberry they should get something
new and fresh my keys have fallen of the mobile as well!
Reviewed by julia from uk on 16th Oct 2010
had no problems with this phone, only bad this is the camera and the
buttons seem to chip a bit.
Reviewed by sally affleck from uk on 30th Sep
This is the 4th replacement Genio I have had in 2 months. All of them
have had the same fault. The button on the side...which is really important
as it switches the thing on, stops working. Actually, the first 3 never,
ever worked at all!!Surely it's not just me..I'm not heavy handed with
it! Someone else MUST have had the same problem.
Reviewed by peace out!!! from england on 25th
I love my samsung genio qwerty because it's not like other phones, I
think this is because the cover changing adds a touch and so does the
qwerty keyboard. I love the fact that there other phones that you could
swap the covers with. me and my friends are always swapping. one has
the genio slide another 3 have the genio touch and me and another friend
have this phone. We all went and bought them together. Ah! I love this
Reviewed by alisha from usa on 31st Aug 2010
i love this phone ,its great but i cant connect it to my pc. i rate
this phone a 8 of 10 . everyone i no say this phone as small keys but
i just think they have very big fingers :) :) :D :p
Reviewed by secret from england on 21st Aug 2010
i love this phone, but i think it should come with more themes on the
phone, as i get a bit bored with the phone's theme, the sony ericson
has lots of themes on their phone, but apart from that i love this phone,
and the people who say the keys are to small blatantly have big thumbs:):)
Reviewed by Rachael from Wales on 9th Aug 2010
I brought my Samsung Genio QWERTY about 2weeks and so far its been a
good phone. The only problem iv had with it is that some times when
your texting it misses a key that i definitely pressed correctly im
not sure if thats just my phone or if everyones is like it apart from
that it is quite and easy phone to text on and easy to text quickly
aswell. It also doesn't come with a USB connector which isnt really
good as connecting to your laptop throught bluetooth takes ages. But
over all its a good phone :)x
Reviewed by hgkj from england on 8th Aug 2010
this review is bad but i really like this phone. the key board isnt
a flop if u use it properly! clearly the person who wrote this review
has no clue what their saying.
Reply by Mobile Phones UK from UK on
8th Aug 2010
Hi, hgkj. Unusual name you have. Rhymes with egkj. Thanks for your review,
but no need to be rude. Different opinions make the world a better place
Reviewed by shakira from uk on 8th Aug 2010
i got the samsung genio qwerty. I remember before i got it i was reading
every review online. I would recromend this phone to everyone.I love
it but it doesn't come with a USB cable and the QWERTY keybord is quite
small. if you have a big tumb it might be hard to use. The internet
is very bad on this phone
Reviewed by heather from leicestershire on 28th
i have the samsung genio qwerty and ive only just realised that the
phone didnt come with a connector from the phone to the laptop i dont
know if this i for all of these phones or mine just didnt come with
one but basiclly id check just in case
Reviewed by emma from west midlands on 19th Jul
this phone is poor any bit of waters its no good my phone got a bit
of water on it due to rain and it stoped working i got it repaired and
now its stop working again no water got on it this time
Reviewed by Tankz from England on 17th Jun 2010
I think the screen is very small so are the icons but overall its a
good phone, as long as it luks like blackberry..lol
Reviewed by leanne from manchester on 17th Jun
i think this fone is absolutly rubbish its boring nothing to do on it
onli the games are good texting is really hard ass the buttons are small
and cramed together i onli got it ten days ago and now im buing a new
one its absolutlii rubbish i cant tell u how gutted i am . im just so
glad my mums buying me a new one tomorrow so looks like i have a samsung
genio qwerty free to a good home sooner the better i say !
Reviewed by marina from bkk on 30th May 2010
omg i fell in luv with this phone from the minuet i saw it!!!! i am
getting it this weekend. btw: wat is ur problem its this thing its cold
a camera go get one if u want a good on. oh and if u have fat fingers
dont blame it on the phone!!!!
Reviewed by Devan Hunt from South Wales on 29th
I recently got this phone & really like it, the only problem is when
it loses signla it switches off or onto a standby screen until it gets
signal again. Does this happen with anyone elses?
Reviewed by AJ from England on 21st May 2010
This phone isnt and is good I loved it as i got it today it was easy
to tec=xt on simple, good camera good music player, however wouldnt
accept the images on my memory card so was gutted and had NO USB so
I am now nearly in tears!! Because there is no way to transfer my pictures
so i have none :'( And my mom ses I cant take it back and telling me
im totally ungrateful but i use it for my USB and my sister will make
fun of me! Cuz she is jealous so if there is something wrong she will
use it against me so if you want a USB dont get it! Plus I cant buy
one as I only have £10 money and that isnt enough so am HUGELY DISSAPOINTED
Reviewed by Jimbob from brum on 16th May 2010
you can buy the wire from carphone warehouse for £13. However u also
need a disk to download it. And you can get twitter u dooshebag!! LOL
Reviewed by Maisie from UK on 11th May 2010
i have just bought this phone and relaly like it, i got a new sim with
it with £10 credit already on and 300freetxts and unlimited internet
monthly, i have cred on the phone and free internet but i cant get onto
the internet when i go to connect is keeps saying service unavailable,
can anyone help me?
Reviewed by Maria from UK on 8th May 2010
This is a great little phone...I disagree with the main review!..keypad
is fine and precise but suggest it is better for people with smaller
fingers!..overall is a great phone for the price...perfect for texting
and calls...but if you want a good screen/camera etc there are better
phones on the market
Reviewed by leah from ;0 on 8th May 2010
i think the phone is great and if you say its rubbish you are wron coz
it is great i would so get it if i was you me and all my meats have
got it well good mate YOU KNOW YOU WANT IT NAGG YOUR MUM 2 GET IT YOU
YOU WONT BE GUTTED dont take any notis what all the outhers say
Reviewed by Jordan from United Kingdom on 2nd
i think that this phone is great i think that the review is telling
the reader lies.
Reviewed by matt from england on 1st May 2010
im a bit diserpointed that there is no wire with it also that there
is no twitter other wise great phone im hoping that i can get a usb
Reviewed by Jessica from Wales on 22nd Apr 2010
I had this phone as a Christmas present i nagged by parents for it but
didn't look into it properly I just wanted it because of the way it
looked I wish now that I had looked closer into it I can only store
7 songs on it and it doesn't come with the wire that you plug into the
computer to download your pics!!!! I wish I had a different phone !!!
and let that be a lesson never ask for something or wish you had something
until you've had a closer look at it and know all the facts about it
I was really disappointed about this phone !!!
Reviewed by tony
on 5th Apr 2010
why pay out for blackberry 8520 when this is the same very good phone
Reviewed by manfred from alabama on 1st Apr 2010
worst phone everr?
Reviewed by Reena Patel from UK on 24th Mar 2010
Love my phone cos' it plays War by Jay Sean perfectly. Thanks Jay Sean
for the song and thanks Samsung for a nice phone! : P.s. I love the
qwerty keypad and the price of this device. & Jay Sean I LOVE YOU
Reviewed by amy from south wales on 23rd Mar 2010
im really fussy with phones and i LOVE this phone! people who cant use
this keypad must have HUGE fingers because it works great! im 16 and
i lovee it. great phone and alot of people agree the people who dont
like it must be snobs who only want a phone with a big price label and
ignore the quality.
Reviewed by hamza from england on 8th Mar 2010
Brilliant phone for the teenagers...dont believe what these reviews
say, they are just written by people with fat fingers LOL. anyway i
dont care what these guys say, and get it if you can!
Reviewed by mel from england on 4th Mar 2010
I was bought the samsung genio qwerty as a christmas gift and i am really
disapointed if it wasn't a presant i would go out and buy a new phone.
The problems I have experienced are texting the capitols get stuck on
and i have trouble with the small buttons. Any brtowsing in the web
is nearly impossible and facebook is very slow. I only text on my phone
mostly so thats the real problem.
Reviewed by bob from Englandoo on 28th Feb 2010
Amazing , best phone i ever had the cameras rubbish but thats what cameras
are for !! Great for the internet :D Love this phone and would definatly
recommend it for fast texters or facebookers and easily descised in