Samsung T100 review
|Review: May 2002|
In a nutshell: The Samsung T100 was a ground-breaking phone with its large colour display and high-quality polyphonic ringtones.
It's a fantastic looking phone, that just oozes style! It features the extremely popular dual-display that means you can see who's calling you before deciding whether to take the call. To accept the call, you just flip open the phone. The external display also shows useful information like date & time, battery life and reception quality.
These days the phone cannot compete with its newer rivals, even though its screen is still one of the best in its class. Many users have found that it is a difficult phone for texting, and its battery life is also poor. Overall, this was a near-perfect phone when released. It was a sexy-looking phone that had the best colour screen and polyphonic ringtones on the market. A few years later on and it's no longer state of the art.
Samsung T100 features include:
- High-resolution colour screen (TFT, 4096 colours, 128 x 128 pixels) plus external display
- Predictive text messaging (T9)
- Voice dialling and speed dialling
- Voice memo
- 16 polyphonic ringtones and customisable ringtones
- Phone memory (500 names)
- Caller display
- Built-in modem
- 3 games
- Downloadable screensavers
- Calculator, clock
- Size: 88 x 50 x 22 mm
- Weight: 87g
- Battery standby: 60 hours
- Battery talktime: 1.3 hours
- Vibration alert
- Dual band
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Samsung T100 user reviews
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Average rating from 104 reviews:
Reviewed by Stephen Tyler
on 24th Sep 2014
I had 2 of them, loved the phone because of the dual displays and many other features.
It has neen 12 years since i had one though, and for the life of me i cannot remember the names of the games that were built in.
I was lucky enough to have the software update that made it the T-108 and allowed me to download games, ringtones etc straight grom the web instead of needing a PC.
I wouldn't mind getting hold of the games again though.
Reviewed by John M
on 29th Jul 2014
Had this phone when it was first released back in 2002. It cost me £250 at the time and I had one of the first phones which had a coloured screen. I loved it's flip design and found texting okay on it. Unfortunately I lost it a year later on a night out clubbing. It was the last phone I had on pay as you go which I then followed it up with my first contract phone which happened to be the rare Nokia N-Gage. I do miss how far phones have come now after all these years. Phone I have now is a Sony Experia Z Ultra.
Reviewed by Barbara
on 27th Oct 2013
I been usin' this 'ere phone for 8 odd years. I love it! I have got a new one though. It will always hold a special place in me big ol' heart.
Reviewed by janis anderson from uk on 24th Jan
this phone is neat and small. the coloured screen is great too.the battery life is the problem,I have had two batteries and now finding it difficult to find another
Reviewed by Banaye Andrew from Uganda on 5th Nov
I love this phone because its really small and doest give me a hard time to carry around,its got great tones,and man I must say its a Must buy
Reviewed by evans from u.k on 3rd Nov 2004
All show and no go yes it looks good sounds good (if you can hear it when outside) but it is no good as a mobile phone the reason battery life and robustnest both very week, after about five months of moderate usage my t100 became a useless piece of silver plastic, the batery life was just laughable even on extended life the thing scratched every time it was in my pocket, i could never hear the thing ring when in my pocket and in a busy enviroment an dvibrate was very week, and when i made a call or exepted a call after about a five minuet chat with the wife it died (that dammed battery life again)but after reading some of the reviews of this phone i will disagree it was a hard phone to use, after a afternoon reading instructions and playing with the phone i found it simple to use and it did have same very nice features but as for a mobile phone to keep me in touch when out and about i found it to be unsuitable leason learnt on my part, this phone will suit someone and i sugg est you look long and hard at what your mobile requirments are before parting with cash to bye a t100, this is a old phone now and things have got much better so unless you realy realy realy want a t100 dont part with your cash look around and choose something better, i now use a nokia 3410 wich is ideal for me and my mobile world.
Reviewed by Mohammad Ashiq from Pakistan on 1st
samsung T-100 is so excellent mobile ever i seen. this mobile respose is so well as u want to see response to some other mobiles.his service is too good.when i used this mobile i am very happy to buy this mobile and used it.In short i have to say about this mobile that oo la la laaa.....means so excellent. i love this mobile.
Reviewed by James from England on 28th Oct 2004
The phone seems to allways have problems
Reviewed by Arslan from pakistan on 10th Oct 2004
samsung t 100 is a excllent mobile .its feature is excllent .my all family use this mobile.
Reviewed by Chris (again) from New Zealand on
23rd Sep 2004
Hi Sarah! Uh, try downloading the cellphone unlocking software from P2P programs (like Overnet, Shareaza, Gnutella) I have no idea whether they work or not, but I suppose you'll find out yourself. Hmm, good luck. - cheers Chris
Reviewed by Sarah from Cardiff on 22nd Sep 2004
Can anyone tell me how to unlock my T100 phone? I have gone from a py monthly to pay as you go and want to change the sim card in the phone? HELP
Reviewed by Chris from New Zealand on 22nd Sep
I just bought this phone second-hand from an internet auction, and I am very impressed by the array of features on this phone. The main pros on this phone is the small stylish design, the 2 batteries which allows you to alternate batteries, the colours on this phone are very bright and clear, especially for 4096 colours, voice memos, very clear loud musiclike polyphonic ringtones, a very cool menu layout and the little screen on the front that allows you to check the time and for any messages and its generally a kewl phone. The cons are that texting takes a few more steps for those of you who spend half your life texting people, and it has no bluetooth or wireless connections for hardcore business-y people. So basically, this phone is not good for people who are extremely heavy texters or for people who expect a phone to have every single function possible to cram into a cellphone and still look stylish and tiny. So for fashion concious people who really want an eyecatc hing phone, this phone is PERFECT~!!! So don't expect the functions of a laptop on the phone, and you will be extremely impressed - cheers Chris
Reviewed by liam from gloucester (england) on
15th Aug 2004
LIVE IT !!! LOVE IT !!!
Reviewed by kaila from newcastle on 11th Aug 2004
this phone is just not the phone 4 me and maybe not for quite a few other people as it only holds a maximum of 10 messages and it couldnt b more difficult 2 send a message. if your a person who loves 2 text i do not reccomend this phone 2 u!
Reviewed by Max from Bristol on 7th Aug 2004
It's not a bad phone, Though after a thew days the flip top on the phone got a little week, so now i can't use it upside down. The phone looks great! Colour is good, can be abit quite while walking down the street, you can't hear much of the tones. Only about 2 tones have vibrate and the vibrate isn't taht good either!!
Reviewed by Alex Maroney from Isle of Man on 28th
I fail to see what some people are having a problem with on the T100. It isn't difficult to use, the menu system is actually very elegant once you get used to it, and, shock horror, maybe read the instructions? Once you've adapted to having a proper cursor key system to use, Nokia's navigation system feels positvely primitive. Texting is a bit more fiddly than on other phones, but again, it isn't difficult and you'll be knocking out texts at the usual speed in no time. (Unless you're one of the stupid people who can't learn how to use a new phone.) The screen is fantastic, build quality is high, battery life is a little short on the normal battery, but use the extended battery and you'll get through five days without a charge. The games are awful, but who plays games on their mobile anyway? Ring tones and other alarms are varied, only a moron couldn't work out how to get it to vibrate and ring at the same time. Quality phone, and available relatively cheaply now.
Reviewed by neo from Wales on 12th Jun 2004
Unlike Nokia's Samsung keep their value, i mean look at nokia's a year old nokia is worth bloody nothing now but the samsung t100 you can still buy for over 80 quid and its still 3 years old. The t100 is best when it is flashed to t108.
Reviewed by dragon & flumpy from uk on 24th May
I HAVE NOW JUST GIVEN MY T100 UP FOR A SONY ERICSSON T610, I LOVED THE T100 THOUGHT IT WAS A GOOD LOOKING PHONE WITH ALL THE FETURES I NEEDED FROM A PHONE, I DO AGREE WITH A LOT OF THE REVIEWS THAT SAY THE RINGTONE IS HARD TO HEAR IN A BUSY ENVIROMENT AND TEXTING COULD BE A PAIN, I OVER CAME THE RING TONE PROBLEM BY SELECTING THE TONE WITH A VIBRATE OPTION FOUND THIS SUITABLE TO WORN ME I HAD A CALL WHEN THE PHONE WAS IN MY POCKET BUT THE TEXT ALERT I NEVER HERD UNTIL I WAS INSIDE IN A NORMAL ENVIROMENT, TEXTING I FOUND IF I WROTE IN THE QUEENS ENGLISH AND DID NOT TRY AND SHORTEN THINGS OFF ALL THE TIME IT WAS FINE AND QUICK, ANY WAY A TELEPHONE IS USED FOR ACTULY TALKING TO PEOPLE MY PREFERD WAY OF COMUNICATION, BATTERY LIFE WAS A BIT POOR NOT AT FIRST BUT AS TIME WENT ON THE BATTERY DID GET A BIT TIERD I BOUGHT A BATTERY CHARGER AND CHARGED UP A SPARE BATTERY SO I ALLWAYS HAD A CHARGED UP BATTERY TO USE A HANDY TIP TO ANYONE STILL USING THE T100 ALL IN ALL A GOOD PHONE NOT FOR SOMEONE WHO RELIES ON A PHONE FOR EVERYDAY USE BUT A GOOD COMUNICATION DEVICE I NOW HAVE A SONY ERICSSON T610 AND AGAIN I LIKE THE PHONE AN IMPROVMENT ON MY T100, I STILL HAVE THAT RINGTONE PROBLEM BUT I CAN HEAR THIS ONE A LITTLE BETTER, I HAVE GIVEN THE T100 THREE STARS THIS MAY LOOK LIKE A POOR SCORE BUT THIS IS A GOOD PHONE NOT EXELLENT AND NOT OUTSTANDING JUST GOOD IT SUITED MY THEN CURRENT MOBILE NEEDS I DONT THINK A TRULY OUTSTANDING OR EVEN EXELLENT PHONE EXISTS DO YOU?
Reviewed by Charlie D.C from England on 16th May
i thought this fone is outstanding. amazing tones color and games. well done samsung.
Reviewed by CHARLIE D.C from England on 14th May
I just got this fone yesterday and it is outstanding.The major things on it are .Polyphonic ringtones .Colour screen .Internet .Picture messages .Flip top It is the best fone ever and the games are gr8.
Reviewed by Nick from uk on 14th May 2004
this phones battery life is c**p it keeps going off by itself and i have never met a more difficult phone to write a text msg..quality cannot be compared with nokia or sony ericcson..if u r looking for something that will last then the samsung t100 is not the phone u should look for...
Reviewed by Leora from england on 3rd Apr 2004
I got this phone second hand for a good prie and at first i thought the nokia 7210 was better (that was at the time) but definetely not,the nokia might have the fm radio and other stuff but the colour screen isnt as good as the samsung, u cant get as many free amazin polyphonic ringtones and wallpapers for it. I recommend this phone to anyone but the features can get really boring. great quality, looks good, great price and easy to use apart from the SMS took me ages to compose a small text. AMAZING fone!!! but there are a lot better phones out now...
Reviewed by Jesmond from Malta Europe on 23rd
A short discription, Most of the time you cant hear the ring tone especially when is in your pocket!!also the vibration does not function on all tones.Still happy with it.
Reviewed by M@ from UK on 21st Mar 2004
I bought this phone when it was new on the market costing me £270 on pay as you go....I have really enjoyed using the phone, and being at school I suppose I don't have a phone to live my life. The design is pretty good, except when it is 'open', it is extremely huge. As for the battery power, the extended battery (which should've come with the phone) lasts for about 5 days for me. Before this phone I had a 3310, which I liked due to having a data cable...this came with a data cable...:)...however, to use the alarm the phone has to be switched on which means for me the phone has to be on 24_7...i got a free battery out of that! I have now gone back to Nokias, but only through a cheap deal for a brilliant phone! If you are a fashion diva, and don't have early mornings, this is the phone for you! Your own images too!!!!!
Reviewed by - from jamaica on 19th Mar 2004
ive only just bought the fone for £40 and i think its brilliant. but i have few problems- does anyone know where i caan get the composers for this fone and if i can do anything about all the scratches on the outside
Reviewed by jay from wales on 19th Mar 2004
I've only had my samsung t100 1 month and already it's been in to be fixed the screen went on it! and it's still not right so i think samsung should take extra care when making more flip phones!!!! The battery life is short the text messaging service is hurrendous!!!!!!! i'm not at all happy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reviewed by Pete C from England on 13th Mar 2004
I have had this phone for nearly a year now and I have had little to no problems with this phone at all. It looks amazing, It's easy to use, txtin is easy, lightweight, very strong (I've dropped it on concrete more times than I can remember and it has only come of with a few scratches), great ringtones, and a bright screen. Only a few down points, when you compose txts it splits the word in half when you reach the side of the screen, wap sometimes has trouble working and the menu seems fairly bare and a little too 'simple' after a while. Apart from this, its a great phone.
Reviewed by dragon from uk on 8th Mar 2004
I LOVE THIS PHONE LOOKS GREAT IS EASY TO USE AND AS STRONG AS A OX, O.K SO THE BATTERY LIFE IS POOR BUT THIS IS NOT A BUSINESS PHONE ITS A FASION PHONE, I LIKE IT BECOUSE IT SUITS MY NEEDS, I USE THE EXTENDED LIFE BATTERY AND CHARGE IT EVERY TWO/THREE DAYS NO REAL HARD SHIP TEXT IS SIMPLE TO USE AND THE PHONE MENUS ARE QUICK AND SIMPLE TO FOLLOW, I HAVE READ THAT SOME OF YOU HAVE PROBS HEARING THE PHONE IN NOISY ENVIROMENTS MINE IS SET ON FULL VOLUME AND YES IT IS HARD TO HEAR SOMETIMES BUT OVERALL NOT AS BAD AS SOME ARE SAYING, I OVERCOME THIS BY DOWNLODING COLDPLAY CLOCKS RINGTONE AND FOUND THIS TO BE A GOOD QULITY TONE ON THE PHONE VERY CRISP AND CLEAR, ALL I CAN SAY IS FOR MY NEEDS THE T100 FITS THE BILL IF YOU WANT A MOBILE FOR BUSINES AND NEED IT 24/7 THEN NO THE T100 IS NOT THE PHONE FOR YOU I HAVE HAD MINE FOR OVER A YEAR LOOKED AFTER IT AND IT IS IN GREAT CONDITION DONT EVEN WANT TO CHANGE IT BUT ONE DAY WILL HAVE TO I WILL MISS IT WHEN IT FINALY HAS TO GO.
Reviewed by Chris from England on 8th Mar 2004
This phone really doesn't deserve the criticism people have been giving it...ok the texting is slow and often annoying, and the games are bad to say the least but these are only small problems with an otherwise attractive and functional phone. The T100 comes with many features, although slightly out of date now by not having a camera...it boasts voice memos, voice dialing, WAP, polyphonic ring tones and a beautiful colour screen that allows downloads from your pc of digital photo images. Overall, I have had this phone for 18 months and have not found any problems with it. I bought it when colour screens were new on the market, and am only upgrading now because I feel the digital camera is severely lacking....although this has got to be expected from early second generation phones. Since there has been so much praise of Nokia phones on this site...I would just like to say that I too have owned many Nokia phones in the past and find them equally good (if not slightly easier to use)....but Nokia are failing to keep up with the market, therefore if you want a top of the range mobile, I suggest trying alternate dealers and definitely checking out the newer Samsung models e.g. V200, and E700.
Reviewed by Damien from Australia on 1st Mar 2004
well the only reason im giving it 3 stars is bekus this phone is sooooo average. There are advantages and disadvantages, for example the adv : VERY good picture quality! Great ringtones (so smooth) A VERY sexy shape Looks smart and sophisticated (and not to mention expensive) Great to show off creative menu and personalized EVERYTHING for u! games are O.K LOOOVE my pet (so cute) can upload pics and ringtones NEG: too slow txt is freaking me out!! cant vibrate and ring @ the same time gets scratched EASILY low battery life Very few games No MMS or donwload games so u see, i guess everthing evens it out. if u want a phone to call then this would be for u. it u want a phone to play games or send txt then 4get it!
Reviewed by joshua taylor from England on 1st
I think this phone is stylish,easy text messaging,good colours and excellent games.There are 4096 colours and can hold up to 10 texts at a time!(thats amaingbut hay i'm 12)It's good as a teenagers phone.The t100 has polphonic ringtones and you donload them for free and put personal images on it.gotta go.get this phone,there is nothing wrong about this phone
Reviewed by Cath from UK on 24th Feb 2004
I liked the look of this phone, which is why I bought it. However the trendy look is set off against the battery life being practically non existent, one long chat on this and it's dead. Plus texting is not easy at all as the words wrap around the screen and the predictive text is not exactly great. I'm going back to a Nokia, but my 12 year old niece has asked for my Samsung - it doesn't matter about all of the above faults, to a 12 year old this is still a cool looking phone!
Reviewed by Donna from UK on 11th Feb 2004
I absolutely love this phone. I have always had nokias before but will never go back to one after using this phone. People say that texting is difficult on this particular model but let me tell you otherwise. Put the phone on T9 and it is so easy a child could use it!!!!!! My only complaint is that when the phone is in my bag i cannot hear the text alert tone even when on loud. If you are after a flip phone then i would seriously consider this one.
Reviewed by helen from england on 25th Jan 2004
Reviewed by Craig from UK on 15th Jan 2004
If this phone were a car it would be a Ferrari, it looks great, the sound is great and its body is as lightweight and as smooth as a pin up models. Unfortunately thats were the comparisons end. Having liked the phone purely for its visual aesthetics and not necessarily for its functionality I rushed out and purchased it. To start with, as mentioned by so many other reviewers, the text messaging is a nightmare. I cant understand why Samsung couldn't have learn't how to do this right by observing user friendly Nokia. It's fiddly to input messages and often requires two hands to do so. It should have had a dictionary as standard and short cuts to add numbers. This is my main problem with the phone. Another problem is the menu system. Although the menus look great, trying to navigate through an endless series of submenus can become frustrating after a while. I also can't understand why only about 5 of the polyphonic ringtones that come with the phone are actually any good. Most are tunes that herald from a time before the dinosaurs and clearly dont show the phones full potential (what is it with companies and using ye olde tunes?). To finish on a positive, i real like the fact that you can download your own jpegs and there are a good variety of extra features. The games are unique. The technology is good. The main plus is its sheer design, its a joy to look at. Overall, it works well but with some niggling points.
Reviewed by Chris from UK on 7th Jan 2004
First of all i must say that this phone has seen me in good stead, it was the second phone i ever got after the Motorola Timeport 250, which in its time was a great little phone. Why did i only give this phone 3 stars, well asmany people have comented it does have its flaws, but then again it does have its up sides too! Ok in my opinion the biggest flaw with this phone is that it has no dictionary, that is a major problem, especially if your saying "meet you in [local town] in 30 mins", well you'll have to enter the name of the town in stages most of the time, which is a pain. As for the need for camera's what the hell is the point, most of them are sub VGA and its just not worth it at all, so ok you can customize your phone, but i'd rather use my proper Nikon Coolpix and upload the pics if neccessary on to the phone that way. The main reason i like this phone is that it is so durable and that although the battery life isn't great, when you think it is powering a very good TFT screen, which in comparison with some of the 65k displays is much clearer in almost any light. I got some cool ringtones, managed to download R.E.M. losing my religion for free from somewhere, which is quite a nice ringtone, mind you i do use vibrate alot though. The games are a little slow and tedious on this phone, but if i wanted a portable gaming machine well i'd go get a game boy, not a phone! Finally the ringer volume is nice and loud, which when compared with the Sony Ericson T610 is shocking, my girlfriend can hardly hear that phone when i ring it and i ususally have to call her about 20 times lol! Anyway its a goo little phone and very stylish, however it has had its hay day, but you know that is the way things go!
Reviewed by neil from uk on 27th Dec 2003
very disapointed with the features not to mention the actualy shape of the phone...ungly looking phone...with ugly tones very pooly designed & not user friendly....
Reviewed by Sam from England on 4th Dec 2003
This is a good phone, got it last year but have since upgraded to the Samsung E700!!! I liked this phone as it had the best colours at the time. Compared with other phones most of them, had only 256 colours and dont remember there being much phones with 4096 colours. This phone also came with 16 polyphonic tones! these really are good tones much better than most of the nokia's they only have 4 tones and thats rubbish! I managed to get this phone for £50! after speaking to T mobile!
Reviewed by gavin k from england on 27th Nov 2003
picture quailty is very good and so are the ringtones which are better then most new phones on the market.Answer and making call is one of the best i ever had.But it has it`s problems the battery life is shorter then a dragonfly`s life and the texting is backwards having to go into sub menu`s to put in numbers.
Reviewed by Stef from U.K on 21st Nov 2003
It is hard to believe that this phone came on to the market early last year. It is so better than some of the phones on the market now. The biggest plus point with this phone is the great bright screen and it is also hard to believe that my friend owns the okia 7210 and it has the same (4096) colour pixels on the screen and the Nokia screen colour is so poor compared to the Samsungs and that is about a year older!!!! I would reccomend this phone to any one who has taste and style!! (Not Nokia users then ;)!)
Reviewed by Marc from UK on 19th Nov 2003
lUVELY LOOKIN ESPECIALLY IF U REPLACE THE ARIAL FOR A STUBBY ONE. OVER ALL ITS A GOOD FONE APART FROM THE BATTERY LIFE AND ONLY BEIN ABLE TO STORE 10 TEXTS AT A TIME. ME SAGEM MYX6 IS BETTER THO ITS THE DOGS B*
Reviewed by kaylie from england on 16th Nov 2003
i loved this phoned
Reviewed by Tim Chisholm from United Kingdom on
15th Nov 2003
Alot of people who have given this phone a bad review are forgetting that this is a very old phone. It came out about a year ago now, and it was by far the best phone on the market, the only competition was the T68i (and have you seen the reviews of that), but it has everything i wanted at that time, it had a fancy colour display (highest resolution of its time), it has very good games, compared to the other games at that time (card games and snake were the alternative), it was one of the first phones with organiser/to do list options. It holds loads of names, numbers and texts, and i haven't even got to the best part, the looks are phenomenal. I would say that this phone is the best looking samsung ever made, better than even the V200! not to mention the sharp menu and the excellent button display. It is very light and suprisingly very strong (i have dropped mine in the street, literally 20 times (hoping to get a new 1 on the insurance) and it is still working in perfect ord er. If you put its features up against a phone today, it cannot compete, its not even close. BUT, for its time its amazing. If you put muhammed Ali in the ring today with Lennox Lewis, there is NO competition. Same situation, You cant compare them!
Reviewed by Jenni from Scotland on 8th Nov 2003
This phone is great. It looks fab and the screen and polyphonic ringtones are great. Unlike some people, I find texting easy and don't have a problem with predective. Although the games aren't very good, you buy a phone to call and text people, not play games. Downloading ringtones and backgrounds off the computer is easy to do and doesn't take long. My battery lasts for about 4 days even when I am constantly texting and once I've used one battery up, I've got another 1 to use. The phone is quite slow, but alot of phones are. This is the most stylish mobile on da market!
Reviewed by SHEERENA from ENGLAND on 5th Nov 2003
I MUST SAY I DONT HAV DA PHONE, BUT KNOW PEEPZ DAT DO.IT AIIGHT. THE QUALITY IS GOOD, THE RING TONEZ R GOOD. I DONT LIKE DA BROADNESS OF DA PHONE, ITS TOO WIDE, IT LOOKS MORE OF A MANZ PHONE. BASICALLY I RATE IT A 3 COZ ITS NOT ALL DAT, BUT ITS AIIGHT.
Reviewed by Stuart from England on 29th Oct 2003
I dont have this phone myself but my friend does, he hates it!It burns his face when he talks on phone, and he has to keep turning it off to cool down. Takes ages to turn on and off, and is generally slow. Games and texting are rubbish, calls burn...what can u use it for?? Snazzy colour screen but big deal! thats not what fone is for! I have a A800 and i love it! he is gettin one!Dont buy this bloody piece of c**p!
Reviewed by kinky angel from london on 19th Oct
bascailly this phone is a show phone, if u want a pretty phone that looks gd but does nothing then this is the phone for you. yes it has pretty colours n lights but so what?! the texting is c**p, it takes for ever to send a text, on my phone u can only hav 10 msgs n u hav no dictonairy to remember ne of ur words. the phone takes ages to install so once its loaded u've forgotten why u hav turned it on. the battary doesnt seem 2 last 2 minuites wid this phone, it forever being recharged, you r given 2 battertys but i think they should just hav 1 that works. the games r boring n the organising features r rubbish. the arial can get easily bent n the filp becomes loose after like 1 month. bascially if u dont rele no much bout phones n want one 2 show off this is for u, if u no bout phones n dont like wasiting ur time this phone is c**p. after a month i wanted 2 get rid of this phone but im stuck wid it untill my year ungrade, gd luck hu ever has it!
Reviewed by mike from uk on 9th Oct 2003
this phone blows, i get error sending messages, it cuts out durin calls, batteries go dead well quick, takes ages to initialise when turned on so you have to wait like 10 minutes before you can look at your messages. ive also heard rumour of it exploding, and leaving burns down someones face and another legs. dont buy this phone im gettin rid of mine asap
Reviewed by PaulyB from UK on 8th Oct 2003
With a TFT screen, fabulous ringtones, and built like a Panzer, it's a great phone. It's pretty useless for texting and games, but I want cell phone to make calls. I don't have the spare time to waste on getting RSI telling my wife "I'm on the train". It's a phone. I pick up, I dial, I speak, I put down, easy. It's easier to do on this than any other, but with style. Nokia's are a bit like dogs, they look like their owners.
Reviewed by MFH from Malaysia on 8th Oct 2003
I dont know y everyone is complanin' bout the phone but i think its the coolest and much better than Nokias and others. The color is terrific, just like high res computer screens...its also TFT like you get from notebooks. The ringtones are amazing. I compared it with the Nokia (7250, 6610...) but Nokias Polyrings sounds awful, you wont get any attention from others if ya don have T100. Its slim, sexy, and good-lookin. And its worth the buying... I also like the features. The cool voice command, world time, voice notes...sooo cool! And most ppl are complanin bout the battery life but i have no prob with the battery life.. for my phone (even if i play games, polyphonic ringtones for more than an hour) it would take 2-3 days until the first second batt bar dissapears. I love this phone...the best phone in da world... Its also the best brand. like i said, Its Worth The Buying!!!
Reviewed by j from england on 7th Oct 2003
ok, let me start by telling you how much i love this phone. i've just had mine stolen, and have been looking at getting a new phone but nothing matches up to it. this phone is great, the flip action is brilliant i now only answer calls i want to and i don't accidentaly call people like i used to do. the screen size on this phone is definately a plus size it's HUUGE!! the polyphonic ringtones are probably the best out and although i have got bored of the games on my phone so what i have a computer to play games on, unlike a few of the reviews i've read i've had absolutely no trouble with it and i derfinately intend on buying the phone again :)
Reviewed by Tam from UK on 30th Sep 2003
Very flimsy, bad menuing, few mod possibilities, bad games, stupid ring tones. An alltogether flop. And no im not Nokia scum, Sony Erriccson got way more stylee b!tches.
Reviewed by sk8r_Bill from Australia on 28th Sep
hey pplz. i hav 2 say dat all u nokia ppl r idiots! seriously this fone is gr8 and u must b pretty unco if u cant work it. and if u wana dis da speed id hav a look @ the nokias they hav like 5 fones that can recieve java and stuff and there even slowwwwwer! so b4 u diss samsung id hav a look @ ur fone 1st
Reviewed by Mozzy Babes from U.K on 21st Sep 2003
Wot can i say ive had this phone for 5 monthes now and i havent even botherd toppin it up! the textin is S*** and so is the battery which goes every 2 days(not talkin to any1) there is nothing to this phone except the quality TFT screen and 16-poly ringtones which you can not get better than! if u r buying this fone DONT! the novelty wares off after a couple of weeks, im getting a new nokia 6100 today :)
Reviewed by Stewart from England on 19th Sep 2003
To start off with, the phone looks great; probably the best on the market in my opinion. This is why my rating isn't a 1 though because everything else about this phone stinks! To start with, as everyone else has stated, the battery life is terrible and mine often lasts less than a day! Also it dies on me continuously. The T100 does promote that you can download ringtones and screensavers off of your PC but mine has never worked from any computer and when it comes to mobile-PC interaction, staff are often less than helpful. The txting is absolutely dire, with no intellegent predictive text and unlike the nokia phones it cannot learn new words so txts often seem less than personalised. The ringtones are good on this phone but for the hefty price tag I would invest in different phone; the look grabbed me, i bought and i have been continuously dissapointed and frustrated by this phone.
Reviewed by Mozzy Babes from U.K on 17th Sep 2003
This phone looks nice but features are poor, best ever poly ringtones though and tft screen!!! had it a couple of months and got bored of the pet and itz silly games, jus ordered a nokia 6100!! sorry samsung nokia is still the best :)
Reviewed by mobilemaniac from England on 11th
This phone is ok, but the biggest problem is the battery!!! I have had it for 10 months and now both batteries are dead. I couldn't even charge it. And worst of all, the phone is only warrantied for 6 months. It's sort of like a conspiracy thing, where the manufacturer (ie Samsung) 'makes sure' that the batteries are out after the warranty period. It's not only me, my friend who bought the same phone at the same time as me has exactly the same problem. And now my phone cannot work, and what use is it anymore??!!
Reviewed by Jack from England on 10th Sep 2003
i got this for a christmas present what a fool i was for wanting it it is quite possibly the worst phone in the world after half an hour ur face starts 2 burn when on the phone the battery goes out in a flash it can only store 10 txts messages the ringtones are woeful i will give it 1 good point it is very durable ive dropped it numerous times without it affecting the phone it is chipped alot and scratched but still in good condition ne way back 2 the bad points it has only got 3 games no camera the calculator is very confusing the txt messaging is very annoying. there you have it my review im off 2 buy the nec e606 bye!
Reviewed by Kenny from UK on 10th Sep 2003
People seem to either love or hate this phone - It was so full of promise but fails on such basic funtionality. Texting is a joke. With no way of adding words I'd at least expect a simple way of switching off the predictive texting. When you do switch off predictive text you still can't enter a number (you have to change mode for that) - VERY BAD!! Poor - Battery life, text, games, user logic Good - screen, buttons, normal telephone use & TORCH Yes it has a built-in torch. The screen is that bright that i've used it to illuminate locks, door bells and even a path. OK it wasn't designed for that but try it it works. I've just moved over to a Nokia 6100 and am happy.
Reviewed by DAN R. from USA, HAWAII on 9th Sep
this is the sweetest phone EVER. Nokias are a waste of time and money. what a sexy phone. Just look at it. YUMMY i love this phone
Reviewed by Ted from UK on 6th Sep 2003
I have had this phone now for two weeks after receiving it as an insurnace replacement for my much loved and lamented Ericsson T39. I hate it. The ringtones make it sound like a child's Casio keyboard, you can only store 10 text messages on it, most of the ringtones can't be set to ring and vibrate at the same time, when texting it doesn't automatically capitalise after a full stop... I could go on. I'm going to et rid of this piece of junk as soon as possible and get a decent phone. if that is a Nokia then so be it, I'm a Nokia clone. I'd rather be one of those with a decent phone than 'individual' with this load of junk. To anybody looking to get this phone: DON'T!!!!!!!!
Reviewed by mar (msdl28712) from uk on 5th Sep
Well ppl ive had the phone for well over a year know. And beleive me it one of the best phones on the market available. Ring tones to quiet no way just grab psmplayer create your only poly tones from any midi add vibration also. Games cant be download onto the phone think again im a proud owner of a T100 with the three factory games as well as Battle racing and a bigmouth (a pacman clone) as well as two karaoke contents thats play the tune as the words come up on the screen to sing along to whith backgound pics. Dont like the default ringtones and sms tones then change them all to your own favourite tones as well as changing the menu pics to your own themes or downloading a premade theme such as the matrix, simpson, southpark and hundreds more to your phone. What more info on all the above visit http://www.mobilemods.net and visit the forum for all the help and advice on acheiving all the above marc (msdl28712)
Reviewed by Cal from UK on 5th Sep 2003
Bit dissapointed guys to tell you the truth. Was really looking forward to my new Samsung T100. It is a stylish and sleek phone with an excellent colour screeen. Though not even after a week of receiving it, my ringing tone did not work. Am waiting for a replacement but not at all impressed so far. Lets hope theres not any more problems to come or itll be straight in the bin.
Reviewed by Secret from U.k on 21st Aug 2003
Dis fone is one of the biggest disappointments of my life. It does have a well good screen but da txtin is s**t!! Da ringtones r well quiet and when ur on the fone,u cant hear da person at da other end. it has not got downloadable games and it doesnt have a camera. all it has is its screen.if u do wnt 2 get a samsung den u should get the samsung v200.da matrix fone.
Reviewed by mark the spur from england on 21st
WELL WHAT CAN I SAY ABOUT THE T100 I HAVE READ THE OTHER REVIEWS AND HAD TO LAUGH LOL LOL, I HAVE HAD MY T100 FOR WELL OVER A YEAR AND TO THIS POINT HAVE HAD NO PROBS ITS GREAT, EASY TO USE LOOKS FANTASTIC SOUNDS FANTASTIC, O.K I DO AGREE WITH ONE COMMENT ABOUT DROPPING THE PHONE IT DOES SCRATCH EASY MINE LOOKS LIKE ITS BEEN IN THE SPIN CYCLE IN THE WASHING MACHINE, I DIVERSD FOR ABOUT A WEEK TO A NOKIA 8310(YUCK CAN STILL SMELL IT ON ME NOW) COULD NOT WAIT TO GET MY T100 BACK,TO ALL YOU BRAINWASHED NOKIA USERS OUT THERE LIFT YOUR HEADS UP FROM YOUR 3330 WITH HARRY POTTER PHONE COVERS FITTED AND LOOK AT THE WIDER PICTURE SAMSUNG IS THE BEST MOBILE MANUFACTUER OUT THERE AND THE T100 IS THE BEST PHONE OUT THERE, SO PLEASE NO MORE DISSING THE T100 10 STARS P.S NOKIA ANNOUNCED A LOSS IN THE MOBILE MARKET AND ARE PRIDICTING EVEN MORE LOSSES IN THE YEARS TO COME THERE ARE PEAPLE SEEING THE LIGHT THANK GOD.
Reviewed by Emmett from UK on 18th Aug 2003
On Maximum volume, you can't hear the phone if it's in your back pocket. Outside you have to hold the phone in your hand to be able to hear it. And there is no way I'm going to wear that phone as a pendant and look like an idiot in order to use the hands free kit. Texting: To insert a number into a text involves going to a menu, remembering to press the correct menu button to get back (or else you loose the text and then have to start all over again) to the text and then return to the menu again to turn the text off. Did they go out of their way to make it infuriating to use? And there's no £ sign. I have never had Nokia phones but I might try one next. I was never told any of this when I was sold the phone, I'm never getting another Samsung, I hate it so much.
Reviewed by Sean Daniels from UK on 13th Aug 2003
I had the phone for 3 weeks before I realised that unless I got rid of it quick, it was going to be smashed against the wall. I liked it initially because of the smooth and crisp feel to the keypad buttons, blue screen, sound quality, and aesthetic design. Little did I know that the Korean idiot who designed it thought he was building a flashing musical dildo! The text messaging is impossible to use. If you leave the screen, it wipes off everything you wrote, which would have taken a good 10 mins since, as my man above mentioned, it is awkward to use and the dictionary does not learn. What's more, you have to flick to another screen to switch between numeric, predictive, and non-predictive text formats. So, you can easily find yourself rewriting the same message over and over if you accidentaly press the wrong button to leave the screen. The irritating flashing light serves no purpose (unless you're deaf and cant hear the phone, which defeats the object of having a phone in t he first place!), except keep you awake at night. The stupidest feature yet is the persistant text tone/buzzer: IF YOU CHOOSE NOT TO READ YOUR NEWLY RECEIVED TEXT, IT WILL BUZZ AND RING EVERY 60 SECS UNTIL IT RUNS OUT OF BATTERY OR YOU OUT OF PATIENTCE! Imagine if you're driving, or are in a meeting, or asleep @4 in the morning!!! Another bad feature is the clock setup. When you're talking on the phone, the time display disappears so the only way you can check what time it is, is to hang up! It has a terrible reception and the menu hirarchy setup is a complete joke - in some cases you find yourself stuck in a page and unable to go back to previous page or route menu, unless you cancel and come out completely. Those who've never owned a desent Nokia phone may give this more that one star. I've switched to a Nokia 6100 and it's excellent. Way to go Finland. Korea, switch to making dildos.
Reviewed by Ray from UK on 31st Jul 2003
I like the style and looks of the phone but, to be frank, I just don't find it user friendly. I soon got fed up with it once the novelty wore off. Texting is about the most awkward I've ever found in any phone ( and before anyone says it, I'm not a Nokia 'clone'. I've had several different makes in the past)and it's inability to learn is really annoying. I'm fed up with having to manually spell certain words every time I use them. I've also found it to be generally unreliable. I've had it for 10 months during which time it's been back for repair twice, and now the battery's packed up & won't hold a charge. I'm not fussed about colour screens & polyphonic ring tones. I just want a phone that's reliable & easy to use and In that respect the T100 falls some way short of the mark. I've gone back to using my old phone & I intend to get rid of my T100 as soon as my 12 month contract is up.
Reviewed by debs from uk on 30th Jul 2003
well, my first (and last) samsung. To be fair its a stylish looking phone with lots of features but it stil does not compare to the Nokia. Texting is enough to cause repetetive strain injury...!!!!!the phone has no "learning" capacity for new words. The vibrate is feeble.The loudest earpeice volume is too quiet.I dropped it once and it now looks as if i tried to operate it with a tin opener !!!!!!!!! STRANGE HAPPENINGS.... on 3 occassions i sent texts to different friends on different networks and the texts locked their phones off totally......having removed their phone batteries to resolve the problem two of the phones have never switched back on since and the third phne has my text permanently stuck in the inbox !!! Any attempts to remove or open it result in the phone locking off !!! Another friend opened a text from me, his phone switched off, then when he put it on it dialled numbers at random from his address book and a small pacman type figure appeared in the corner with the words "talk to me". HOW BIZARRE ??????!!!! my network and the phone manufacturer deny any problem but i am telling you...i never had this with a nokia .....waiting in today for delivery of my replacement phone......A NOKIA !!!!!!!!!!!
Reviewed by Simon.H from England on 23rd Jul 2003
STFU you nokia S!!!!!heads always dissing other fone companies wen nokia look like s@it and cost a bomb. This samsung is great for its money and looks it too. Peace Out
Reviewed by Danielle from London on 15th Jul 2003
Look yea why are u dizzin this phone its gr8 up 2 the colour screen and the gmaes, I think you should all get one samsung is tops! Also why are u lott complaing about this phone i mean everyone complains about every phone, i mean every phone has its faults so there fore you either arent up to date wiv technology or u are ova 35
Reviewed by tanny from England on 14th Jul 2003
This was the most disappointing experience in my short time using mobiles. Texting is soooooooooo slow, you can't hear it going off, the buttons are almost impossible to use, you have to hold this phone with two hands, the games are agonisingly slow. I dropped this phone on the floor of my very plush car, and it marked the front badly, I drop my Nokia at least one a week! I wouldn't venture into the Samsung area again.
Reviewed by k1klass from uk on 13th Jul 2003
had this phone 7 month now, was good to start. but then your see the main problems, if your send a lot of texts then this phone is not for you! its c##p at spelling. not like a nokia that you can spell it and the phone will remember. + the case gets scratched to easy, mines a mess. getting rid and going back 2 nokia
Reviewed by Jamie from England on 11th Jul 2003
This is the worst fone i hav eva had. The 3210 is even betta than this! The microphone n speaker is s**t. u cant hear any1 and they cant hear u wen they r on da fone! the ringtones isnt loud enough n the games r c**p! dont get this fone! samsung r s**t n evry1 hu noes bowt fones no it! its the biggest waste of money! DONT GET IT!
Reviewed by Ben from England on 10th Jul 2003
I have had this phone for about 6 months and i still love it now. It is by far the most stylish and best looking phone on the market and the colour screen is awesome. Love the polyphonic tones and for a top of the range phone with alot of features it is easy to use. Only bad point is that it can be slow. Even so would still highly reccomend it!
Reviewed by billy from uk on 3rd Jul 2003
ok phone but dont get it if ur in a noisy place as the ringtones arent loud and cant be heard,texting very frustrating and slow,had it 3 months and sold it as it was doing my head in.
Reviewed by Cal from England on 27th Jun 2003
What are you lot bitching about? this phone is the bollox. Unless you happen to be 15 years old or simply cant afford anything 'BETTER' than a c##ppy 'Nokia'. It's called a phone because that's what it is 'A PHONE'. Oh joy, what a pleasure it is not to have to stand at the bus stop in the middle of some god forsaken council estate every morning, TXTIN' my just as dumb m8s to say 'i'm on the way'... LOL HAHAHA... get a life get a PHONE, get a T100. You saddo's.
Reviewed by GoLDi3 from UK on 25th Jun 2003
This is only the 3rd phone i've had, previous ones were nokia 7110 and ericsson ga628(or summit like that). The 7110 was cool cos of the matrix style slid lid, but they were both concrete blocks compared to this sleek, silver clam shape thing sat on my desk. The colour screen, made it ultra cool. Animated backgrounds. Polyphonic ringtones. The list goes on. The games are ok, but if it had java and a frame rate higher than 1fps(frames per second), it would have got all 5 stars from me.
Reviewed by Aaron from Cambridge on 17th Jun 2003
For that guy that found this phone "complecated and anoying" (sic) to use...... I rest my case!!! It's one of the best I've ever used. Admittedly it does miss one or two features of earlier Samsungs, especially in the menu navigation, but on the whole I love it. Well I did. Except now, after 10 months, its developed a very annoying habit of keeping new messages a secret. No excitment enducing "yes I do have friends" bing bong, no little picture of and envelope or soft and tasteful blue light. Is this a common fault. Has anyone else suffered the same problem. I'd love to know so I can gather some ammunition to use in getting it replaced.... Cheers people.
Reviewed by SEXY CLAIR from UK on 10th Jun 2003
I AM NO NOKIA FREEK IVE GOT A SAMSUNG A800 AND IT IS MILES BEETTER AND CAN I SAY A LOT smaller I DID HAVE A T100 BUT IT WAS FAR TOO BIG FOR ME AND SO I SACRIFISED A COLOUR SCREEN FOR A GREAT A800 TAKE MY ADVICE AND GET A A800 . MY PREVIOUS T100 TOOK BOTH HANDS TO TEXT PEOPLE ONE HAND TO HOLD THE PHONE AND ONE TO TEXT WITH TAKE MY ADVICE AND GET A A800 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reviewed by - from U.K on 6th Jun 2003
I got rid of my old Nokia 3330 for this fone a coupla months ago and iv only found two problems : 1. The textin is sometimes a little slow and it only holds ten. 2. It doesnt have profiles like the Nokia which is a little annoyin. Other than that it is a gr8 fone! The screen is sooo much better than the Nokia and the tones r wicked!
Reviewed by MARK from U.K on 4th Jun 2003
HAD THE PHONE A WEEK AND CANT FAULT IT OUTSTANDING IN ALL AREAS GET AWAY FROM THE BRAIN WASHED WORLD OF NOKIAS AND TRY A SAMSUNG
Reviewed by Ram6 from Holland on 4th Jun 2003
Please.., these people critisizing the t100 have probably some nokia-virus, because if you just take a minute more to figure out how THIS phone works, you shouldn't have any probs. You CAN set it to fibrate+ring and you CAN send out of the phone book (easily!). Unfortunatley I lost my t100, left it in a cab and will never 4give myself. I miss the beautiful big color screen with its background-animations (even made my own), the easy to use menu..oh yeah how can you find this menu hard to use?!You must be really stupid,sorry.And I yet have to discover a phone with better quality polyphonic ringtones. All in all a best buy for people who who can tell quality from sc##p metal(Noki-ja)
Reviewed by sam from england on 29th May 2003
i've had this phone a year now and its still ace. dropped it hundreds of times, still works fine :-) great software means i dont have to pay for ringtones and wallpaper. its easily the most stylish phone on the market and is small and compact too. easy to use with lots of useful features. only bad points are that it only holds 10 txt messages and the games are too slow. overall a great phone, deffinatly sticking with samsung for next phone.... V200 :-)
Reviewed by dean from uk on 25th May 2003
I have read all of the other comments on this page and just had to add my own, if you have been cloned by nokia into thinking there phones are the 'only phone to have' then you would be wrong , this phone in my opinion is one of the best, easy menu, easy to use , great screen and great ringtones The people who say its hard to text are the ones that have never read the instructions or dont know how to use a phone with more than one menu button and a scroll up and down button, this phone has up down left and right and menu(so this must be very difficult for them!) to those people I say stick to your nokia 3310 and dont buy a samsung till you have passed your high school exams! if your gonna compare a samsung to a nokia 3310 etc, don't bother even starting , just get yourself up to date with technology... god knows even nokia's trying to now!
Reviewed by Steve from high wycycombe on 24th
Well if this phone was a woman then by god I would marry her. Think about it, it does what you tell it to, it looks so sexy with all those curves and when it rings it sounds like an angel compared to those whining tones you get from phones like Nokias. The A300 was admitidtly a little annoying when it came to txting but that problem has long since been solved by the time the T100 came along. The only people I know who have a problem using the phone is people like my mum (technophobe) and people that don't know what c u l8r and btw mean. Oh by the way if you don't know what they mean I'm not going to tell you 'coz let's face it you are either over 65 or shouldn't own a phone for the safety of everyone else. If Samsung keep going at this rate of bringing out phones so far ahead of their time I give it 2 yrs before I'm sending my phone to the office for me. C'mon Samsung I could do with some time off!
Reviewed by Iain from london on 17th May 2003
Well as most of you know its a cool looking phone and it has some great features. the screen is fab and in day to day used its makes the phone a nice piece of kit. BUT, the big problem is the operating system. its complecated and anoying to use, after having Nokias for so long you begin understand why they are so popular. you try writing a text message on a samsung and put numbers in the middle of it. then you'll see what i mean. Good phone, very reliable, but a pain in the ass to use.
Reviewed by Ian from England on 15th May 2003
Well, this phone is just the best thing since sliced bread. It's perfect and snazzy, makes you look cool and texting on it aint so bad, not quite the same as your nokia maybe but why text when you can call with all those free minutes you get on your tariff.
Reviewed by Lee from England on 4th May 2003
Giles, with a name like that he shouldn't be critisizing anything! First point, this phone was released may 2002 and i have still not heard better sounding polyphonic ringtones to date (for example the Nokia 7650 polyphonics are quiet, tinny and c##p unlike the samsung t100 which are loud and very clear). No MMS but this phone is about a year old now! for a phone which is a year old in about a week or so it is fighting back the latest mobiles very well. Samsung has done really well and the V200 will be even better and no doubt will compete for at least a year after that is released with other phones. The t9 text messeging is excellent, i can type messages really quickly its better than an nokia predictive text-messaging software. Also Giles if you cant find any free images or polyphonics then you aren't looking hard enough because i have hundreds of them! What you need (giles) is one of them booklets you get free with magazines with £1.50 per/min numbers so thick idiots like you (Giles) can have good polyphonics and images on their phones. people like giles should only be able to have c##p phones like sagem's and actel's and c##ppy phones worth less that £50 My advice would be if you have the money buy the T100 but if you want to go all the way with 65,000 colours in your screen and 40 polyphonic ringtones then go for the v200 Goodbye and good luck this information is valuable and listen to it coz its better information than any sales guy will tell you when he is trying to sell you a phone!!
Reviewed by nicola from uk on 2nd May 2003
had this phone in june 2002 not long since it came out - absolutly hated it from day 1. yes very snazy colour screen.. looked the biz, ok to use as a phone but nasty to use for texing .. awful, so much so i ended up using my old nokia on a day to day basis cause it was that infuriating. droped it in the river (by accident) at the end of the day! couldnt bear to fork out £50 excess on my insurance to get a new one - hated it that much - so cut my losses. Stick to nokias if you like texing thats my tip. just got myself a very nifty 7250 - cant fault it fantastic ... samsung should stick to making tellys or whatever!
Reviewed by Giles from UK on 29th Apr 2003
I have had this phone for about 9 months and I am counting the days until my contract ends. The plus points are physical design of the phone is nice in my opinion and the screen is one of the best I have seen. However the downside of this phone are huge. The software is slow, texting is a pain (I can't find a way of adding words to the dictionary), if you want to type a number you have to change texting mode, you cannot send a phone number out of the phonebook). The polyphonic ringtones are highly overated and practically inaudable when the phone is in your pocket. The software make poor use of the colour screen for example no MMS. The phone cannot be set to beep and vibrate when text arrives. The vibrate is very weak. The earpiece is very quite so makes calls difficult to hear in noisy enviroments as I have to have it on loud just to hear it normally. Oh and the games are shockingly slow (not really a big issue for me) Giles
Reviewed by Phil from England on 25th Apr 2003
Only owned the T100 for 8 weeks before I lost the damn thing but isn't at all missed. Must be one of the most frustrating text phones I have ever owned. If you have owned a Nokia before you will soon realise that this phone is all about image and not practicality. To me the polyphonic ring tones are more like a church organ and overrated, the vibra alert options are limited and can't be set to coincide with the ring tone from when the phone starts ringing but kicks in half way through. Buy the time you feel it its switched to voice mail (if you use that facility). Games are average, struggled to find sites to download freebees or exchanges and the additional stuff which is supplied with the cd to dl from your pc is all rubbish, ie flower wall paper and classical music. Also clam phones are awkward to hold between your shoulder and ear when your hands are busy, something to think about! Sorry but if you want to look cool on the outside but feel red hot on the inside its for you, but once the novilty wears off buy a proper phone.
Reviewed by David bryce from uk on 17th Apr 2003
cool phone everyone should have one GREAT graphics, looks like a tv screen. really nice and gental polofonic ring tones loud and viberation is good, perdictive text is good better than the nokia 3210 and the nokia 3310. slim and nice lookin phone , games are cool lov the cat... Charge on the battery is good. silent # key is cool for being fast for going into places not like nokia have to switch on botton then select it by the phone :)
Reviewed by Pete from UK on 15th Apr 2003
I like this phone, it's got plenty of features and is very compact compared to the Nokia 7210 I owned previously. ONly one complaint, the predictive text is pants, no where near as good as Nokia's it only offers about three words and you cant educate (or in my case corrupt) the built in dictionary that with Nokia's remembers all the slang/jargon etc that you use. Come on Samsung, get with the beat and produce a phone with programmable predictive text!!
Reviewed by Craigy D from UK on 14th Apr 2003
Why are people saying this is such a good phone???? For the price you pay for a phone id expect MMS and this hasnt got it. Its build quality isnt good, the features are poor, no java, Its slow at menu navigation, the picture quality isnt very good at all. I think its a poor phone for the price tag, considering the better phones out there at cheaper prices, this phone is simply a fashion statement....
Reviewed by Steve from Uk on 7th Apr 2003
Only had the phone 3 days and what a nice bit of tech this phone is. Fantastic display and ring tones and very easy to operate. Had a 7210 before this one and it was rubbish. Nice one Samsung.
Reviewed by Danielle from England on 5th Apr 2003
This phone is outstanding. The best I've had. Its clear, simple to use, easy to follow, excellent memory and stylish. The only down side on this phone is that it sometimes is slow. Especially when writing SMS Texts! But overall a fantastic phone. Much better then the Nokia's!
Reviewed by john from uk on 2nd Apr 2003
can any one tell me how long is the voice memo on the samsung T100??????????????????????????????????
Reviewed by Daryl from Australia on 12th Mar 2003
The screen is better than any other I've ever seen, super bright and clear, it looks like a tv! The only problems I found is that you couldn't enter words into the dictionary for predictive text and the phone ran quite slow. The games were unplayable for that reason and it couldn't keep up with me when writing sms
Reviewed by DEL from England on 11th Mar 2003
Top phone, me best phone ever had. Looks good as well. Me like Dee functionz on de phone.