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Samsung Galaxy A10e 32GB A102U GSM CDMA Unlocked Phone Black

Last Updated: June 18, 2020 (Refresh Now)
7.8
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Review Summary - 819 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Device Compatibility
 201
phones, mobile, unlocked, carrier, samsung
+73%
-27%
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" ...  The phone was great when I received it. ... It took longer to transfer my info from my old phone to this new phone on Samsung sharing that it did to actually turn on, install the SIM Card and my SD chip.  ...  "
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" ...  Works with Metro PCS.  ...  "
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" ...  It took me forever to get OTG even to be recognized on the A50! ... NOTE: Smart Switch must be installed on both phones to work.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone proved to be an ideal substitute.  ...  "
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" ...  Tracfone also transferred my old phone number and all my minutes, texts and data over.  ...  "
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" ...  Like I said earlier, if this were an Android one phone it would probably be the one to get.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone performs all the functions you would come to expect from a flagship phone except without the exorbitant price. ... I was also able to use this on T-mobile just fine. ... I also bought the A20 US version for my mom on Verizon and it also worked without any issues.  ...  "
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" ...  With the amount that I use a phone, this unlocked phone paired with TracFone is perfect for me.  ...  "
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Price
 126
money, worth, value, price point, waste
+88%
-12%
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" ...  The extra money and all that is worth it if you are looking to buy on a budget.  ...  "
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" ...  I paid 350.  ...  "
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" ...  Great phone at a lower price point.  ...  "
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" ...  great phone period, it is like driving a Lexus instead of a BMW, gives you everything you need except the inflated price.  ...  "
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" ...  So at this price, the phone is great.  ...  "
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" ...  Price and works on Visible  ...  "
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" ...  Great phone at much less than Galaxy S10 price.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything I needed and wanted in a phone for not a crazy amount of money.  ...  "
Battery Life
 108
life, charge, day, lasts, screen
+83%
-17%
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" ...  much better, great price, very very good battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery stays charged longer compaired to other phones I've used in the past.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life holds for 2 days.  ...  "
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" ...  An added benefits are that it was very inexpensive and still does everything I want it to do and has a great battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is great at the moment.  ...  "
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" ...  as well as all the features and battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't have to worry about it dying if I forget to charge it one night.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is awesome, I get nearly a full day of constant use without recharging.  ...  "
Software Platform
 106
apps, android, unlocked, app, google
+63%
-37%
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" ...  I like the Galaxy OS, so it's nice to be back after a couple of years with Motos.  ...  "
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" ...  Currently running Android 9.  ...  "
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" ...  Long time Apple user here. ... Setup my WiFi and downloaded all the updates. ... The Android OS is completely new to me, but it's very intuitive and easy to learn.  ...  "
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" ...  It operates very similarly to my kindle fire tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  It worked immediately, truly unlocked.  ...  "
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" ...  I had an iPhone for a few years after always having an android phone the years before.  ...  "
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" ...  BIG SCREEN, SNAPPY, GOOD DESIGN, 1Ui android 9.  ...  "
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" ...  I do recommend getting unlocked phone from Amazon.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 85
display, beautiful, screens, resolution, amoled
+81%
-19%
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" ...  Larger screen perfect for seeing what you're doing.  ...  "
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" ...  Light, responsive with a good screen size.  ...  "
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" ...  Huge widescreen phone feels like an XL phone.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is large while the thickness of the phone is slim leaving easy use.  ...  "
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" ...  Its also a flat screen and bright.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is bright, crisp and has no notch  ...  "
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" ...  The phone is very large and the screen is great to watch things on.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is amazing.  ...  "
Camera
 80
pictures, takes, take, love the camera, slow
+91%
-9%
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" ...  I love the huge memory and camera.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this budget phone, the quality of the camera and video is very nice!  ...  "
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" ...  Overall a great phone with amazing quality camera and beautiful display!  ...  "
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" ...  It takes good pictures.  ...  "
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" ...  takes some awesome pictures!!  ...  "
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" ...  almost everything is great: design, camera, and face recog.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera\video takes great picks and video.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a wonderful camera!  ...  "
Fingerprint
 71
reader, scanner, face recognition, fingerprint sensor, finger print reader
+44%
-56%
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" ...  My only "deal" is with this specific models biometrics, using facial recognition sucks butt and I'd prefer using the A20 (with it's fingerprint biometrics n whatnot) a little bit more.  ...  "
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" ...  Fingerprint reader works only half the time  ...  "
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" ...  The bad: the fingerprint scanner is useless.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera performance is poor, the system software is slow, very slow, and the most frustrating thing about this phone has to be the fingerprint sensor which never works!  ...  "
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" ...  First the fingerprint reader does not work good!  ...  "
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" ...  The optical fingerprint sensor is hit-or-miss.  ...  "
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" ...  Finger print gives me problems sometimes  ...  "
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" ...  The finger print reader is terrible (I don't know if its my finger or if it's something else) and the Accidental Touch Protection that this phone's version of Android "provides" is also terrible. ... The built-in finger print scanner is also temperamental where sometimes it recognizes my thumb and other times it's never seen my thumb before in its life.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 54
months, days, weeks, stopped working, samsung
+56%
-44%
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" ...  Unlike the few that had bad reviews on this device, i had no issues at all with it.  ...  "
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" ...  which still worked.  ...  "
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" ...  Have had this for about a week now and no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  After one month it's still working great.  ...  "
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" ...  I had receieved my A50 Samsung Galaxy three days ago & everything just working fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Yes, an entire week.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had this phone for a few weeks now and absolutely love it.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had the phone for almost 2 months now.  ...  "
Apps
 47
samsung, app, google, android, social
+68%
-32%
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" ...  The phone is amazing and I downloaded the latest Samsung and Android update which is 1/7/20. ... This phone can customize any app and with it's "Notification App" in Settings.  ...  "
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" ...  One of my favorite features is the dual apps, the quick charge feature, and more among the rest.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone comes preloaded with many necessary app's such as Samsung back up option, I like that better than Google, FB, Pinterest, download manager etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Just used for checking emails, fb, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I can finally have all the apps I need.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice phone for the price - I like the camera and the phone runs apps well.  ...  "
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" ...  I DLed and used the samsung prg SMART SWITCH and app to basically copy everything from my old S5 to the new A50 and is so simple, fast, WIRELESS and brainless to do!  ...  "
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" ...  I like the way you can delete all open apps on phone at once.  ...  "
SIM
 43
card, verizon, verizon sim card, unlocked, straight talk
+51%
-49%
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" ...  I transferred my Straight Talk plan (using a new SIM card) and it's perfectly compatible with AT&T.  ...  "
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" ...  I went with Straight Talk's BYOP plan where you buy a SIM card for $1 and then when you get it in the mail you just transfer your number to the new SIM on their website if you're an existing customer, pop the SIM in your new phone et voila!  ...  "
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" ...  Works with my carrier just put sim card in and good to go.  ...  "
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" ...  Just swap your SIM card over to this phone and it’ll work like a charm.  ...  "
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" ...  Just moved the micro SIM from one phone to the other, works flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone does not come with a sim card, one can be obtained for free at a corporate store!  ...  "
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" ...  I got a Verizon-compatible SIM and migrated my flip phone's TracFone account to the A10e without a hitch.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm on AT&T and I just slapped my sim card from my note 8 in there and it started working perfectly.  ...  "
Call quality
 42
call, receive calls, text, talk, make or receive
+55%
-45%
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" ...  Call sound quality is good, so no problems there.  ...  "
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" ...  Oh yes it does very well for calls, and texts.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone is so clear that I can hear the turn signals activating when speaking to someone driving. ... People tell me that I sound so different (clear) and I tell them about my new phone.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a good every day phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the unlock phone!  ...  "
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" ...  Texting, voice, voicemail, data all work fine.  ...  "
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" ...  It handles games with no issue, calls are clear.  ...  "
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" ...  More reliable calls than previous phone.  ...  "
Charging
 40
charging, charger, fast, battery, charges
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Packaging was done great, phone is in brand new condition, charger and USB C cable included just no earphones.  ...  "
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" ...  Not a bad phone, it's fast, and charger up nicely.  ...  "
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" ...  if your like me a charger is your lifeline when your not at home, with this phone my charger never e.r r leaves my bedside table, hands down the best battery I've ever had in a cell phone I use heavily throughout the day and on my busiest days I'll still have 50 percent or more when I return home, the screen quality is brilliant and vivid and the sound is decent but nothing to rave about, the only real downside of this phone is the camera quality.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a 6 year old Lenovo tablet that charges fasters and holds a charge longer than this phone. ... After 5 hrs.- hardly d & stays was"7-1/2 hours left fir full charge . " ... My old LG phone, with more apps on it, charges faster & holds a charge way longer than this Samsung A10-e .  ...  "
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" ...  The fast-charging also recharges the battery much faster than my previous Android device.  ...  "
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" ...  All-day battery life and 15W fast charge are nice too.  ...  "
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" ...  Very quick and long lasting charge.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm on the AT&T network and switching was as simple as charging the phone, popping in the Sim from my old phone, and answering the few prompt of restoring my old phone from google drive backup.  ...  "
ISP
 37
tmobile, work with verizon, work on verizon, sprint, xfinity
+62%
-38%
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" ...  It worked flawlessly on my International Etisalat GSM Network.  ...  "
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" ...  works great on tmobile  ...  "
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" ...  By the way it works fine with Verizon.  ...  "
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" ...  It works just fine on Verizon. ... I have had Verizon for years and switched my account to this new A50 with no difficulty.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that you can also use a pin or password also.  ...  "
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" ...  Was able to activate with Verizon and then I switched to spectrum and works perfectly on both networks.  ...  "
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" ...  I had a choice of ATT or T-Mobile and selected ATT.  ...  "
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" ...  This will work on Verizon.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 33
easy, set, user friendly, quick, use
+94%
-6%
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" ...  We were able to set it up quick and easy. ... It was a breezy set up.  ...  "
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" ...  The set up is very simple and very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Woooow i lovd this phone really easy to use and fast respond  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to transfer info from old phone  ...  "
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" ...  It is fast, has some nice features and the software is very easy to explore and work with.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to operate.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 33
screen protector, glass, edge, s7, cracked
+45%
-55%
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" ...  It worked poorly before the screen protector and doesn't work at all with it. ... The glass shatterd at the edge after only a couple weeks. ... At first I though it was the protector that broke but it was not. ... Screen has a little more of a brown tinge to it compared to my honor.  ...  "
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" ...  Btw the case offers no impact protection at all.  ...  "
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" ...  After about 15 days of use screen cracked.  ...  "
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" ...  Thinking of returning it and just dealing my old LG with the cracked screen .  ...  "
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" ...  The only things I found somewhat annoying was that when tapping the screen it wouldn't always type or was hard to press.  ...  "
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" ...  recieved the phone and turned it on, however the screen did not work.  ...  "
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" ...  The lack of edge screen, with a case always difficult to read, has not been life changing.  ...  "
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" ...  He rips off my new screen protector because he insists it has to be off before it sent to repair. ... The e-mail, does not state that the screen protector needs to be removed, so I’m a bit bitter. ... However, after being sent in for repairs the phone’s back is covered in tiny nicks and scratches. ... Repaired phone returns damaged and full of tiny scratches?  ...  "
Returns
 31
refund, returned, returning, amazon, replacement
+23%
-77%
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" ...  I was pasted my 30 days of return.  ...  "
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" ...  Returning for refund, may attempt one more time to see if this was an anomaly, as I like the look and feel of the A10e will update once that is done.  ...  "
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" ...  I had to return this product and request a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  After speaking with samsung and a mgr at Amazon I mailed the phone back "return to sender" I was within the return period, but I never received replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  Verizon instructed me to return the phone because it wouldn't activate.  ...  "
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" ...  AMAZON SAYS THEY WILL NOT REFUND EVEN THOUGH ITS WITHIN THIRTY DAYS.  ...  "
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" ...  It is now the 22nd of January and my phone has returned.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't review as we returned these  ...  "
Features
 29
a50, good phone, feature, auto, wallet
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Apparently, as it is factory unlocked that feature is removed.  ...  "
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" ...  Plenty of features.  ...  "
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" ...  We were surprised about the features  ...  "
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" ...  This is a really nice phone for the price and has many of the same features as Samsungs more expensive models.  ...  "
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" ...  It has so many new features I never had in my old iPhones.  ...  "
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" ...  A very good phone with a lot of good features.  ...  "
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" ...  Sleek design with all the features I need at a reasonable price point.  ...  "
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" ...  There are a lot of customization features on the A50 and you can really make it your own.  ...  "
Design
 29
looks, look, feels, design, looks good
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Hi recieved the package it look real nice  ...  "
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" ...  Great price, feels like a different world after being on a Samsung s7 until now.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks great.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks, feels, and works like a more expensive phone.  ...  "
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" ...  It's beautiful.  ...  "
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" ...  It performs like a flagship looks like a flagship but under the hood it's not really one.  ...  "
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" ...  Look forward to goofing around with it more.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, the glastic back is gorgeous!  ...  "
Marketplace
 27
seller, day, described, thank, sold
+56%
-44%
comment
" ...  Just as described  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you Samsung!  ...  "
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" ...  Item as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  The pictures are top notch.  ...  "
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" ...  Got it on a lightning deal too.  ...  "
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" ...  We're very satisfied with this seller. ... This was my first time purchasing from a 3rd party seller and it certainly won't be my last!  ...  "
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" ...  Came brand new and perfect. ... Exactly as described :)  ...  "
Fit
 27
fit, pocket, broke, smaller, slippery
+78%
-22%
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" ...  I worry my phone would be crushed in my pocket while lifting heavy stuff at work but so far no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Like the phone - just like the A20 I broke.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like the phone and how it's designed.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked the fact you could buy an otter box for it and I wanted a little bit smaller phone.  ...  "
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" ...  No accompanying ear piece  ...  "
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" ...  It's a sturdy phone and survived a few falls from my pocket while sitting.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone works super well and is smaller than a lot of other phones which I like because it fits in my pocket easier.  ...  "
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" ...  I was worried about other comments that it's a "budget phone" but if that's the case, it's reasonably priced and perfect for my needs.  ...  "
Memory
 25
storage, ram, 64gb, gb, plenty of storage
+92%
-8%
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" ...  I love the huge memory and camera.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of storage, great photos.  ...  "
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" ...  She's able to play her games with no issues and I even bought her a 64 GB expandable memory card so she will have even more memory for her pictures and mobile games.  ...  "
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" ...  Faster with more memory and small enough to fit in my short pocket.  ...  "
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" ...  If you get this, upgrade your storage.  ...  "
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" ...  It won’t be the fastest or have the most RAM but it does the job for most basic phone tasks.  ...  "
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" ...  Storage space is great.  ...  "
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" ...  Tons of storage.  ...  "
Overall performance
 24
speed, phone, smooth, runs, processor
+96%
-4%
comment
" ...  Runs fast and smooth!  ...  "
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" ...  It continues to operate at a fast speed.  ...  "
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" ...  I noticed how fast the downloading was on the A20.  ...  "
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" ...  Seem to run smooth and not lag so far.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone is smooth, and no lockups.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for my son and fast too.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone is fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Will get the job done.  ...  "
Data reception
 24
unlocked, cdma, gsm, lte, mobile data
+46%
-54%
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" ...  This phone is NOT CDMA compatible.  ...  "
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" ...  doesn't work with att, tmobile, sprint, cricket, boost, or verizon.  ...  "
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" ...  My phone completely failed to video call using my metro pcs line n it doesn't show 4G ihave tried calling metro pcs and Samsung customers support but all kee say very thing on there side but still nothing for me  ...  "
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" ...  This phone is not compatible with CDMA networks!!!  ...  "
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" ...  The international handset is not compatible with ANY Carrier in the US due to the IMEI number being international.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon has statement these are GSM & CDMA Compatible phones?  ...  "
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" ...  The people at Verizon could not get this phone to work on their network.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone requires 4G LTE sim card and if you don't have one already with Verizon then you will need to contact Verizon wireless or your wireless provider and get one before it will work.  ...  "
Size
 17
phone, pocket, phones, weight, smaller
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Thank you also to Samsung for modernizing me and not breaking my pocket.  ...  "
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" ...  size difference was expected.  ...  "
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" ...  It works well, is light & compact compared to most phones.  ...  "
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" ...  Size works for me.  ...  "
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" ...  It's definitely better than the iPhone XR which my work makes me carry.  ...  "
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" ...  I'd compare this phone to the size of an iPhone.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the size.  ...  "
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" ...  I opted to do my left thumb and both index fingers because I keep my phone in my left pocket.  ...  "
Build Quality
 17
scratches, plastic, dropped, broke, feels
+41%
-59%
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" ...  This phone is BEYOND fragile.  ...  "
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" ...  Samsung really dropped the ball with this one, and didn't put it the effort to get it right.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone was not dropped or hit.  ...  "
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" ...  No drop or impact, I pulled it out of my pocket and it was broken.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone was bought on the 10th of January, received on the 11th of January and broke down on the 12th. ... I’m sure they’ll deny scratching the phone. ... How can I even prove I didn’t do the scratches myself? ... The motherboard had to be replaced, and when my phone was returned the back of the case was full of tiny scratches.  ...  "
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" ...  Also the back side feels a little cheap as it is made of plastic material even though it looks shiny.  ...  "
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" ...  The board for the phone was damage when I got it .  ...  "
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" ...  Phone is not very durable.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 15
sound, sound quality, sounds, music, loud
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Clear sound, lightweight in the hand, bright hi-def graphics, and lots of neat options to customize it.  ...  "
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" ...  The audio from the speaker is good, but when I use it with my headphones to listen to a music video, the sound doesn't sound full enough like it did on my old phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Also for some reason when I'm calling or video chatting, the other person hears a scratching sound.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is fine for watching movies and shows, not so great for listening to music, but I use earphones to listen to music anyway, so it is not a deal breaker for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Sounds like a regular old phone. ... The S10 has dual stereo speakers and gets LOUD.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is great, sound is good, no dropped calls and actually have better service in areas my previous phone couldn't connect in.  ...  "
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" ...  He loves it super fast, loud speakers, great cameras too  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is great, didn't realize how low my old phone was until I played the same video on both phones and this one was significantly louder.  ...  "
Lagging
 15
lag, freezes, times, reset, randomly
+20%
-80%
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" ...  * The bixby is extremely annoying and gets triggered randomly  ...  "
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" ...  We reset phone several times.  ...  "
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" ...  It keeps on freezing and crashing and no one to turn to.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't have any lag issues.  ...  "
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" ...  I heard people having weird glitches.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone also stutters and freezes way too much for a brand new phone.  ...  "
Delivery
 15
day, box, got, delivered, package
+73%
-27%
comment
" ...  Amazon delivered it in one day!  ...  "
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" ...  The packaging on the item was great.  ...  "
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" ...  Item arrived as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this product used, and it's in like new condition!  ...  "
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" ...  Phones also arrived a week before they were due, which was great.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time, no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Ordered this and got it the next day.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product but arrived a day later than was guaranteed  ...  "
Network
 15
network, reception, verizon, signal, coverage
+53%
-47%
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" ...  I'd get zero bars at my computer in the basement. ... The A50 was tested near the top in the price range and purportedly had a good antenna.  ...  "
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" ...  *I use the Xfinity Network.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything is exactly the same as my Verizon one including signal strength for LTE, wifi, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Great reception (I have AT&T) near Chicago suburbs.  ...  "
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" ...  and I don't need to pay the insurance coverage fee.  ...  "
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" ...  Calls/reception - I activated this phone on AT&T Prepaid, and I've got fantastic 4G LTE coverage.  ...  "
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" ...  I have not tested to see if it works with a CMDA network but even if it doesn't, it's still great.  ...  "
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" ...  The reception so far is good, I get reception in buildings my last phone would sometimes drop connection in.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 13
picture, pictures, video, screen, resolution
+92%
-8%
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" ...  So far the photos come out great.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality is ridiculous like out the roof quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Video and picture quality are great.  ...  "
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" ...  Like: The screen resolution and picture quality are excellent for this relatively inexpensive product.  ...  "
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" ...  The pictures are top notch.  ...  "
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" ...  Image quality is highly impressive.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The photo quality has been excellent, with my friends commenting about how good pictures look.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The screen is really crisp and vivid too for a great video watching experience.  ...  "
Color
 13
colors, color, brightness, vibrant, image
+85%
-15%
comment
" ...  The display is large, bright and has great color.  ...  "
comment
" ...  From the vibrant color, to the fantastic specs .  ...  "
comment
" ...  The back of the phone is a beautiful iridescent dark blue color, and I'm kinda sad that I had to cover it up (I have 2 small kids, so I'm not about to go without a protective case).  ...  "
comment
" ...  The phone looks good with its better design and color.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The tree pix I wish you could see enlarged because it is a 3:4H hires mode image, and at fullsize, it is SHARP!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Takes excellent pictures (image attached) and the wallpaper and theme customizations are endless.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Colors are vibrant and beautiful, and it handles very bright images and very dark ones really well.  ...  "
Display Size
 13
size, big, nice, large, camera
+100%
comment
" ...  Has a nice large screen and and a very good camera. ... worth the price especially with all it's features and large screen size.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Light, responsive with a good screen size.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I like the screen size/ratio a lot better than the S9.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I love the screen size and the fact that it is not an lcd.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I wanted a phone with a larger screen, better camera, more memory, etc.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The main reason was simply screen size.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Better preformance , battery life and a bigger screen.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I got this phone for a family member that needs a big screen and numbers.  ...  "
Wifi
 12
wifi calling, network, feature, wi, verizon
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  * It loses wifi quite frequently.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It keeps saying No Network Connection.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It will not load a web page nor will it hold wi-fi.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Known wifi issues. ... Constantly drops wifi connection.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The product review says this phone has WiFi calling. ... This phone does not have WiFi calling. ... Either the seller does not understand what WiFi calling is or flat out lied about it.  ...  "
Storage
 11
memory, pictures, card, 64gb, micro sd
+91%
-9%
comment
" ...  They put it in with a sd card I bought and all went perfectly.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Again this review is for the Samsung Galaxy A50 US Version Factory Unlocked Cell Phone with 64GB Memory [SM-A505UZKNXAA]  ...  "
comment
" ...  Camera takes great pictures but burst mode isn't available if you save the pictures directly to the memory card.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We got a sd card to expand the memory (only 32gb), she takes a lot of pictures.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Micro sd memory card needed due to NOT a whole lot of storage.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Lots of memory, Low price (when comparing with other brand name phones), and good quality camera/video.  ...  "
comment
" ...  She's able to play her games with no issues and I even bought her a 64 GB expandable memory card so she will have even more memory for her pictures and mobile games.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I got a deal with a free SD card too!  ...  "
Setup
 10
took, minutes, verizon, settings, process
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  Support recommended waiting for an hour after their re-activation on their network.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I plugged it in and turned it on, setup was a breeze, it walks you through it step by step.  ...  "
comment
" ...  They registered it and it was connected in a couple minutes.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Setup was standard in terms of ease.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Took into Sprint and activation was quick and easy.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Set up with Tmobile was a breeze.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Took the phone to my local Verizon shop and setup was straight forward ... process took 15 minutes.  ...  "
Gaming
 10
play, phone, game, mobile, lot
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  She's able to play her games with no issues and I even bought her a 64 GB expandable memory card so she will have even more memory for her pictures and mobile games.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I can play any mobile game I want to without any issues.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Game performance is good but I wish they made adreno GPU instead of exynos.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I can tell processor is a bit slower but I run some pretty graphic intense games and it's a bit slower but still runs them fine.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is fast enough for games, Android ONE works well - no lags here.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Gaming will probably drain it a little faster.  ...  "
comment
" ...  If battery life is important and you play games or watch videos a lot this may not be the phone for you.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It handles games with no issue, calls are clear.  ...  "
Controls
 10
screen, buttons, press, side, wake
+10%
-90%
comment
" ...  The home and back buttons barely register, and it struggles to recognize basic gesture controls like swiping from the top and bottom of the screen even though they have been native to Android since the beginning.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also,the display dimmed by itself even though I set it to manual adjustment.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The only things I found somewhat annoying was that when tapping the screen it wouldn't always type or was hard to press.  ...  "
comment
" ...  At a time when being "out" is unsafe to begin with - this lack of quality control was infuriating.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I had to press down hard to get it to function.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Only complaint, side buttons stick out so far they snag on everythin.  ...  "
Comfort
 10
fingers, phone, finger, typing, thumb
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  It feels high end and good in the hand, perfect size.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I wear a Dexcom G6 BGM.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Hands down best quality for the money.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Given the price though I am more than comfortable doing 5 instead of 4.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can't do both thumbs and both index fingers. ... I opted to do my left thumb and both index fingers because I keep my phone in my left pocket. ... That made it easy to open on a desk with either hand, or at least less clunky with the hand I pull the phone out with.  ...  "
comment
" ...  No accompanying ear piece  ...  "
comment
" ...  The phone feels nice.  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 9
screen, phone, slow, sensitivity, little
+22%
-78%
comment
" ...  The touch screen seems glitchy & sometimes gets stuck.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Then, the touch screen .  ...  "
comment
" ...  The touch-responsiveness is infuriatingly slow.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The touch screen is poor.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Touch is not good  ...  "
Keyboard
 8
screen, phone, around, typing, often
+38%
-63%
comment
" ...  * The onscreen keyboard does not have the functionality of revert to original word when it tries to auto-correct.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The touch screen around the keyboard needs to be more sensitive! ... It also doesn't notice when I hit the space bar, so I wind up typing words all together, and spell check often doesn't recognize what I mean.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The keyboard has a mind of it's own.  ...  "
comment
" ...  For some reason the virtual keyboard on this phone registers my inputs incorrectly very very often. ... I've never had this much trouble with a keyboard before.  ...  "
Headphones
 8
headphones, jack, headphone, listening to music, even
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  the bonus: We got the phone and wireless galaxy earbuds for $400 so you can't beat it!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good product, good camara, not included ear phone.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has all the essentials: standard headphone jack  ...  "
comment
" ...  Phone was brand new in a box worked perfectly but came with no headphones  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has a headphone jack and sdcard capability. ... If you like using headphones with the 3.5mm Jack this phone works.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 8
music, play, phone also, notification, nfc
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  The phone also has some slowdown when using certain applications and the Bluetooth will bug out and disconnect all devices I use for it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The bluetooth works sometimes.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Connecting to bluetooth is sporadic.  ...  "
Product As Described
 7
exactly, pictures, picture, bit
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  Just as described  ...  "
comment
" ...  Exactly as described.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Exactly as described :)  ...  "
comment
" ...  The phone works as advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Item as described.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The pictures are top notch.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 7
working condition, used, scratches, new, condition
+57%
-43%
comment
" ...  The phone apparently was a used or refurbished model, but it appeared to be in pristine condition.  ...  "
comment
" ...  No damages, no missing parts, no scratches, perfectly working condition.  ...  "
comment
" ...  No scratches or dents.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Bought this product used, and it's in like new condition!  ...  "
For Kids
 6
son, really, perfect, daughter, bought
+100%
comment
" ...  I bought this phone for my son , and he really enjoyed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  My 8yr old daughter loves it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Perfect for my son and fast too.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Perfect for kids or family members that dont need or want the latest and great specs.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Gave it to my great granddaughter.  ...  "
Capacity
 6
family, wifi, signal, service, reception
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  I'd get zero bars at my computer in the basement.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We pay about $10 - $15 per phone in our family.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great reception (I have AT&T) near Chicago suburbs.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can also do face recognition, it's works, but only if you are in a well lit room.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have recommended it to family and friends.  ...  "
Volume
 6
loud, volume, single, ring, music
+17%
-83%
comment
" ...  I turned it on and it starts saying out loud and on screen what to do step by step.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The speaker is loud enough to play on the counter while I shower with no issue hearing it.  ...  "
Video Playback
 6
video, youtube, watching, watch, streaming
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  The screen is really crisp and vivid too for a great video watching experience.  ...  "
comment
" ...  (You tube video for that).  ...  "
comment
" ...  Unless you play lots of video games on your phone, or take professional photos or videos, or like mountains of debt to impress people you don’t even like, then you don’t need the top $1000 phone.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I felt it worth mentioning because I ordered this phone primarily to improve my streaming video experience.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I love how this phone allows me to watch YouTube videos while doing other things. ... If battery life is important and you play games or watch videos a lot this may not be the phone for you.  ...  "
Lens
 6
wide angle lens, lens, normal, makes, hold
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  The main camera is about two generations behind with the results you can get, but the macro lens is a nice touch.  ...  "
comment
" ...  From the camera screen it is very easy to change between the different camera functions such as normal and wide angle lens, video, slow motions, etc. ... I was pretty amazed at the difference in the amount of content that can be included in a picture taken using the wide angle lens, verse the normal lens.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Camera quality is great, and I love the wide angle lens.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Extra wide angle lens makes for superior photos.  ...  "
Front Camera
 6
front, cameras, camera, selfie, 25
+100%
comment
" ...  A 25 mega pixel front camera, with 3 rear cameras.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Of course, being a photographer, I purchased this for its low price but promises of great hiRes imagery with its three rear cameras.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Honestly the selfie cam is better than the higher end iPhones.  ...  "
comment
" ...  By the way, 3 cameras on the back, one at 25Mps and the front selfie camera at 25Mps just WOW.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The cameras are a wonderful surprise, 25 Meg on both front and rear is way over the top.  ...  "
comment
" ...  25 mpxl selfie camera is so clear!  ...  "
Notifications
 5
texts, send, notification, text messages, message
+40%
-60%
comment
" ...  Phone comes with bloatware and too many notifications.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Okay phone but does not give notifications. ... I have an online shop that requires me to have a phone that gives proper notifications. ... There is no pop up notifications even though the settings are correct.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Beeps too often when there is no message.  ...  "
GPS
 5
use, phone, work, usage, like
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  The GPS is accurate and works well under cover.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I cannot review any of the "fancy" things it may be able to do since I primarily use it as a phone, GPS, and to take e few pictures.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I can usually get through a day of usage on the battery with heavy usage and a gps tracking app so my wife can track me like a lost dog.  ...  "
Resolution
 5
watching, video, screen, quality, look
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  I am in love with the quality and resolution 😍  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great phone just wish the the pixels were 1080p not 720p.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The screen is really crisp and vivid too for a great video watching experience.  ...  "
comment
" ...  So any movies or shows you watch on it in HD, are going to look beautiful!  ...  "
As Gift
 4
phone, mother, christmas
+100%
comment
" ...  Great phone for the price I got it as a gift for my mother and she loving it  ...  "
comment
" ...  Was a gift for a relative and he loves it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was a Christmas gift for my son.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Gift for elderly mom  ...  "
Print Quality
 4
label, ups, store, reader, prints
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  It rarely reads my thumb print.  ...  "
comment
" ...  They look fine when printed on normal sized paper.  ...  "
Cables
 4
charging cable, short, phone, charging, charger
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  After 3 months the charging cable does not plug in correctly.  ...  "
Ports
 4
micro usb, usb c charging, usb, type c, otg
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  I have Gigabit FTTH (that's fiber to the home) with a Netgear R7800, and live next to a Verizon tower for references.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The device was not able to charge with a USB cable. ... It was some other kind of port.  ...  "
Accuracy
 3
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  That leads to some inconsistent readings.  ...  "
Cooling
 3
pretty
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Thanks pretty cool  ...  "
Cleaning
 3
reader, print, fingerprints, finger, display
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  The terrible problem is that I can't register any fingerprints!!  ...  "
comment
" ...  It sees the most finger traffic, so it accrues the most oils. ... The issue seems to be false readings of print contours from buildup of dirt/oil over the reader. ... I've also taken to wiping the screen off here and there.  ...  "
Zoom
 3
camera, still, res, image, high
+100%
comment
" ...  Any photo it takes looks find on the screen at normal 1x zoom.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Camera Zoom - with so many Megapixels, I was kind of surprised to find that pictures taken from a distance with full zoom still show pixelation/blurriness that you see in lower-end camera phones.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The camera has a feature that allows you take a wide angle shot, or a portrait type closer up without having to zoom.  ...  "
Night Photography
 3
camera, photo, light, 25mp
+100%
comment
" ...  I have been experimenting with the cameras lately and am very pleased with high and normal light situations.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The 25MP camera really shines through in daylight.  ...  "
Weight
 3
phone, easier, adds
+100%
comment
" ...  The weight is lighter than I’m used to which is just my preference.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It adds weight to the phone which makes it easier to hold.  ...  "
Storage
 3
space, camera, a50
+100%
comment
" ...  Tons of storage.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Storage space is great.  ...  "

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Specifications

Calling
GSM:  Yes 
CDMA:  Yes 
Camera
Primary Camera:  8 MP
Secondary Camera:  5 MP
Memory
Memory:  32768 GB
SD Card Type:  Micro SD 
32768 GB
MEMORY
Micro SD
SD CARD TYPE
8 MP
PRIMARY CAMERA
5 MP
SECONDARY CAMERA