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Welcome to the Samsung S6700 review. The version we sampled was the Samsung S6700T.  This model was released in late 2009 as what can be described as mid-range 3G capable ‘feature’ mobile phone for the Telstra network.

The S6700 is a very interesting phone from Samsung.  It has all the features of what would be described as a high end mobile phone by the end of 2008 yet it is sold as a pre-paid package by some phone networks. It is a traditional slider phone without a touch screen and uses the ‘old’ Samsung OS but the processing power and features like A-GPS and a larger than standard screen although 240×320 pixels make this a compelling choice if your after a very good phone as a pre-paid.

We describe it as a mid-range phone because of the shiny plastic and chunky nature of its construction.  That said it is overall very solid will wear well and certainly better than other more delicate sliders with similar features.

The OS works fast and without any significant lags!  We where very impressed with with how well and reliably it all worked.  It is a real alternative to Nokia models since it has a nice relative big and clear screen.

Overall another very good phone from Samsung.  It will do everything you could want in terms of calls and text however the lack of a QWERTY keypad limits it’s appeal as an email solution for obvious reasons.  Clearly you can receive emails but your replies could be very short! If you want everything and email then the Nokia E63 is the only one we can recommend. When compared to other Samsung pre-paid packages, the S6700 blows them away in terms of speed.  The F480 for example although it has a touch screen is a snail when compared.

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Specifications

  • Samsung S6700
  • Network
    Quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900
    3G 850/900/2100 (Dependent on country)
    HSDPA 3.6 data speed (download)
  • Design
    Slider
  • L108 x W49.8 x D12.9mm
    Weight 105 grams
  • Display/s
    External TFT 240 x 320
  • Camera
    3.2MP
    LED Flash
  • Video Camera
    174 x 144 pixel video camera
  • Connectivity
    Bluetooth V2
    Micro-USB
  • CPU
  • Memory
    100MB available to user
    MicroSD up to 16Gig
  • Ring tones
    MIDI, MP3, vibration and others
  • Features
    Accelerometer
    Music and Media player
    Remote security
    Word/Excel/Powerpoint/PDF reader
    Organiser/Calender
    SMS, MMS, IM, Email
    JAVA MIDP 2.0
    FM radio with RDS
    Speaker Phone/Hands free
    Battery 880 mAh
    Up to 350 hours Standby
    Up to 4.5 hours Talk Time
  • Price history
    From $199 AUS 2010 (Pre-paid)

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