This year I purchased the Samsung x820 cell phone for my girlfriend for Christmas and she offered to write up a review of it for me so that I could put it on my blog. So here is what she had to say about the phone:
“I got it as an early Christmas present. When I first saw it, it reminded me of a tracphone. I then took it out of the box and found it was the thinest device I have ever gotten my hands on, other than my iPod nano.
What I didn’t like (not in any particular order)
- The interface is completely different than my previous phone (the Razr).
- Even though it has a better camera it takes too long to take a picture (unless my patience is just too short).
- When I send a text message I want to type the message, choose who to send it to and hit send. To send a message once I have typed it, I have to go to options -> send only -> options -> phone book -> options -> send.
- The service compared to my old phone isn’t quite as good.
- I can’t use ringtones transfered over bluetooth for my alarm sound.
Things I like (not in any particular order)
- It’s very thin
- Better quality screen
- When you take pictures with the camera you can add frames and effects to the picture as you take it.
- I can get easy access to the camera by simply holding the button on the side of the phone down for a couple of seconds.
- Better sound quality
All in all I think its a good phone, it’s very sleek. It’s so awesome how thin it is! Even though I’m still getting used to it I would recommend trying it.”
So there you have it. Just to let everyone know, we are planning on returning it, not because it is a bad phone but because of the service. The phone is only a Triband GSM phone instead of a Quadband which means that the phone is incapable of getting service at her house, which is kind of a deal breaker.