Summary: Announced just one month after the iPhone's momentous launch, the Samsung SGH-F700 bears a striking resemblance to Apple's phone. Touted by some pundits as the iPhone killer, the F700 has yet to fulfill the expectations since its launch last year. Without a doubt, the F700 is a looker of a phone.
Shiny Video Review: Samsung F700 touchscreen phone with QWERTY slider
7 March 2008
Excerpt: We all got quite excited about the prospect of this blocky - yet elegant - touchscreen with a QWERTY slider, feeling that it might well be the phone to challenge that Apple gadget in the touchy-feely usability stakes. Well, we've got our mitts on it now and the results are... mixed. Watch on for details. Like that?
Excerpt: Even before the New Year hits the streets, a number of European countries will see the Samsung F700 on shelves. This model is remarkable for having a lot of obscure facts and reports piled up around it since its original announcement in Barcelona. Initially the F700 was said to run Windows CE with Samsung’s user interface built atop, and the maker supposedly dumped all abilities of that operating system.
Excerpt: C urrently mobile phones are used for a lot more than calling and sending text messages alone. Smartphones are gradually catching up with sales of mobile phones. The difference between a smartphone and a regular mobile phone is mainly found in the more extensive E-mail and Internet functionalities on the smartphone. The operation system of a smartphone is usually based on Microsoft Mobile, Symbian or PalmOS.
Excerpt: The Samsung F700 Mobile Phone puts mobile multimedia computing and innovative design into the palm of your hand. The Samsung F700 was designed with ease of use in mind. Touch screen technology replaces then need for many external buttons, reducing clutter, and freeing up space on the handset, enabling a magnificent 3.2” WQVGA display to […]
Excerpt: Currently the Samsung F700 is available on a Vodaphone contract and comparisons to the iPhone will be much stronger with this device, due to the fact that the F700 incorporates a touch-screen element and similar sized profile.
Excerpt: The term 'iPhone killer' is growing a little wearied, and while Samsung's F700 may look like Apple's debut handset – it's more of a sheep in wolf's clothing. That said, Samsung does have a few aces at the ready to convince us to stop coveting the iPhone, not least the presence of an actual keyboard and 3G HSDPA connectivity. But whether that's enough to beat the power of the mighty Jobs’ juggernaut is another matter.