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6.0 out of 10

Samsung A797 / Flight

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Reviews and Problems with Samsung A797 / Flight

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Overall 4
4.0

Camera didn't work!!

Richard D Hutcheson, Amazon
18 April 2014
  • Summary: Camera didn't work!! When I tried To turn on Camera It Would Not come on and the Phone would shut down and restart.
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Overall 4
4.0
Performance 4
4.0
Battery performance 10
10

Samsung Flight has issues, I recommend buying a refub, if at all

nikle714, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I really liked this phone at first. I love the touchscreen/keyboard combo. They buttons are small, if you have thick fingers probably not a good choice. Not long after I had the phone the touchscreen became unresponsive. It still works, but not at first touch. More like after 4th poke. As time went on (short time, I have only owned the phone for 4 months) it started reseting itself.
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Overall 4
4.0

The Samsung Flight is one of the worst phones I've ever had!

maplestoryaddict, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: The Samsung SGH-a797 (Flight) is a terrible phone with good features. It's features are great, but the durability of the phone is not so great. Not only does it scratch easily, but the keys do not work often. During the evenings, when it's dark outside, the phone is supposed to have a back-lit keypad, but the keypad lights up on and off, and usually just stops. Also, the touch screen is too sensitive.
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Overall 4
4.0

Flight or Crash and Burn?

TheGoodStuff, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
Overall 4
4.0

Phone mutes itself, pocket dials, and feels clunky

charitybowhay, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: After much deliberation, I decided to go with ATT with another 2 year agreement with a new samung flight, and most of the time, I've regretted that decision. Although it has a touch screen and a QWERTY keyboard, it takes the bad from both parts. The Touch screen is clunky. The worst part of it is if you are right-handed, with decently high cheek bones, and you think you might just decide to rest your phone against the side of your head every now and then, expect to put...
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Overall 4
4.0

disappointing

mamageno, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I received this samsung flight as a replacement phone due to my other phone being damaged. I have not been impressed with the flight at all. The menus are not set up logically in my opinion. It is hard to navigate. The phone doesn't function well. In places I had service with my previous phone I don't with the flight. Overall it is just a pain and I cannot wait to renew my contract and get a new phone. Also, it will randomly not charge.
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Overall 4
4.0

Samsung Flight disappoints.

sarcasticow, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I wish there were more good things I could say about this phone, but unfortunately my experiences during the year I owned it were not all that great. The Samsung Flight itself is a fairly unattractive phone, sporting a shape and design that look like it's trying to capture the Blackberry crowd. Sadly it just ends up being fairly awkward to handle.
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Overall 4
4.0
Sound quality 1
1.0
Battery performance 7
7.0
Display 7
7.0
Build quality 2
2.0
Camera 5
5.0

Okay Phone

Review, Phone Arena
2 March 2011
  • Excerpt: At first I really liked this phone but the longer I had it the more issues that seem to occur. I started to just have issues with the volume on the speaker phone and hearing people when talking to friends and family when not on speaker phone. Then I gradually started to have reception issues and had two get the phone replaced.
  • Pros: Unfortunately at this time I have none
  • Cons: Constantly having issues hearing people on the phone, cant use the speaker phone at all, touch screen sucks, keypad is too small, and phone is overheating
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Overall 4
4.0

"my mom picked it out for me so"

squigglezzz, CNET
5 November 2010
  • Pros: at first this phone was great, but i hated the text message alert tone. i found out that u can change it by going to Menu: settings: sound profile: and then click on normal and select your volume, vibration intensity, vibration type, and tone.
  • Cons: this phone lags like crazy, txting keyboard slows down and skips letters, i didnt drop my phone or anything and i cant send multimedia msgs anymore and i can only sometime retrieve them, touch screen is very annoying and spazztic.
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Overall 4
4.0

"Good phone but not for web browsing nor bluetooth modem"

russahouse, CNET
25 September 2010
  • Pros: Solid in hand, nice user interface, slide out keypad is helpful
  • Cons: Mobile web browser is junk (slow), mobile e-mail is $5 per month, per A&T this phone will not blue tooth as a modem for your PC, proprietary USB connector / data cables not sold at AT&T store, heavier & larger than candy bar phones
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