Reviews and Problems with Samsung R740 / Galaxy Discover
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Value for money 2
I despise this phone with a passion.
1 week ago
Summary: I NEVER leave a review for things, I usually can't be bothered, however; I loathe this phone so much I was compelled. EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. (at least!), the phone freezes and I have to remove the battery to restart it. At this current moment in time I am trying to make a phone call to my son and it just keeps hanging up after 10 seconds. AHHHH! Also, SWIPE on this phone is horrid! It does not recognize about 2/3 of the words I swipe - and I'm no beginner swiper!
Summary: I have had many phones..mostly Androids. I'm not sure if this one is so terrible because it is on the Cricket network or what. But the device is extremely slow all day everyday. It freezes at least every other time I touch it. The phone also just restarts itself automatically. And it freezes to the point where I have to restart it at least 10 times every day. I have nothing good to say except for the Muve Music app is great.
Excerpt: What a shame that phones this bad still exist in the age of Android 4.0. Upgraded to this after my Optimus One became essentially unusable, and was dissapointed with what I got. Low resolution screen, bad camera, no front camera, slow processor, barely any RAM (even less than the outdated Optimus One), and measly 1300 mAh battery. Even ICS couldn't save this thing. Slow and cheap, with a pathetic battery.
Summary: In Sep 2013 I traded another brand to get a Samsung phone since it was advertised to be a better brand. Initially my phone worked well. But after one month of ownership my woke one morning to a phone that was dead (the android man was on his back with a caution sign on his chest). I took the phone into the retailer and was told that my operating system had died. Ok problem solved yes . . . NO.
Summary: On the whole this is not a bad phone. It has access to plenty of apps, is small enough to stuff in a pocket, and has a great display and the sound isn't bad either. There are a few cons though to watch out for: -Overheats If you use apps a lot or just keep it on for long enough, it will get hot to the touch. This is covered in other reviews for this phone. If it starts to get uncomfortably hot, turn it off and keep it in a well ventilated area.
Pros: Built-in speakers, Bright display, Inexpensive, Realistic color, Lightweight, good for smaller hands
Excerpt: I've had this phone for about half a year and it's pretty terrible. The phone is constantly crashing and freezing. The screen sometimes will refuse to turn on as well. I haven't used it much for calling so I really can't tell how good the quality of that is.