Reviews and Problems with Samsung Galaxy Prevail / M820
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Wish I Read More Carefully!
Mary Ellen Holtkamp-Nilsen, Amazon
17 October 2015
Summary: I was excited to read so many great reviews, that I totally blew off the several that complained about the charging port, dumb! Each time I charge it, I have to watch it, cause the connection keeps slipping out, making me babysit the whole charge time.
After 2 1/2 months of this phone running fine, its not running as it used to
13 August 2015
Summary: After 2 1/2 months of this phone running fine,its not running as it used to.The apps are slow and choppy to open,the dialer takes 5 secs to open then another 3 to bring up contacts then scrolling contacts is choppy and lags then takes another 3-8 second to start dialing.Apps will freeze and close on...
Summary: This phone runs well when it wants to. It's constantly kicking me out of apps. It can't be the app because it does this to Pandora, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat. And I'm on WiFi so it's not the data from boost mobile. Nobody else in my house gets kicked out of their apps.
Summary: After a year or so the software has started crashing frequently. I also now have problems receiving any group messages. They just come through as blank. Not sure if that is provider or phone, but the overall quality and durability is a disappointment.
Summary: This phone has the keys to close , buttons do not always respond tp touch, and many of my needs are not possible on it unless I get app. And sometimes it shuts off and I canmot get it back on untill I take battery out and restart.
Summary: After owning this phone for 3 years, its age is really beginning to show. You could find much better options for just a few extra dollars. Aside from the technical upgrades, there are some fundamental issues: -very buggy: will restart without any reason, touchscreen sometimes not responsive, freezes...
Excerpt: My phone also freezes up alot and I wish that it would light up when I recieve a text message, sometimes at my job I cant have it on vibrate because it interfers with the phones and makes a buzzing sound. Is there a setting to make my phone light up and i am not finding it??
Summary: WARNING: The Prevail is a DISCONTINUED 2011 phone with NO room to install apps. It has been replaced by far superior 4G phones that cost less than $100. The memory is so small that downloading just ONE 2014 app and updating the standard Google apps can totally fill the memory and the phone then...
Summary: This phone was alright at first, I was looking for a basic, inexpensive phone that I could access the internet with and use basic apps like Facebook and Wells Fargo. The issue with this phone is the internal storage, there is practically none.