Summary: For all your basic, messaging, calling and internet functions, this little phone works exceedingly well and for an excellent price as well. Had it for quite some time and expect to have it for a long time to come. Don't need any fancy i-phone.
Excerpt: ...but it sure is good to me. I've had it for almost two years and I have put it through hell! I'm talking serious water damage (left it in a flowerbed, forgot about it, and then blindly watered the entire thing), serial falls and drops, and I even ran it over one time after it fell off of my car...
Excerpt: This is my first experience with a Samsung product. When I went to purchase a phone with a qwerty keyboard to replace my 4 year old prepaid phone, the a177's appearance caught my eye. It looks sophisticated, sleek, hi-tech.
Excerpt: Pros: 1. Make your own RINGTONES. You can record an audio of whatever you want and make it your ringtone for FREE. 2. Great QWERTY keypad for people with small fingers...especially ladies. 3. Set the ALARM and then turn off the phone, and it will turn on for the alarm. 4.
Excerpt: my best buddy has this phone, he has eben through 2 iphones, and finally found a phone he wants to stay with. i don't know much of anything about it other then it is great for texting, and i loved it when i played with it when i saw him.
Excerpt: when i first got this phone from my mom, i was astounded. for the cost it really is a great phone. the keys are easy to get to, and the keys can also be used as shortcuts. the only problems i hav with it are that i wish the screen was bigger, and that the keys were easier to get to.