Reviews and Problems with Samsung S5620 / Monte / HalleyEvo / Player Star 2
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Samsung Monte Review: In Depth
1 February 2011
Excerpt: According to Samsung, the Monte is a high-end handset at an affordable price. You can pick it up for around £120 on pay-as-you-go and on monthly contracts starting at £10/month. Read our review to find out if the Monte is a budget beauty or wireless wannabe.
Conclusion: Here we arrive at the end of my review of the S5620 Monte, and although it has some bad points it has made quite an impression on me, so much so that I saw myself using it to text instead of my own phone.
Samsung S5620 Monte - capacitive touch, 3.2MP, Wi-Fi & GPS, under Rs. 12,390
31 May 2010
Excerpt: The Samsung S5620 Monte is basically targeted at social networking segment with the budget conscious consumer in mind. It has a glossy black finish on the front panel with the 'select', 'call answer' and 'call disconnect' buttons placed at the bottom.
Summary: "With all the features and refined touchscreen, the Monte still remains a cheap touchscreen phone that does better than the rest we have seen so far. We say go for it if you like the looks and features, but if you need apps and a smarter phone – go for the Nokia 5000 series selling under 10k!
Summary: Samsung India is on a roller coaster ride these days as the company is enjoying a growing popularity and brand recogntion among mobile phone users in India. The Samsung Star 3G and Samsung Corby have been the top selling devices by the company recently.
Excerpt: So, we have another mobile phone to review: the Samsung Monte S5620. Now Samsung has a lot of feature phones out in the market, there's the semi-low end Samsung CorbyPro , the mid-range Samsung Jet Ultra , and a pletora of low-end touchscreen mobile phones. SO where does the Samsung Monte fit in?
Conclusion: The Monte Slider is a good-looking basic phone, and it has a few nice features, at least on paper. The trouble is that they’re not very good, so it acts less as a gateway model to the smartphone universe, more of a gatekeeper likely to persuade you don’t really need this fancy stuff ‘cos it will...
Pros: Small and light, good build quality
Cons: Slow internet access, fuzzy screen, poor music player, slow processor, no data cable, no headphone jack