Summary: I categorize cell phones into three primary classes: low-end phones, featurephones, and smartphones. On the featurephone front, the Samsung Restore is one of my favorite devices. With a trendy and professional design, the phone offers a great QWERTY keyboard for messaging, along with data-centric...
Pros: Good QWERTY keyboard, strong signal strength, and decent battery life make the Restore a nice option for the texting crowd. It's also eco-friendly.
Cons: The 'speaker' and 'back' keys are where you would expect the 'send' and 'end' keys to be, leading to a bit of a learning curve.
Summary: When it comes to pre-paid and contract-free handsets, there are sometimes tradeoffs. In the case of Virgin Mobile's Samsung Restore you need not sacrifice features or limit data use - it is all included.
Pros: Value:, Keyboard:, Battery Life:
Cons: Internet Connectivity:, Camera:, No Included Memory:
Summary: If you are looking for an eco-friendly mobile phone with decent multimedia messaging options, Sprint’s Restore SPH-M570 from Samsung is the best choice. Let’s roll on to the full review to examine its features more closely.
Summary: A rather strange phone due to its unusual positioning, user interface and menu setup. Samsung and Sprint position it as a "green" solution, marketing their adherence to environmental cause, but as this is one of only two "green" phones Sprint sells (the second one is Samsung Reclaim that Restore is...
Conclusion: With 84 percent recyclable material, the Samsung Restore is made with environment concerns in mind. The phone’s casing contains 27% post-consumer recycled plastics and the packaging is 100% recyclable with soy ink print.
Pros: Very nice keyboard, good video performance., Pro: Very nice keyboard, good video performance.
Cons: Still waiting for the Sprint Music Plus store to open., Con: Still waiting for the Sprint Music Plus store to open.
Excerpt: About a year ago Sprint became the first US carrier to introduce an eco-friendly phone, the Samsung Reclaim . More than just a showpiece, the Reclaim was simply the first step in Sprint’s larger green initiative .
Pros: Great build quality, Crisp display, Camera performed well
Cons: Call quality left a bit to be desired, Keyboard could have some more feel to it