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Samsung A897 / Mythic
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Samsung A897 / Mythic

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Samsung Mythic SGH-a897 (AT&T)

PC Magazine
1 July 2011
  • Conclusion: AT&T doubles down on broadcast mobile TV with the Samsung Mythic, a capable, fun-to-use touch screen phone that's worth its high entry fee.
  • Pros: Attractive. Sharp, high-resolution screen. Fun user interface. Lightweight. Broadcast mobile TV at a reduced price ($9.99 per month).
  • Cons: Middling camera. Low-res video recording.
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Overall 8
Design 8
Features 8
Performance 8

Samsung Mythic Review

Bright Hub
17 December 2010
  • Summary: AT&T is ready for a fresh start with its new mobile TV device, the Samsung Mythic SGH-A897, a fun to use, attractive phone with a high-resolution touchscreen. The phone has several other surprising features to make it a good value touchscreen mobile. Let’s move on for a closer look.
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Aaron's Samsung Mythic SGH-A897 review

7 August 2010
  • Summary: While the Samsung Mythic is a nice improvement to TouchWiz devices of the past, the device isn't exactly "jaw dropping." That being said, it's a welcome addition to the featurephone lineup, and is a device that I can see several individuals carrying - particularly those that don't want to go with a...
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Overall 7

Samsung Mythic

13 January 2010
  • Excerpt: When the Samsung Eternity came out for AT&T in November 2008 it sold like hotcakes. Samsung's TouchWiz UI was shiny and fun, the phone was responsive and its data plan cost half the iPhone's.
  • Pros: Fun touchscreen phone with lower data plan cost than the iPhone.
  • Cons: On the slow side.
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Overall 8

Expert Review

Phone Arena
26 November 2009
  • Conclusion: Samsung manages to showcase its nifty own updated TouchWiz interface on the Mythic – it’s nice that AT&T has finally got the updated treatment. There’s plenty to like about the Mythic with its dynamic looking screen which makes viewing videos or browsing web sites pleasurable.
  • Pros: Updated TouchWiz interface, Brilliant & detailed touchscreen, Fine web browsing experience, Allows for specific email providers, Superb call quality
  • Cons: Poor quality with camera, Unchanged music & video players
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