Reviews and Problems with Samsung M920 / Transform
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16 November 2011
Excerpt: Fashioned after the Samsung Epic 4G (*Est. $150 with contract), the Samsung Transform serves as a cheaper mid-range device. "It fits nicely into a pocket, but you probably won't forget that it's there," says Jen Edwards of BrightHand.com.
Pros: Excellent physical keyboard, Front-facing camera
Cons: Slow to respond at times, Adequate (but not great) screen
Summary: The Samsung Transform is Sprints attempt to hit the middle tier market customers. Does the Transform have what it takes to capture this fairly untapped market and succeed like its older brother the Samsung Epic 4G?
Excerpt: The Samsung Transform is a new Android device that combines a touchscreen with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard that looks similar to the high-end Samsung Epic 4G, but has smaller dimensions and less power. It features Android 2.1, an 800MHz CPU, and 256MB of RAM.
Summary: When the Samsung Transform was initially leaked it was postulated that the device would be another Galaxy S variant, possibly an all-touch device to go along with the Epic 4G. However, it transformed into a mid-range Android device with a side-sliding QWERTY, leaving many disappointed who were...
Excerpt: The Samsung Transform is a mid-range Android OS smartphone available exclusively from Sprint. Jen Edwards brings us a review of this slider with a touchscreen, landscape-oriented keyboard, and support for[...]
Pros: Excellent call quality, Very good battery life, Excellent keyboard, Google Maps Navigation is solid and a pleasure to use
Cons: Somewhat thicker and heavier than comparable phones, Barely adequate camera with poor quality zoom, Underwhelming external speaker, No bundled microSD memory card
Excerpt: When the Samsung Transform was initially leaked it was postulated that the device would be another Galaxy S variant, possibly an all-touch device to go along with the Epic 4G . However, it transformed into a mid-range Android device with a side-sliding QWERTY, leaving many disappointed who were...
Pros: Great keyboard, Very solid build quality, Large display, Sprint ID has promise
Cons: Can be a bit sluggish at times, Battery life still a question
Summary: We like the idea behind the Transform--a smaller, less expensive Epic 4G with an interface you can easily personalize with apps. However, the Sprint ID packs take longer to download than we'd like, and then there's additional work involved. Plus, Sprint ID slowed down overall performance.