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Samsung U900 Soul

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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Channel5
4 September 2009
  • Summary: The U900, thanks to a princely design and highly attentive ‘magical’ touch UI, has more soul than a James Brown and Ray Charles lemon sole eating contest.
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Overall 6
6.0

Samsung SCH-u900 FlipShot

PC Magazine
4 April 2009
  • Conclusion: The Samsung u900 feels like a digital camera and works like a high-end flip phone, but its 3-megapixel photos aren't as good you'd get from a dedicated digital camera.
  • Pros: Verizon's highest-resolution camera phone. High-end features.
  • Cons: Camera's autofocus causes major shutter lag. Focus and exposure problems. Business card scanner delivers inaccurate results.
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Overall 7
7.0

Svelte Samsung Slider Has a Mighty Morphin' Touchscreen

Wired
31 July 2008
  • Excerpt: Before we got our mitts on this much-hyped, 5-megapixel Korean import, we were slightly skeptical. Sure, we got to play with it a little at CTIA (when it was just called the Soul) and were instantly cast under a spell of gadget lust. But really, anytime a manufacturer dubs a product “Magic” we’re secretly hoping it has the ability to turn PCs into Macs and make Edge networks disappear.
  • Pros: External microSD slot makes it a cinch to swap cards on the fly. Bluetooth (+A2DP). Competent image editing suite. Video Editor allows you to layer additional audio tracks. Decent facial detection. Haptic feedback can be tweaked to three different levels of intesity or switched off entirely.
  • Cons: Bundled proprietary ear buds sound duller than Ben Stein. No Xenon flash. No GPS. No Wi-Fi. Lower-res vid clips. Proprietary headphone jack positioned on the side = hard to pocket when phones are plugged in. Noticeable screen glare when outdoors.
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Expert Review

Mobile Tech Addicts
21 July 2008
  • Conclusion: The Samsung Soul is fairly straightforward, but that’s what impressed me. It’s by no means a do-all phone: there’s no GPS and no Wi-Fi, for starters. It just works well and provides an enjoyable user experience.
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Samsung U900 Soul Review

MobilesTopic
20 May 2008
  • Conclusion: Performance While all the phone's key features - camera, music player and ultra-fast internet speeds - perform to an excellent standard, the Soul's call quality fails to reach the same standards, and the video-recording capabilities also appear to have been neglected. Battery life Considering slider phones tend to have a shorter battery life than their candybar and clamshell peers, the 360 minutes talktime and 280 hours standby is more than adequate.
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Review: Samsung's U900 Soul - Ultra Slick

MobileBurn
3 May 2008
  • Excerpt: Samsung's SGH-U900 Soul is the last device in the original Ultra series of thin cellphones. The Soul uses a unique OLED backed touchpad controller and packs a capable 5 megapixel, auto-focus camera on board. It's worth a look.
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Samsung U900 Soul

Mobile Review
25 April 2008
  • Summary: The reception quality put up by the U900 is in line with other Samsung-branded devices. The ringtone volume is quite decent, as it can be heard in various environments. The silent alert is average strength-wise, no significant improvements have been made here. Samsung’s flagships have always boasted a pretty decent price/quality ratio and never had direct competition in the field of slider-type phones.
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Overall 8
8.0

Samsung Soul U900

Trusted Reviews
5 February 2011
  • Summary: Samsung's Soul U900 takes a different approach to touch-sensitive control and it's rather good!
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Overall 7
6.7

First Look: Samsung U900T, adapt to touch

PC Authority
21 August 2009
  • Summary: It seems every phone these days is marked as a ‘touch’ responsive handset, but few live up to the hype. The U900 packs its fair share of features, works well and ultimately does the job.
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Overall 8
8.0

Samsung U900 Soul

MobileFoneReviews
14 April 2009
  • Conclusion: The Samsung U900 Soul is a very classy 3G mobile phone with a brilliantly designed ultra thin casing. The Samsung U900 is a member of the ever so popular Samsung Ultra range and a couple included are the Samsung U600 and the Samsung U700. The Samsung U900 Soul is also known as the Samsung Soul, which means the Spirit of Ultra. The casing of the U900 Soul is made from a brushed metal that definitely gives it a very chic and tasteful look that it deserves.
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