Samsung Focus 2: Conclusion

June 24, 2012 by Grant Hatchimonji Reads (19,398)
Editor's Rating

Ratings Breakdown (1-10)

    • Service, Warranty & Support
    • 6
    • Ease of Use
    • 7
    • Design
    • 7
    • Performance
    • 7
    • Value
    • 10
    • Total Score:
    • 7.40
    • Rating 1 to 10, top score 10

Samsung Focus 2 FrontConclusion

The Samsung Focus 2 is definitely a solid phone, one that offers performance a small step above what you would expect for $50. It’s certainly a good deal for an entry-level phone (with the not-so-entry-level luxury of 4G LTE), but bearing that in mind, if you’re willing to shell out another $50 you can get your hands on the flagship Windows Phone, the Nokia Lumia 900. The Lumia 900 is not without its flaws — its awful camera springs to mind pretty quickly — but for another $50, you can get a much, much better-quality screen, better battery life, more storage, and, depending on whether or not it’s your thing, a more unique and larger build.

But if you’re really just looking for the cheapest way to get your hands on a Mango-based smartphone, the Focus 2 is probably your best bet. The Lumia 710 is a close contender, also being an extremely affordable phone with 4G, but the Focus is more powerful under the hood and is connected to a better network, with 4G that is LTE, as opposed to HSPA+. Despite it being a phone that generally eschews premium, top-of-the line features in favor of a more appealing price tag, the Focus 2 will still serve you well, even if it doesn’t blow you away.



All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.