Samsung Transform: Conclusion

November 9, 2010 by Jen Edwards Reads (27,043)
Editor's Rating

Ratings Breakdown (1-10)

    • Service, Warranty & Support
    • 9
    • Ease of Use
    • 9
    • Design
    • 7
    • Performance
    • 6
    • Value
    • 8
    • Total Score:
    • 7.80
    • Rating 1 to 10, top score 10

CONCLUSION:

I like the Samsung Transform. I think it’s a good solid phone with a great keyboard, great sound quality, and very good battery life.

Samsung Transform from SprintThis device has a good screen and is responsive enough, but it falls short in the entertainment area, specifically with grainy video quality, an underwhelming external speaker, and a weak camera with poor quality zoom.

Its current price of $150 after rebate is slightly high, but not too bad.

The Transform is a good choice for someone who is more phone-centric, who talks (and texts) a lot, and needs excellent voice quality and a great keyboard. If you want a media powerhouse, though, the Transform probably isn’t the device for you.

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

 


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