Samsung Smooth (Verizon Wireless) Video
Samsung Smooth (Verizon Wireless) Video Transcript
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>> Not everyone needs all the bells and whistles on an iPhone. Sometimes you just want a simple phone that gets the job done and won't cost you an arm and a leg. Or maybe you want something that has a few handy features and still won't cost you an arm and a leg. I'm Jasmine France and I'm here with the Samsung Smooth, a Verizon phone that will only set you back 29 bucks with contract. This phone may not be the slimmest or most stylish model on the block, but the clam shell design is reasonably compact and it includes an impressive amount of features especially given the low price point. First, the Smooth offers a full color external display with caller ID. It can also be used for taking vanity shots with the built-in VGA camera, which has some useful extras such as night mode and a self timer. Photo quality isn't that great though. The phone also offers Bluetooth, voice dialing commands, a speakerphone and a personal organizer with options like calendar and a calculator. There's also a web browser, though navigating on the small display in an alphanumeric keypad is more than a bit clunky. I also wasn't too fond of the call quality, which tended to be garbled during mobile-to-mobile calls. Still if you're looking for an inexpensive handset that doesn't skimp on features, the Samsung Smooth is worth the look. I'm Jasmine France for CNET. ^M00:01:10 [ Music ]
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Samsung Smooth (Verizon Wireless) Review
The good: The Samsung Smooth is very inexpensive, and it offers some handy features, such as integrated Bluetooth, a camera, a basic Web browser, and add-on GPS capability. The buttons are large and easy to press.
The bad: The Samsung Smooth doesn't offer the best quality for mobile-to-mobile calls, and landline calls sound fairly thin; the phone's design is unexceptional, and there's no headset included.
The bottom line: The Samsung Smooth is a basic-looking, budget-friendly phone with some compelling extras--it's a good option for Verizon customers who don't want to extend their contracts just to get a reasonable price on a new handset.
Samsung Smooth (Verizon Wireless) Specs
Part number: Smooth
- Product Basic Spec