Samsung T249 (T-Mobile) Video
Samsung T249 (T-Mobile) Video Transcript
-I'm Jessica Dolcourt, senior associate editor at cnet.com and I have here the Samsung T249. This is a prepaid phone for T-Mobile. That's a bargain at $50 and that's without a 2-year contract. It's simple, but it's not a bad looking phone. It's slim and it's mostly black. It's accented by a shiny blue rim. There is a 1.7-inch display. And below that are the 2 soft keys, the talk and end and clear keys. There's also a large circular directional toggle and a central select key. The phone slides up to reveal a number dial pad. The buttons are fairly flat, but we had no problem entering numbers. On the back, you'll find a 1.3 megapixel camera. The tools are pretty basic inside, but you will find text and multimedia messaging. There's also instant messaging and a camcorder to go along with that camera. There's also a WAP browser but it's slow and clunky for those of you who are into heavy duty surfing. We will say that this phone had an excellent call quality during our tests. Since it's a GSM world phone, you can also take it overseas. This is Jessica Dolcourt looking at the Samsung T249 for T-Mobile.
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Samsung SGH-T249 - black (T-Mobile) Review
The good: The Samsung SGH-T249's expandable memory slot, music player, and camcorder make it a bargain at $50 for a prepaid handset. Shiny royal blue accents add style.
The bad: The SGH-T249's body and buttons feel cheap, and reading text is a pixelated experience on the phone's small screen. There's a shared Micro-USB port for charging the phone and plugging in a headset.
The bottom line: The Samsung SGH-T249 is a nice-looking prepaid phone that offers basic services for an affordable price.
Samsung SGH-T249 - black (T-Mobile) Specs
Part number: T249
- Product Basic Spec