Samsung Focus Flash

  • Samsung Focus Flash
76
Based on 7 scores, 13 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    5
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Inexpensive, Large screen given the diminutive form factor, Good voice quality, Windows Phone 7,5 (Mango) is a smooth, cool OS.
  • Affordable cost, Compact and lightweight design, Polarizing Super AMOLED display, Peppy overall performance
  • Bright, colorful Super AMOLED Plus display, Low $50 price, High-end specs for its price, Solid construction, Windows Phone 7.5 interface rocks

Cons:

  • Bland design, Limited third-party app selection, A few bugs.
  • Ugly looking 720p video capture, Weak sounding earpiece

Expert reviews and ratings

By Tom's Guide on

The last four years have seen a major shift away from what are known as feature phones-the basic flip cell phones we all had in the early part of the decade--to the smartphone. Smartphones had been around for some time, with the market dominated by...

By Phone Scoop on

By all counts, the Samsung Focus Flash is a great little phone. About the only thing negative I can say about it is the wonky camera button and stuttery video effect. Otherwise, the Focus Flash hits the mark on nearly every feature. The hardware may...

By PC Mag on 70

The Samsung Focus Flash is a powerful budget smartphone for AT&T subscribers, but it will do little to attract new customers to Windows Phone 7.5....

By Phone Arena on 75

There’s no arguing that we’re spoiled time after time with some high-end smartphones, but to tell you the truth, it doesn’t require a super-spec’d device to offer a resounding Windows Phone 7.5 Mango experience. Rather, the...

By GSMArena on

The Samsung Focus Flash is a device, which will easily grow on you. A lot of this has to do with the low expectations which the smartphone’s price point predisposes you to have towards it when opening its box. We did however, mention already that...

By SlashGear on

The new Samsung Focus Flash may not be the most impressive device we’ve seen lately, but it does offer an overall decent value and comes in at a fair price. Announced back in September and available now the Focus Flash has a lot to offer like its...

By Digital Trends on 75

The battery life hurts, but aside from that, the Samsung Focus Flash performs as well as any Windows...

By LaptopMag on 80

Besides the free--and ancient--, AT&T's budget smartphone selection is pretty slim. That's why Samsung's new $49.99 Focus Flash, one of the company's first devices to run the new Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango), is a breath of fresh...

By PC World on 80

Although I’m pleased with Samsung for breaking away from the mold that so many other Windows Phone 7 phones have fallen into, I still think the company could have done a bit more with the hardware. It’s disappointing to see a great Windows...

By Engadget on

The Focus Flash isn't going around begging for attention. Simply put, its specs aren't going to draw in the hardcore gadget crowd and no one is going be camping out overnight to get their hands on one. That said, we could easily see this being a...

By MobileBurn on 74

Sponsored links, if any, appear in green. The Samsung Focus Flash is the smaller of the two new Windows Phone 7.5 smartphones that Samsung has produced for AT&T. Featuring a 3.7-inch WVGA Super AMOLED display, the Focus Flash is a compact little...

By cnet on 76

The Samsung Focus Flash offers excellent value for its modest price, with a zippy 1.4GHz processor, two cameras, and a vivid screen, though the screen's smallish size and the phone's middling call quality are...

By Gizmodo on

Running Windows Phone 7.5 on the first generation of WP handsets was like watching a child violin prodigy sawing away on a community center junker: The promise is palpable, but the gear leaves you wondering what if. The Samsung Focus Flash is on the...