Samsung SGH-T939 Behold 2

  • Samsung SGH-T939 Behold 2
64
Based on 10 scores, 12 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    4

Pros:

  • Excellent camera, Stunning AMOLED display.
  • AMOLED display, very good camera.
  • An allaround reliable phone with fantastic talk time of 4 hours and 52 minutes. MiniUSB port makes file transfers a cinch. Feels surprisingly light at 4.2 ounces. Easytouse Dpad makes a decent alternative to touchscreen navigation. Ships with 2GB memory c

Cons:

  • On the expensive side, TouchWiz feels a bit cluttered
  • Too much TouchWiz on top of an already capable Android, occasionally sluggish.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PCWorld on 80

With a gorgeous AMOLED display and an excellent camera, the pricey Samsung Behold II will appeal to multimedia junkies with deep pockets....

By MobileTechReview on 70

We love Android and we adore Samsung's vibrant AMOLED displays. But we could do with a little less TouchWiz on top of Android: it slows down the phone and it creates confusing redundant functionality. But if you're a Samsung feature phone user...

By Wired on 50

The marching orders are in: Google's Android Army is on the attack! T-Mobile is adding the new Samsung Behold II to its Android ranks, which already include the G1, the myTouch and the Cliq.After all the fanfare surrounding Verizon's Motorola...

By LaptopMag on 50

Despite its beautiful display, Samsungs second Android smart phone for the U.S. is marred by sluggish performance and an awkward...

By Brighthand on -

I feel comfortable enough with Android to say that it's presented in a solid package on the Samsung Behold II. And while many might like the fact that there are loads of third-party apps available, it really doesn't need that many. You could...

By Phones.com on 48

The Samsung Behold 2 is the second in line in the Behold series. The first Behold came out a year ago, and did not receive much attention. The Behold 2 is receiving quite a bit of attention, although the general opinion seems to be mixed. It is...

By Digital Trends on 75

Trying to avoid a me-too Android phone a growing problem for Android handset makers Samsung seems to have made alterations for the sake of differentiation more than for...

By PC Mag on 50

Samsung messed with a good thing by over-designing the Behold II's Android UI; it's a decent Android smartphone held back by sloppy...

By MobileBurn on 75

The Samsung Behold II had the makings of a great Android smartphone, but turned out to be the merely decent one instead. The hardware is nice, and the 5 megapixel camera and AMOLED touchscreen display are real winners. But Samsung's bull-headed...

By infoSync World on 70

With the Samsung Behold II, Samsung tries to make Android better by using the TouchWIZ interface, but in stead the phone's performance takes an obvious hit compared to other Android devices we've reviewed. Samsung has also redesigned many of the...

By cnet on 73

Of all the Android devices, the Samsung Behold II offers some of the most powerful multimedia features, but its high price tag is a major turn off. Read full review Check coverage in your...

By Gizmodo on -

Samsung's Behold II is the most impressively ugly Android phone in existence. The custom interface is so bad, so gaudy and so confusing it turned my brains into ooze. TouchWiz is the first custom Android interface that's worse than the standard...