Editors Liked

  • Vibrant, highresolution screen, Fast 1 Ghz Hummingbird processor, Easytonavigate menus
  • Great multitasking capability; easy to use interface
  • Very nicely designed phone, Fast, Good call quality, Decent pictures even without flash, Quick GPS acquisition, Beautiful screen
  • Bright, colorful, glossy 4-inch AMOLED screen, Google Android OS v2.1, 5-megapixel camera, 720p HD video recorder, 16GB built-in memory, Light, sleek, uncluttered exterior
  • Fast. Powerful processor. Bright, beautiful screen. PC syncing options
  • Fantastic Super AMOLED display, fast, lots of storage, nice UI and Android 2.1
  • Good call quality, stunning Super AMOLED display, good battery life, 16GB of internal storage
  • The Samsung Captivate features a gorgeous Super AMOLED screen, a 1GHz processor, and 16GB of onboard memory plus an expansion slot. The Android 2.1 device also offers great call quality, full wireless options, and a HD video capture
  • Stunning Super AMOLED Display, Thin and lightweight design
  • Sharp and vibrant Super AMOLED screen, Helpful Daily Briefing feature, Excellent HD camcorder, Good audio player and sound quality, Strong call quality

Editors Didn't Like

  • Thirdparty apps blocked, No flash or front facing camera
  • Lowerresolution screen; no flash for camera, Reviewer’s ChoiceReviewers Choice
  • No Flash, AT&T garbage included, No microSD card included
  • Touch controls backlighting out-of-sync with screen, No camera flash, No front-facing camera, Confusing lock switch in camera mode, Slower Web surfing than iPhone
  • Media store not ready yet. No voice dialing over Bluetooth. No flash on camera
  • USB mode is nonstandard, could use a few stability tweaks
  • Application hangs, dropped a few calls, preinstalled bloatware, can't install unapproved apps
  • AT&T won't let you sideload apps. Camera lacks flash
  • Can't install thirdparty apps, Performance can be a bit sluggish
  • Camera lacks flash, No mobile hotspot app, Can't sideload apps