Editors Liked

  • Good form factor, Clever Ticker display, Capable 5MP camera with 720p video, TouchWiz handy for newcomers, Inexpensive for the speed and features
  • Secondary "ticker" display is surprisingly handy, Quick and responsive, Good external speaker
  • Phone is sleek and well made, Easy to use

Editors Didn't Like

  • Forced use of Bing, Samsung slow on Android upgrades, Outperformed by 2011 phones, Main screen may be too dense for bigfingered owners
  • Voice quality is less than desired, Video quality also could be better
  • No sure about the second screen, Verizon junk installed
  • Search and Maps powered by Bing, not Google, Narrow display makes typing difficult
  • Small main display, Ticker causes some performance lag