Editors Liked

  • Reliable touch interface with haptic feedback, 3.5-mm headphone jack, Visual voicemail, Extras like camera, email, and GPS work well, Comes with extra battery and 2GB microSD card
  • Good touch screen, a multimedia powerhouse, solid build
  • Supports every feature Sprint offers; EV-DO Rev. A data speeds; Good touchscreen response; Bright, clear display; Excellent GPS/navigation and voice command features; Good visual voicemail feature; 3.5mm headphone jack and stereo Bluetooth; Second batt
  • Price Point
  • Strong design, narrow shape, Attractive pricing
  • Turnbyturn GPS navigation is very responsive, generally accurate and updates quickly. Easily customizable home screen. Painless email setup works well with numerous hosts. Decent multimedia options (included with $99 allyoucaneat service plan) include cop
  • Great call quality. Excellent Web browser, with cool browsing features. Great navigation, well-integrated with the rest of the phones features
  • Good voice quality and music and video playback features. Fun to use
  • Easy-to-learn and fluid UI, Good e-mail accessibility, Over-the-air music downloads, Decent 2MP camera, Solid GPS, Responsive touchscreen and keyboard
  • The Samsung Instinct offers a slick, intuitive design and a heavy load of powerful, innovative, and easy-to-use features. It particularly shines as a messaging and GPS device
  • Tons of features ,Slick design , 3G and GPS support ,Good battery life

Editors Didn't Like

  • Streamed video looks poor, Screen doesnt automatically re-orient, No WiFi, Screen is tough to see outdoors, Limited MS Exchange support, No video messaging, *
  • UI lacks some polish, basic camera, awkward browser
  • Ldquo;Full HTML” Web browser is disappointing; No IM support; No calendar synching; No support for user-created ringtones or background images on menu screens; No phone as modem support on mandatory Simply Everything plan
  • Portrait keyboard not T9, No IM client, Issues with music player, Poor camera performance
  • Short battery life, Web browser is less elegant than the iPhones
  • No WiFi. Clearly cellphonequality photos. No internal storage: 2GB microSD card included (upgradeable to 8 GB). Cant edit attachments. Web browser needs a serious reworking. Includes a stylus ... but provides no slot to stow it
  • Not as responsive as it should be. No IM client. Lacks a load of onboard memory. No tethered modem support
  • Buggy reception indicator. Disappointing Web browser. No instant messaging client
  • Clunky Web browsing experience, Unimpressive Sprint TV, Mediocre video camera, Screen prone to scuffs and scratches
  • The Samsung Instinct lacks Wi-Fi and instant messaging, and its call and video quality were erratic. Also, its Internet browser could be refined, its internal memory is small, and its camera lacks editing features
  • Some features not up to par with the competition ,Missing the QWERTY keyboard found on the Glyde