Samsung Focus 2 unboxing

Samsung Focus 2 unboxing
For those of you salivating to get the next budget friendly Windows Phone, the wait won’t be for much longer considering that the $49.99 on-contract Samsung Focus 2 is set to arrive in stores starting on May 20th.  Lucky for us, we just received our review unit and decided to give it the good old fashion unboxing treatment.

Hardly a surprise, the packaging for this latest Windows Phone is quite familiar, as it boasts the typical AT&T colors we’re so accustomed to seeing with many AT&T bound devices. Up front and center, there’s a small image of the handset in question, while in the rear, we get treated to a slightly larger photo to give us a good look of what to expect. Alongside it, there are some standout tid bits regarding the handset – like having 4G LTE connectivity, a 4” Super AMOLED display, dual-cameras, and a 1,4GHz single-core processor. For the price of the smartphone, we can’t expect a whole lot in terms of included accessories. Rightfully so, we find all the usual suspects – such as the quick start guide, safety & warranty information, microUSB cable, and wall charger. However, we truly appreciate the stereo headphones thrown in with the handset!



Seeing that we spent a decent amount of time playing with the handset during CTIA, we won’t go over much of the specifics regarding the phone. However, we’d like to point out that it’s one compact and clean looking device that doesn’t display much debris or smudges, which is thanks in part to its slick white plastic body. Moreover, its 4” WVGA (480 x 800) Super AMOLED display continues to enthrall us with its rich and full bodied colors.



Alright, well that’s enough for now, as we’ll be testing it out more in depth to see how this 4G LTE equipped Windows Phone compares to the competition. Expect our in-depth review soon!

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Focus 2
  • Display 4.0" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Storage 8 GB
  • Battery 1750 mAh(6.00h talk time)

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15 Comments

1. tward291

Posts: 559; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

its nice but ill stick with my nokia i cant stand sammy for so many reasons

4. StringCheese01

Posts: 64; Member since: Jan 27, 2012

why? just curious

7. SleepingOz unregistered

nokia fanboy?

2. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Have I mentioned I think this could really be a great option? I love the 4" display for those not into giant screens, it's Super AMOLED goodness will disappoint no one, it is sleeker and lighter than the Nokia 900, also has LTE, and the white/silver body and those keys just really make for an attractive handset. At half the price of the 900 and a fraction of the Titan 2 and still cheaper than my Focus S, this is the real deal. Oh, if only Sammy would advertise this just a little......

11. apocalypsebc

Posts: 148; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

The Nokia Lumia 900 has a 4.3" clear black AMOLED display with 16 gigs of memory good camera and great design with multi colors for the same price on Amazon wireless! I'm still waiting on Windows phone 8 models to be released though.

3. shamataa

Posts: 257; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

I never understand why the reviwers spent some time about the box. Not trying to be mean here but who cares about a box. They are all the same color. I"m like its a box ok get to the device already.

5. blinkdagger

Posts: 81; Member since: May 04, 2012

wp8 is somewhere around the corner. better wait. just in case wp7 is not upgradable to wp8.

6. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Does the microSD card function work with this Samsung Windows phone - their first Windows 7 phone had issues with that.

8. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1246; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Yeah it has issues by not having a microsd card. No windows phones has them.

9. apocalypsebc

Posts: 148; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

Some Windows phone had them. You had to dismantle it to access it.

10. jml191

Posts: 1; Member since: May 15, 2012

And had to format the card so id became part of the phone's internal memory, so you could never use it for anything else after you put it in and had it formatted

12. Alistaire

Posts: 132; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

how much storage? 8GB?

13. metoyou

Posts: 279; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Is it just me this little guy is one handsome boy! BTW, I tried very hard to like windows OS but it's so polarized just can't stand it :(

14. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

I'm getting strange feeling about Samsung. This is just my feeling. Why do i feel that Samsung is taking Windows Phone seriously because they won't get lawsuits or patent trouble. I mean look at those Windows Phone, they have better design than Galaxy 3. On top of that Omia W look like iPhone but with WP. Moreover there is a big Windows Phone 8 in work at Samsung to be released by end of october which will carry S4 dual core chip.

15. darkvadervip

Posts: 366; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

Bluesky02 I totally agree.

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