Samsung SGH-F400 Review

Samsung SGH-F400 Review
This is an unlocked GSM phone which can operate in the
 US on AT&T (without 3G) and T-Mobile (without 3G).


Nowadays, you can often see people on the street with earphones or just playing music from a loudspeaker. For that purpose, some of individuals do not use music players but their mobile phones. With F400, its stereo loudspeakers and the Bang&Olufsen ICEpower amplifier, Samsung targets precisely that group. It is a dual slider, presented by the manufacturer with quite a few superlatives and should provide a “highest-quality sound”, immediately making it an attractive solution even for the most pretentious consumers.


It looks like a cute phone for young people, but that’s it. Unfortunately, the materials used for the make create the feeling for something cheap when you hold it in your hand. At least it is comfortable, despite its size and weight.

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On the front, we have the 2.2” TFT display with QVGA (240 x 320 pixels) resolution and 262k colors. The picture looks beautiful and bright but unfortunately in direct sunlight the glass covering the screen transforms into a mirror and nothing can be seen. Besides, it scratches easily which is very annoying. It “took us” about an hour of carrying it in a pocket with some keys to get some streaks.

From all navigational buttons, only the 5-way D-pad is not standard and is a rotating wheel. The same means of navigation are used in other models of the manufacturer like U700 and Juke. All buttons are easy to press and clearly felt.

The sliding mechanism of this dual slider is relatively shaky and doesn’t look very reliable. Pushing it down reveals the two stereo loudspeakers and at the same time, activates the music menu (more about it in Interface). Moving it in the opposite direction discovers the keyboard with purple backlight. All its keys are easily distinguished and pressed.

On the left side, we see the volume controls and the microSD slot. The opposite one houses the camera and music shortcuts, accompanied by the charger slot.

On the top, hidden under a lid, is hiding the 3.5 mm earphones jack and the strap hole. The 3-megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash is on the back, which is made out of rubber coated plastic for a better grip.

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1. As unregistered

First of all, who is so smart to keep the phone with keys in the same pocket? Secondly, se w890 is much more expensive than this samsung. These phones are uncomparable. And finally, camera is not that bad knowing the price of the phone. The Camcoder is far better than in SE phones with the same price. The sound quality with headphones is awesome. The loudspeaker is loud enough for a phone and far better than average other phones. I have this phone for some weeks. And I have compared it with many SE and Nokia phones my friends have. None of the phones beats the sound quality and talking about camera. You won't get 3mp camera from nokia or se for the same price it would be 2mp max. So we should compare it with same price phones and not best 3mp cameras. I think this phone is the best choice for this price. At least in my country.

2. SGH-F400 unregistered

  • Display 2.2" 240 x 320 pixels
  • Camera 3 MP
  • Storage 0.028 GB
  • Battery 960 mAh(4.50h talk time)

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