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Samsung SGH-G600 Review

Samsung SGH-G600

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Samsung SGH-G600 Review

The G600 is a very adequate phone and moving through the menus is almost instant. Keep in mind that if any animated transition is chosen, this will slower the things in order to visualize it. During the test period, the device didn't block or gave error even once.

Submitting the G600 to our standard reception test didn’t really please us. Although the result was rather average (4/10) the reception of the phone is very fragile, more than on other phones with such result. Even when the phone showed 4/5 signal strength the incoming speech began to cut and so, the quality decreased drastically, as it got harder to understand the words.

If the signal is strong, the incoming sound quality will be very good. The volume is high and the voices sound very realistically with only minor decreasing of the higher frequencies. The microphone of the phone is also good, delivering extra strong sound. Unfortunately, it is so sensitive that surrounding noises are heard clearly at the other side. Your voice will be very clear, but sounding sharp, without high-frequencies, which decreases how distinct it is.

We are very pleased with the battery of the phone. Although Samsung claims less than 3.5 hours of talk time, in reallity, the G600 scored 6 hours and 25 minutes, which is excellent result!


The Samsung G600 is an excellent device that combines strong multimedia functionality with pretty design and pocket friendly dimensions. If you are looking for a 5-megapixel cameraphone you will surely know the Nokia N95 and Sony Ericsson K850 but both are significantly bigger than the G600 in every aspect. As it was in the past with the D900, the G600 manages to offer good imaging quality and features to dimensions and price ratio, which will definitely make it attractive to a large group of customers.


  • 5-megapixel camera with lots of options and good quality
  • User-friendly interface
  • Pocket friendly dimensions


  • Very weak signal reception
  • Limited phonebook
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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:55

1. saad (unregistered)

this phone comes all that u need in a phone.a kool 5mega pixel cam,speakerphone,bluetooth headset which is small and easy to use when ya drivin....i think its a nippy small phone with alot of technology crammed in ;-)

posted on 07 Jul 2008, 18:44

2. kai (unregistered)

has Very weak signal reception in the con list makes its the worest phone..........damn....

posted on 21 Oct 2008, 19:33

3. (unregistered)

I have had this phone about 2 months, I use it for business + can't get the thing to sync successfully. I regularly have to reset the communication settings so it will talk to my PC. It was working fine but it's now syncing 12 hours out, so my Outlook appointment's appear at 5am instead of 5pm. Extremely frustrating. I would rather these features worked, + not have a fancy 5mpx camera.

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Display2.2 inches, 240 x 320 pixels (182 ppi) TFT
Camera5 megapixels
Size3.97 x 1.85 x 0.58 inches
(101 x 47.8 x 14.9 mm)
2.99 oz  (85 g)
Battery800 mAh, 2.3 hours talk time

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