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Apple iPhone 3G - 8GB - Black (Unlocked) Smartphone

Samsung Captivate SGH-I897 - 16GB - Black (AT&T) Smartphone

Samsung Captivate SGH-I897 - 16GB - Black (AT&T) Smartphone

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Combining the functionalities of a mobile phone, iPod and the internet, the iPhone 3G iOS phone promises to entertain you in style. Enjoy movies, videos and exciting games with the 3.5-inch... More
Combining the functionalities of a mobile phone, iPod and the internet, the iPhone 3G iOS phone promises to entertain you in style. Enjoy movies, videos and exciting games with the 3.5-inch touchscreen of this Apple smartphone. With the built-in GPS capability that supports geotagging, the iPhone 3G ensures you never lose your way. What’s more? You can capture your cherished memories with the 2.0 MP camera of this Apple smartphone. Stay connected even on the go, thanks to the Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) support of this iOS phone. Less
Captivate the world in the palm of your hand with the Samsung Galaxy S Captivate SGH-I897 touchscreen mobile from Samsung. The Android 2.2 OS feature of this Samsung smartphone gives you... More
Captivate the world in the palm of your hand with the Samsung Galaxy S Captivate SGH-I897 touchscreen mobile from Samsung. The Android 2.2 OS feature of this Samsung smartphone gives you access to various useful applications like messaging, social networking, and many more. You can also enjoy stunning and brilliant HD graphics on the 4-inch Super AMOLED display of this touchscreen mobile. The virtual Full touch QWERTY keyboard with Swype technology of the Samsung Galaxy S Captivate SGH-I897 helps you to input texts at a remarkable speed. This Samsung smartphone with its 5 Mega Pixel Camera, allows you to capture excellent and real-life pictures. Less
Key Features   
Network Generation 3G 3G
Color Black Black
Network Technology GSM / EDGE / UMTS / HSDPA EDGE • GSM • UMTS • HSDPA
Camera 2.0 MP 5.0 MP
Cellular Band GSM / EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 UMTS / HSDPA 850/1900/2100 GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband) WCDMA (UMTS) 850/900/1900/2100
Style Bar Bar
Other Features   
Email Access Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Touch Screen Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Digital Camera Yes Yes
Speakerphone Yes Yes
QWERTY Physical Keyboard No No
Internet Browser Yes Yes
Display   
Display Technology LCD display Super Amoled
Color Depth 18-bit (262000 Colors) -
Display Resolution 320 x 480 pixels -
Battery   
Battery Type Lithium Ion -
Memory   
Supported Flash Memory Cards Built-In Memory MicroSDHC
Product Identifiers   
Family Line Apple iPhone Samsung Captivate
Type Smartphone Smartphone
Carrier Unlocked AT&T
Brand Apple Samsung
Miscellaneous   
Antenna Type Integrated -
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Consumer Reviews
Apple iPhone 3G - 8GB - Black (Unlocked) Smartphone
Apple iPhone 3G - 8GB - Black (Unlocked) Smartphone
From $99.99
Samsung Captivate SGH-I897 - 16GB - Black (AT&T) Smartphone
Samsung Captivate SGH-I897 - 16GB - Black (AT&T) Smartphone
From $179.99

Product Review Summary

4.5
92% recommend this product
5 stars
148
4 stars
74
3 stars
11
2 stars
9
1 star
2
Pros
  • Easy To Use (55)
  • Stylish (55)
  • Nice Screen (53)
  • Great Design (50)
  • Lightweight (41)
  • Compact (32)
  • Touch Screen (20)
  • Rich Features (13)
  • WiFi support (13)
  • Good Sound (12)
Cons
  • camera does not have a flash (36)
  • Short Battery Life (24)
  • Freezes Up (14)
  • Overpriced (5)
  • low picture quality (4)
  • low sound quality (4)
  • Bulky (3)
  • Lacks features (3)
  • Weak Signal (2)
  • Poor Quality (2)
Good For
  • Everyday Use (58)
  • Music (48)
  • Texting (44)
  • Business (38)
  • Travel (37)
  • Gifts (15)
  • Web Browsing (13)
  • Games (12)
  • Email (10)
  • Photos (8)
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Consumer Reviews

71

Welcome to the i-Revolution !

byaashok Jun 29, 2007
83 Helpfuls 84 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Museum quality design, large screen, virtual keyboard, excellent web browser &...
Cons Runs on dinky ATT wireless, no copy/cut/paste, no flash cards, limited add-on software
Recommended it? Yes

WHAT IS IT & WHY DID I BUY IT ?
After all the media hoopla and noise over this much anticipated product, my inner gadget geek was doing cartwheels when I heard the release date of 06/29. It is darn sure to catapult AAPL to over $160 per share. Even though I didn't feel that the Iphone could... Read full review »

205

Finally -- Truth in Advertising -- Apple iPhone Live!

bydiverpam Jul 6, 2007
62 Helpfuls 63 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy to use, fun to play with, works well, lots of great features!
Cons No discounts on service. Who knows what bugs could be lurking?
Recommended it? Yes

This is the first product that got me excited enough to write a full-blown review in years!

I had been lusting for this beauty since the almost "too good to be true" commercials started airing. What? A phone that was simple to use? A screen that was bright with good quality resolution?... Read full review »

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Product Review Summary

4.6
Based on 15 user reviews
100% recommend this product
5 stars
9
4 stars
6
3 stars
2 stars
1 star
Pros
  • Stylish (2)
  • Easy To Use (2)
  • Nice Screen (2)
  • Lightweight (2)
  • Compact (2)
  • Great Design (2)
Cons
  • camera does not have a flash (2)
Good For
  • Texting (2)
  • Everyday Use (2)
  • Business (2)
  • Music (2)
  • Gifts (2)
  • Travel (2)
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Consumer Reviews

39

AT&T's best Android phone!

bylarwe Oct 29, 2010
22 Helpfuls 23 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Beautiful screen. Good battery life. Fast. Good speakerphone. Easily hacked.
Cons Terrible GPS performance. AT&T adds some annoyances.
Recommended it? Yes

As of October 2010 the Samsung Captivate SGH-i897 (carrier-named version of the Galaxy S) is definitely AT&T's flagship, and most desirable, Android phone. If you browse the Web for comparative reviews, you'll find several places comparing it side-by-side to the iPhone 4, and that's a good data... Read full review »

30

The iPhone vs Android Dilema

byiceecoldcherry Dec 19, 2010
17 Helpfuls 18 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Open source.  Access to files/directories, storage.  Easy file transfer...
Cons Some lag time.  Possibly inaccurate bar indicator. No flash. Volume increments...
Recommended it? Yes

The huge dilemma I had was trying to decide between an iPhone or Android.  Both look similar, but which one is better?  Hopefully this clarify some of the same big questions I had before I bought this.  

Samsung Captivate is part of the series of Galaxy S phone and is also... Read full review »

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