Samsung Galaxy S Advance Reviews and Deals

91 customer reviews

+ This mobile phone has no outstanding positive points. - It scores poorly on battery life.

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8.5 out of 10 based on 91 reviews.
Samsung Galaxy S Advance: Smartphone with 5MP camera, Touchscreen and x display. See full product description

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Mahoney, Sunshine Coast Business or web user

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Love the design.
Great display for price.
Prefer the size to the larger S2&S3.
Can add plenty of memory.
Bad points:
Old version of Android, but can be upgraded.
Back is light-weight plastic, but I use a cover anyway.
Can be some echo when making calls.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Features 9.0
Battery life 7.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 25 Nov 2012

John, Stonehaven

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Slim, easy to set up and use.
Bad points:
None.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Features 9.0
Battery life 9.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 25 Feb 2013

Viren, Isleworth Basic text and chat user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Sleek, easy to use and pretty fast.
Bad points:
Battery life! needs frequent charging!
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Features 9.0
Battery life 7.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 09 Jan 2013

Gilly, Cumbria UK Business or web user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Easy to set up and use. Good sleek design with great features and apps. Battery life fairly good and lasts a couple of days .
Bad points:
Camera does not have zoom
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Features 9.0
Battery life 7.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 08 Dec 2012

Catherine, Music and entertainment lover

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
As good as an S4 but not as huge!!
Everything about it is awesome
Super easy to use
Bad points:
Android Jellybean promised but Samsung is yet to deliver!
Could do with more internal storage maybe.....
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Features 10.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 06 May 2013

Gary, Banbury Basic text and chat user

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Slim and lightweight, user friendly; looks good.
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Features 8.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 Dec 2012

Noeleen, Christchurch NZ Basic text and chat user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Beautiful clear screen, easy setup, great compatibility with service provider.
Bad points:
Battery life not great. Bluetooth problem with incoming car calls, very faint call tone and not automatic hands free answering. No setup option for 'wired' only 'headset' option.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Features 8.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 01 Jan 2013

Product Features

Operating system Android
Type of phone Smartphone
Shape of phone bar
3G Yes
Touchscreen or keypad Touchscreen
Connections WiFi
Connections Bluetooth
Connections USB
Extra functions Camera
Extra functions Radio
Band Quad
Camera resolution (MegaPixels) 5
Weight (g) 120

Also known as: Galaxy S Advance, i9070 Galaxy S Advance, Samsung I9070 Galaxy S Advance

Mobile Phone Buyers Guide  

Manufacturer's Description

The Samsung Galaxy S Advance provides the features and performance of a high spec smartphone in a beautiful design that’s designed to look good and be super practical. And, if you lose it, you’ll be able to track it and remove sensitive information.
With a QWERTY keyboard that’s designed for comfort and accuracy and a spacious 2.4” display, writing messages is easy with the Samsung Galaxy S Advance. And the phone looks cool too, with the front and back of the phone actually matching the colour of the keyboard…but you can change it with spare covers if you want! (sold separately).

A sleek design with a 4" touchscreen.
Featuring a design that fits in your hand perfectly and makes it easy to type one handed, the Galaxy S Advance is also super light weighing just 120g. With a 4" Super AMOLED touchscreen your videos and photos will look stunning. And with a smooth inward curve, the touchscreen is ultra smooth to use and helps prevent scratches.

Twice the power for better performance.
With twice the power of single core processors, the Galaxy S Advance’s 1GHz dual core processor gives you great performance. Combine this with a large 768MB RAM and you get smoother screen transitions, faster image processing and enhanced web download and browsing.

Find My Mobile.
Now if you lose your phone you needn’t give up hope. The Galaxy S Advance features Find My Mobile, a unique lost-phone management system that lets you to trace your lost phone directly via the web or even delete the device’s data remotely – ensuring personal information remains safe.

Apps and features.
Running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and featuring Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface, the Galaxy S Advance lets you stay connected through Samsung’s Hubs range. There’s everything from Music and Social Hubs to Game Hubs, letting you watch, listen, play and socialise wherever you are.

Never miss a moment.
Capture those one-off special moments with the 5MP camera on the back of your Samsung Galaxy S Advance. With auto focus it’s easy to get a crisp shot, and the LED flash means low light pictures look great. You can even shoot 720p video. And if you’re a video caller, the Galaxy Advance S also has a 1.3MP forward facing camera.

ChatON – the instant messaging app.
ChatON is an instant messaging service that lets you chat to your friends even if they’ve got a different smartphone to yours. Forget about passwords and usernames, just use your phone number to log on. It’s easy to instant message, set up group chats and share content in multiple formats to make messaging simpler and more intuitive than ever.

If you’re looking for a high performance smartphone with strong multitasking abilities and a sleek design, look to the Samsung Galaxy S Advance.

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