Samsung Freeform 5

AKA: Samsung SCH-R480, Samsung Comment 3
6/10 AVG.
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Reviews summary

6/10AVG.
RATING
Based on 1 reviews

What's good  

  • QWERTY keypad
  • Comfortable design

What's bad  

  • Sub-standard display
  • No WiFi

The Samsung Freeform 5 is a candybar-style, basic feature phone that offers a 2.4 inch, 160x120 resolution display, QWERTY keyboard, 3 megapixel camera, and a talk time of up to 6 hours.

The Freeform 5’s QVGA display was not well received by most reviewers. “Its screen's QVGA, 320x240-pixel resolution looks unfocused and colors are dull, without gradients,” according to CNET.

The phone's four-row QWERTY keyboard consists of individual raised, contoured keys and a familiar layout. “The Freeform 5’s responsive, compact QWERTY keyboard is a fairly good one, as far as the button layout goes,” CTNTechnologynews said.

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Other features include Bluetooth 3.0, WAP browser, Caller ID readout and music player.

If you really want an old-school style QWERTY phone, the Samsung Freeform 5 is an option. However, reviewers suggest considering others. “Consider buying the Samsung Freeform 5 if you really need a QWERTY feature phone, but rival handsets will get you about the same experience for less,” CNET said.


Specs summary

Screen
2.4"

The Samsung Freeform 5's screen is 2.4 inches with 320 x 240 pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown
OS

The phone runs on the Other operating system (OS).

Camera
3+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 3+ megapixel camera. There's no secondary front camera.
Storage
1024 MB

Internal memory is 1 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1000mAh

The phone is powered by a 1000 mAh Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 14.6 days standby time, 360 minutes talk time.


Prices (Where to Buy)


SAMSUNG FREEFORM 5 SCH-R480 QWERTY SMARTPHONE U.S.CELLULAR BLACK FACTORY SEALED

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  • Condition: New
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Contract: No
  • Located in: USA

SAMSUNG FREEFORM 5 SCH-R480 QWERTY SMARTPHONE U.S.CELLULAR BLACK WITH FREE GIFT

from eBay

  • Condition: New
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Contract: No
  • Located in: USA

SAMSUNG FREEFORM 5 SCH-R480 QWERTY SMARTPHONE U.S.CELLULAR BLACK BRAND NEW

from eBay

  • Condition: New
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Contract: No
  • Located in: USA

LOT OF 5 SAMSUNG FREEFORM 5 SCH-R480 U.S CELLULAR - BRAND NEW FACTORY SEALED

from eBay

  • Condition: New
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Contract: No
  • Located in: USA

LOT OF 50 SAMSUNG FREEFORM 5 SCH-R480 U.S CELLULAR - BRAND NEW FACTORY SEALED

from eBay

  • Condition: New
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Contract: No
  • Located in: USA


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Reviews summary

6/10AVG.
RATING
Based on 1 reviews

What's good  

  • QWERTY keypad
  • Comfortable design

What's bad  

  • Sub-standard display
  • No WiFi

The Samsung Freeform 5 is a candybar-style, basic feature phone that offers a 2.4 inch, 160x120 resolution display, QWERTY keyboard, 3 megapixel camera, and a talk time of up to 6 hours.

The Freeform 5’s QVGA display was not well received by most reviewers. “Its screen's QVGA, 320x240-pixel resolution looks unfocused and colors are dull, without gradients,” according to CNET.

The phone's four-row QWERTY keyboard consists of individual raised, contoured keys and a familiar layout. “The Freeform 5’s responsive, compact QWERTY keyboard is a fairly good one, as far as the button layout goes,” CTNTechnologynews said.

Show more

Other features include Bluetooth 3.0, WAP browser, Caller ID readout and music player.

If you really want an old-school style QWERTY phone, the Samsung Freeform 5 is an option. However, reviewers suggest considering others. “Consider buying the Samsung Freeform 5 if you really need a QWERTY feature phone, but rival handsets will get you about the same experience for less,” CNET said.

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Reviews (6/10 Avg. rating)


Responsive QWERTY, outdated feature phone

from Cnet (2 years ago)

There's absolutely nothing wrong with a feature phone, and for heavy texters with smaller hands, the Freeform 5's responsive, compact QWERTY keyboard is a fairly good one, as far as the button layout goes. However, Samsung and U.S. Cellular do customers no favors with a proprietary software design... More

There's absolutely nothing wrong with a feature phone, and for heavy texters with smaller hands, the Freeform 5's responsive, compact QWERTY keyboard is a fairly good one, as far as the button layout goes.

However, Samsung and U.S. Cellular do customers no favors with a proprietary software design that was common five years ago. I believe that the user deserves a bump in resolution, a preloaded Facebook app, more pleasing graphics, and yes, even spell check. Samsung isn't the only offender in this, but a shared culpability with other phone-makers doesn't make the Freeform 5 any more lovable

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