- Michael Oryl , MobileBurn
In terms of multimedia capabilities, the Magnet has little to offer. The VGA resolution camera takes photos of decent quality, but the resolution alone means that printing is never going to be an option.
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A functional and easy-to-use texting phone
Very low price and nice physical design
Considering its very low price and nice physical design, the Samsung SGH-a257 Magnet appears to be a real winner. The email support is a bit weak, but it offers good IM and text/MMS messaging clients that are backed up by a pretty nice QWERTY keyboard. Multimedia fiends will have to look elsewhere, though, since this phone's feature set is focused pretty tightly on messaging and call tasks.
In the end, the Samsung Magnet offers a lot of value and functionality at a very entry-level price point. It earns a "Highly Recommended" rating from MobileBurn.com, and is worthy of considera... Full review
I'm glad I didn't spend money on it
Shoddy and feature-lite
Great phone for what it is
Another reason to hate AT&T
More of a toy...
Good, unique little phone, especially for basic calls and texting
Cute phone but not practical
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