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Samsung Tocco Lite
Member Name: Reviewer88
Samsung Tocco Lite
Advantages: Light & quirky
Disadvantages: No wi-fi connectivity or 3G network connection
When it comes to electronics, I am what you might call, clueless!! For phones in particular I am a disaster. I go through phones so quick. Every year I go through two or three different phones. Not due to chronic updating or a weird fascination with new technology.No No!! I lose them constantly...on the bus, in the store, at a nightclub..you name it, I've left my phone there. So that this particular phone has lasted so long is quite strange. I twas originally a hand-me down, from my boyfriend after I broke my previous Nokia (surprise surprise!!).
**Samsung Tocco Lite**
This phone was my first touch screen so at first I was a bit worried and definitely missed the buttons, especially for texting etc. The first thing i grew to love was the variety of features. The menu itself is easy to access. There are three touch options at the bottom of the opening screen for keypad, phone-book and menu. The keypad is essentially for making calls and the phone-book...pretty much self explanatory.
The menu is great, its has 12 options - call log, phone-book, music, internet browser, messages, my files, organiser, camera(3.2 mega pixels), communities, applications, alarms and settings. Through these I can store images and games, music, dates and all important information. There is a radio that I can access,a bluetooth so I can connect with friends, upload pictures onto social networking sites etc through the communities option, store multiple alarms for different times, use a stopwatch and timer (which are very handy) as well as a voice recorder in the applications. It includes everything you could need basically. The main features I use myself would be the internet browser, messaging, alarms and organiser. I used to use the music feature a lot more as the phone came with a pc connection as well as headphones so you could download your fave tunes straight from your laptop onto your phone. These can be played on loud speaker as well as through the ear phones. However, being me, I lost my ear phones so do not use this option much anymore.
The touch screen aspect is quite simple to use and get used to. You can lock the phone through simple touch and hold movements. Everything is done through touching the screen bar the three normal buttons on the phone for ringing, disconnecting and going back on the browser/ menu. The main screen has a pop in / out option which can hold all your fave options. When you touch the screen at any time there is a tiny vibration effect.
As the name suggests, it is light to hold and you wouldn't even feel it in your pocket (bad news for me one would think!! It is simple, square and plain, black on the outer with Samsung written in silver as well as the outline of the buttons being silver. There are two buttons on the right for locking and also entering the camera, and two buttons on the left for the volume, as well as the charging point. Pretty and Simple..just what you need.
-Likes & Dislikes-
I love the quirky little options that you find when you delve into the phone. It has a fake call feature that is perfect for getting out of any sticky situation. Just press on the volume button while the phone is locked and bingo....ring ring...unknown caller!! The storage is pretty big so I can hold tons of photos, music and numbers. (8gb)
I don't like how it doesn't support wifi connections as this is what all new phones includes and is so handy to have. The quality of images isn't great also.
Forget your I-Phones and Blackberrys. Who needs to pay that kind of money when you can get most of the same features in the samsung tocco lite for more than half the price (originally bought for 129.00 euro ..(100 pound sterling)..but now retailing for around 79 euro!! Everything I need is compacted into this beauty and it is still going strong...for me...a major major bonus...
Summary: Has all the options and features of your newer variables for half the price
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