Samsung Genio QWERTY review

The budget option for the BlackBerry lover

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Although the numberpad is incorporated into the compact QWERTY keypad, it's not too difficult to accurately tap in new numbers.

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The number keys are highlighted in bright yellow and arranged in conventional numberpad formation, so while they're not as finger-friendly as a generously proportioned keypad, they are easy enough to pick out.

Accessing contacts is straightforward, whichever shortcut set-up you opt for, and there are numerous fields you can add to the basic contact details on the handset.

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As previously mentioned, you can set up a Buddy list as a shortcut, enabling you to view up to five favourite contacts on 'cards', with photo images assigned if available.

Selecting these enables you to call or text the individual contact, and you can see communications with Buddy contacts listed in chronological order.

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The call performance of the Samsung Genio QWERTY came across loud and clear. We had sufficient volume at both ends and the earpiece sounded bright and pleasant during calls.

The phone also maintained a solidly reliable signal performance throughout our tests - something we're constantly noticing budget phones manage ahead of their much more expensive counterparts.

Tech Specs

Product TypeCellular Phone
Network BandQuad Band
BluetoothYes
USBYes
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported8 GB
Built-in Memory41 MB
Memory Card SlotYes
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyEDGE, GPRS
Cellular Network SupportedGSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900
Rear Camera Resolution2 Megapixel
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD
Phone StyleBar
ColourYellow
Brand NameSamsung
Battery Talk Time7.50 Hour
Product ModelB3210 Genio Qwerty
Screen Size5.6 cm (2.2")
Screen Resolution220 x 176
Weight (Approximate)94 g
Green CompliantYes
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityWEEE
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 2.1
Messaging TypeSMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email, Instant Messaging
USB StandardUSB 2.0
Height110 mm
Width59 mm
Depth12.9 mm
Radio TunerYes
Battery Standby Time390 Hour
ManufacturerSamsung
Product NameB3210 Genio Qwerty Cellular Phone
Screen TypeLCD
Manufacturer Part NumberGT-B3210CWAXEU
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information

The colorful and convenient Samsung Genio Qwerty keeps you in-touch and in-style. Totally friend-friendly, it keeps you and your social circle connected 24 / 7 so you never miss a thing. You can send SMS texts, instant messages and emails, as well as tweet your latest thoughts. The full QWERTY keyboard makes it quick and easy. But even when you're not typing any words, this eye-catching mobile makes a statement.

Package Contents
  • B3210 Genio Qwerty Cellular Phone
  • Battery
  • Travel Adapter (Charger)
  • User Manual