Samsung Genio Slide review

Top-end features in a high-value handset

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TechRadar's verdict

"A slick, affordable handset that offers a wide range of functionality and customisation."
For
  • Wi-Fi and HSDPA high-speed data connectivity
  • Slide-out QWERTY keyboard
  • Touchscreen control with widgets
  • A-GPS satellite positioning technology
  • 2GB MicroSD memory card supplied in-box
  • Decent music player with 3.5mm headphone socket
  • Swappable 'Fashion Jacket' covers
  • Good selection of social networking apps plus BBC iPlayer app preinstalled
Against
  • Resistive touchscreen control system is functional
  • 2.8-inch screen dimensions
  • Limited camera lacks autofocus and flash
  • Video recording lacklustre
  • Email wizard set-up could be easier
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