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Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G

Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G

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73 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
73

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G, T-Mobile's newest QWERTY slider, offers snappy performance and good battery life, but the uncomfortable keyboard is a dealbreaker.

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73 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
73

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

73
 

User Reviews

90
lizakbrown
I bought it for my little sister, who is still studying on collage. She said...read more
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Score Breakdown

 
73
Average Critic Score
 
80
CNET
Those looking for a QWERTY smartphone will gravitate to the thick and hearty Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G, which has Android 4.0, strong hardware specs, and excellent call quality.
 
70
Engadget
The Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G, T-Mobile's newest QWERTY slider, offers snappy performance and good battery life, but the uncomfortable keyboard is a dealbreaker.
 
70
TechHive
The Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G isn’t going to redefine Android handsets anytime soon. The keyboard is handy to have, especially if you are a heavy texter, but the phone is bulky and has a subpar camera.
 
70
phoneArena
If you can somehow see through the boring design of the Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G, you'll find a superb Android smartphone that manages to be a good device in the mid-range category.
 
70
PC Mag
The Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G is T-Mobile's best keyboarded smartphone, but unless you really need that keyboard, you should go for the Galaxy S III.
 
80
Android Community
We’d recommend something along the lines of the Galaxy S II or Galaxy S III over this, but if you must have the keyboard this is surely the best bet from T-Mobile.
 
80
GSM Arena
Overall, it is hard to call the Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G the company's finest effort at the QWERTY theme.
 
60
IntoMobile
If you’re content with intrusive software modifications, and happen to be a sucker for phones carrying fantastic keyboards, then T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G is for you.
 
80
Phone Scoop
In the end, as long as you're not stuck on the idea of having the best camera-phone in the market, the Relay is a fine choice.

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