Sagem my401C review: Sagem my401C

CNET Editors' Rating

3.5 stars Very good
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The Good Good looking design; low price tag; good range of features.

The Bad Awkward MP3 player; screen isn't great.

The Bottom Line The Sagem my401C is a good looking handset and offers a great range of features for the price. It's a shame it doesn't come with stereo headphones, but it's still a very good budget option

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Costing just £30 on pay as you go, the Sagem my401C is currently the cheapest of Sagem's clamshell handsets.

It also boasts a pretty broad range of features for such a low-cost handset and comes with a surprisingly pleasing design, but is it enough to tempt hardcore Nokia and Sony Ericsson fans to make the switch?

Strengths
When it comes to ease of use, it's hard to fault the my401C. Anyone who's used a recent Sony Ericsson handset will find the clearly laid out menu system instantly familiar and features like texting are also a breeze to use.

Many of the budget flip phones make the mistake of going without an external screen, but thankfully there's no such issue here. The Sagem's external display is small and only black and white, but it's enough to show the name or number of an incoming caller and that's what's important.

The design is impressively handsome with the rounded edges and black and silver colour scheme giving it a surprising air of class for such a cheap mobile. As the phone is small and light, it's also comfortable to hold and feels well proportioned when you put it to your ear.

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Where to Buy

Sagem my401C

Part Number: CNETSagem my401C

Typical Price: £30.00

See manufacturer website for availability.