Samsung has done a good job of packing just about every feature you could want into a compact, nimble device. It's not perfect but, with intuitive menus, a host of widgets and a decent browser, the Monte will satisfy hardcore social-networking fans. It's a well-rounded phone that we enjoyed using
Typical price: £150.00
The Samsung Monte Slider is a solid, intuitive little phone that shouldn't have bothered trying to add Internet features. Buy it because it's cheap and makes calls, not because it tries to do all this fancy modern stuff.
Typical price: £40.00
The Samsung Monte is a budget touchscreen that puts the spotlight on social networking with a bundle of widgets for Facebook, Twitter and more
The LG Viewty Snap GM360 has a decent camera and some neat social-networking features, but it's nowhere near as good as the Samsung Monte, which is only slightly more expensive
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