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First Look: Samsung t159 simply makes strong calls

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First Look: Samsung t159 simply makes strong calls

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All you really need in a flip phone like the $20 t159 for T-Mobile is clear, clean audio.

-- I'm an adult -- for CNET and blast from the past the Samsung U 159. For T-Mobile. -- this is a very very basic flip phone. As you can see it it is all black. I'm really not a lot of extra accents are polished so you get -- you get a hold of Linus and -- around these large very comfortable. And responsive keys on the keyboard so navigation is really green others a small screen inside its one point eight inches. And on the outside is a one inch external display. This phone is on the three G network and there is a camera so that's one wistful and one belt and also how and it cam -- built and so that you can take video with that although the quality the will be very poor. Here in the side -- fortunately there is a shared ports for the charger and for ahead balancing -- need to happen adapter if you want to listen to music on the spot. On inside you do you have your basic organizer tools. You can't play games on here you can access the web in a change although it's not the -- -- -- for doing so this phone really is all about making calls. And of course there's a little bit of texting on here to U. Because you don't have a full pre puberty profits. -- -- Luckily the calls are -- on -- You just need something simple and something inexpensive because it's U 159 top one mini nine mini nine for a new contract and -- do you recommend. For anything else I. Got it all -- for CNET and I'm he -- five.

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