A signature Samsung

The Renown bears all the hallmarks of a 3G Samsung flip phone.
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Chocolate brown

We like the Renown's color scheme. Yet, the external display is rather small and the glossy skin attracts smudges.
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From behind

The Renown has a single speaker on its back cover.
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Power and sound

The Renown's volume rocker and charger port sit in its left spine.
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Take control

The Renown's navigation array and keypad have a easy-to-use design.
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Take it out

Even with plastic skin, the Renown has a solid feel.
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Take it away

The slim Renown is easily portable.
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Picture time

The Renown's camera lacks a flash and a self-portrait mirror.
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