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Samsung Focus Flash (photos)

The $50 Samsung Focus Flash is one of AT&T's new batch of Windows Phones. Let's see what this budget smartphone has in store.

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Fresh-faced Flash

The Samsung Focus Flash may be the more budget-minded of Samsung's two new Windows Phones, but that doesn't mean it's bland. The dapper-looking handset has squared-off edges and a useful center button. The 3.7-inch Super AMOLED screen is clear and bright, but feels a mite small.
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Stylish backing

One of our most frequent complaints about Samsung phones is their proclivity to look toylike with all that glossy black plastic. Samsung must have taken a cue from HTC in giving the Focus Flash a metal strip on the removable back cover.
(Read the Samsung Focus Flash review here.)
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Camera and flash

What would the Focus Flash be without a flash? The phone has a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with flash, and a VGA front-facing camera. The shots are pretty good overall.
(Read the Samsung Focus Flash review here.)
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Side view

A close-up of the responsive volume rocker on the Samsung Focus Flash.
(Read the Samsung Focus Flash review here.)
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Read the Samsung Focus Flash review here.
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Read the Samsung Focus Flash review here.
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Bamboo

This was taken outdoors during midday with even lighting.
Photos in this slideshow that were taken with the Focus Flash's 5-megapixel camera may be resized from the original, but are otherwise untouched.
(Read the Samsung Focus Flash review here.)
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Flowers

Taken outdoors during midday with even lighting.
Photos in this slideshow that were taken with the Focus Flash's 5-megapixel camera may be resized from the original, but are otherwise untouched.
(Read the Samsung Focus Flash review here.)
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Rainy tables

Taken outdoors during midday with even lighting.
Photos in this slideshow that were taken with the Focus Flash's 5-megapixel camera may be resized from the original, but are otherwise untouched.
(Read the Samsung Focus Flash review here.)
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Octopus

Taken indoors with artificial lighting.
Photos in this slideshow that were taken with the Focus Flash's 5-megapixel camera may be resized from the original, but are otherwise untouched.
(Read the Samsung Focus Flash review here.)
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Toys!

Taken indoors with artificial lighting.
Photos in this slideshow that were taken with the Focus Flash's 5-megapixel camera may be resized from the original, but otherwise untouched.
(Read the Samsung Focus Flash review here.)
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VGA test

This was taken indoors with the phone's front-facing VGA camera and wasn't at all resized or retouched.

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