The Good The Samsung Intercept has Android 2.1, a 3.2-megapixel camera, GPS, Wi-Fi, a colorful display, and a great QWERTY keyboard. Call quality is good.
The Bad The Samsung Intercept's task manager can be a bit sluggish at times, and the photo quality could be improved.
The Bottom Line The Samsung Intercept is a suitable Android alternative for Sprint customers on a budget.
Almost a year after the release of the Sprint lineup. Though most data-hungry professionals might want to wait for the (which is also one of Samsung's Galaxy S series of handsets), the Samsung Intercept is geared more toward the budget-conscious consumer. It doesn't have the bells and whistles of the Epic 4G--it doesn't have an AMOLED display and only has EV-DO Rev. 0, for example--but it still packs in plenty of features for Android lovers. The Intercept is available for just $99.99 with a new two-year contract and a mail-in rebate., Samsung is finally adding more Android phones to the
Samsung has a tendency to stick with similar designs for most of its phones, and that is true with the Intercept. Indeed, if you didn't pay close attention to the details, the Intercept looks similar to the , and also to the aforementioned Samsung Moment. It measures 4.43 inches long by 2.19 inches wide by 0.59 inch thick, and it has rounded corners, smooth chrome-plated sides, and a soft touch material on the battery cover that gives it a comfortable feel in the hand. We like the design well enough, but its similarity to other phones does give us an unfavorable sense of déjà vu.
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