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Samsung A687 Strive

alaTest has collected and analyzed 97 reviews of Samsung A687 Strive. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the design and battery are overall positive. The performance and price also get good comments. Comments about the reliability and size are mixed. Some have doubts about the connectivity and camera.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung A687 Strive is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 78 user reviews of Samsung A687 Strive from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on People really like the design and performance. The battery and price also get good feedback. There are some mixed views about the reliability. Many are critical about the size.

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55% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Jamie Lendino (

Samsung Strive SGH-a687 (AT&T)


The Samsung Strive feels like a classic bait-and-switch, as its low upfront cost masks a bucket of bloatware and extra monthly fees.

Big screen for an inexpensive device. Slide-out QWERTY keyboard. Good voice quality. Threaded SMS.

Non-standard headphone jack. Middling camera. Boatloads of bloatware.

Multimedia, Camera, and Conclusions For media storage, there's 91MB of free internal memory. My 16GB SanDisk card worked fine in the microSD slot underneath the battery cover. The non-standard microUSB headphone jack makes finding compatible earbuds a...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : Kent German (

Samsung Strive review: Samsung Strive


Samsung got an early start on CTIA 2010 when it introduced the Samsung Strive and Sunburst a week before the show began. The two handsets take a different approach to the still-hot messaging-phone trend. The Sunburst has only a touch screen, but the...

The Samsung Strive has a comfortable, user-friendly design. Performance is agreeable, and you get a fair number of features.

The Samsung Strive's camera lacks a flash, and the phone's internal memory is low.

The Samsung Strive is one of Samsung's better messaging phones. And it offers a few new features.

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (

Samsung Strive A687 Review


The Samsung Strive A687 has landed on AT&T as the successor to the popular Propel, and it brings a slew of new and upgraded features. The portrait slider form-factor is still intact, but the screen size and resolution, as well as the camera, have been...

Mar, 2010

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Samsung Strive (AT&T) Review

Jul, 2010

Consumer review (

"Stops far of anything spectacular"


I got this phone in 2011 as my secondary phone which I use for work. I used it about 8 months before it shut off completely and died. It wouldn't charge, or anything. It would BLINK the ATT logo. I took it in and got replacement number 2 Replacement...

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May, 2012

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