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Samsung U450 Intensity

alaTest has collected and analyzed 88 reviews of Samsung U450 Intensity. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and sound. The design and performance also get good opinions, whereas the connectivity and battery get negative opinions. There are mixed comments on the GPS navigation and screen.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung U450 Intensity is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung U450 Intensity


alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 user reviews of Samsung U450 Intensity from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on People are impressed by the size and design. The sound and performance also get good feedback, whereas the screen and battery get critical opinions.

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reliability, battery, screen

72% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Jamie Lendino (

Samsung Intensity SCH-u450


The Samsung Intensity gives Verizon subscribers an inexpensive QWERTY phone for voice calls, messaging, and GPS navigation.

Solid build quality. Pleasant QWERTY keyboard. Excellent battery life.

Non-standard headphone jack. Crappy camera. Includes Verizon's usual nickel-and-dime messaging apps.

Camera and Conclusions The 1.3-megapixel camera has no flash or auto-focus; there's also no video recorder. Test photos exhibited stronger color than usual for a cell phone camera, and shutter speeds were fast at just under one second. But there was a...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Nicole Lee (

Samsung Intensity review: Samsung Intensity


The Samsung Intensity has an attractive and compact design, a great keyboard, and a nice display. It has a megapixel camera, a music player, and GPS.

The Samsung Intensity can't download songs over the air even though it is compatible with V Cast Music, the navigation keys are a little cramped, and the photo quality could be improved. The microSD card slot is inconveniently located behind the...

The Samsung Intensity is a simple entry-level messaging phone with a few multimedia goodies that's very affordable and easy to use.

Sep, 2009

Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (

Samsung Intensity U450 Review


Over the past few months there have been quite a few QWERTY keyboard messaging phones released by Verizon, such as the Samsung Alias 2 U750, LG enV3 VX9200 and enV Touch VX11000, and the Motorola Rival A455. Most recently Samsung introduced the Samsung...

Sep, 2009

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Samsung Intensity U450


The Samsung Intensity is a horizontal slider with a distinctive Samsung look. Closed, the Intensity has an attractive, stylized fascia with red accents and large, waved keys on its alphanumeric keypad. The 2.1-inch 176 x 220 resolution display is...

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : wubayou (

Samsung Intensity SCH-U450 for Verizon Wireless


If you are in search of a messaging phone at an affordable price, then the Samsung Intensity SCH-U450 for Verizon Wireless might be what you are looking for. The Intensity has an attractive design that won't weigh you down, as well as a full QWERTY...

You can sort your contacts into separate groups, as well as assign a photo and a ringtone to each. There are 18 polyphonic ringtones that come standard on the Intensity, but you can always download more from the carrier using the web browser. You can...

Oct, 2009

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This is the worst phone I've ever owned. Including flip phones. At first the phone was great, then about 6 months later. The vibrate completly stopped working unless the sound was on and even then sometimes the sound refuses to work. The alarm rarely...

The silent is fine

virate doesnt work

Jan, 2012

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It's not worth the hassle of returning.

It was cheap

It does not work, won't start the phone and won't charge. There's nothing else to say

Jul, 2014

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Samsung Intensity (U450)


The phones are hard to open one-handed unless you have a rubberized or some other type cover. It will be interesting to see how they stand up to rigorous usage by my kids. Buttons are kinda small but I think most phones are like that. Pros: MP3 player,...

Jun, 2010

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Samsung Intensity (U450)


I love this phone, its indestructible! I got it a couple months ago, and have had no problems. I definitely recommend it.

May, 2010

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What i like and dont like


i personly dont like it..... and it doesnt have a video reocorder..... and you cannot watch videos your friends and family send you unless you go on a website that chrages you to watch it... it does have a self timer for the camera which i like!!! but...

Aug, 2010

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