Samsung Eternity SGH-A867 - Black (AT&T) Cellular Phone Reviews
Click to see larger image

Samsung Eternity SGH-A867 - Black (AT&T) Cellular Phone

294 ratings (4 Epinions reviews)
Epinions Product Rating: OK
5 stars
4 stars
1
3 stars
2
2 stars
1 star
1
Share This!
  Ask friends for feedback

Great in theory...

Aug 8, 2009 (Updated Aug 8, 2009)
Review by  
Rated a Helpful Review
  • User Rating: Disappointing

  • Durability:
  • Clarity:
  • Portability:
  • Battery Life:

Pros:good size
fairy easy to use / navigate
functions would be great if touch screen worked better

Cons:touch screen is highly inaccurate / unresponsive
Samsung website and customer service are unhelpful
internet browser

The Bottom Line: Don't buy it. Although it has great functionality, the touch screen makes using all the phone's features a pain.


I've been really unhappy with my Eternity, which I've had for about two months. I bought this phone after doing quite a bit of research. The Eternity seemed to have good reviews from both critics and users, and it had the functionality I was looking for. I wanted a phone with either a QWERTY keyboard or a touch screen, because I hate texting with a numeric keypad.

I like the Eternity’s contacts application. It provides a lot of different fields so you can store quite a bit of information about each contact. It also allows you to create groups and a favorites list, which is helpful if you have a large number of contacts stored in your phone.

In theory, the Eternity has everything I could possibly want -- touch screen QWERTY, 3 megapixel camera, good call quality, online access, mobile email, music player, and tv access (though I can’t use it where I live I have been able to use it in bigger cities). In practice, the touch screen is so inaccurate that nothing works very well. The calibration function does not work, and neither does the vibration feedback.

To make matters worse, the Samsung website has dead links all over the place, and when I emailed customer service, I got a generic response that didn't answer my questions.

I wouldn't buy a Samsung product again.


Recommend this product? No


Recommended for: Professionals On-the-Go - Internet and Email is a Must!

Read all comments (1)

Share this product review with your friends   
Share This!


Related Deals You Might Like...

Tripod Mount for Samsung Eternity SGH-A867 - Black

Tripod Mount for Samsung Eternity SGH-A867 - Black

Versatile mounting system. Use it to take better pictures or as a mount for media viewing. Ideal for GPS units, MP3 players & smartphones. Ball joint ...
www.CellularOutfitter.com

$9.99

+$5.99 shipping
Imperial Collection Leather Vertical Carrying Case for Samsung Eternity SGH-A867 (Black)

Imperial Collection Leather Vertical Carrying Case for Samsung Eternity SGH-A867 (Black)

Imperial Collection Leather Vertical Carrying Case. Designed for the Samsung Eternity SGH-A867. Premium leather construction. Leather lined interior. ...
www.CellularOutfitter.com

$4.59

+$5.99 shipping
For Samsung Eternity Sgh-a867 Exhibit 4g Fascinate Samsung Earphones Headset

For Samsung Eternity Sgh-a867 Exhibit 4g Fascinate Samsung Earphones Headset

Universal OEM Samsung Earbud Stereo Headset Universal Design - Works WIth All Producst With a 3.5mm Jack FEATURES: Genuine OEM Samsung Product -Model ...
eBay

$6.49

FREE Shipping
Samsung Eternity SGH-A867 AC Home/Wall Charger

Samsung Eternity SGH-A867 AC Home/Wall Charger

ISO 9001 Certified Cellular Phone Chargers for your cell phone at exclusive wholesale pricing.Home/Travel Charger (110 - 220v AC). Intelligent Chip pr...
www.CellularOutfitter.com

$2.99

+$5.99 shipping
Samsung Eternity SGH-A867 Rapid IC Car Charger

Samsung Eternity SGH-A867 Rapid IC Car Charger

ISO 9001 Certified Cellular Phone Chargers for your cell phone at exclusive wholesale pricing.Vehicle Lighter Adaptor. (12~24v DC). Intelligent Chip p...
www.CellularOutfitter.com

$2.99

+$5.99 shipping
USB Cable compatible with the Samsung SGH-A867 Eternity

USB Cable compatible with the Samsung SGH-A867 Eternity

- Flexible cable measures 50 inches in total length. Included connector tip, wiring and power configuration is unique to Samsung SGH-A867 Eternity spe...
Sears Marketplace
Belt Clip Holster for Samsung Eternity SGH-A867

Belt Clip Holster for Samsung Eternity SGH-A867

cell phone replacement holster. Exclusive wholesale pricing offered at CellularOutfitter.com.Convenient Way to Safely Carry Your Cell Phone. Ratchet-T...
www.CellularOutfitter.com

$3.99

+$5.99 shipping
Samsung SGH-A867 Replacement Battery

Samsung SGH-A867 Replacement Battery

Samsung AB103450 / AB103450CA / AB103450CABSTD / BLI-1001-1, Features: Voltage: 3.7v, Composition: Lithium Ion, Replacement Battery For The Following ...
FactoryOutletStore

$8.95

+$2.95 shipping
Top-Grade Camouflage Vertical Carrying Case for Samsung Eternity SGH-A867

Top-Grade Camouflage Vertical Carrying Case for Samsung Eternity SGH-A867

Hand-crafted from select ballistic nylon with a secure magnetic flap closure, suede interior lining and rotating leather belt clip. Measures 4.92 (H) ...
www.CellularOutfitter.com

$8.99

+$5.99 shipping
Top-Grade Camouflage Horizontal Carrying Case for Samsung Eternity SGH-A867

Top-Grade Camouflage Horizontal Carrying Case for Samsung Eternity SGH-A867

Hand-crafted from select ballistic nylon with a secure magnetic flap closure, suede interior lining and rotating leather belt clip. Measures 2.57 (H) ...
www.CellularOutfitter.com

$8.99

+$5.99 shipping