'Talk time, at 5 hours 54 minutes, is good for such a slim phone. '
'You'll hear a faint knocking sound as you enter letters at a varying pitch, which we found reassuring. '
'Colors are bright and text is very clear.'
'The phone is really quite fast--a refreshing change from the sluggish (and often frustrating) Windows Mobile 6.5 experience. '
'Notes is a cool application that allows you to post reminders to yourself, and as the post it notes age on the virtual pin board, they get steadily more crumpled. '
'The button-less glass front and black plastic body, delineated by a silver bevelled edge, gives it a wonderfully simple yet elegant style. '
'Video is soft and defocused-looking, although not quite enough to hide conspicuous compression artefacts.'
'The camera's constant attempts to autofocus can lead to your video being jerky especially on a moving subject, something you need to watch out for. '
'While the phone feels a bit heavy in the hand at 165g (5.8 ounces), it doesn't feel as bulky in your pocket due to its smooth rounded edges.'
'clean, bright interface'
'Available for $199 on AT&T, we like the idea of a phone with strong media capabilities, a kickstand for watching movies and TV, and a big speaker that can fill a small room with Zune tunes. '
'The HTC Surround also has a dedicated audio chip for its two speakers, and what we were left with was one of the best sound performances we've ever experienced on a phone—calling and blasting the Beastie Boys in public. '
'The Focus feels significantly lighter in the hand than the iPhone 4 (4.8 ounces), which is quite a feat given the Samsung has a larger 4-inch display.'
'The Samsung Focus makes it easier to work, play and relax.'
'Super fast and responsive'
'Features The OS platform gives new home screen with many Live tiles which juggles when you press and hold key and the user can customize these tiles. '