Straight Talk Samsung S738C Galaxy Centura Prepaid Smartphone

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Straight Talk Samsung S738C Galaxy Centura Prepaid Smartphone

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The Straight Talk Samsung S738C Prepaid Smartphone runs on the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS. With a talk time up to 7.22 hours, this Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Centura Smartphone can keep you connected throughout the day without constantly recharging. Capture pictures and videos with the 3MPl camera and video recorder when you insert your own microSD card, up to 32GB. Prepaid Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Phones are WiFi and 3G connected, so you can enjoy your favorite websites, videos, games and music on the go with this 3.5" touchscreen.

Straight Talk Samsung S738C Galaxy Centura Prepaid Smartphone:
  • Talk Time: up to 7.22 h
  • Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS
  • 3.5" touchscreen
  • 3 megapixel camera and video recorder
  • microSD card slot supports up to 32GB (not included)
  • 3G/WiFi connectivity
  • Phonebook entries up to storage limit
  • Hearing Aid Compatible (HAC) Rating: M3/T3
  • Includes battery, charger, activation card, service guide and user manual
  • This phone will only work with the Straight Talk $45/30-Day Unlimited Service Plan or the $60/30-Day Unlimited International Service Plan
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Rated 3.4 out of 5★ by 320reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Great phone for anyone I am definitely not an entry-level user. I've had cell phones going back to when they were as big as a purse. I bought this because I absolutely hate contracts, and I didn't want to spend $400 plus on a "high end" smartphone. I have owned iPhone, Blackberrys, and many other brands and operating systems. This one is my favorite.What else could you want? $99 for the phone and $45 a month for unlimited everything, and this phone runs on the Verizon network, which in my area has the best coverage by far. Features: For starters, its a Samsung product. Quality is next to none. Android 4.0 is awesome! It has Bluetooth and Wifi. Download the iSync app and wirelessly transfer your iTunes to this phone. Video is stunning quality, and I just played Pink's new YouTube video with no hesitation. Sound quality is great. Call quality is great and so far no dropped calls.If you like to Skype it does not have a front facing camera. That is the only downside I can see to what I think is the best deal on a full-featured smartphone available on the market today. Thanks Samsung and Straight Talk!mnstar 08/14/2013
Rated 5 out of 5★ by My second smart phone first was an LG with Sprint This phone has already exceeded expectations for me. I bought in May and just activated today.However, I have been using the phone off of my Wi-Fi and was impressed with what I was able to do even before activation including sending photos and email plus getting the downloaded apps. I wanted.A great surprise this morning as the straight talk customer service worked like a charm. Last time I tried to activate a different phone with them it was a night mare. But today it was perfect, the phone was activated and number ported in less than 10 minutes.My first call was to my daughter and she said the voice quality was excellent I knew I was having no problems hearing her. Must add that st. talk listened and corrected my difficulties with them and managed to keep me as a customer when I had already convinced my self that maybe it was too big of a hassle.This phone with the updated android is huge step up for those of you wanting to remain on Verizon towers like I did and get a st. talk smart phone. 06/14/2013
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Much Better Than Expected I've had this phone for 7 days now. It was easy to learn how to use and has all the popular features. The voice to text was hard to figure out but works great...! The battery life is the best I could find from any of the other phones offered in the Straight Talk program. I'm getting a solid two days of heavy usage. One of the concerns in a review posted above was the software didn't display photos properly in some phone positions. All you need to do is expand the picture in the screen with your finger and thumb like in the iPhone commercials. It works great...! The download speeds are a little slow but seems better with WiFi connection. I think its a great value...! I'd recommend this phone and plan to most everyone. 05/31/2013
Rated 4 out of 5★ by Fantastic Value, Except for the Camera After several years with Sprint I was ready to spend less money on phone service. Last year I switched to Straight Talk. I wasn't impressed with the phone selection (for the prices) so went for an old, cheap model for about 9 months until the Centura came along. I've now used it for 3 weeks.My last Smartphone was a Galaxy S (Epic, Gen 1), so in some ways the Centura is a step down. What makes it all worth it is Ice Cream Sandwich and the Straight Talk price. Also that it runs on Verizon's network so I can actually get a signal 99% of the time.I do really love this phone.Except for the camera. I discovered yesterday that it does not have auto focus. My Galaxy S was able to scan documents and barcodes perfectly. This phone is badly far-sighted. I cannot focus on any text closer than a couple feet away. It makes QR and barcode reading very difficult and document scanning and receipt storage impossible.I will be upgrading this much sooner than I had originally hoped. I await another Android/Verizon/$99 combo with a better camera. 06/04/2013
Rated 4 out of 5★ by Honest Opinion after a week I have used this phone for 7 days now and am getting more familiar with it. I must say that this is a very functional and easy to use cell phone. This is my first smart phone and I was worried about using it. I have had no issues whatsoever. My kids text me all the time and because of some other reviews I was worried about that. Texting is easy with a good sized screen which respond lightning fast and is easy to see and type. The search button is also very easy to use and it responds quickly. Pictures are easy to take and come out clean and crisp. I'm also back in school and downloaded a chemistry app as well as a statistics app. So far they have worked perfectly. I have had no issues with this phone.On cyber Monday I bought it for $29 on walmart.com and I hope it will be offered at that price again after Xmas. I would without a doubt recommend this phone. It is easy to use, easy to set up, text, take pictures, dial, etc... Great Phone for the price. Even at the current $99 I would buy another if I lost this one. For whatever it is worth to you, that's my two cents... 12/25/2013
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Great phone for $99.88 I love this phone!! I wanted a proclaim but Walmart was out of them and I needed a phone ASAP..because my Verizon phone screen froze :( and I was just tired of their high prices!! I was skeptical about buying this one because I read a lot of bad reviews and a few good ones..plus the rating was kind of low at only three stars. But so far its doing excellent. It works on the Verizon network. A lot of memory space. Great battery life. Takes clear pictures. Alot of apps on google play. And it DOES tell when you get a text or call..unless you're deaf. Voice quality is clear.When I play music it sounds like a radio. The screen is not too huge or too small. Which I like because I hate Huge phone screens..I have a tablet already!! Great WiFi connection. No drop calls and great internet connection. The only thing I don't like is that it doesn't have a keyboard like my other phone..I was so used to it. Everything is touch screen..but the virtual keyboard works the same way, so its fine. Plus easy to use. So yeah, I guess sometimes you just have to take a chance when you see a few bad reviews. This phone works great for me :) 12/24/2013
Rated 4 out of 5★ by Great Phone! Bad reviews are local signal issues This is an awesome entry level smart phone. The haters are having trouble with the signal in their area. If you have good coverage on Verizon, then you will be fine. The screen is a little small compared to other Galaxy phones but I actually like the small size as it fits in my pocket very nicely. It has hung up on me a couple of times requiring a hard boot...my wife's Iphone has never done this. I highly recommend this phone. 06/02/2013
Rated 5 out of 5★ by First Smartphone First I must say this is a good 1st smartphone for those who need to get one. Very easy to use and good introductory phone. I have had a contract with Sprint for over 10 years and was getting tired of paying a huge bill each month. I wanted a smartphone that had a easy learning curve and that was easy to use, but was not willing to pay hundreds of dollars for it and a plan. The Straight Talk plan appealed to me for I know of quite a few people that have it and are very satisfied. I got this phone, the plan and the extended warranty for about $169, with tax included in the price. For those, who were having issues with connectivity, you must make sure that you have Verizon towers in your area and that it is a strong signal. Can do this just by going to their site and looking at the coverage map (http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/support/coverage-locator). Make sure you look at the 3G network not the 4G. This phone runs off the 3G network.I must admit I have not done everything this phone can do, but I am learning day by day, and what this phone can do is just amazing. I have had it about a 3 weeks now and still learning all it can do. It can do pretty much the Galaxy S series can do, but there are some differences, for instance the phone camera is front facing and no flash and the phone is much cheaper. This phone is smaller, both in actual size and the screen is smaller too, than the Galaxy S series, but that is something that is minor and you just get used to it.I will be using the GPS this weekend and have already brought the address and the routes I will be taking!This does not come with the activation card, you must pick one of those up as well. I choose the $45 plan with unlimited text, data, etc.... Also, I actually went to the nearest Wal-Mart (about 2 miles) and had them set it up for me, and it was a breeze and I could walk out of the store and start using it. Though like any new purchase, the battery was not fully charged, so my recommendation is to charge the phone at your first opportunity. You do not need a fancy car kit to charge this phone, it uses usb adapter plug. You can buy a USB adaptor for your car for a fraction of the cost and just plug it and the phone into it and into the car's cigarette lighter or battery port inside. This way the phone will use the car battery instead of its own. The battery of the phone itself lasts about 2 days with heavy usage. It can be charge from an outlet in your home or off your computer.All in all, this is a great phone for the money and has many features, and you cannot beat the Straight Talk plan for $45 a month. Just think of the money you will save, since you buy the phone up front and just purchase a new activation card each month! Go and buy this, and you will not be sorry! 07/05/2013
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Specifications

Service Carrier: Straight Talk
Multi Pack Indicator: No
Battery Type: Lithium Ion
Model No.: S738C
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.5
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 4.44 x 2.4 x 0.45
Walmart No.: 552110571

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