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Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime

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The Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime with its brilliant 5" HD display, stylish design, fast quad-core processor and 4G LTE speeds, lets you stay one step ahead. Dual 5 MP and 2 MP cameras with Quick Launch let you capture those amazing photos, HD videos and selfies to share. It's also loaded with great Samsung features like an Easy Mode home screen for those who want a simpler experience, and bright Super AMOLED display technology. It's the perfect smartphone for those who value a premium brand but don't have a premium budget.

The Galaxy Amp Prime prepaid smartphone offers:
  • 5" HD Super AMOLED display
  • Quad-core processor and 4G LTE enabled
  • 5 MP rear camera with flash and HD video, 2 MP front camera for selfies
  • 2,600 mAh battery with Ultra Power Saving Mode
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
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Feature 1 - Dual Cameras

Dual Cameras

Do you ever miss capturing the perfect moment? With a quick double press of the home key, the camera is ready to take pics in about 1 second, even when the display is off! Using a hand gesture lets you take a great selfie without fumbling for the camera button. With a 5 MP rear camera with flash and HD video, and a 2 MP front camera, you will always be ready for that next great moment.

Feature 2 - Ultra Power Savings Mode

Ultra Power Savings Mode

When there's never enough battery life toward the end of the day -- have no fear. With the Galaxy Amp Prime's large 2,600 mAh battery you should have plenty of power. For those extra-busy days you can enable the Ultra Power Savings Mode, which will extend your standby time for up to 24 hours with just a 10% charge.

Feature 3 - Great Samsung Features

Great Samsung Features

The Galaxy Amp Prime is packed with features to make your life easier. With Quick Launch, a double press of the home key launches your camera in about a second. Easy Home mode offers a simplified home screen for first time smartphone users, and the Super AMOLED screen provides a brighter, crisper display. It also offers many options to make one-handed operation quicker.


  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Dimensions & Display
SamsungGalaxy Amp Prime Dimensions


  • 5.60" x 2.80" x 0.31"

Display Size & Type

  • 5" HD Super AMOLED
  • Up to 16 GB internal storage
  • microSD slot for up to 128 GB card
  • Rear: 5 MP with flash and HD video
  • Front: 2 MP
  • Google Maps turn-by-turn navigation


  • 1.3 GHz quad-core


  • 2600 mAh
Hearing Aid Compatibility
  • Rated for hearing aids M3 and T4
Rate Plan Requirements
  • Qualifying monthly service plan required
Galaxy Amp Prime is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 450.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really love this phone's and it's functions. I love my phone, would love to gI've one as a gift.
Date published: 2016-08-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent entry level Samsung Phone! I bought this for my wife as her first Samsung phone going from an IPS display to an AMOLED display is beautiful crisp and clear being only 720 P the resolution is by far good enough for her, the speaker is louder than her old phone which was an Alcatel and only being $30 by transferring her phone number we couldn't pass it up not only that but crickets' running through AT&T is excellent service. I suggest picking up this phone over a LG any day as the LG mainly all of them have manufacturing defects. Samsung not only makes excellent entry-level phones but also excellent flagship phones as I have had a S4 and a note 5 you can't go wrong with this phone for a basic features.
Date published: 2017-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Galaxy Amp Prime Best phone I ever bought. Stable, fast and we'll setup. Thanks Samsung
Date published: 2017-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very impressed with this phone I was torn between this phone the LG harmony witch is a decent looking phone and the LG x power and the galaxy amp prime won by long shot in my opinion on the LG phones the emojis were not good they looked odd and the display looked washed out even at its brightest settings I went in the store and viewed the phone that's how I know fyi but on the amp prime the camera is decent and clear the screen is vibrant and crispy clear it's just a over all great phone and the emojis are great so I'm so glad I brought this phone and would highly recommend it it's very nice.
Date published: 2017-05-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Does Everything my Expensive phone did. So let me just start by saying, for the price, it's pretty great. It does everything my expensive phone did except it doesn't have Siri and there are other apps to replace that. "Ok Google" works really well. Ii is a bit slow to open apps or the camera or even to make a call. However, I paid for my phone outright with no monthly charges. You can't beat that! It is also a pretty phone with a decent sized screen. I gave this phone 3 stars because the sound quality is not great and the camera quality is not great, especially for selfies. I would think that these issues could be fixed in a software update. Please.
Date published: 2018-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Phone I have moved to this phone from my beloved S3. My S3 would not charge with the cord and I got super tired of having to swap batteries all the time. I started looking for a replacement that gave me the same level of quality as my S3 without the high price tag. I had searched for months and didnt really like what I was finding. I had come across the Galaxy Amp Prime a few times and decided to give it a chance. IM GLAD I DID. It is a little bigger than my S3 which I liked. The quality of the UI is quite nice even on the lowest brightness setting I keep it on to save battery. The battery is great! I charge it over night every other night and it will last the whole 2 days!!! Im not a heavy phone user so Im sure that plays a role in it. The camera is alright. I dont take many pictures so the quality of the camera isnt a primary concern of mine. It has adequate storage space and is fast enough for my needs. Again I am not a heavy user. I love the stock keyboard that has the numbers on top. My S3 did not have that and it is a nice little perk. The only issues I have with the phone is the lack of an LED notification light. Why did you not put that on this phone. I honestly feel that should come standard along with the ability to change the color depending upon the notification type. Also some changes to the stock messaging and phone apps would be nice. Like introducing more custom options for the stock apps without having to download anything. Getting rid of all the unnecessary pre-installed apps would be wonderful and not allowing new android updates to alter installed apps. Other than those operational issues the phone is wonderful for me and the price I paid for it was perfect for my budget. I highly reccommend this phone.
Date published: 2016-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A lot packed in a small price tag Although I worried initially about the Amp Prime having only 1.5 gigs of Ram, I have found the user experience to be quick and smooth, in large part due to the software efficiencies of Android Marshmallow 6.0.1. I notice a slight drag with 7 or 8 applications opened in the background, but the phone usually is snappy and very responsive. Samsung has packed a lot into this thin and sleek phone. The Amp Prime is compatible with accessories for the Samsung J3, as the dimensions are almost exact, so there are a decent number of cases, etc., available. My only complaint with the Amp Prime is that the loudspeaker is not very loud, making the ringer difficult to hear in noisy environments. All around an excellent phone for the price.
Date published: 2016-06-25
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Features good I have had this phone for almost 3 weeks. It looks like and sounded about like my galaxy prime. Since I got the phone, fully charged it says battery life is usually about 12-13 hours? If I use the power saver it says about 30 hours which was about like my old phone. When on power saver it will not connect to Bluetooth on the car and the cell reception is greatly reduced. The camera has the same pixels as my old phone but they are much grainier. My husband got the same phone at the same time but without the problems. Do I just have a lemon!!!???? I really need some answers soon. Thanks Gail seerey
Date published: 2018-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value love the phone I bought this phone to replace a Samsung Galaxy S4. I thought i would not have as many features and functions but i was wrong. It was probably 1/4 the price of my old phone and so far I've not noticed any lacking in any way. Great phone, great value, easy to use. I'm a happy camper!
Date published: 2016-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sumsung Galaxy Amp I like my Galaxy Amp phone, my daughter has a Galaxy Prime so I wanted a phone like hers. It seems like my phone has more features and my speed than hers. I am still learning to use it but I am very happy than I got it. It is smaller than her phone and I like that also.
Date published: 2017-08-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Mic problem Same mic problem as others- when you call, the other person can't hear you. Cricket's return/exchange policy STINKS. I can't send this piece of junk back and wait for another phone, I have to have a phone for work - and besides, a lot of people are having this issue, even after replacing the phone. I did find a work-around - when I make a call, I put it on speaker, and AFTER the other person answers, I switch back. For some reason this always works- so seems like this is a software issue, not a broken mic. I will be getting something else.
Date published: 2017-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BEST PHONE EVER!!! What's not to love? Long battery life, everything is quick and easy, lots of aftermarket cases and accessories. 16GB INTERNAL memory + up to 128GB on micro SD. I got it because I ran out of memory, this one is great if you want lots of apps. I have NOTHING bad to say about this phone, I LOVE IT.
Date published: 2016-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Phone Me and my wife needed new phones so we bought two of these. After reading reviews I was a little worried but the price was too good to not give it a try. I'm glad I decided to buy them because they both have worked perfectly! No speaker problems that a few of the reviewers complained about. The screen is amazing! Clear and crisp. Plenty of free internal space. Really nice phone!
Date published: 2017-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great phone, great price. I love the phone, the screen resolution is just beautiful and the entire feel of the feel is nice, it doesn't feel like junk. It's very reliable, and meets the expectation you have for Samsungs products. Although I'm not too pleased with the capability of the 5MP rear camera, this phone is excellent value for the price, especially because I don't care much for photos.
Date published: 2016-05-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Measures up to its advertising and reviews The Galaxy Amp Prime met my expectations and more. I wanted an iPhone 6 or 7, but no way I was going to pay that much. After reading many reviews, I picked AMP Prime and am most happy. Responsiveness and screen size were my primary needs. This is the most responsive phone ever. Most in the past were poor. Screen size and visual appeal are very good. It is a great, economical, functional phone! Only minor issues so far. Such as difficulty with turning down volume voicemail messages, even though slide is all the way over. The other issue is app related. Added Cricket's useful app with Visual Voice Mail. Works great, except an occasional message will go to another voicemail number for unknown reasons. All and all, I am most happy I got Galaxy Amp Prime.
Date published: 2017-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love my Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime phone!! The Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime phone is a great purchase! I purchased the pearl white one and it's gorgeous! I can't believe what I get in this phone for the money compared to my friends who bought the Samsung Galaxy 7 from competitor carriers, paying monthly payments and ultimately paying way more than the phone is worth! I realize that when most of us are shopping for a new smartphone, some people are wanting all the bells & whistle's while others are looking for a more basic, get the job done, type of smartphone! And the fact that there are "designer" labels on everything including smartphones, drives many of us to purchase the things that we do! However, I'd rather get a good, quality smartphone, with plenty of storage and some great bells & whistle's for a low, low price and save $500-$600 that I can spend on other things! love everything about this phone and have had no issues whatsoever with it in the last 6 months I've owned it. I will mention that the quality of the photos are not top of the line but it gets the job done and that's why there are photo editing apps! And, that's what my professional camera is for, if need be! I do love that it has the front/back camera, which is a nice option! This is my 4th phone while being a Cricket customer only because I bought the basic Windows phone when I came on board with Cricket after leaving Verizon in the dust! After trying 2 Windows phone (the 1st one, I accidentally dropped in water), I moved onto the Motorola MotoE preferring the Android system, but quickly found it lacked significant storage and moved onto a new search for more storage yet affordable phones. That's when I found the Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime. If you're considering purchasing this smartphone, you will love it! It's such a great phone, great price!
Date published: 2017-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime smartphones This is by far the very best smartphone I have ever owned. I've shared these smart features with ministry and everyone's amazed with them. For the price you cannot beat this phone. Android phones are the very best of all smartphones, and this Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime smartphone is simply incredible. Hands down the best smartphone you can purchase. I'm a pastor, and honestly, this is all I've shared with you, and much, much more. Awesome phone.
Date published: 2016-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It does it all I have had this phone for six months, not one problem, it does everything I ask of it and at a reasonable price.
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cant beat it Came from Verizon and wasn't excited about these phones.. but I have been super impressed with this thing, especially given what I paid for it! Definitely cant best samsungs amoled screens. And very thankful it has a microsd slot!
Date published: 2016-12-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from One of the worst phones I've EVER had. This phone has a huge lag. The camera worked OK for about the first month then when I took a picture it had dots in the picture. And yes, nothing was on the lens. If I got a text while on the phone I wouldn't know BC there wasn't a notification. Sometimes I couldn't even text people. It would randomly restart itself.
Date published: 2017-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This Phone is great It has great HD pictures. Plays great music. Its easy to us.
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 2 out of 5 by from This is the worst Galaxy phone ever! I've had this phone (Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime) for 7 mos. After 3 mos. it started having issues like - I had to put it on speaker phone to make and answer a call or the call wouldn't go through or the person on other end couldn't hear me. The sound on speaker phone is hardly heard at max volume. The camera blurs every picture. Since still under manufacturer warranty it was suppose to be replaced with a new phone, but the replacement is doing the same thing. I do not recommend this phone at all. It wasn't very expensive so I just cut my losses and chalk it up as you get what you pay for.
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very tweeky... Not reliable. I have had a Motorola E and the Galaxy Grand Prime phone, both of which I loved. This phone was pitched to me as an upgrade from my Grand Prime although from the reviews I was skeptical. I should've followed my gut and the bad reviews. The phone is tweeky. On numerous occasions, the voicemail sound goes off, but the phone did not ring. My ringtones have changed, although I did not change them. The visual voicemail does not come through unless I refresh it. My Google Music Play is very glitchy, sometimes working and sometimes not. If you do not use the battery-saving mode, except to plug in by midday as the battery drains quickly. Dear Samsung.... upgrades generally have all the features and dependability of the phone it is replacing. This phone was certainly no upgrade!
Date published: 2017-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING! This phone is amazing. bought this little bit of time ago, And I'm so gald I did!
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Galaxy Android Of the few smart phones I have had so far, this is the most convenient, fewer steps to navigate on anything you want to do, easily take care of and love it's features that enhance this phone to the point that I am in love!!! Being fairly new to all of the new tech that seems to change on a daily basis, I have now found the right phone and company for me. With your added site for contacting a real person, I don't think I can ever go wrong again. Thank you for looking out for the "not so savy person"
Date published: 2016-07-15
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Good phone with major flaw Phone is suitable for the average user, but there is a major flaw - the microphone breaks so that you can hear the caller but they cannot hear you. I have had this phone replaced 3x all with the same problem.
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not good at all If you love to use Snapchat, don't but this phone because the selfie mode camera is completely dark and you cannot see yourself. Before I bought this phone, I used to have Grand Prime and it was A LOT more reliable. Now with this phone Snapchat doesn't work well. For all of you Snapchat users don't but the Amp Prime.
Date published: 2017-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I can see the screen while on the beach The screen brightness is awesome, the phone is easy to use and understand and the battery has never let me down between nightly charges. Well done Samsung!
Date published: 2016-06-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from good but i got it 4 months ago and now its sometimes unresponsive and lags and when i speak thae orther person cant hear me
Date published: 2017-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good looking, just right size Easy to operate. So far no overheating. Battery life is good. No problems with crashing.
Date published: 2017-04-12
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