Here comes yet another Android smartphone from Samsung. This recently launched phone is Samsung’s new budget offering, for those who want Android at a cheap price. Samsung Galaxy Y is special and that’s because its based on Android and at a price point that seems attractive.
The phone is targeted towards the young generation. It looks superb, the front is glossy black and back is grey (texturized). The back is texturized and that means it is resistant to scratches. It runs on the latest Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System.
Galaxy Y features 3 inch QVGA display, with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels and 256K colors. This 3 inch touchscreen is big enough to handle all the basic things, without giving much trouble to your thumb. It features capacitive touchscreen that means its precise and sensitive to touch, you don’t need to touch harder. Processor is 832 MHz, of course we cannot expect a 1GHz processor in this budget.
Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 Features
Now let’s delve deeper and see what lies under the hood of this phone.
Touchscreen: Capacitive touchscreen, TouchWiz UI and multi-touch input method
Display: 3.0 inch screen size
Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels with 256K colors
Processor: 832 MHz processor
Operating system: Android OS, v2.3.5 (Gingerbread)
Applications: Installed. More can be downloaded from Android Market
Memory: 160MB internal memory and expandable upto 32GB (2 GB microSD Card included in package)
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP and microUSB v2.0
Camera: 2 MP camera (1600×1200 pixels)
Video: QVGA at 15fps
Battery: Standard battery, Li-Ion 1200 mAh
– 3.5mm jack
– GPS with A-GPS support
– Predictive text input
– Google Search, Gmail, Maps
– Samsung Kies
I think this phone will definitely appeal to the masses, and particularly those who want to join the Android bandwagon. So, what do you think of this new cheapest Android phone from Samsung?
Price of Samsung Galaxy Y in India is Rs 7000 (approx $145 USD). Yes, you read it right. It’s affordable and can be your entrance to the world of Android.
This phone is already selling like hot cakes and there are many free games and applications available to be downloaded from Android Market. The popular game – Angry Bird can be downloaded and played for free on Android.
Here’s a video preview of Samsung Galaxy Y