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Samsung Chat 357

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Chat 357

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  • Cons
  • No GPS
  • Small Screen Size
  • Poor Camera
  • Pros
  • Good Battery Back-up
  • FM Radio
  • Good Build Quality
  • Lightweight
  • Best For
  • Texting

Overview

One of the most comfortable QWERTY phones

14 May, 13 10:35 PM

Overview of Samsung Chat 357

Samsung has released their new phone, the Samsung Chat 357, a wireless enabled phone with a slim design and large screen for comfortable messaging. This phone has the slimmest profile of Samsung’s latest phones, and is designed with messaging as the main focus. This is a phone that is easy to type and check email with, the perfect mobile communication device.

A Sleek and Slender Design

This phone has a very slim profile with a large face, at only 11.5 millimetres thick and a 2.4” display screen. The corners of the phone are curved; creating a phone that easily fits in the palm of your hand or in your pocket and is available in grey or white. The Chat 357’s display screen has an external resolution of 320 x240 pixels for viewing pictures and reading messages or email, you can even browse the web.

Messaging on the Go Made Easy

The optical track pad and large QWERTY keyboard are easy to navigate and type with making mobile communication convenient. The complete layout is ergonomically designed. The center of the phone contains the optical track pad, a handy tracking pad that can be easily controlled with your thumb or finger to navigate the display. The Samsung Chat 357 has 802.11 b/g 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity, allowing you to stay connected wherever you have a wireless internet connection.

Messaging Apps and Services Preloaded

Adding to the messaging capabilities of the Samsung Chat 357 are the preloaded services that are included right out of the box. The preloaded software includes Twitter and Facebook, two of the most used social networking sites. Other apps have integration for MSN instant messaging, Facebook Chat, and Google Talk. To keep everything synced, the Samsung Chat 357 will also automatically ensure that all of your accounts are synced. This phone also provides the option to get more apps and services, including Chat ON, ActiveSync, and other Samsung apps.

Capture Pictures on the Fly

The Samsung Chat 357 features a camera located on the back, this accessibility makes taking a picture quick and simple. With the added connectivity of mobile services, it is easy to share any of your pictures on Facebook, Twitter, and by email as well. The camera even allows video recording at 15 frames per second.

Rock Out To Radio

You don’t need to store music in order to have something to listen to. The Samsung Chat 357 has an integrated FM radio with channel info and stations ID for an easy way to add preset channels and radio programs. For use in public, the phone has a standard 3.5 millimetre stereo ear jack for headphones.

Perfect Mobile Companion

This is definitely one of the slimmest phones on the market as well as the most comfortable for messaging. The main benefits are the large display and the big QWERTY keyboard, great for typing and viewing emails and text. The Samsung Chat 357 is the perfect mobile companion, allowing staying updated on Facebook, Twitter, and your email.

General

  • AnnouncedSep, 2012
  • NetworksNA
  • Colors AvailableCeramic White, Gray
  • Operating SystemNA
  • Languages SupportedEnglish
  • 2G NetworkGSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, Dual SIM
  • 3G NetworkNA

Format

  • Height111 mm
  • Width60 mm
  • Thickness11.5 mm
  • Weight95 gms
  • Form Factor (Shape)Bar

Battery

  • Maximum Standby Time0.00 hours
  • Maximum Talktime0.00 hours
  • Battery TypeStandard Li-ion

Internet & Connectivity

  • Infrared
  • HSCSD
  • BluetoothYes
  • WAPWAP 2.0
  • USB Connectivity
  • Handsfree Connectivity
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GPRSYes
  • Data SpeedNA
  • EDGEYes
  • Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11b/g 2.4GHz

Other Features

  • JavaYes
  • Calendar
  • Voice Dialing
  • Voice Memo
  • Sync
  • SyncML
  • Clock
  • Alarm Clock
  • Organiser
  • In-built Torch
  • Office Applications
  • Trackball
  • Sales PackageCharger, Headset, USB Cable
  • Other Features-

Entertainment

  • Radio
  • Music Player
  • Video Player
  • Voice Recording
  • Image Viewer
  • Video Recording
  • 3.5mm Jack/Port
  • GamesYes

Camera

  • Camera MP2.0 MP
  • Camera Resolution1600x1200 pixels
  • Video Resolution15fps
  • Front Camera
  • GeoTagging
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • Auto Focus
  • Primary CameraNA

Display

  • Display Colours256000
  • Touchscreen
  • Display Resolution (H)240 pixels
  • Display Resolution (V)320 pixels
  • Display Size2.4 inch
  • SenseUI
  • Multi-Touch
  • Handwriting Recognition
  • Scratch Resistant
  • Display TypeTFT

Ringtones

  • Vibration
  • RingtonesPolyphonic, MIDI, MP3

Messaging

  • T9 Dictionary
  • QWERTY Keypad
  • MessagingSMS, MMS, Email, IM

Memory

  • Call LogYes
  • Memory Card SlotYes, Micro SD Card, Up to 32 GB
  • Phonebook CapacityYes
  • Internal Memory34 MB

Our Ratings

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  • Value For Money
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Hardware

  • Processor208 MHz Processor

Sensors

  • Accelerometer Sensor

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harsha

29-01-2013 14:43:00

nice phone

Buzzing Android

24-01-2013 14:53:00

cool. chat full to.

karthik

24-01-2013 13:34:00

good for chatters!!! :)

gks

24-01-2013 07:52:00

nice phone

Nimit Patel

04-01-2013 15:08:00

chat & chat

akash yadav

03-01-2013 17:43:00

its a good phone in lower range

SAGAR POKALE

25-11-2012 08:31:00

tell me the price of this samsung chat phone

Muthu

06-11-2012 06:09:00

No 3G...