Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5300
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- 2G Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G Network HSDPA 900/2100 MHz
- Announced Feb, 2012
- Languages Supported English
- Networks 2G+3G
- Operating System Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread)
- Released April, 2012
- Shades Available Black
- SIM Mini
- Form Factor Bar
- Height 103.7 mm
- Thickness 12 mm
- Weight 97 gms
- Width 57.5 mm
- Battery Type Standard Li-ion 1200 mAh
- StandbyTime (2G) 800.00 hours
- StandbyTime (3G) 500.00 hours
- Talktime (2G) 17.00 hours
- Talktime (3G) 5.00 hours
Internet & Connectivity
- Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP
- Browser HTML
- Data Speed HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps; HSUPA
- USB Connectivity microUSB v2.0
- WAP NA
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Accessories Charger, USB Cable, Headset
- Alarm Clock
- Java via Java MIDP emulator
- Office Applications
- Voice Dialing
- Voice Memo
- 3.5mm Jack
- FM Radio
- Image Viewer
- MP3 Player
- Video Player
- Video Recording
- Voice Recording
- Camera MP 2.0 MP
- Digital Zoom
- Photo Resolution 1600x1200 pixels
- Primary Camera 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels, Digital Zoom
- Video Resolution QVGA @ 15fps
- Display Colors 256000
- Display Type TFT
- Pixel Density 143 ppi
- Screen Resolution (H) 240 pixels
- Screen Resolution (V) 320 pixels
- Screen Size 2.8 inch
- Ringtones MP3
- Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
- T9 Dictionary
- Call Log
- Internal Memory 3 GB
- Memory Card Slot microSD, up to 32 GB
- Ease of Use
- Overall Rating
- Value For Money
- Processor 832 MHz ARM 11
Samsung Galaxy Pocket : A new smart and cool phone
Overview of Samsung Galaxy Pocket
This new smart and cool phone, Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5300 comes in the era of Android operating system equipped phone set. It is also enabled with this operating system (version 2.3 Gingerbread). Again, you find it very different as it is comparatively not so big but just enough to fit in your pocket. The 2.8 inch large screen is equipped with TFT capacitive touch screen. The new touch experience is now more sensitive. The phone can support 2G as well as 3G network operation. Samsung Galaxy Pocket offers new advanced feature like accelerometer, compass. This will bring a new experience when you enjoy gaming in this phone set. Again, you have all the basic utilities in it like music playing, watching video songs etc. The phones strong Wi-fi technology helps you to connect to internet for maintain communication to popular social networks. You find a geo tagging 2 MP camera which is helpful to capture memorable moments.
Samsung Galaxy Pocket Design and Build Quality
Slim and compact are the right words to use to describe the Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5300. It is a low-end smartphone that has the look of the more expensive Galaxy models. Samsung used the same type of plastic material for the Pocket S5300 as other models.
User Interface and Comfort to Use Samsung Galaxy Pocket
The full touch user interface has the intuitive TouchWiz overlay with Android 2.3 Gingerbread running underneath. It is the simple, easy to use interface that we have come to expect from Samsung.
Messaging and Emails
You will have all your communication needs covered with the Pocket S5300. Threaded view text messages will give you a nice chat style conversation with your friends and family. You are also able to send and receive picture messages. Push email support will keep you connected to your work and personal email accounts. There are also instant messaging applications that you can have access on the device.
Gallery, Photo Viewer and Video Player
The gallery will allow you to view photos easily on the Galaxy Pocket S5300 and upload to your social network of choice. Videos in MP4, H.264 and H.263 are also playable on the device.
Samsung Galaxy Pocket Music Player and FM Radio
If you want to listen to music, you simply need to have your music files in P3, WAV, or eAAC file format. In case you get tired of your music or do not have them loaded, you can use the stereo FM to listen to the radio. Audio sound quality is very solid and even better via the 3.5mm headphones.
Samsung Galaxy Pocket Camera and Image Quality
Although the camera is only 2MP, the images turn out fairly clear. Resolution tops out at 1600x1200 pixels. There is also a Geo-tagging feature and an image editor to fix up your shots right on the device. It would have been nice for Samsung to add an auto focus feature.
Video Camera and Video Quality
Video can be recorded at 15 frames per second. It is going to record very average quality videos overall.
Samsung Galaxy Pocket Connectivity Options
You've got options on this quad band device that supports 2G GSM 850, 900, 1800, and 1900 bands. If you have access to it, there is also 3G 900 and 2100 bands available. Bluetooth will be supported up to version 3.0. To transfer files to a laptop or computer, microUSB 2.0 support is available.
Web browser and Applications
A standard Android web browser will help you connect to the internet. Facebook, YouTube, Google Talk, ChatOn, and other applications are pre-loaded.
Google Maps and GPS
As an Android-based device, the Pocket S5300 has Google Maps readily available to navigate the roads. It is also AGPS enabled which is a plus.
Value for Money and Verdict
This entry level Galaxy device can be bought for Rs. 6700 (approx., may vary). This is a great price point for a phone that has some nice features and the Samsung quality brand behind it. Whether you are looking for a budget Android device or are a first time smartphone users, the Pocket S5300 will not disappoint.