Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5300
Updated: 18-01-2015 20:12:26
Galaxy Pocket S5300



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Things we Like and Dislike about Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5300


  • Poor Video Recording
  • No Camera Flash
  • Poor Camera
  • No Dual SIM


  • GPS
  • Good Battery Back-up
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Lightweight

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  • AnnouncedFeb, 2012
  • ReleasedApril, 2012
  • SIM TypeMini
  • Networks2G+3G
  • Colors AvailableBlack
  • Operating SystemAndroid OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Languages SupportedEnglish
  • 2G NetworkGSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 3G NetworkHSDPA 900/2100 MHz


  • Accelerometer Sensor

Our Ratings

  • Appearance
  • Ease of Use
  • Features
  • Performance
  • Value For Money
  • Overall Rating


  • Call Log
  • Memory Card SlotmicroSD, up to 32 GB
  • Internal Memory3 GB


  • T9 Dictionary
  • MessagingSMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS


  • Vibration
  • RingtonesMP3


  • Display Colours256000
  • Display Resolution (H)240 pixels
  • Display Resolution (V)320 pixels
  • Display Size2.8 inch
  • Multi-Touch
  • Pixels Per Inch Density143 ppi
  • Touchscreen
  • Display TypeTFT


  • Camera MP2.0 MP
  • Camera Resolution1600x1200 pixels
  • Video ResolutionQVGA @ 15fps
  • GeoTagging
  • Digital Zoom
  • Primary Camera2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels, Digital Zoom


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

Other Features

  • Javavia Java MIDP emulator
  • Calendar
  • Voice Dialing
  • Voice Memo
  • Sync
  • Clock
  • Alarm Clock
  • Organiser
  • Office Applications
  • Sales PackageCharger, USB Cable, Headset

Internet & Connectivity

  • Bluetoothv3.0 with A2DP
  • USB ConnectivitymicroUSB v2.0
  • Handsfree Connectivity
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • BrowserHTML
  • GPRS
  • Data SpeedHSDPA, 3.6 Mbps; HSUPA
  • EDGE
  • Wi-Fi802.11 b/g/n


  • Max Stand-by Time (2G)800.00 hours
  • Max Stand-by Time (3G)500.00 hours
  • Maximum Talktime (2G)17.00 hours
  • Maximum Talktime (3G)5.00 hours
  • Battery TypeStandard Li-ion 1200 mAh


  • Height103.7 mm
  • Width57.5 mm
  • Thickness12 mm
  • Weight97 gms
  • Form Factor (Shape)Bar


  • Processor832 MHz ARM 11


Samsung Galaxy Pocket : A new smart and cool phone

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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.

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