Samsung Star 3 Duos S5222
Updated: 08-10-2013 13:51:08
Star 3 Duos S5222



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Things we Like and Dislike about Samsung Star 3 Duos S5222


  • Poor Screen Resolution
  • Low on RAM


  • Dual SIM
  • Good Build Quality
  • Low Price
  • Lightweight


  • AnnouncedJanuary, 2012
  • ReleasedFeb, 2012
  • SIM TypeMini
  • Networks2G, Dual SIM, Stand-by
  • Colors AvailableBlack, White
  • Operating SystemAndroid OS
  • Languages SupportedEnglish
  • 2G NetworkGSM 850/900/1800/190 MHz
  • NoteAlso known as Samsung Star 3 DS

Our Ratings

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


  • Call Log
  • Memory Card SlotmicroSD, up to 32 GB
  • Phonebook Capacity1000 Entries
  • Internal Memory20 MB


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


  • Vibration
  • RingtonesMP3, WAV


  • Display Colours256000
  • Touchscreen
  • Display Resolution (H)240 pixels
  • Display Resolution (V)320 pixels
  • Display Size3.0 inch
  • Multi-Touch
  • Pixels Per Inch Density133 ppi
  • Display TypeTFT


  • Camera MP3.2 MP
  • Camera Resolution2048x1536 pixels
  • Video ResolutionQCIF @ 15 fps
  • Digital Zoom
  • Primary Camera3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels, Digital Zoom


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

Other Features

  • JavaMIDP 2.0
  • Calendar
  • Voice Memo
  • Sync
  • Clock
  • Alarm Clock
  • Organiser
  • SNS Integration
  • Sales PackageCharger, USB Cable, Headset

Internet & Connectivity

  • Bluetoothv3.0 with A2DP
  • WAP2.0
  • USB ConnectivitymicroUSB v2.0
  • Handsfree Connectivity
  • BrowserWAP/xHTML, HTML
  • GPRS
  • EDGEClass 12
  • Wi-Fi802.11 b/g/n


  • Maximum Standby Time520.00 hours
  • Maximum Talktime14.00 hours
  • Battery TypeStandard Li-ion 1000 mAh


  • Height102 mm
  • Width58 mm
  • Thickness11.5 mm
  • Weight95.5 gms
  • Form Factor (Shape)Bar


Star 3: One of the Best Phones by Samsung

29 Jan, 13 06:44 PM

Samsung Star 3 Design and Build Quality

Encased in a 3 inch capacitive touchscreen, the candy bar style Samsung Star 3 is similarly styled as the Galaxy Series devices. Its compact and lightweight decide has a quality built.

User Interface and Comfort to Use Samsung Star 3

The software under the Samsung Star is Samsung's own proprietary TouchWiz Lite 2.0. It allows a simplified approach to users that will be easy to pick up and use.

Telephony and Phonebook

The phonebook memory allows for up to 1000 entries on the device.

Messaging and Email

A virtual QWERTY keyboard enables you to quickly input characters for messaging and email purposes. With the capacity to store up to 500 text messages, you will not have to go through the device and erase messages frequently. This device supports push mail feature so you can send and receive emails in real time.

Gallery, Photo Viewer and Video Player

A multi-format video player will allow you to watch videos on your device. H.263 and H.264 videos will look and sound relatively good.

Samsung Star 3 Music Player and FM Radio

A built-in FM radio will pick up the nearest radio channels for listening purposes. You can also record live radio with the FM recording feature. The music player will support MP3 and WAV formats. For better audio quality, you will want to connect to a headphone or external speaker via the 3.5 mm audio jack.

Samsung Star 3 Camera and Image Quality

A 3MP resolution camera will be satisfactory at best. Lighting conditions will have an impact on the overall quality. With this type of device, it is better to have an alternative for taking pictures.

Connectivity Options

You have several connectivity options with the Samsung Star. Tethering is available via the USB and Wi-Fi connectivity. You can hop on GSM 850, 900, 1800, and 1900 bands. The Star 3 S5222 Duos features Dual-SIM functionality.

Organiser and Other Utility Tools

Just about every utility feature is available on the Samsung Star. You have your calendar, scheduler, to-do list, clock, world time, alarm, calculator, stopwatch, countdown timer, and currency converter.

Web Browser and Applications

The browser has Opera Mini using WAP 2.0 and Net Front 4.2 so browsing will be a good experience on the device, though you may want to ensure you are using Wi-fi for speed purposes. There are a slew of pre-loaded apps including Facebook, Yahoo, group chat, buddies, Chat ON IM, and others.

Google Maps and GPS

GPS is not a supported feature on the Samsung Star.

Distinctive Features of Samsung Star 3

Talk time is extremely good on the device, with a delivery on 14 hours of talk time and 520 hours of standby. An expandable memory via microSD card will give you up to 16 GB of additional space. There are also some pre-loaded games that will help you pass time.

Value for money and Verdict

The Samsung Star has just about every feature possible on a non-smartphone device and also comes with option of Dual SIM connectivity. If you are looking for a solid device at a decent price, the Samsung Star delivers great value for the price.

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13-01-2013 07:36:00

low cost...


28-11-2012 13:12:00

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Fatema Bharmal

07-11-2012 12:51:00

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08-10-2012 11:32:00

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