Best Price: Rs. 5,690
- Android v2.3 (Gingerbread)
- 160 MB + 32 GB Expandable
- FM Radio
- Lightweight (98 g)
- The thinnest 3 Inch Android phone
- Budget phone
- Decent processor
- External memory capacity
- Good battery life
- No front camera
An affordable smartphone for young generation
Display, Processor and OS
Samsung Galaxy Y is a 3 inch TFT 256K colors capacitive touchscreen display phone with 320×240 pixels display size. It weighs around 98g and measures 104x58x11.50mm. It runs on Android v2.3 Gingerbread OS toppled with Touchwiz UI. It has been powered by 830MHz ARMv6 processor.
Camera and Storage
The Galaxy series phone sports a 2MP primary camera with 1600×1200 pixels resolution. The camera features smile detection, geo-tagging, smile shot etc. The handset comes with 160MB internal storage but it can store up to 32GB of data using the microSD card. The phonebook is practically unlimited.
Battery and Connectivity
The Samsung phone comes with 1200mAh Li-ion battery for 850 hours standby time and 17 hours talk time in 2G networks and 540 hours standby time and 6.2 hours talk time in 3G networks. For connectivity, it comes with 3G, Wi-Fi, GPRS, Bluetooth etc. Even after being a low cost device, it is equipped with GPS navigation system
The device comes loaded with many useful apps like Quickoffice document viewer, Swype text input etc.
Samsung Galaxy Y is designed by Samsung for the younger generation. It is very much affordable and has many good features that we can find only in high priced smartphones. It has good connectivity options, decent processor speed and ample external storage memory. Although it supports 3G networks, it still doesn�t have a front camera which is a minus. Apart from that it is a good phone to buy.