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Samsung Galaxy Fame Preview

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Our Samsung Galaxy Fame Review is now published - click here to read it.

Camera:

Now that's a nice surprise! Low-end phones usually come with cameras that are mediocre at best, but the 5-megapixel auto-focus snapper on the Samsung Galaxy Fame is actually quite usable. In fact, the images that it produces are very rich in detail, and even the ones taken indoors look presentable. The camera interface itself is pretty straightforward to use, offers handy features like panorama and various shooting modes, and can be launched right from the lock screen with the help of a shortcut.

Camera interface - Samsung Galaxy Fame Preview
Camera interface - Samsung Galaxy Fame Preview
Camera interface - Samsung Galaxy Fame Preview

Camera interface




Samsung Galaxy Fame Sample Video:



Multimedia:

The Samsung Galaxy Fame comes with the very same music player present on all of the company's recent Android smartphones. And that's not a bad thing since the app surely gets the job done. It can sort tracks by title, album, artist, or folder name, while playback controls appear in the notification bar for quick and easy access. A 7-band equalizer and additional sound enhancements, such as reverb and bass boost, are included as well. The built-in loudspeaker is pretty loud, but crackles when its volume is turned up all the way.

The music player of the Samsung Galaxy Fame - Samsung Galaxy Fame Preview
The music player of the Samsung Galaxy Fame - Samsung Galaxy Fame Preview
The music player of the Samsung Galaxy Fame - Samsung Galaxy Fame Preview
The music player of the Samsung Galaxy Fame - Samsung Galaxy Fame Preview

The music player of the Samsung Galaxy Fame



Expectations:

Our first one-on-one encounter with the Samsung Galaxy Fame went smoothly and left us with a very positive impression. It is a smartphone that looks good, feels comfortable in the hand, and has the potential to be a well-selling Android offering aimed at price-conscious consumers. Of course, we can't ignore the bits we didn't like, its low-quality display being the most significant among them, but as a whole, the device seems quite promising. If you're out looking for a budget-friendly smartphone, keep an eye out for the Samsung Galaxy Fame. It should hit the market in the near future, and that's also when we'll give it our final verdict once we take a finalized unit for a spin.


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posted on 14 Feb 2013, 05:39 19

1. lee480 (Posts: 162; Member since: 24 Sep 2012)


An uglier version of the already ugly Galaxy S3.

posted on 14 Feb 2013, 06:21 1

2. coelhoboss (Posts: 1; Member since: 14 Feb 2013)


Good entry-level phone. Runs Android Jelly Bean, got a decent camera and some nice features. Would get it over a Optimus L5.

posted on 14 Feb 2013, 06:37 12

3. tmcblog (Posts: 19; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


better buy a chinese phone... with the same price, I can get one with 4" 800x480 display, same memory size, same CPU speed, but more battery capacity..
Lenovo offers better spec with the same price.
Lenovo A690 vs Samsung Galaxy Y --> Lenovo wins ;)

posted on 14 Feb 2013, 06:46 12

4. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 2964; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


I just have one problem...the resolution- 320 by 480 is just too too small. Alreast 380 by 640 would do justice...

posted on 14 Feb 2013, 07:53 1

5. henrys (Posts: 15; Member since: 06 Aug 2012)


so its pretty much the galaxy ace with a better processor and much better software

posted on 14 Feb 2013, 07:53

6. jade272727 (Posts: 62; Member since: 10 Dec 2011)


Buy a Cherry Mobile Flare and you get a 4" WVGA IPS Display, 1.2GHZ dual-core processor, 5MP AF Camera and Android.

posted on 14 Feb 2013, 08:18

7. amansingal14 (Posts: 277; Member since: 08 Sep 2012)


Sony Xperia E looks way better than this... :(
Samsung you have disappointed me as you always do...

posted on 15 Feb 2013, 17:30

8. alexzibrit (Posts: 67; Member since: 15 Jan 2013)


Never understood why people liked rectangular phones cause when it comes down to it they all look the same, no true difference, nothing to set them apart, while I love the look of this phone, too low end for me, but perfect for someone who wants the latest OS but not the highest specs are can't afford them for that matter

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 05:36

9. mercorp (Posts: 954; Member since: 28 Jan 2012)


reminds me of the galaxy 3 from 2010....

posted on 20 Feb 2013, 23:36

10. Samsomesh (Posts: 180; Member since: 11 Jun 2012)


@phonearena.. Does it have a GPU.. plez reply..

posted on 22 Feb 2013, 10:35

11. sk9034 (Posts: 2; Member since: 22 Feb 2013)


as custumers likes black colour more so Samsung should give this mobile in black color

posted on 23 Feb 2013, 21:22

13. alexzibrit (Posts: 67; Member since: 15 Jan 2013)


That's not true, customers always prefer a white edition, hence why white versions were normally only released after the original black one has been released , It was like a Limited Edition version

posted on 22 Feb 2013, 17:51

12. ncv144 (Posts: 126; Member since: 04 May 2012)


This is a Galaxy Ace with an overclocked processor and different design...

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Display3.5 inches, 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi) TFT
Camera5 megapixels
Hardware
Single core, 1000 MHz
512 MB RAM
Size4.46 x 2.43 x 0.46 inches
(113.2 x 61.6 x 11.6 mm)
4.25 oz  (121 g)
Battery1300 mAh, 8.66 hours talk time

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