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Samsung Galaxy Stellar Review

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Call Quality:

Samsung Galaxy Stellar Review
The overall call quality is a bit lacking, as we noticed that voices were choppy and digital sounding at times, and there was a continual “high-pitch” background sound that we couldn’t get rid of. People that we called also said we sounded “choppy” on their end as well, and could easily tell we were using a cell phone, though we did not drop any calls.


Battery:

The included 2100 mAh battery is rated to provide up to 17 hours of talk time or 9 days of standby time. In our testing, we were able to get about 9 hours of continuous talk time, or about 2 days of mixed usage (which includes some talk, email, internet, app usage and standby).


Conclusion:

The old saying “you can’t get something for nothing” still applies today, as you have to sign a 2-year contract in order to get the Samsung Galaxy Stellar for free, as the full retail price is $330. The Galaxy Stellar doesn’t have any stellar features or specs, but does provide the basics, such as a usable 4” screen, nice 1.2GHz dual-core processor, and is running Android ICS. But the poor camera quality is a disappointment, as is the lackluster call quality.

Software on tested device:
Android 4.0.4
Baseband version: I200VRLG4
Kernel version: 3.0.8-84291-user
Build number: IMM76D.I200VRALG4


Samsung Galaxy Stellar Video Review:


Pros

  • Free with signing a 2-year contract
  • Starter Mode for beginners
  • Decent battery life

Cons

  • Laughable camera and video recording quality
  • Calls sound choppy and digital
PhoneArena rating:
6.5
User rating:
8.3 4 Reviews
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posted on 13 Sep 2012, 05:58

1. redmd (Posts: 860; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


6.5 is a bit low. does each con really worth 1.75 points?

posted on 13 Sep 2012, 06:35 1

3. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 2993; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


"Let’s see is the Samsung Galaxy Stellar can do better."...with the ratings i saw before i even read the first word in the review, it's funny going through that line!!

posted on 13 Sep 2012, 09:27 3

4. g2a5b0e (Posts: 2105; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)


That's way too simplistic a method of looking at how the review score is tabulated. Try reading the entire review. There are a lot more cons than just the two listed in that section.

posted on 13 Sep 2012, 06:07

2. bayhuy (Posts: 285; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)


I will never buy Crapsung again...

posted on 13 Sep 2012, 10:29

5. loken (Posts: 462; Member since: 09 May 2012)


Now this phone is plain ugly... even the buttons

posted on 13 Sep 2012, 11:47 2

6. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 2993; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


Now, now...'LAUGHABLE camera and video recording quality' is a l'le too cruel...it's a 3.2 megapixel sensor. What do you expect from it?? And you would expect a 720p video from it? Come on!

posted on 13 Sep 2012, 11:48 2

7. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 2993; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


Now, now...'LAUGHABLE camera and video recording quality' is a l'le too cruel...it's a 3.2 megapixel sensor. What do you expect from it?? And you would expect a 720p video from it? Come on!

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 04:25

8. Raymond_htc (Posts: 430; Member since: 06 Apr 2012)


Its not ugly.. its actually ok. PERSONAL PREFERENCES! NO PHONES ARE UGLY!

Also, if u're those dckheads who keep hating on the phone name.... as its not related to the phone's looks.. COME ON! DOES HTC DESIRE RELATES TO ITS LOOKS? DOES THE S WORD IN S3 AND S2 RELATES TO ITS PHONE DESIGN!?!?

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Display4.0 inches, 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) TFT
Camera3.2 megapixels
Hardware
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960, Dual core, 1200 MHz, Krait processor
1024 MB RAM
Size4.80 x 2.51 x 0.47 inches
(122 x 64 x 12 mm)
4.73 oz  (134 g)
Battery2100 mAh, 17 hours talk time

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