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Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos Review

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Camera:

The camera interface is basic, but functional, offering several preset scenes and effects, as well as Panorama and Smile modes.

Camera interface - Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos Review
Camera interface - Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos Review
Camera interface - Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos Review
Camera interface - Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos Review

Camera interface


The 3MP fixed-focus shooter here makes oversharpened and a bit oversaturated photos with normal for its resolution amount of detail. The phone sometimes fails to get the white balance correctly, resulting in warm yellowish overcast. Indoor photos have the white balance off as well, towards the cold end of the spectrum with greenish hue, and come out pretty noisy when the lighting goes down.

Outdoor samples made with the Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos - Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos Review
Outdoor samples made with the Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos - Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos Review
Outdoor samples made with the Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos - Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos Review
Outdoor samples made with the Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos - Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos Review

Outdoor samples made with the Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos


Strong - Indoor samples - Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos Review
Medium - Indoor samples - Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos Review
Low light - Indoor samples - Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos Review

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Indoor samples


The maximum video capture resolution is the paltry 320x240, which basically renders the footage useless anywhere but on the phone’s display. We wanted to see at least 640x480, as this CPU should be able to support it, but alas.

There is a front-facing camera for video chat, too, unlike on the single-SIM Galaxy Y Pro brother.


Multimedia:

The default TouchWiz music player is what takes care of your tune needs, and it sports a bunch of equalizer presets with enigmatic names like “music clarity” or “externalization”, as well as song categorization by artists, albums and playlists. The loudspeaker sounds clean, but is not loud enough.

The video player runs MPEG-4 files up to the screen’s resolution and even a tad above, but for other formats you’d have to hit Android Market.

The TouchWiz music player - Multimedia capabilities of the Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos - Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos Review
Multimedia capabilities of the Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos - Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos Review
Video player - Multimedia capabilities of the Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos - Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos Review

The TouchWiz music player

 

Video player

Multimedia capabilities of the Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos



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posted on 26 Jul 2012, 08:31 2

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


Nice Phone . for a DUo Sim

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 08:32 1

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


but samsung makes too many phones..

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 10:45 2

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


Great duos entry level android..yeah must say..

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 17:07

4. pegasso (Posts: 141; Member since: 27 Nov 2011)


nice affordable dual SIM phone.
too bad it only available in selected countries...

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 17:32

5. domspencer01 (Posts: 15; Member since: 08 Mar 2012)


My sister bought this a few weeks ago when she went to India. I facepalmed and shook my head when she bought it, thinking "Why was she so cheap? For a few bucks more she could have bought something decent." Thankfully this review alleviates many of my concerns. This phone definitely wouldn't fit my purposes, but for my tech ignorant sister, I think it will be a good phone!

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Display2.6 inches, 320 x 240 pixels (154 ppi) TFT
Camera3 megapixels
Hardware
Single core, 832 MHz
Size4.36 x 2.50 x 0.47 inches
(110.8 x 63.5 x 11.9 mm)
3.96 oz  (112 g)
Battery1350 mAh, 19.16 hours talk time

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