Samsung Galaxy Pocket

Announced:
Mar 6, 2012
Status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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Display

Size:

2.8 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels, 143 PPI

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body:

40.81 %

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 850 MHz

RAM:

0.5GB

Internal storage:

4GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (4.0, 2.3.6), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

1200 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 megapixels

Video recording:

320x240 (QVGA) (15 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

4.13 x 2.28 x 0.47 inches (104.9 x 57.9 x 11.98 mm)

Weight:

3.42 oz (97 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

This device is also known as Samsung S5300, Samsung S5301

Cons

  • Thick body (0.47 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera

Description

Samsung Galaxy Pocket is a smartphone for budget-conscious consumers offering an 832MHz single-core processor and a 2.8-inch display with QVGA resolution. On its back it has a really basic fixed focus camera of 2 megapixels, and a 1,200mAh battery resides under its back cover. You also get a 3.6Mbps 3G radio, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, and 3 gigabytes of on-board storage. All of that is confined inside of a body with a thickness of 12 millimeters. The device itself tips the scale at the respectable 97 grams. In terms of software, the smartphone runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread enhanced with goodies like the usual set of Google applications, Samsung's ChatON service, and, of course, the TouchWiz user interface.

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