Samsung Galaxy Pocket

Announced:
Mar 6, 2012
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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Display

Display size:

2.8 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

143 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

40.81 %

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 6.1 oz (173 g)

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 850 MHz

RAM:

0.5 GB

Internal storage:

4 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (4.0, 2.3.6), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS

Battery

Capacity:

1200 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

15.83 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

21.7 days (520 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G):

6.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 07, 2012

FCC ID value:

A3LGTS5300 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.23 W/kg

Body:

0.29 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.86 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.29 W/kg

This device is also known as Samsung S5300, Samsung S5301

Pros

No Pros

Cons

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

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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