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Samsung Galaxy Exhibit Review

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Introduction:

Surprise, surprise! Another year, another entry-level Samsung handset for T-Mobile bearing the Exhibit moniker. With this particular third device, however, Samsung decided to also include it into its Galaxy series – so we’re now presented with the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit. Basic smartphones don’t get enough love amongst other things, but let’s hope that’s not going to be the case here.

The package contains:

  • microUSB cable
  • Wall Charger
  • Quick User Guide
  • Important Safety and Handling Information

Design:

Boring. That’s all we can say about this one, seeing that there’s nothing particularly compelling with its design. Sure, we like that it’s compact and lightweight, but when it’s construction is flimsy and has that distinct cheap feel with its plastic casing, it’s pretty much the epitome of something we’d expect from the entry-level segment.


Samsung Galaxy Exhibit
Dimensions

4.78 x 2.46 x 0.42 inches

121 x 62 x 11 mm

Weight

4.27 oz (121 g)

LG Optimus F3
Dimensions

4.57 x 2.44 x 0.4 inches

116 x 62 x 10 mm

Weight

4 oz (113 g)

Nokia Lumia 520
Dimensions

4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 inches

119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm

Weight

4.37 oz (124 g)

Samsung Galaxy Exhibit
Dimensions

4.78 x 2.46 x 0.42 inches

121 x 62 x 11 mm

Weight

4.27 oz (121 g)

LG Optimus F3
Dimensions

4.57 x 2.44 x 0.4 inches

116 x 62 x 10 mm

Weight

4 oz (113 g)

Nokia Lumia 520
Dimensions

4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 inches

119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm

Weight

4.37 oz (124 g)

See the full Samsung Galaxy Exhibit vs LG Optimus F3 vs Nokia Lumia 520 size comparison or compare them to other phones using our Size Comparison tool.


Following in tandem to the existing line of Galaxy devices, the Galaxy Exhibit also sports an oval shaped home button that’s surrounded by capacitive menu and back keys. Around its trim, we spot its 3.5mm headset jack, volume controls, microphone, microUSB port, and microSD card slot.



When it comes to cameras, there’s a VGA 0.3-megapixel one in the front, and a 5-megapixel auto-focus snapper with an LED flash in the rear – both of which are recognized as being average in the category. Inside, it’s packing along a 1500 mAh battery and standard sized SIM slot.



Display:

Its relatively small figure is mostly attributed to its 3.8-inch 480 x 800 (WVGA) TFT display. Honestly, there’s nothing too pretty with this one, since it’s obvious even from a cursory look that it’s a low quality display on here. In fact, its viewing angles are so weak that it distorts colors and prevents us from properly viewing whatever is on screen – even from a straight angle. Moreover, it doesn’t help when its color reproduction is leaning towards the bland and washed out side.



Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 360-Degrees View:



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