Samsung Galaxy Fame Review
Introduction:

What happens if you shrink a Samsung Galaxy S III? You end up with a Galaxy S III mini. What happens if you shrink the mini then? Well, the Samsung Galaxy Fame would be the end result – a low-end Android smartphone that is about to be thoroughly examined. It offers a 3.5-inch screen, 1GHz processor, 5MP camera, and 4GB of storage. Yeah, that's nothing to write home about, but whoever's attention gets drawn by the Fame would be most likely attracted by its low price tag rather than its specs. Whether it's capable of delivering enough bang for its buck will be known as soon as we give it our review treatment. Read on to learn more!

In the box:

  • Wall charger
  • microUSB cable
  • Quick start guide

Samsung Galaxy Fame Unboxing:




Design:

Cute as a cuddly critter – that's how we'd briefly describe the Samsung Galaxy Fame. Thanks to its pebble-like shape, the smartphone is a delight to handle and operate, especially since its curvy body makes it fit perfectly in the hand. Plastic is what the device is made out of, but it lacks the cheap feel that entry-level phones are usually associated with. Quite the opposite, the Galaxy Fame feels pretty solid in the user's palm due to its sturdy construction. Our only complaint is that its glossy front and back sides retain a little bit of finger smudge, but that's just a minor issue that most users won't be bothered by.


Samsung Galaxy Fame

Samsung Galaxy Fame

Dimensions

4.46 x 2.43 x 0.46 inches

113.2 x 61.6 x 11.6 mm

Weight

4.25 oz (121 g)

Sony Xperia E

Sony Xperia E

Dimensions

4.47 x 2.43 x 0.43 inches

113.5 x 61.8 x 11 mm

Weight

4.08 oz (116 g)

Samsung GALAXY Ace 2

Samsung GALAXY Ace 2

Dimensions

4.66 x 2.45 x 0.41 inches

118.3 x 62.2 x 10.5 mm

Weight

4.30 oz (122 g)

LG Optimus L5

LG Optimus L5

Dimensions

4.66 x 2.62 x 0.39 inches

118.3 x 66.5 x 9.88 mm

Weight

4.30 oz (122 g)

Samsung Galaxy Fame

Samsung Galaxy Fame

Dimensions

4.46 x 2.43 x 0.46 inches

113.2 x 61.6 x 11.6 mm

Weight

4.25 oz (121 g)

Sony Xperia E

Sony Xperia E

Dimensions

4.47 x 2.43 x 0.43 inches

113.5 x 61.8 x 11 mm

Weight

4.08 oz (116 g)

Samsung GALAXY Ace 2

Samsung GALAXY Ace 2

Dimensions

4.66 x 2.45 x 0.41 inches

118.3 x 62.2 x 10.5 mm

Weight

4.30 oz (122 g)

LG Optimus L5

LG Optimus L5

Dimensions

4.66 x 2.62 x 0.39 inches

118.3 x 66.5 x 9.88 mm

Weight

4.30 oz (122 g)

To see the phones in real size or compare them with other models, visit our Visual Phone Size Comparison page



The Samsung Galaxy Fame is equipped with an excellent set of physical buttons – a volume rocker on the left, power key on its right side, and a home button underneath its screen. All of them are easy to reach and provide very good tactile feedback. The two capacitive buttons that complement the home key are also well within reach.



Display:

The Samsung Galaxy Fame might be pretty, but its LCD screen surely isn't. That's due to its low resolution of only 320 by 480 pixels spread across 3.5-inches in diagonal. Needless to say, pixelation around the curves of graphic elements is easily noticeable. The display's viewing angles and color representation are also somewhat disappointing. Since the screen's surface reflects a lot of the light that hits it, using the

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6 Comments

1. MrKoles

Posts: 368; Member since: Jan 20, 2013

For entry level it´s really good.

2. trustory

Posts: 132; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

I cant find anywhere to buy it

5. redrobin121

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 08, 2013

you might be able to find it at your local 02 store

3. predator93

Posts: 122; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

If this is going to be available at the same price as xperia miro in my country (India), then it is going to be a tough sell with heavy competition from much better handsets like xperia sola, desire x, lumia 520, desire v and galaxy s duos.

4. Samsomesh

Posts: 195; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

What about it's GPU...??

6. albi_kutrolli

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 20, 2016

is big mistake to buy this phone i have bought for 55 $ and i'am very disspoint
Galaxy Fame
  • Display 3.5" 320 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Storage 4 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 1300 mAh(6.16h 3G talk time)

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