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Camera:

The 3 MP camera on the back of the phone doesn’t have a flash, and the interface is pretty basic, hinting at the limited functionality of the unit. Still, you get a few shooting modes, including Panorama, and a few scene presets, as well as some standard color effects.

Going into the Camera app is pretty quick directly from the lock screen, and focusing and taking a shot is very fast, too, with minimal shutter lag.


The pictures themselves exhibit more than enough detail for the resolution, but the colors look somewhat bland compared to reality, and the white balance is off at times. The phone records 320x240 video, which is only good for watching on the handset’s mediocre screen.




Multimedia:

Despite its Music designation, the phone doesn’t offer anything extra in the already pretty rich TouchWiz tunes player. The usual song categorization options are present, along with the Music Square mood matrix. The player interface is easy to operate, with sound effects and equalizers directly accessible while the song is playing with the tap of a button.


There are two stereo speakers, top and bottom at the front, and the supplied Sound Alive and SRS Surround Sound modes do make the music more intense, yet overall the speakers are nothing to write home about, not so much in terms of strength, which is fine, but in terms of sound quality, which is about average, read nothing impressive when it comes to clarity and fullness.

The handset plays DivX/Xvid video files out of the box, up to 800x480 definition, but you have to turn them manually in landscape mode with a dedicated button in the video player interface.

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