For all those people who loved the Samsung Galaxy S 2 but resisted buying it because it was way too expensive, read ahead… Samsung has introduced yet another smart phone in the market that bears most of the advantages of the Galaxy S II and is more affordable – Samsung Galaxy W. To this effect, Samsung has given this model the simple S-LCD screen instead of the super-AMOLED screen to justify the lower cost. Nevertheless, this Android-powered smart phone is sleek and worth its price.
software Decently priced phone
|Run-of-the mill design
Poor screen resolution
Power Packed Processor
The Samsung Galaxy W is relatively light and pocket-friendly weighing just 110 g, thanks to its all-plastic body. In other ways, the Samsung Galaxy W looks more like the other models in the Galaxy universe. It sports a 3.7 inch S-LCD capacitive touchscreen that is good enough to produce legible texts, sharp images and nice viewing angles. The only disadvantage is the poor resolution of 480×800 making it difficult to use outdoors.
It has seven home screens that can be drizzled with a number of favourite widgets and can be resized by dragging the corner. This ensures more screen flexibility wherein the most-used widgets can be expanded to show more info while the less frequently used can be made smaller, thus saving space. Coming to its memory, the Samsung Galaxy W has an internal memory storage of 512 MB RAM and a microSD card slot expandable up to 32GB. Now you can store unlimited contacts.
The phone also boasts a 5 MP camera with autofocus and LED flash, which you will find on the back of the phone. Though it may not be as good as the ones you see in the other Galaxy models, you will not regret it. You will be able to capture some good shots and videos.
Power Packed Processor
The Samsung Galaxy W runs on a 1.4 GHz Scorpion processor that gives you good performance. Also, the latest Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread livens up your experience by providing access to hundreds of applications from the Android market. You can also enjoy the fun of the live home widgets and Flash. Its TouchWiz 4.0 interface let you play around with the menus as well as customise parts of the interface to suit your taste. Other standard features include stereo FM radio, image and video editor, document editor and MP3 and MP4 player. Multiple data connectivity across EDGE, GPRS, 3G, Wi-Fi and bluetooth lets you cruise through your data and HD movies at good speed. Summing up, with the kind of features and functional efficacy it provides, the Samsung Galaxy W is certainly up for grabs… that too at a such an affordable price!