If you are looking for a medium range phone loaded with the Android software, has nearly all the features which can make it extremely useful for solving different tasks and comes with the brand name of Samsung? Here is an option. Buy the new Samsung Galaxy Y (Young) and you will be rewarded with amazingly smart features such as fast 3G and Wi-Fi connections and a huge capacitive touchscreen. It uses the Android OS v2.3.5 (Gingerbread) and equipped with the powerful 832 MHz ARMv6 processor along with Broadcom VideoCore IV and 290 MB RAM so that you can smoothly speed through the applications installed in the phone. The handset comes with 3.0 inches (76.2 millimeter) display which has a resolution of QVGA (240 x 320 pixels) and a pixel density of 133 ppi.
Camera and Video
The device does not possess a camera at the front but the 2 megapixel camera installed at the rear end has fixed autofocus and geotagging facilities but does not come with flash. It enables you to shoot videos in QVGA resolution at a frame rate of 15fps.
Design and Outlook
The handset is available in dimensions of 108 x 55 x 11.5 mm and has a weight of 97.5g making it extremely comfortable for your palm. The TFT capacitive touchscreen is built with 256K colors and has multi-touch features such as TouchWiz UI and touch sensitive controls making the operation of the phone smooth and easy.
Memory Capacity and Battery Life
The 180MB internal memory provided in the mobile is good enough for storing phonebook entries, important documents and a few downloaded audio files and video clips but if you are interested in storing large volume of data and files, you can go for microSD cards which enable you to expand the memory maximum up to 32GB. It is equipped with a Li-ion battery which has a capacity of 1200 mAh enabling you to enjoy a 2G standby time of up to 850 hours whereas a 3G standby time of 540 hours. It even provides a 2G talktime of up to 17 hours and a 3G talktime of up to 6 hours 20 minutes.
The standard 3.5 mm 4-pin audio jack, microUSB v2.0 port, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP and Wi-Fi facilities along with Hotspot functionality enable you to connect the phone with other devices at ease. The Samsung Galaxy Y covers a wide range of data networks like EDGE, HSDPA and GPRS so that you can browse the internet at lightning speed.
While accelerometer, compass and proximity sensors enable you to view the phone from different angles at ease, the Java MIDP emulator enables you to have an amazing experience with the games loaded in the device. You can even get proper guidance at each step and reach unknown destinations easily using the A-GPS and preloaded maps installed in the phone. Apps like image or video editor, YouTube, Organizer, Google Talk, Quick office document viewer, Gmail, Picasa, etc. enable you to edit images, stream videos and audios from the web, stay updated about your emails and manage different kinds of important documents smoothly and quickly.