Specially designed with focus on generation Y, symbolized with the letter Y, Galaxy Y is not the most powerful mobile from Samsung but it still has a lot to offer for those looking to test out the Android OS keeping the budget friendly and not only that it will also be directly competing with BlackBerry’s new Curve range of smart phones.
For a budget friendly smart phone one can’t expect the phone to be featuring the latest LCD panels but the TFT capacitive touchscreen of Samsung Galaxy Y does a fairly good job. The screen size is 3.0 inches with resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. It features the TouchWiz UI and the display is sharp and responsive.
Size and Design:
The touchscreen phone has the simplest of designs. It is not the thinnest but still light enough. It has a depth of 11.5mm and weighs only 97.5 g.
It features a 2MP camera with maximum image resolution of 1600×1200 pixels. The video recording capability is QVGA with resolution of 320×240 pixels at 15fps. Other camera features include smile detection and geo-tagging.
Processor and OS:
The processing power is 833 MHz and runs the Android 2.3 Ginger bread OS.
The phone offers decent connectivity features having Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP, HS, Wi-Fi and micro USB 2.0
It has 160MB of internal memory and supports micro SD card up to 32GB for memory extension.
Other features include the A-GPS support, quick office document viewer, Google Maps and Youtube, Picasa, and Google talk integration and FM radio.