Samsung Mobile India have launched their latest QWERTY Mobile Phone, the Samsung Chat 527. This is their latest addition to their successful Chat series phones. Samsung Chat 527 comes with 2G as well as 3G support, 2.4 Inch Screen, QWERTY Keypad, 2MP Camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth. Samsung Chat 527 Price in India is Rs.5,300. It is a decently priced phone considering the features, however this phone have been a very nice buy in the 4,500 range.
Normally phones with QWERTY keyboard arequiet wide but Ch@t 527 is quiet compact comparatively. The keyboard has decentsized keys, very much oval in shape. The phone is 103mm in length and 55mm inwidth. The edges curves in slightly and the depth of the phone is 12mm. Theweight is also on the lighter side at 96g.
It features a 2.4 inch TFT screen with a resolutionof 320*240 pixels and pixel density of 167ppi. The display is not the brightesthaving just a 56k color support. Display is perhaps one area where this biglacks big time. It is not the one for high-end multimedia experience but stillone would have expected a better display.
It features a2MP camera having a resolution of 1600*1200 pixels. There is no auto focus andLED flash to go with it but it supports video recording. There aren’t any imageenhancing features as well, only feature the camera has is geo-tagging. Lack offlash is disappointing but there are different shooting modes available.
The internalstorage capacity of the phone is 80MB and can be extended up to 32GB viamicroSD memory card.
Samsung Chat 527has decent connectivity features with 3G support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetoothv2.1 with A2DP and micro USB 2.0. It also supports GPS connectivity with A-GPS.
It features aStandard Li-Ion 1000mAH battery that is capable of providing up to 288 h of standbytime and up to 3h of talk time. The battery is not the strong point of thephone by any means especially when you are looking to chat for long hours.
Samsung chat 527also has Stereo FM radio with RDS, Digital compass, Organizer and supportspredictive text input.