Samsung Galaxy Pocket

Saturday, December 22, 2012

/ by Aman Banka
Samsung Galaxy PocketSamsung Galaxy Pocket

Samsung Galaxy Pocket - Price: Rs.6799 [ Indian Market Price ]

Key Features

  1. Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS
  2. 2 MP Primary Camera
  3. 2.8-inch Capacitive Touchscreen
  4. 832 MHz ARM 11 Processor
  5. Wi-Fi Enabled
  6. FM Radio
  7. Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB

Enjoy the rich capabilities of a smartphone within a budget. The Samsung Galaxy Pocket is good choice for those transitioning from feature phones to smartphones. The Samsung smartphone runs on a powerful 832 MHz ARM11 processor that handles an array of applications with ease. The smartphone comes with theAndroid v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS which has been designed to offer optimum performance. The 2.8 inch capacitive TFT touchscreen of the Samsung Galaxy Pocket makes handling this phone a breeze. Additionally, the screen supports QVGA with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels which means your images and videos are clear and appealing.

The intuitive TouchWiz user interface of the Pocket is a full touch user interface and is custom built for the Android OS, making the smartphone really versatile and easy to use. Memorable moments don’t have to just pass you by, you can capture them in no time on the Samsung Pocket with the embedded 2 megapixel camera that comes with 2X zoom. The camera also has the Geo-tagging feature and you can spruce up your photos using the image editor feature. You can capture videos on the Samsung smartphone with the video recording feature that can record at 15 fps and supports QCIF and QVGA formats.


The Pocket Smartphone from Samsung stands true to its name and is a smartphone that you can carry around in your pocket. The slim build and compact design makes this smartphone a stylish accessory as well. The Galaxy Pocket has a volume button on the left side, the power button on the right side and you can find the3.5 mm audio jack as well as the micro USB port located on the top. You can perform a range of functions at once thanks to the accelerometer and digital compass that make multitasking easy.

Storage and Battery

The Samsung Pocket comes with an inbuilt memory of 3 GB which is an impressive amount and allows you to save your documents, photos and videos. But active lives call for bigger memory spaces so if you need to store more, the memory is expandable to 32 GB on a micro SD and micro SDHC card.
The smartphone has a 1200 mAh Li-Ion battery, that gives you up to 520 hours standby time when you use the 2G network and up to 460 hours on the 3G network. When the battery is charged to its full capacity you get up to 15 hours talk time when you use the 2G network and, up to 6 hours on the 3G network.

Connectivity and Features

The Samsung Pocket allows you to stay connected to the world all the time. Use the 3G network to get on the internet using GPRS and EDGE technologies. The smartphone is also Wi-Fi enabled. The Galaxy Pocket also comes with Wi-Fi hotspot capabilities. This useful feature allows you to share your smartphone’s internet connection to other devices like laptops or other mobile phones. You can transfer unlimited files to compatible devices using Bluetooth. If you need to transfer files from your computer, just use the micro USB port and organize your files, music and photos in not time.

The Pocket is AGPS enabled and comes with Google Maps as well, so navigating in your city or anywhere else is going to be a hassle free experience. The smartphone supports Push mail which allows you to receive and send emails with ease. The Samsung smartphone also supports Email, IM, MMS and comes with document viewer allowing you to carry your work with you wherever you go. You will also find several features like Gmail, YouTube and Google Talk on the Galaxy Pocket smartphone. The Galaxy smartphone also has an FM radio so you can listen to all the latest music and news everyday.

This GSM phone is packed with a range of features that allow you to stay connected, have fun and get your work done. The Samsung Galaxy Pocket is an affordable smartphone that offers you a wide range of features and is a great phone for first time smartphone users.

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Pocket -

In Sales PackageHandset, Battery (1200 mAh), Charger, Headset, Data Cable,
Quick Start Guide
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive
Business FeaturesDocument Viewer, Pushmail
Call FeaturesConference Call, Loudspeaker
Handset ColorsBlack & White
Operating FreqGSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
OSAndroid v2.3 (Gingerbread)
User InterfaceTouchWiz
Processor832 MHz ARM11
Size2.8 Inches
ResolutionQVGA, 240 x 320 Pixels
Primary CameraYes, 2 Megapixel
Secondary CameraNo
Video RecordingYes, 320 x 240, 15 fps
Other Camera FeaturesGeo-tagging, Image Editor
Size57.9x103.9x12.98 mm
Weight97 g
TypeLi-Ion, 1200 mAh
Talk Time15 hrs (2G), 6 hrs (3G)
Standby Time520 hrs (2G), 460 hrs (3G)
Internal3 GB
Expandable MemorymicroSD, upto 32 GB
Internet FeaturesEmail
Pre-installed BrowserAndroid
3GYes, 3.6 Mbps HSDPA
WifiYes, 802.11 b/g/n
USB ConnectivityYes, micro USB, v2
TetheringWi-fi Hotspot
GPS SupportYes, A-GPS with Google Maps
BluetoothYes, v3, Supported Profiles (A2DP, AVRCP)
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Music PlayerYes, Supports MP3, WAV
Video PlayerYes, Supports MP4, H.263, H.264
SAR Value0.790 W/kg
Call MemoryYes
SMS MemoryYes
Phone Book MemoryYes
Additional FeaturesCalendar, Wi-Fi Direct, Predictive Text Input, Mobile Tracker, Calculator, Flight Mode, Voice Input
Important AppsGmail, Google Talk, YouTube, IM, Picasa Integration, ChatOn,
Social Hub, Samsung Apps, Google Mobile Service, Facebook
1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone &
6 months warranty for in the box accessories

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