Samsung Galaxy Y

Friday, December 21, 2012

/ by Aman Banka

Samsung Galaxy Y - Price: Rs.7090 [ Indian market Price ]

Key Features

  1. Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS
  2. 2 MP Primary Camera
  3. 3-inch TFT Touchscreen
  4. FM Radio
  5. Wi-Fi Enabled
  6. Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
The Samsung Galaxy Y is a smartphone with an aesthetically pleasing design. This touchscreen bar phone runs on Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system and possesses an 832 MHz Android browser. A large TFT screen with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels forms the face of this mobile. The TouchWiz UI on this Samsung phone gives you a colorful user interface experience and the customizable home screens make handling and navigation convenient. A 2 megapixel camera present on the Galaxy Y from Samsung is loaded with 2x zoom. This camera also supports white balance and panorama features that that enables you to take good pictures. You can use photo effects supported on this phone to experiment with your photography.


The Galaxy Y handset from Samsung is easy to carry and use. This touchscreen phone has dedicated home, back and option keys to help you navigate the pages of your screen with ease. The left side of the phone has volume rockers that let you adjust volume levels on this device. A 3.5 mm audio jack and a USB port are situated on top while the power button is located on the right side of this Samsung phone. The Galaxy Y has an accelerometer and proximity sensor to enhance your experience.

Battery and Storage

A 1200 mAh battery powers this Samsung smartphone that gives you a talk time of up to 6 hours on 2G when fully charged. This phone supports a standby time of up to 120 hours on 2G. The Galaxy Y has an internal memory of 160 MB and is expandable up to 32 GB using microSD, microSDHC cards.

Connectivity and Features

The Galaxy Y smartphone supports GPRS, EDGE, 3G and Wi-Fi platforms to connect to the Internet. You can connect to other devices through Bluetooth and a USB port and share files. The Galaxy Y Samsung phone supports Email and Push Email along with a Document viewer that helps you keep in touch with your work environment at all times. A unique Find my phone feature makes sure that you can trace your mobile even if you lose it.

You can control your phone and lock your phone or delete all the information on it altogether if you wish to. This mobile phone is pre-loaded with Social hub application that integrates you mails, calendars and information in one place and keeps updated. You can also access social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook with the Galaxy Y. The phone can access the Samsung apps store and Android market to download all the applications that you need. Quicktype by SWIPE on the Galaxy Y allows you to type on this touchscreen with ease.

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Y

In Sales PackageHandset, Battery, Charger, Headset, USB Cable, User Manual,
Warranty Card
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive
Business FeaturesDocument Viewer, Pushmail, Mobile Printing
Call FeaturesConference Call, Speed Dialing, Loudspeaker, Call Timer,
Call Divert
Handset ColorsPure White,Black & Gray
Operating FreqGSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
OSAndroid v2.3 (Gingerbread)
User InterfaceTouchwiz
Processor832 MHz
Size3 Inches
ResolutionQVGA, 320 x 240 Pixels
Color262 K
Primary CameraYes, 2 Megapixel
Video RecordingYes, 15 fps
ZoomDigital Zoom - 2x
Other Camera FeaturesGeo-tagging, Multi-shot Mode, Photo Effects, White Balance,
Image Editor
Size58x104x11.5 mm
Weight97.5 g
TypeLi-Ion, 1200 mAh
Talk Time17 hrs (2G), 6 hrs (3G)
Standby Time850 hrs (2G), 540 hrs (3G)
Internal160 MB
Included Memory Card2 GB
Expandable MemorymicroSD, upto 32 GB
Internet FeaturesEmail
Pre-installed BrowserAndroid, WAP 2.0
3GYes, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA
WifiYes, 802.11 b/g/n
WAPYes, v2
USB ConnectivityYes, micro USB, v2
TetheringUSB, Wi-fi Hotspot
GPS SupportYes, A-GPS with Google Maps
BluetoothYes, v3
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Music PlayerYes, Supports MP3, eAAC, WAV
Video PlayerYes, Supports MPEG-4, 3GPP, H.263, H.264, WMV
Sound EnhancementDNSe Sound
RingtoneMP3, Polyphonic
SAR Value0.655 W/Kg
Call MemoryYes
SMS MemoryYes
Phone Book MemoryPractically Unlimited
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass
Additional FeaturesMulti Touch Zoom, Calculator, DRM, Cell Broadcast, Clock,
Alarm, Memo Book, Caller ID, Video Messaging, Voice Input,
Video Streaming, Embedded Wallpaper, Flight Mode, MMS,
Predictive Text Input, vCard, vCalendar, Mobile Tracker
Important AppsFacebook, Orkut, YouTube, Gmail, Google Talk, Twitter,
Samsung Apps
1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone &
6 months warranty for in the box accessories



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