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Samsung Galaxy Y Specs

Release Date in Philippines
DateFeb 2012
Processor frequency0.832 GHz
Display diagonal7.62 cm (3")
Display resolution320 x 240 pixels
Display typeTFT
Display number of colours262144 colours
Touch technologyMulti-touch
Touchscreen typeCapacitive
Ports & interfaces
USB portYes
USB connector typeMicro-USB B
USB version2.0
Headphone connectivity3.5 mm
Weight & dimensions
Weight99.7 g
Width58 mm
Depth11.5 mm
Height104 mm
SIM card capabilitySingle SIM
Mobile network generation3G
3G standardsHSDPA
2G standardsEdge, GPRS, GSM
Data network3G
Bluetooth version3.0+HS
2G bands (primary SIM)850,900,1800,1900 MHz
3G bands supported900,2100 MHz
Position locationYes
GPS (satellite)Yes
Operating system installedAndroid 2.3
App distribution platformGoogle Play
Rear camera typeSingle camera
Rear camera resolution (numeric)2 MP
Rear camera flashNo
Rear camera resolution1600 x 1200 pixels
Digital zoom2x
Auto focusNo
White balanceAuto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Incandescent
Photo effectsBlack&White, Negative film, Sepia
Video recordingYes
Built-in cameraYes
Battery capacity1200 mAh
Talk time (3G)5 h
Standby time (3G)350 h
Battery technologyLithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Talk time (2G)9.3 h
Standby time (2G)400 h
Form factorBar
Product colourBlack
Subscription typeNo subscription

Samsung Galaxy Y Philippines: Price, Specs, and Review

Samsung Galaxy Y - A Taste of Android Gingerbread

Despite being a low-end phone, the Samsung Galaxy Y runs on Android Gingerbread 2.3.5. It’s topped with Samsung’s homemade launcher which is the TouchWiz, which works perfectly smooth with this version of the Android OS.

Basic Smartphone for Basic Needs

Surely, this device won’t win any recognition or awards pertaining to innovation and performance, but on the bright side, it offers a good enough smartphone experience for a shoestring price. The Galaxy Y knows its target market, and it aims to deliver what matters to the young ones and the newbies to the smartphone arena.

The Galaxy Y is a smartphone that mainly focuses on social skills and connectivity because its strongest feature its ability to connect to a wireless network and browse the internet and social media. Another feature that can be greatly enjoyed in this device is its multimedia function like audio and video playback. It has a dedicated music player, courtesy of Samsung’s TouchWiz music player. As for its video player, it is plain and simple but could already do the job as it supports many of the basic video formats, except for DivX or XviD videos due to its hardware limitations.

Swype Messaging

One of the earliest innovative features from Samsung is one of the key features of Galaxy Y. The messaging feature of this device is straightforward and easy to use and to make things easier, the keyboard is blessed with a feature that will make typing a lot faster and easier for the users – it’s called the Swype function. Users can simply slide their fingers from one letter to another in order to type a word. The phone’s dictionary will instantly form the words for you according to how your pattern of typing.

Basic Camera

The camera is definitely one of its strongest features, however, it’s a budget phone, so basically, you get what you pay for. However, 2MP is not so bad for a 3.0-inch screen phone – it’s there to serve its purpose, not to impress.

Reviews of Samsung Galaxy Y
Reviewed on 2011-12-21
The Samsung Galaxy Y is arguably one of the hottest handsets today and I'd like to think it's because of the price. The “Y” in Galaxy Y stands for Young so this phone is obviously aimed at the young demographic with only a few thousand pesos to spare for ...
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Reviewed on 2011-12-04
Oh, I know you've been waiting for this: TechPinas Gadget Reviews Series presents... Samsung Galaxy Y Overview: Priced at only Php 5,990 , Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 is currently the most affordable new generation Android phone from the Korean company. ...
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Reviewed on 2011-11-11
This is Samsung Galaxy Y Smart Netphone -- Click on the image for more information about this phone straight from Smart Communications. It has 100% similar technical specifications (even supports all Samsung Widgets and all apps from Android Market) ...
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Reviewed on 2011-11-04
Oh, I'm sure you all want to know what's inside this box: Everyone seems to be talking it; Samsung Galaxy Y But what I have here is a tad more special, it's Samsung Galaxy Y Netphone Edition . This particular model, which - needless to say - is only...
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Reviewed on 2011-11-03
Meet the Samsung Galaxy Y (Netphone Edition)The Samsung Galaxy Y (Netphone Edition) is probably one of the best entry-level smartphones available in the market today. It sells for just Php5,990 (Prepaid Kit) which is a steal if you think about the entire ...
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Reviewed on 2011-10-21
Samsung 's Galaxy Y S5360 is among the latest affordable models in the successful Galaxy portfolio of Android smartphones. Having a 3-inch capacitive touchscreen display, it is a bit larger yet thinner than the Champ C3300K. Its overall design is unfussy ...
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Reviewed on 2011-11-22
Affordable, Pleasant design
Low ppi count makes screen look pixelated, Subpar camera
We’ll skip past the “Samsung, why?” jokes about the new entriest level Android handset from the Koreans, the Samsung Galaxy Y, since entry level doesn’t necessarily mean a subpar device, and such devices often sell by the boatload. The Y stands for “y...
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Reviewed on 2011-11-16
Samsung, a well-known brand that doesn't need any introduction when it comes to electronics ranging from house hold appliances to alluring and tantalizing gadgets. The maker of many renowned smartphones such as the Galaxy SII and Omnia, Samsung has also b...
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Reviewed on 2012-02-09
Competitive price, Attractive design, Good features list
Tiny screen, Average battery life
The Galaxy Y is powered by the 2.3 "Gingerbread" version of Google's Android operating system and Samsung has included its TouchWIZ UI over the top. The latter does add a few nifty features: toggles for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, silent mode and auto s...
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