Samsung Galaxy Y – S5360 has all it takes to win your heart and your vote as one of the best touch screen phones in its genre. This marvel operates on world-class Android V2.3 operating system. The TouchWiz UI makes for an awesome using interface experience. The home screen is customizable to your delight. It has Multi touch zoom and extraordinary features like Accelerometer, Quicktype, mobile tracker and proximity sensor.
Design and Build Quality - Samsung Galaxy Y is handsome but not a hulk by any means. The smartphone weighs just 97.5g with battery loaded and the dimensions too are very sleek – 58 x 104 x 11.5 mm. The Home, Back and Option keys are dedicated keys. The volume rocker key is on the left and the power button is on the right.
Display - The touch screen of Samsung Galaxy Y is a viewing gallery to say the least. A world of data and information is displayed on the 3 inch wide capacitive TFT LCD screen. The razor sharp QVGA resolution numbering 240 x 320 pixels and supporting 262 K colours gives depth and dimension to all that the smartphone throws up on the screen. You have the privilege to type on the touch screen using Quicktype. The display is aided with a proximity sensor that turns off the touchscreen as you take the phone close to your ear, thus disabling the tactile operation.
Camera Features - For those with passion for photography, Samsung Galaxy Y clicks crystal clear, crispy images. The 2 megapixel high quality camera with 2x digital zoom gives you variety of options to showcase your skills and creativity. Use fixed focus, panorama shot, smile shot and image editor to bring out the best in you. The camera also records videos at 15 frames per second.
Hardware Specifications - The phone runs on a powerful 832 MHz processor. Samsung Galaxy Y has 160 MB of internal memory and by inserting micro SD or micro SDHC cards you can expand the memory up to 32 GB.
The Samsung Galaxy Y phone caters you with some fantastic connectivity options. Surf the internet with 3G, GPRS, Wi-Fi and EDGE. To connect to other computer devices you have Bluetooth and USB port. To listen to the audio without disturbing anyone around, plug into the 3.5 mm audio jack.
The A-GPS with Google Maps function helps find your way to your destination with ease. Accelerometer allows you to rotate the images on the screen in portrait and landscape mode for better viewing experience.
Operating System - The Samsung Galaxy Y mobile phone uses the Android v2.3 (gingerbread) operating system, which is a highly advanced navigation platform introduced by Google. This touch screen smartphone supports Facebook, You Tube, Gmail, Google Talk and Orkut as well. It has business facilities like Email and pushmail with document viewer. The superfast messaging is threaded. Android and WAP 2.0 are preinstalled browsers.
Multimedia Features - The music player of the phone supports MP3, eACC+ and WAV while the video player is compatible with MPEG 4, 3GPP, H.263and 264 and WMV. There is of course FM radio. The ringtone is polyphonic and MP3 supportive.
Power Management - Samsung Galaxy Y is powered by a Li-Ion 1200 mAh battery, which gives you non-stop talk time up to 6 hours and 120 hours of standby time.