Friday, June 7, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S Duos: A Solid Smartphone with Dual Sim

Samsung recently introduced several smartphone with dual SIM capability. Samsung Galaxy S Duos is one of them.  It is priced at 19,900 TK(also available with 2,210/- 9 EMI @ 0% interest). Its bright side is 768MB RAM, 4GB internal memory, Android ICS upgrade-able to Jelly Bean. You may have a similar specs mobile by the re-branded Chinese manufacturer at much lower price. But, remember it will not be a Samsung Galaxy smartphone. 
Samsung Galaxy S Duos Price: 16,900 TK
Key features
  • Quad-band GSM and dual-band 3G support
  • 7.2 Mbps HSDPA support
  • Dual Mini-SIM slots
  • 4" 16M-color TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen 480x800 pixels resolution
  • 1 GHz ARM Cortex A5 processor, Adreno 200 GPU, Qualcomm MSM7227A chipset; 
  • 768MB of RAM available to the user
  • Android OS v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with TouchWiz 4.0 UI customization
  • 5 MP autofocus camera with LED flash; geotagging, smile detection
  • Front-facing VGA camera
  • 4 GB of internal storage, microSD slot
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and DLNA
  • GPS with A-GPS connectivity; Digital compass
  • microUSB port (charging) and stereo Bluetooth v3.0
  • Standard 3.5 mm audio jack
  • FM radio with RDS
  • Document editor
  • File manager preinstalled
  • Samsung Apps brings a few nice apps for free
  • Accelerometer and proximity sensor

Main disadvantages

  • Video recording maxes out at VGA@30fps
  • No shutter key
  • No ambient light sensor
  • No DivX/Xvid video support out of the box
  • Retail package is as basic as it gets

No comments:

Post a Comment