Review: Samsung Galaxy 3 I5800 with Android

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Samsung has officially announced a new stylish, elegant Android smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy 3 I5800. The Galaxy I5800 has a number of distinct benefits that can be tailored to suit users’ personal tastes. The Galaxy 3 seamlessly integrates active social networking and rich media experiences to provide the best social and multi-media capabilities available on the market today.

The Samsung Galaxy 3 looks differently from the other Android-based models of the manufacturer on the market today. The handset comes with simpler, yet elegant shapes and daintier design. Aside from the 5-directional D-pad, there are four touch-sensitive keys that also utilize capacitive technology below the 3-inch display of the Samsung Galaxy 3 I5800. They are properly backlit, but there is simply no way you can tell the buttons are actually there if the backlighting is off. Quite a stylish solution indeed, although most people will find out there is a certain learning curve getting used to their precise positions, in case their hardware implementation remains unaltered of course.

The new Galaxy 3 Samsung phone is based on the Android 2.1 platform and comes equipped with a 3.2-inch, 240 x 400 pixel touchscreen, as well as 3-megapixel camera with autofocus. It supports a mid-ranger – quad-band GSM/EDGE, 3G with 3.6Mbps HSDPA, Wi-Fi b/g/n, and measures in at just 108 x 56 x 12.3 mm.

Samsung I5800 Samsung’s customized TouchWiz 3.0 UI, A-GPS, and smart Social Hub that seems perfect for social media enthusiasts who wanna remain connected on-the-go at all times, offering one integrated contacts list that brings together all forms of communication including social networks, friends’ contact details, email, IM as well as messages. The Google mobile services will be customized based on regional preferences and availability.

The Samsung Galaxy 3 smartphones was designed to extend our portfolio of Android-powered devices and underlines Samsung’s commitment to offer a smartphone for every lifestyle. The Samsung I5800 Galaxy 3 will launch in July with availability expanding to Europe and Asia.

Samsung Galaxy 3 I15800 SPECIFICATIONS

2G Network : GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network : HSDPA 2100 / 900
Announced : 2010, June
Status : Exp. release 2010, July
Size Dimensions : 113.5 x 55 x 12.8 mm
Weight : 109.7 g
Display Type : TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size : 240 x 400 pixels, 3.2 inches
– Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
– Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
– Multi-touch input method
Sound Alert types : Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Speakerphone : Yes
– 3.5 mm audio jack
– DNSe (Digital Natural Sound Engine)
Memory Phonebook : Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Call records : Practically unlimited
Internal : 170 MB
Card slot : microSD, up to 32GB, 1GB card included
Data GPRS : Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 – 48 kbps
EDGE : Class 10, 236.8 kbps
3G : HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps
WLAN : Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth : Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Infrared port : No
USB : Yes, v2.0 microUSB
Camera : Primary 3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels, autofocus
Features : Geo-tagging, face and motion detection
Video : Yes, QVGA@15fps
Secondary : No
Features OS : Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair)
Messaging : SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser : HTML
Radio : Stereo FM radio with RDS
Colors : Black
GPS : Yes, with A-GPS support
Java : Via third party application
– Digital compass
– MP4/DivX/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– Organizer
– Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
– Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk integration
– Facebook app
– Voice memo
– T9
Battery : Standard battery, Li-Ion 1500 mAh
Stand-by : Up to 625 h (2G) / Up to 517 h (3G)
Talk time : Up to 15 h (2G) / Up to 7 h (3G)

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