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Samsung S5600 Review

 

Samsung S5600 Review

 
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Cheap touchscreen phone

One of two eagerly awaited touch screen phones announced by Samsung is the S5600 which will have a Touchwiz interface and widget- based short cut system the S5600 has a candy bar design and comes in a black plastic casing. There is a large 2.8 inch touch screen with 240 x 320 pixels and 16 million colours for bright and colourful viewing and there is also an accelerometer sensor for screen rotation. The dimensions of the Samsung S5600 are 102.8mm x 54.8mm x 12.9 mm and the phone weighs in at 92 grams so is just a nice size to fit comfortably in your hand or pocket. To store all your music and photos the S5600 comes with 80 megabytes of internal memory and a microSD™ memory card slot that takes memory cards up to 16 gigabytes. We don’t know what battery life the S5600 has at the moment but will have soon when more info is released. Samsung have just released another 2 handsets using the TouchWiz interface, the Samsung S8000 Jet and the Samsung I8000 Omnia2

Camera & Imaging

It you like taking photos then you will like the built-in 3.15 megapixel camera which takes photos in up to 2048 x 1536 pixels, even though the megapixels are not as high as you may like there is a lot of great features on this camera that will make the most of your photos. Some of those great features include LED flash, auto-focus and image stabilisation that helps you take a clear image even if your hand is shaking. There is also smile detection which means the camera will take a photo automatically when it detects a smiling face, and also geotagging so you can tag a photo with the location so you know where it was taken. You can record video footage on your Samsung S5600 with the video recorder which records in 15 frames per second (fps) and also make video calls to other compatible phones.

Internet & Connectivity

Surf the internet on your S5600 with WAP 2.0, HTML and xHTML web browsing technology and to help you achieve high speed connectivity and data transfers the S5600 supports EDGE, GPRS and 3G HSDPA with 7.2 mbps (megabytes per second) so you can chat to friends on my space or find out the latest news with ease. You can connect to other compatible devices such as PCs and other mobiles on your Samsung S5600 using wireless Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP or by USB cable. Whether you are away on business or on holiday stay in contact as the phone supports GSM850/900/1800/1900 networks so you should be able to use your phone in most destinations.

Messaging & Applications

Sending a message is a quick and easy way to stay in contact with family, friends or work, on the S5600 there are messaging services such as SMS, MMS (multimedia messaging service), EMS, Email and instant messenger so there is no excuse not to stay in touch. There are some great application tools on the Samsung S5600 including GPS with A-GPS support so you can plan a journey or find the nearest shop hopefully you won’t get lost again. You also have Turn-To- Mate an organizer with features such as alarm clock and calendar and also a document viewer.

Music & Gaming

If you enjoy listening to music then that is not a problem on the S5600 as it has a built-in music player with MP3, AAC AAC+, WMA, OGG and AMR music formats. So you can down load your favourite songs or albums onto your S5600 and listen to it when and where ever you like with the headphones provided. There is also a stereo FM radio with RDS support so you can tune in to your favourite radio station. Customize your Samsung S5600 with a polyphonic or MP3 ringtone which you can download. If you want something to do on a long journey then why not play a game you can choose a java game or download your favourite games on to your S5600.

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