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Samsung Galaxy Y (S5360/Young) - Touch screen Phone with Amazing Features at a Competitive Price

Imam Sulaeman

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Samsung carries on create the range of touch-screen smartphones that is the Samsung Galaxy Y (Young/S5360). In the first look, this mobile phone possesses the overall style and layout of Galaxy series. The corporation claimed that this phone is directly aimed at younger people as well as to folks that do not possess enough funds to purchase the more sophisticated touch screen phone like Galaxy S2 or Galaxy Note. Listed here are the in-depth technical specs of this handset for the consideration and recommendations before deciding to purchase it or maybe for your knowledge.


The Samsung Galaxy Y works with quad-band GSM networks (850/900/1800/1900MHz), EDGE (900/2100MHz), as well as 3G Band. Regarding the data access, this device presents high-speed 3G data access over the HSDPA network having the highest speed as high as 7.2 megabytes per second. It remarkably runs the latest Google’s operating system namely Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) as well as the TouchWiz UI 3.0 which brings the multiple home-screens along with the pinch gesture features. For the entry-level smartphone, it's been usefully loaded with the 832 Mhz processor that needs to be providing the quick and constant functionality.

Display and Physical Dimension

In terms of display size, Samsung Galaxy Y has actually been built with the three inches capacitive touch screen that presently supports for multi-touch feature. Unfortunately, the display just features 262K Colors TFT display having the external resolution of 320x240p that is pretty insufficient for a smartphone which has 3 inches display screen. The overall physical body measures 104 x 58 x 11.5 mm in measurement and 97.5 grams in heaviness. Beneath the display you can find Home physical button, Back and Menu capacitive touch keys. On the top side, you'll find 3.5 mm audio jack and also the USB port covered with plastic flap. On the right side of the body, there is a volume rocker to raise or decrease the music and also the ringer volume.


As being the low-priced smartphone, this handset possesses two megapixels camera with 2x digital zoom, and single, smile and panorama shot. For those who prefer to change or improve the photographs, it offers a number of photo effects including black and white, negative, no effect and sepia, auto white balance, daylight, incandescent, fluorescent and cloudy. The video player is capable of playing 3GPP / H.263 / H.264 / MPEG4 file formats as well as the music player supports for playing MP3/AAC/AAC /AMR/AMR-NB/eAAC file formats. Also, the phone gives four embedded wallpapers and Radio with RDS.

Memory and Battery

To store the multi-media files and other files, the device was built-in with an internal user storage of 160 MB. For additional capacity, user can expand the memory up to 32 GB additional memory by utilizing the additional micro SD card. In the section of power management, The phone has actually been added with the standard battery of 1.200mAh that will supply up to 1.020 minutes (on 2G mode) and up to 370 minutes (on 3G network) for the talk-time, whereas for the standby time the battery provides up to 850 hours (on 2G mode) and up to 540 hours (on 3G mode).


To be able to transfer data to other gadget or personal computer, Samsung Galaxy Y has actually been packed with Bluetooth 3.0 and high-speed USB 2.0 port. To surf the web, it includes the Android Internet HTML Browser as well as the email functionality (POP3, IMAP4, SMTP, SSL and TLS). For wireless connectivity, the smartphone is actually backed up with Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n feature.


On the whole, Samsung Galaxy Y is really worth to buy because it has fairly big display screen, latest Android operating system, adequate CPU and 3G networks. However, the camera spec and also the display screen resolution are substandard and there's no secondary camera for video-calling.


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