Samsung Galaxy W I8150 is a mid-range member of the Galaxy line of Android Smartphones. It seats at the highend of the mid-range above phones like the Samsung Galaxy M Pro and Galaxy Ace. Samsung Galaxy W features a 1.4GHz processor, a crispier touch display, a much better camera, and high speed internet (up to 14.4Mbps downloads).
Gingerbread Smartphone with 1.4GHz Processor
Samsung Galaxy W features Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) on a 1.4GHz processor with 512MB of RAM. Compared to the Samsung Galaxy M Pro it offers a more decent performance. Although it does not have the wow look of the Samsung Galaxy S II, it does not look cheap either.
Samsung Galaxy W features TouchWiz UI on top of Android with social networking hub, music hub and games hub. It comes preloaded with Google Apps like Google Search, GMail, Google Maps, Google Talk, YouTube, and Picasa with more apps available at the Android Market.
Display & HD Camera
Samsung Galaxy W has a 3.7-inch capacitive touchscreen with WVGA (480 x 800 pixels) resolution, same as the Galaxy S II. So, it has a higher pixel density than the Galaxy S II. However, do not mistake this to mean than the Galaxy W’s display is better as the Samsung Galaxy S II features a Super AMOLED Plus display, which will make all the difference. No doubt, Galaxy W has a good display.
It spots a 5 megapixel camera on the back with LED flash. The camera records 720p HD videos and comes with features like autofocus, face detection, and Geotagging. Samsung Galaxy W also has a front-facing VGA camera for video calling.
Data and Network support
Samsung Galaxy W features fast internet up to 14.4Mbps download. It also has a hotspot feature which enables you setup a Wi-Fi hotspot to share your fast 3G internet with other devices. It also features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP and USB. Buy Memory card for your Samsung Galaxy W I8150.
Pricing and availability
Samsung Galaxy W is not available in Nigeria. Its price should be around N50,000 when available.
Other Specs of Samsung Galaxy W I8150:
- Android 2.3.5 (Gingerbread)
- 1.4GHz Processor
- 512MB RAM
- 1.7GB built-in storage
- up to 32GB microSD memory
- GSM Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
- 3G/3.5G (UMTS/HSUPA ()/HSDPA ()) 900, 2100MHz
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Bluetooth 3.0 with AD2P
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Wi-Fi Hotspot feature
- unlimited contacts phonebook
- Document viewer/editor
- Stereo FM Radio with RDS
- Facebook, Twitter
- Voice commands
- image/video editor
- Navigation with Google Maps, GPS, A-GPS
- Google Search, Gmail, Google Maps, Google Talk, YouTube
- email/push email/IM
- Music player (MP3, WAV, eAAC+, Fac)
- Video player (MP4, WMA, 3GPP)
- WAP 2.0/XHTML/HTML Browser
- Battery capacity: 1500 mAh
- Standby: 420 hours
- Talktime: 5 hours
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