Samsung Galaxy Y Duos brings dual-SIM to the established Galaxy range of smartphones from Samsung. If you have been looking for a dual-SIM smartphone from a reputable brand, the Galaxy Y Duos could be it. However, the Andriod phone is an entry level model and can only satisfy the most modest of expectations. Samsung Galaxy Y Duos features a 3.1-inch touchscreen, fast internet, and a 3.2MP camera.
Samsung Galaxy Y Duos is a dual-SIM phone. It has supports two SIMs with both SIMs supporting quad-band GSM and dual-band 3G. Samsung Galaxy Duos comes with dual-standby feature, this means you can receive calls on both lines (SIMs) irrespective of which line as active.
Dual-SIM phones comes with more flexibility. They allow you take advantage of savings from different networks without carrying an extra phone. In developing countries like Nigeria, having an extra-SIM on a phone, means you can still be connected if you lose service on one network.
Samsung Galaxy Y Duos features fast internet up to 7.2Mbps download speed. It has a hotspot feature which enables you setup a Wi-Fi hotspot to share your fast 3G internet with other devices. Galaxy Y Duos also features Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP and USB.
Cheap with Gingerbread flavour
Samsung Galaxy Y Duos runs Android 2.3 OS (Gingerbread) powered by an 832MHz processor. It features TouchWiz UI with hubs for social networking, music and games, and whatever you can come up with. You also get the Samsung ChatON mobile communication service integrated. As is normal with Android phones, Samsung Galaxy Y Duos comes bundled with Google services like GMail, Google Maps, Google Talk, YouTube, etc.
Display & Camera
The display on this dual-SIM phone is modest, just a 3.1-inch capacitive touchscreen. But, if you have been using a sub 3-inch display, you wont have much complaint. The display offers QVGA (240 x 320 pixels) resolution. Samsung Galaxy Y Duos has a built-in 2 megapixel camera with QVGA video recording.
Pricing and availability
Specs of Samsung Galaxy Y Duos S6102:
- Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread)
- TouchWiz UI
- Samsung ChatON
- Samsung Kies 2.0
- 832MHz Processor
- 290MB RAM, 160MB user memory
- up to 32GB microSD memory, memory card included
- GSM Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz) both SIMs
- 3G/3.5G (UMTS/HSDPA) 900, 2100MHz both SIMs
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Bluetooth 3.0 with AD2P
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with DLNA
- Wi-Fi Hotspot feature
- unlimited contacts phonebook
- Document viewer
- Stereo FM Radio with RDS
- Facebook, Twitter
- Voice commands
- Navigation with Google Maps, GPS, A-GPS
- Google Search, Gmail, Google Maps, Google Talk, YouTube
- email/push email/IM
- Music player (MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC)
- Video player (MP4, DivX, WMA, H.263, H.264)
- WAP 2.0/XHTML/HTML Browser
- Battery capacity: 1300 mAh
- Standby: 360 hours
- Talktime: 9 hours
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