Best Samsung Galaxy Phones – Models Features & Pricing Compared
Just like Stability and Durability tag for all Nokia phones is valid, over a period of time Samsung has managed to get a tag of being one of the smartest as well as the finest phones as these offer not only a huge range but also offer a greatest convenience of customizability by allowing the customization as per the needs and requirements as almost 100% of the Android Smart phones from Samsung doesn’t come along with the boot loaders which is the biggest cause of concern as of now when we talk of ANDROID Smart phones. So, right from a basic sub Rs. 10, 000 phone to an high end Android Phone, we will see all of them in the due course of this article.
This handset is one of the best Android smart phones as this phone is a technically smart phone when we talk of a low budget phones as this has got a 600 MHz phone with Android 2.2 Froyo operating system in it. The other standard and core list of specifications include 3.12 inch capacitive touch screen with a resolution of 240 x 320 which comes with the capabilities of Wi Fi as well as 3G Connectivity. Make a note that this phone is 3G only for data speeds and since it doesn’t have a Secondary camera one can’t make the Video calls from this phone. It has also got a universal 3.5 mm jack for seamless music connectivity and a music player with the DNSe technology which will give you a real Music experience to your ears.
This phone comes along with an internal memory of 164 MB of internal memory along with a slot of micro SD card which can accommodate a maximum of 32 GB size. It has a battery of 1200 mah which can hold the charge of 9.5 hours in 2G and 6.3 hours in 3G.
Pricing of Samsung Galaxy Pop –
In India – Rs. 8, 000 INR,
In United States – 175 $
With the brilliance of touch and type experience, this phone provides a true QWERTY experience along with a touch experience. This phone is best suited for all those who don’t want to risk with how much intensity of TOUCH will be there in their new phone. With the perfect set of QWERTY keys, this phone is truly a smart phone beyond your imagination. This phone straightaway comes along with the Froyo 2.2 Android OS which is powered with the 800 MHz of turbo processor with the Touch Wiz 3.0 user interface which gives out the fluidic experience when you surf the phone.
Packed with a 3 MP camera which comes with the features of auto focus and smile shutters. This phone also comes with 2.8 inched screen with the capacitive touch screen along with the full qwerty keyboard with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. If we talk of memory then this phone comes along with 160 MB of internal memory which comes along with the 2GB of micro SD card. This phone has also got a micro SD slot which can accommodate a maximum of 32 GB of SD card. This phone comes along with the 1350 mah which can give a talk time of 11 hours on the 2G network. Other conncetivities include Wi Fi, HSDPA 3G 7.2 inches capability, USB slot, 3.5 mm jack and other list of necessary applications.
Pricing of Samsung Galaxy Pro –
In India – Rs. 9, 500 INR,
In United States – 210 $
Samsung Galaxy Ace S 5830:
You might have always wanted to have an iPhone as this is the most desired phone as of now on Earth, but if you wish to have a phone which actually looks like an iPhone but works on an Android operating system and the name is none other than Samsung Galaxy Ace S 5830. With a Superfast Adreno 200 GPU along with the 800 MHz ARM 11 Processor you will never feel left out in the race of smart phones.
This phone also comes along with a 5 MP camera which also has an LED flash along with the 2x digital Zoom. If you have a look at the other features then this phone also comes along with the touch Wiz 3.0 User interface, Swype Text input, Wi Fi, 3.5 G Internet connectivity, GPS as well as A GPS with several other enhancements which comes along with this phone. This phone also comes with a 3.5 inches of TFT HVGA LCD screen which provides a truly vivid experience.
If we talk of battery life then this phone comes along with the 1350 mah of battery life which lasts for 11 hrs on 2G and 6.5 hrs on 3G networks. With an internal memory of 158 MB, this phone comes with an expandable memory slot which can accommodate a maximum of 32 GB of SD Card.
The only disadvantage of this phone is that this phone doesn’t have a front facing secondary camera without which you can’t enjoy the benefit of Video calling service. The best part being that the quality of overall product is very remarkable as it employs one of the best of the lot quality of overall design.
Pricing of Samsung Galaxy Ace –
In India – Rs. 14, 500 INR,
In United States – 299 $
Samsung Galaxy S LCD I9003:
“Don’t get confused” will be the phrase we will use it here as it exactly looks like the Super AMOLED phone of Galaxy S I9000, the difference is that the I9003 comes with a Super Clear LCD screen unlike the Super AMOLED screen with I9000 but I9003 also comes with a flash which I9000 doesn’t have. The Galaxy S I9003 is a phone which comes with the 4 inched capacitive touch screen with a Super Powerful 1GHz Cortex A8 CPU with Power VR SGX530 GPU which provides seamless as well as Vivid visual experience.
This phone also comes along with a 5 MP camera with auto focus and also comes with a battery power of 1650 mah which delivers a talk time of up to 15 hours on a 2G network and a 7.5 hours on a 3G network. Also, this phone comes along with the 4GB of internal storage along with the 478 MB of RAM. This phone has also got a micro SD slot which can be upgraded to 32 GB. Other standard features include Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0, micro USB slot on the go, wireless hot spot, secondary camera for Video calling and a long list of features which you have always dreamt of having it on your phone as all thanks to a powerful support of Android Market Place for satisfying your needs and requirements.
Pricing of Samsung Galaxy S LCD I9003 –
In India – Rs. 18, 500 INR,
In United States – 450 $
This phone is the official Gingerbread phone which is launched in collaboration with the Google as well as by the Samsung, this phone is dubbed as the Samsung Google Nexus S which comes along with the Super clear LCD touch screen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and a 4 inched screen size which provides best in class visual experience as it also has ARM Cortex A8 1 GHz processor along with the latest Gingerbread 2.3.3 straight from the box.
This phone comes along with the 1500 mah of battery power which lasts for up to 14 hours and 3G talktime services up to 6 hours 40 minutes while the standby times for the Nexus S are up to 713 hours (2G) and 428 hours (3G). This phone also comes along with the 16 GB on board storage space and comes along with the 512 MB of RAM and has all the features which a smart phone should have. The only disadvantage of this phone is that this phone not only comes with a bulkier feel but also doesn’t have the micro SD slot which almost all other Samsung Android phones come along with. This phone also comes with the latest Google Maps 5.0 with the 3D View compatibility.
Pricing of Samsung Google Nexus S–
In India – Rs. 19, 500 INR,
In United States – 499 $
While some might say that this phone has been discontinued but the fact is it’s not yet discontinued as the production is still going when we talk of the Super AMOLED laden Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 which is also awarded the Smart Phone of the year 2010 and is in fact one of the most powerful phones. With World’s brightest screen to the on board memory of 16 GB without any micro SD card it will always ensure that you never run out of space and also it has got a micro SD card slot which can accommodate 32 GB of micro SD card. This phone is really a very visually rich phone as it has got a Digital Natural Image engine (DNIe) which greatly enhances the on-screen clarity.
The only disadvantage is that this phone is that this doesn’t have a camera flash which you will feel its requirement when you click images in low light areas. This phone has got a 1 GHz ARM Cortex A8 Hummingbird processor which allows for zero lag zooming, transitions and panning along with a 5 MP camera with VGA as secondary camera which also supports HD video recording 720p at 30fps.
Not to forget this phone has got a 4 inch of screen size along with the 1500 mah of battery power which allows you to play with your phone for 13 hrs of 2G and 6.5 hours of 3G talktime. Also, it has got all other functionalities like unlimited call entries and sms text storage, Wi Fi with b / g / n support, Bluetooth and all other features which you have always wanted on your smart phones. Just in case if you don’t find it on your phone, then you can choose from over 3, 00, 000 applications which are listed in the Android Market Place which can be downloaded on your Phone. Galaxy S has now got a recent update and runs on the latest Android 2.3.3 version officially.
Pricing of Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 –
In India – Rs. 22, 500 INR,
In United States – $ 510
With the arrival of Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100, the whole smart phone is taken to a whole new level as this smart phone comes with a mighty Dual-core 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Mali-400MP GPU, Orion chip set along with the 1 GB of superfast RAM which will ensure that it will never lag for any reason. The best part of this phone is that it comes with a huge 4.3 inches of screen size with which the viewing experience is taken to a whole new level.
This phone is powered with the Super AMOLED Plus screen which consumes 50% less battery power than compared with the Super AMOLED displays and also the color rendering has now been enhanced in this phone as it has 50% higher Sub pixels as compared to any other phones which gives awesome enhanced contrast rations.
Not only high speed multi-tasking but also this phone comes along with the full HD video playback of 1080p for enhanced HD gaming experience. This phone also sports an 8 MP camera with the secondary 2 MP camera for enhanced Video call experience. This phone also comes along with an ultra thin 8.49 mm chassis with smooth curved edges. The S2 features a unique Hyper skin mesh back panel which gives added grip and prevents the phone from heating up during extended calls.
If we talk of the battery life then this phone comes with the 1650 mah of battery life with which you can go unplugged for up to 18.6 hrs minutes on 2G and up to 8.6 hrs on 3G networks which is the best part with this phone.
Pricing of Samsung Galaxy S II GT I9100 –
In India – Rs. 31, 500 INR,
In United States – $ 750
Samsung Galaxy S III I9300
Galaxy S III the successor of S II the device of the year 2011 is the quad core smartphone and it’s the run for the best Android smartphone. S III is the most highly anticipated device and this is launched on May 3, 2012. In United States various variants of it are been sold and the LTE version is certainly provides higher internet access and download speed.
There is not one best thing about this smartphone and it has more special features. It comes with 4.8 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display which is 0.4 inches larger than the Galaxy S II smartphone. The screen provides a maximum resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels with 306 ppi pixel density and the Super AMOLED screen is what makes it more interesting with Corning Gorilla Glass display.
It comes with 8 mega pixel camera comes simultaneous HD video and image recording, best photo out of 20 continuous snaps, 1080p full HD video recording and includes 1.9 mega pixel front facing camera with 720p HD videos. S III is available in the storage options of 16 / 32 / 64 GB and unlike HTC One X and Sony Xperia S it comes with a micro SD card slot supporting another 64 GB of storage capacity and that is like a huge storage option for you. The phones comes with 2100 mAh battery made up of Lithium ion and this can easily provide sufficient enough battery life to the device.
This comes with the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating and this is the first phone with Android 4.0 pre-installed on the devices and this device is currently among the top end smartphones in the world.
Samsung Galaxy Y Young S5360
The Samsung Galaxy Y Young is the cheapest Android smartphone and the most purchased Android smartphone by all. Thanks to Samsung that it has introduced low cost Android smartphone and Galaxy Y S5360 though is limited with few features but it has got good enough craze.
Galaxy Y comes with the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system and there will be no Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update to it. This comes with rather small screen of 3 inches and includes 2 mega pixel camera. Its powered with 832 Mhz processor and comes with Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface along with the option of Wi Fi, Wi-Fi tethering, Bluetooth tether and includes micro SD card slot to expand the memory in addition to 150 MB of internal memory to up to 32 GB in size.
It comes with 1200 mAh battery which is sufficient enough to power the device for a 6 hours of usage on 2 G on full charge. Various other functions like video recording, Geo-tagging, Multi-shot Mode, Photo Effects, White Balance, Image Editor are present inside this phone and this is priced at Rs 7500 in India which is like $ 180. One would say best deal for a Samsung Galaxy phone.
Samsung Galaxy Note GT N7000
There are no words to describe Samsung Galaxy Note. Galaxy Note altogether takes the Galaxy series of handsets to the phablet models as this combines the functions of tablet expansive view along with the features of smartphone.
Galaxy Note comes with 5.3 inches display with SUPER AMOLED HD screen and this comes with introduction of so called S Pen and S Memo. The phone is powered with 1.4 Ghz dual core processor with 1 GB of RAM and this runs on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system although the update for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is planned but it hasn’t been received yet to the device. There are various other functions which makes the Samsung Galaxy Note as the best device and you can straight away go ahead with this device if you don’t have any problem with the screen size of your phone.
It comes with 8 mega pixel camera on the rear side with LED flash and features like action shot, panorama view, smile shot, share shot and basic function. You would no longer be required to carry a digital camera along with you when you have Samsung Galaxy Note. On the front side it has 2 mega pixel front camera for video calls and face to face video chat. The rear camera provides HD video recording at 1080p at 30 fps. The internal memory is available from two variants of 16 GB/ 32 GB and an additional microSD card slot with maximum of 32 GB add-on card. Powered with 2500 mAh battery this is excellent for the large screen display and the reviews of this smartphone are very good.
So, the above mentioned phones are the phones which Samsung has in its kitty when we talk of Android Smart Phones which Samsung has to offer its customers as of now.