Samsung Galaxy Express I437 Review

(SGH-I437) Score: 6.72/10
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Samsung Galaxy Express I437 is an interesting cellphone released in 2012, featuring a good performance Dual-Core CPU clocking at 1500 MHz, a medium 4.5 inches capacitive display, and 2 cameras, a 5 mega-pixels back facing camera and a 1.3 MP front side camera.

Samsung did a very nice design job making this device weight just 4.23 ounces. This phone is just 0.36" thick, making its way into the thinnest cellphones podium.

Samsung sells this cellphone with a fast 1.5 GHz Dual-Core processor, included in a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 system chip with 1 GB of RAM. Graphic intensive applications generally uses a lot of CPU processing time, so this phone also counts with a 400 MHz Adreno 225 graphic processing unit to improve overall performance. A nice point of this cellphone is its 8 GB quite big internal memory and a slot for external memory cards, allowing you to store hundreds of apps and games without running out of space.

The Express I437 has two cameras, a 5 MP back side camera and a 1.3 megapixels front camera. In addition, this cellphone's camera also features flash.

This cellphone includes a very good 4.5 inches screen with a 800 x 480 resolution, which makes it hard to distinguish the pixels that compose the screen. This screen uses Super AMOLED Plus capacitive technology, and is multi-touch enabled.

The Express I437 offers wi-fi connection (which can be shared with other devices around, as a mobile hotspot), LTE 4G high speed data connection or the fastest 3G connection type, using HSPA, UMTS and EDGE technologies. This phone works with a SIM card for GSM connection.

This cellphone also comes with some interesting features like Bluetooth (4.0), GPS and Near Field Communication (NFC), and some sensors likeLight Sensor, Proximity Sensor and Accelerometer.

The Samsung Galaxy Express I437 uses a 2000 mAh medium capacity Li-Ion replaceable battery, and while it may seem a bit small, the Samsung Galaxy Express I437 has a great battery life. According to Samsung, this cellphone has an estimated 312 hours stand by time and a 14 hours talk time.

Samsung is selling this phone for just 100 dollars, which is an amazing offer for comparing with other similar cellphones. If you want this device to play games, will use it as a work device or will use it as a social device, you will definitely love this device.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 4.1, 4.0
Product code:SGH-I437
Dimensions:5.22 x 2.73 x 0.36 inchesMetric13.26 x 6.93 x 0.91 cmImperial
Weight:4.23 ouncesMetric119.92 gImperial
Release date:2012-09-28
Price:$ 100.00


Screen Type:Super AMOLED Plus (16M colors)
Size:4.5 inchesMetric11.4 cmImperial
Resolution:480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density:207 pixels per inchMetric81.5 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Processor:Krait (Dual-Core 1500 MHz)
RAM Memory:1 GB (500 MHz)
Graphics Processor:Adreno 225 (400 MHz)
Internal Memory:8 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB)


Battery type:Li-Ion
Capacity:2000 mAh
Stand-by Time:312 hours
Talk Time:14 hours


Back camera:5 megapixels
Front camera:1.3 megapixels


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:SIM
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:850, 1900, 2100
LTE (4G) Bands:700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4)
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.0
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor