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Samsung Star II Review

(S5260) Score: 4.05/10
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Samsung Star II is an outdated cellphone launched many years ago, equipped with a 3-inches capacitive screen and a 3.2 megapixels back camera. Great! That's it? Not at all, it's just the introduction of a much deeper review.

It appears that Samsung forgot about optimizing the weight in this 3.32 ounces device. This phone is 4.23 inches long and 2.13" wide, but it is only able to pack a much smaller 3" screen.

The Samsung Star II has only a 3.2 mega-pixels back side camera. The Samsung Star II also shoots videos up to 320x240 (QVGA) at 15 fps.

This cellphone is equipped with a interesting 400 x 240 3 inches display, which makes everything look quite nice. This display uses TFT capacitive technology, but it's not multi-touch.

This phone features wi-fi capability (but it can't be provided to other devices around, acting as a hotspot) or 3G internet connection, supported by EDGE technologies. This cellphone works with a SIM card for GSM services.

This device packs a 1000 mAh small capacity Li-Ion removable battery providing this cellphone with a not very long battery life. According to Samsung, the Samsung Star II has an estimated 8.3 hs talk time and a 900 hours stand by time.

The Samsung Star II also includes Bluetooth (3.0), and Accelerometer.

The Samsung Star II is not very cheap considering it is offerred for $ 79, while many similar phones are being sold much cheaper than that.





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Specifications

Device Type:Phone
Brand:Samsung
Also Known As:Samsung Tocco Icon
Product code:S5260
Dimensions:4.23 x 2.13 x 0.49 inchesMetric10.74 x 5.41 x 1.24 cmImperial
Weight:3.32 ouncesMetric94.12 gImperial
Release date:2011-01-18
Price:$ 79.00

Display

Screen Type:TFT (256K colors)
Size:3 inchesMetric7.6 cmImperial
Resolution:240 x 400 pixels
Pixel density:155 pixels per inchMetric61.02 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive

Hardware

SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC (up to 16 GB)

Battery

Battery type:Li-Ion
Removable:Yes
Capacity:1000 mAh
Stand-by Time:900 hours
Talk Time:8.3 hours

Camera

Back camera:3.2 megapixels
Max video resolution:320 x 240 (15 fps) (QVGA)

Networks

Wi-Fi:Yes
SIM Card Type:SIM
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
Technologies:EDGE and GSM

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 3.0
Sensors:Accelerometer