- Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
- 3.1 “(8.00 cm) TFT touchscreen
- WLAN, UMTS, HSDPA
- 832 MHz single-core processor
The Samsung Galaxy Y Duos with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) is an interesting dual SIM smartphone for those who want to use 2 SIM cards in a cheap phone with touch screen and Android operating system.
Display with 3.1 inches
The Galaxy Y has with almost exactly 8 cm screen diagonal (7.98 cm) one of the smallest among the display touchscreen smartphones. This also the case as a whole is pleasantly compact: So it is easy to handle for small hands and easy to store.
The display itself is satisfactory and fulfills its purpose. However, it is considerably less brilliant and dissolves substantially coarser than the current top handsets. keep next Even without a direct comparison, the slightly grainy resolution and not very bright colors determine.Nevertheless, one can certainly view with fun YouTube videos, take pictures and look etc.
Android operating system
As a member of the very popular Samsung Galaxy series shows the Y Duos as an inexpensive smartphone the lower middle class, which seamlessly integrates the advantages of 2 SIM cards in the Android operating system. Although it can compete basically with the current requirements such as mobile Internet, Facebook, emails, apps, however, the low price is the renunciation of power and certain properties associated.
Compared to other, better ausgetatteten dual SIM phones it still offers Android 2.3 (instead of Android 4.x) and a single-core processor with 832MHz, whereas most current competitor models in the Dual-SIM mobile test already have multiple cores and well above 1 GHz Taktfrenquenz. Thus, the Y Duos basically is only interesting if you want a small dual SIM smartphone at a reasonable price.
Factory dual SIM capable
In Samsung Galaxy Y Duos ( “Duets” as a characteristic of the dual-SIM model), you can, thanks to 2 SIM slots comfortable use 2 SIM cards at the same time – also from various mobile operators. The hardware and software of the mobile phone is factory-prepared for such use and smoothly integrated into the Android operating system.
2 active SIM cards
The advantage over some dual SIM adapters: The SIM card in this dual SIM smartphone are both active in parallel, ie they can connect at the same time with their respective network. This will include both phones accessible simultaneously for voice.
Of course you can reverse select very quickly via menu selection that SIM that allows you to make a call, an SMS send etc. want. Similarly, if you only on one of the two mobile phone numbers would be available here, you can disable the other easily and more active later.
UMTS for mobile Internet
With the Galaxy Y Duos is available high-speed data connection UMTS mobile internet, data transmission, etc. are available. However, UMTS is only one of the two SIM cards, for the other is mobile Internet then via GPRS.
Power and memory
The processor with 832 MHz ensures good processing of normal everyday use. It is less suitable for 3D games or compute-intensive applications, but for the current standards, the computing power is always sufficient. See surfing the mobile Web, popular game apps, stored videos, scrolling messages and the menus of Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), displaying Widges etc. done this Galaxy Y Duos quickly and easily.
For larger amounts of data (such as photos, videos or extensive Apps) is also a microSD card slot available, the microSD cards up to 32GB of storage houses.