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Samsung Galaxy W
Samsung Galaxy W is the recently released Android smartphone in the range of the Samsung Galaxy series which is already immensely popular among the masses. This average candy bar phone is featured with moderate specs to cater the needs of the average user. However this mid range phone will not let you own at any point. Read our review to find this gadget is value for money or not.

Design and Display

Samsun Galaxy W is a candy bar phone with curved bottom and flat upper side. The phone is made up of glossy plastic more importantly around the area where camera with LED flash is placed. The phone is much easier to hold and grip as the plastic used is dotted.

The phone comes on board with dimensions of 115.5 x 59.8 x 11.5 mm which determines that the phone is not that thin and is accompanied with weight of 109.9 grams. This makes the phone suitable for the one handed use with ease.

The front of the phone is adorned with 3.7 inches Capacitive touchscreen which though is not the huge screen to boast of but renders image of good quality. The text appears clear and crisp with vivid colours.

Touch sensitive keys are present just below the display. Volume keys are present on the left with lock/ power button situated on the sides. Get connected to the music with 3.5mm jack at the top accompanied with   MicroUSB for data transfer and sharing.

Get the best Android experience with Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread customised with lively widgets and plenty of apps on the TouchWiz user interface which is smooth.   Type fast and smooth with onscreen keyboard neatly aligned. It can be used in both landscape and portrait mode with ease.

Functions and Software

Samsung Galaxy W comes with plethora of hubs which are installed to render amazing user experience. With Social Hub you can integrate all your social feeds from the sites like Facebook, Twitter and Flickr all at one place. Besides, mails, text messages and instant messaging are all brought under one roof.

There are several social games for your entertainment in the Games Hub. You can also play multiple players with gamers globally. Tune in to your favourite music on the move with Music Hub.

Watch your videos and images on the big screen with the help of the AllShare app which  allows you to stream your media from your handset direct to your television through DLNA support system. Transfer your music to your system from computer without any cable through Kies Air. Edit and view your documents like Word, Excel and Power Point through Polaris Office.

Internet and Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy W renders fast scrolling and downloads of the web pages with high speed connectivity through GPRS, EDGE and 3G. Just tap on the screen for zooming with pinching and double tap also in store. Adobe flash player makes the streaming of the web pages all more interactive and smooth

Charge up yourself with your favourite songs on your favourite stations with inbuilt Radio. Get your way through GPS, share and transfer the data through Bluetooth. Hassle free connectivity also supported through Wi-Fi.

Camera 5MP With LED Flash

Camera interface is 5MP with LED flash. There are several integrated features in the snapper that aids in enhancing the overall quality of the pictures. The assorted features present are touch focus, shooting modes, scenes, effects and blink detection.

The pictures are captured at the resolution of 2592?1944 pixels with adequate colour support and details. LED flash also supports during the recording of the videos as well. These are captured at 720p with 30 frames per second. Videos are smooth with sharp contrast.


Android music player in the Galaxy W renders amazing music experience without fail.  FLAC lossless audio format is also present which gives perfect tunes without any compromises on quality. Video playback is also seamless supporting MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 video formats.


Samsung Galaxy W is decent and comfortable handset in the mid range category of Samsung. The several integrated features like hubs, music, multimedia and goodies like Polaris office and Allshare make this smartphone highly competitive.

Web experience is also smooth supported with Adobe Flash player delivering best images and graphics on the screen of 3.7 inches powered by 1.4GHz processor.