Samsung Galaxy S Plus is powered by 1.4 MHz Scorpion processor, a Qualcomm MSM8255T Snapdragon chipset and an Adreno GPU clocked at 205 MHz. It has a 4-inch super-AMOLED display with TouchWiz UI of v.3.0 and the capacitive touchscreen gives a picture resolution of 480 x 800 pixels with approximately 233 ppi of density and the color depth is of 16M colors that gives a clear view of the UI to the user without any signs of blurredness on the screen. The WVGA display is made up of Corning Gorilla Glass that provides durability to the screen and makes it scratch and fingerprint resistant. The strong processor helps in seamless and smooth performance, the strong battery helps in long battery life and the over sized 4 inch wider display lets you enjoy all your favorite videos and more in mind-blowing brilliance and clarity. Samsung Galaxy S Plus delivers complete mobile integration directly to the palm of your hand. The perfect Social hub, Galaxy S Plus lets you initiate SNS and e-mail services all from a single screen. The home screen of this Samsung Galaxy S Plus is customizable according to the choice of the user so that he can have an easy access to his favorite applications and functions. Accelerometer, Proximity and Digital compass sensors are preloaded on this device.[ + ] Read Samsung Galaxy S Plus Review
Samsung Galaxy S Plus is a bar-shaped phone running on Android v.2.3 Gingerbread, which can be upgradeable to Android v.4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, OS which has almost the same design of its younger sibling, Samsung Galaxy Y, with a glimmering metal rim around its body to give it a good grip. The body is made up of plastic with a curious kink on the back cover that seems to be a tradition in all the Samsung mobiles. The 122.4 mm x 64.2 mm x 9.9 mm sized smartphone weighs only 119 grams and this makes it compatible to your pocket without any pain. The body design of this device is sturdy and easy to carry with a hardware home button in the center, guarded with two soft key from each side which are meant for context menu and back cover. One can find a port for microUSB on the top along with headphone jack, on the left side volume keys are present and on the right side the lock key is provided which makes unlocking the phone a little bit harder and slower. The best part of this phone is its light weight that makes this device pretty admirable and easier to carry. Samsung's super-AMOLED screen is quite eye-catching. It's both bright and stuffed with vivid colors that make it one of the most impressive handsets on the market, at least at first glance.
Samsung Galaxy S Plus supports various music formats like MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3 and FLAC player that allows the user to play and record songs in any format. This smartphone has support to play 64 polyphonic ringtones with in-built speakers and the 3.5 mm jack gives the permission to the user to connect the phone to other sound output devices in order to sway on the seamless music notes flowing in the air. The facility of FM radio with RDS feature enables the user to widen his store of music by adding more songs from the radio. Apart from the huge collection of music, the user can also record and play a full video supported by formats like MP4, H.263, H.264, WMV, DivX and Xvid player. A video of 720p size with 30 frames per second can easily run on this small screen with a clear view and with brightness. Video ringtone and video telephony are some of the add on features in Samsung Galaxy S Plus that enhances the music experience of the user with so much of features and functions that are capable to eat up the time of the user so neatly that the user will keep on roaming in the entertainment world of this small, lovable device.
Samsung Galaxy S Plus is bestowed with a 5 MP camera, which was there in its younger sibling too, with some special features of auto focus, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection that helps the user to click the snaps with easiness and comfortableness. The user can have pictures in various modes to add variation to the look and to widen the photography experience. Modes like Single shot, Continuous, Panorama, Beauty, Vintage, Self shot, Action shot, Addme, Cartoon shot and Smile shot with Normal, Negative, Black & White and Sepia effects along with white balance makes the user delighted and make him feel happy. Photos from the phone are pretty good and in outdoors, in good light they look vibrant and impressive with a good resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. This camera can also record a full HD video of resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels with 30 frames per second that enlarges the users interaction with the world of photography and video shooting. The user can store the memorable moments in the form of images in .JPEG format.
Samsung Galaxy S Plus is blended superbly with a huge memory of 8/16 GB according to the users choice. A RAM of 512 MB and a ROM of 512 MB provides a good space to the user to work upon. The user can also expand the external memory with the help of a microSD card slot to an extent of 32 GB and this allows the user to use this device as a mini PC.
Samsung Galaxy S Plus is embedded with a standard Li-Ion 1,650 mAh battery that allows a stand by time of 430 hours for 3G network and a talk time of 1 hour 40 minutes for 2G, 7 hours 50 minutes for 3G and 3 hours 40 minutes for video calling, which is quite a good battery to keep the phone alive for longer duration as compared to the other mid-ranging smartphones available in the market.
The user can access unlimited Internet browsing on Samsung Galaxy S Plus with the help of connectivity options like GPRS and EDGE of class 12, 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi and DLNA support via WLAN, Bluetooth v.3.0 and a support for micro-USB to exchange data with your PC or laptop. Applications like Google Maps Navigation and Layer Reality Browser powered by Tele Atlas bring your world to life by providing in-depth, real-time information about your immediate environment. The HTML and Adobe Flash browser makes your browsing experience a real one with a lightening fast speed.
Samsung Galaxy S Plus avails the facility of SMS in threaded view, MMS, e-mail, push mail, IM and RSS. The user can type text with the help of a virtual QWERTY keypad with predictive text input that saves the time as well as gives easiness to the user while entering a text.
Samsung Galaxy S Plus supports GSM connections with 2G and 3G networks at a bandwidth of 850/900/1800/1900 MHz for 2G and 900/1900/2100 MHz for 3G with an HSDPA speed of 14.4 Mbps and HSUPA speed of 5.76 Mbps. This smartphone also avails the facility of GPS via A-GPS support.
Samsung Galaxy S Plus comes loaded with JAVA via Java MIDP emulator that helps in making the gaming experience a real fun with lots of features and functions. Lots of games can be downloaded from Samsung hub and from other sites also which helps the user to download game according to one's choice.
Samsung Galaxy S Plus is a nice phone with a smart processor speed and long battery life. The camera also provides a good view of pictures and videos with various add on features. All and all, this smartphone is a good choice over its predecessor. It has more storage capacity also than its younger sibling.
Samsung Galaxy S Plus lacks flash feature that helps in taking the pictures even in low light. There are other defects also like slow downloading and uploading speed and average latency makes customer think twice before purchasing this device.[ - ] collapse
Samsung Galaxy S Plus General
|Global Status||Available. Released 2011, July|
|Global Launch Date||2011-01-01T00:00:00|
Samsung Galaxy S Plus Standard Battery Features
|Battery||Standard battery, Li-Ion 1650 mAh|
|Talk Time||Up to 6 h 30 min (3G)/ Up to 12 h 50 min (2G)|
|StandBy Time||Up to 625 h (3G)/ Up to 750 h (2G)|
Samsung Galaxy S Plus Camera Features
|Mega Pixel||5 MP|
|Camera Resolution||2592x1944 pixels|
Samsung Galaxy S Plus Sound Settings
|Ringtones||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
Samsung Galaxy S Plus Connectivity Options
|2GNetworkBands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3GNetworkBands||HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|3G Network||HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps|
Samsung Galaxy S Plus Additional Features
|JAVA Type||via Java MIDP emulator|