Samsung S5230 running on touchwiz 3.0 UI is indeed ace in its design and features. Multimedia, connectivity and messaging features are most prominent along-with a 3.15 MP camera, MP3/MP4 players and connectivity is via GPRS/EDGE. It is available in the market at the most economical price of Rs.7,350 in India.[ + ] Read Samsung S5230 Review
Samsung S5230 Star shall attract style-conscious users who would fetch it for its good looks who will also enjoy smart unlock and handwriting recognition like cool features on this device. Samsung S5230 possesses a 2.8-inch QVGA touchscreen that displays 256K colors and renders 240 x 400 pixels resolution. The dimensions of this device prove it to be a slim and compact device with 104 x 53 x 11.9 mm dimensions and lightweight as well, with weight of 93.5 grams. It will be launched in a variety of colours which includes black, white and pink.
Samsung S5230 Star has along with a stereo FM Radio with RDS for an extraordinary music experience also facilitates audio, video recording & playback. Java-based Shazam Find Music service is also on-board in this handset which plays excellent music on various formats as MP3/WMA/AAC.
The Samsung S5230 Star is equipped with a supreme quality primary camera of 3.15 MP with autofocus and LED flash. Pictures can be clicked at 2048X1563 pixels resolution. Face and smile detection features are available with this camera. The video recording in QVGA@15fps make the capturing of videos easy and speedy, in totality, a superb experience.
The Samsung S5230 has immense capabilities of storing data and this capability is realized and accentuated with use of microSD card even more. The internal memory of 50 MB gets expanded via its microSD card of 16GB capacity to let users store phonebook contacts, photo calls and call details.
With an integrated 1000mAh standard Li-ion battery, on 2G network services, 10 hours of talk time and 800 hours of stand-by time is available for users to talk freely and enjoy using other features as well like listening to music unceasingly.
The Samsung S5230 has wireless local data connectivity features incorporated inside it such as Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP and USB v2.0 that let users transfer data almost hassle free on S5230. S5230 Star also let users connect to Net via GPRS/EDGE connection which are in configuration of Class 12. S5230 has an in built WAP2.0/xHTML/HTML browser to render great browsing experience via this phone. In fact, the handset manages to keep data gathered via Internet properly streamlined. Its other JAVA based features includes Organizer and Document viewer that let users view files in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF.
The Samsung S5230 supports messaging services like SMS, MMS and Email. The absence of Instant messaging feature keeps bothering those users who wish to do great amount of chatting via their mobile phone.
The Samsung S5230 is supported on quad band GSM 2G network in configuration of 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz. There is no 3G support available for users of Samsung S5230 Star.
If one is not satisfied with the pre-installed games on the Samsung S5230 Star, one may download some games of choice from Net. Entertainment is at priority and thus games are incorporated in this phone for the entertainment of its users.
The Samsung S5230 from Samsung has a brilliant 3.0” touchscreen display laid out on a slim and compact body. It is just 11.9mm thick and is available in variety of colours. It has an efficient 3.15 MP camera with video recording capabilities, MP3/MP4 players and various apps for users to use. Touchwiz UI makes it a delight to use.
Though Samsung S5230 performs well but IM Chat features is missing in the phone so as the advanced connectivity features like Wi Fi. Users may miss GPS feature as well in this device.[ - ] collapse
Samsung S5230 General
|Global Status||Available. Released 2009, May|
|Global Launch Date||2009, March|
Samsung S5230 Standard Battery Features
|Battery||Standard battery, Li-Ion 1000 mAh|
|Talk Time||Up to 10 h (2G)|
|StandBy Time||Up to 800 h (2G)|
Samsung S5230 Camera Features
|Mega Pixel||3.15 MP|
|Camera Resolution||2048x1536 pixels|
Samsung S5230 Sound Settings
|Ringtones||Vibration; Downloadable polyphonic, MP3, WAV ringtones|
Samsung S5230 Connectivity Options
|2GNetworkBands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
Samsung S5230 Additional Features
|JAVA Type||MIDP 2.0|