Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL Overview
Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL fairly similar to its predecessor, but it has a longer and thicker design than the Galaxy S i9000. Although using the same material, Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL feels more solid and steady when it hold compared to Galaxy S i9000. It may be the effect of weight that is slightly heavier. But on the buttons composition, there is no camera shutter button that previously did not exist in the Galaxy S.
Adopting Android Froyo 2.2 as an operating system and running on TI OMAP CPU 3630 1GHz processor, the Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL looks like a great smartphone. For the memory, I9003 Galaxy SL has an internal capacity of 16 GB. External memory microSD card slot types remain available for expansion. Only for next time the Galaxy will be no more I9003 8GB version. However, the capacity of RAM that will be embedded in SL I9003 is smaller 138MB than the Galaxy S.
For the display screen, Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL is using 4 inch SC-capacitive touch screen LCD 480×800 pixels with 16 million colors. The Super AMOLED clearly has a much better contrast when compared with SC-LCD, but it does not mean SC-LCD has ordinary quality. Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL screen display somewhat better than TFT LCD screen embedded in the smartphone class. If it compared with the S-AMOLED, SC-SL LCD’s Galaxy reportedly consume more power, but you need not worry because for this phone Samsung has included a battery with a greater power of 10% compared to its predecessor.
Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL has two camera. It’s 5 MP (2592×1994) and has an ability for autofocus, geo-tagging, focus through touch, smile shot and face detection. And VGA front facing for secondary camera. The 5 MP camera has an ability to recording HD video with maximum resolution of 720p HD quality (1280×720 pixels) @ 30fps, it’s more than enough to just capture the special moments with family.
Surfing on the internet with Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL would be nice. In addition, with support 4-inch screen that capable for satisfying viewer eye, the default browser in this smartphone is was fairly rich in features. Moreover, the smartphone also supports Adobe Flash 10.2, which guarantees satisfaction when accessing the flash-laden sites. You can freely choose portrait or landscape view simply by rotating the orientation of the phone while surfing. In addition to the browser, the Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL is also equipped with a variety of Internet-based applications, such as the Daily Briefing, Gmail, Google search, Google places, Google Talk and YouTube.
Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL Specifications
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|Processor||1GHz Cortex A8 CPU, PowerVR SGX530 GPU, TI OMAP 3630 chipset|
|Operating System||Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), upgradable to v2.3|
|Memory||4GB/16GB internal storage, 478 MB RAM user available|
|Expansion Slot||32 GB microSD™ memory card|
|Display||SC-LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches
|Network||2G Network : GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network : HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
|Camera||5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus, and ability to record 720p@30fps video.
Features : Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection.
And, a VGA secondary camera.
|Connectivity||Bluetooth® v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
|Multimedia||Audio File Support : MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC
Video File Support : MP4/DivX/WMV/H.264/H.263
|Extras||Social networking integration, Digital compass, TV-out, Organizer,
Image/video editor, Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa
integration, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input (Swype)
|Battery||Standard battery, Li-Ion 1650 mAh|
|Talk Time||Probably up to 610 h (2G) / Up to 550 h (3G)|
|Stand by Time||Probably up to 5 h (2G) / Up to 7 h 30 min (3G)|
|Dimensions||123.7 x 64.2 x 10.6 mm|