Samsung Galaxy Y Price & Specs in Malaysia August, 2020

Samsung Galaxy Y Malaysia is a phone that’s a few steps above old school smartphones, or what we could call now as dumbphones. For people who have yet to be introduced to the modern day smartphones, the Galaxy Y is a good phone to start with. It may not be a full with the latest technology, but it sure is a big step from yesteryear’s java powered flagship devices. Read more about this phone here!

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Samsung Galaxy Y Malaysia is a phone that’s a few steps above old school smartphones, or what we could call now as dumbphones. For people who have yet to be introduced to the modern day smartphones, the Galaxy Y is a good phone to start with. It may not be a full with the latest technology, but it sure is a big step from yesteryear’s java powered flagship devices. Read more about this phone here!

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Samsung Galaxy Y Specs

Release Date in Malaysia
ModelGT-S5360
DateFeb 2012
Processor
Processor frequency0.832 GHz
Display
Display diagonal7.62 cm (3")
Display resolution320 x 240 pixels
TouchscreenYes
Display typeTFT
Display number of colours262144 colors
Touch technologyMulti-touch
Touchscreen typeCapacitive
Ports & interfaces
USB portYes
USB connector typeMicro-USB B
USB version2.0
Headphone connectivity3.5 mm
Weight & dimensions
Weight99.7 g
Width58 mm
Depth11.5 mm
Height104 mm
Network
SIM card capabilitySingle SIM
Mobile network generation3G
3G standardsHSDPA
Wi-FiYes
BluetoothYes
2G standardsEDGE,GPRS,GSM
Data network3G
Bluetooth version3.0+HS
2G bands (primary SIM)850,900,1800,1900 MHz
3G bands supported900,2100 MHz
WAPYes
Navigation
Position locationYes
GPS (satellite)Yes
Software
PlatformAndroid
Operating system installedAndroid 2.3
Camera
Rear camera typeSingle camera
Rear camera resolution (numeric)2 MP
Rear camera flashNo
Rear camera resolution1600 x 1200 pixels
Digital zoom2x
Auto focusNo
White balanceAuto,Cloudy,Daylight,Fluorescent,Incandescent
Photo effectsBlack&White,Negative film,Sepia
Video recordingYes
Self-timerYes
Built-in cameraYes
Battery
Battery capacity1200 mAh
Battery technologyLithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Talk time (3G)5 h
Standby time (3G)350 h
Talk time (2G)9.3 h
Standby time (2G)400 h
Design
Form factorBar
Product colourBlack
Multimedia
FM radioYes
Audio formats supportedAAC,AAC+,AMR,eAAC+,MP3
Video formats supportedH.263,H.264,MPEG4
Image formats supportedBMP,JPG,PNG
Subscription
Subscription typeNo subscription

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A Taste of Android Gingerbread

Despite being a low-end phone, the Samsung Galaxy Y Malaysia runs on Android Gingerbread 2.3.5. It’s topped with Samsung’s homemade launcher which is the TouchWiz, which works perfectly smooth with this version of the Android OS.

Basic Smartphone for Basic Needs

Surely, this device won’t win any recognition or awards pertaining to innovation and performance, but on the bright side, it offers a good enough smartphone experience for a shoestring price. The Galaxy Y Malaysia knows its target market, and it aims to deliver what matters for the young ones and the newbies to the smartphone arena.

The Galaxy Y is a smartphone that mainly focuses on social skills and connectivity because its strongest feature its ability to connect to a wireless network and browse the internet and social media. Another feature that can be greatly enjoyed in this device is its multimedia function like audio and video playback. It has a dedicated music player, courtesy of Samsung’s TouchWiz music player. As for its video player, it is plain and simple, but could already do the job as it supports many of the basic video formats, except for DivX or XviD videos due to its hardware limitations.

Swype Messaging

One of the earliest innovative features from Samsung is one of the key features of Galaxy Y Malaysia. The messaging feature of this device is straightforward and easy to use, and to make things easier, the keyboard is blessed with a feature that will make typing a lot faster and easier for the users – it’s called the Swype function. Users can simply slide their fingers from one letter to another in order to type a word. The phone’s dictionary will instantly form the words for you according to how your pattern of typing.

Basic Camera

The camera of the Galaxy Y Malaysia is definitely not one of its strongest features, however, it’s a budget phone, so basically you get what you pay for. However, 2MP is not so bad for a 3.0-inch screen phone – it’s there to serve its purpose, not to impress.

Reviews of Samsung Galaxy Y

technave.com
Reviewed on 2013-09-27
On 2011 August Samsung announced Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 GSM Smartphone which runs with Android OS, v2.3 Gingerbread and 883 MHz processor CPU. It is wight weight phone of 97.5 gm and has dimension of 104 x 58 x 11.5 mm. Phone works in both network 2G (GSM...
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hardwarezone.com.my
Reviewed on 2011-12-09
Looking back, when it comes to electronic devices, more specifically smartphones, there is a stigma surrounding entry-level phones where people perceive it to be a device built around a sub-par design, mediocre hardware and cost-cutting features. However,...
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phonearena.com
Reviewed on 2011-11-22
Affordable, Pleasant design
Low ppi count makes screen look pixelated, Subpar camera
We’ll skip past the “Samsung, why?” jokes about the new entriest level Android handset from the Koreans, the Samsung Galaxy Y, since entry level doesn’t necessarily mean a subpar device, and such devices often sell by the boatload. The Y stands for “y...
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wccftech.com
Reviewed on 2011-11-16
Samsung, a well-known brand that doesn't need any introduction when it comes to electronics ranging from house hold appliances to alluring and tantalizing gadgets. The maker of many renowned smartphones such as the Galaxy SII and Omnia, Samsung has also b...
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goodgearguide.com.au
Reviewed on 2012-02-09
Competitive price, Attractive design, Good features list
Tiny screen, Average battery life
The Galaxy Y is powered by the 2.3 "Gingerbread" version of Google's Android operating system and Samsung has included its TouchWIZ UI over the top. The latter does add a few nifty features: toggles for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, silent mode and auto s...
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