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Samsung Galaxy Young

Samsung Galaxy Young 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 Young 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 Young

Galaxy Young Malaysia: A Taste of Android Gingerbread

Despite being a low-end phone, the Samsung Galaxy Young 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.

Galaxy Young Malaysia: 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 Young knows its target market, and it aims to deliver what matters for the young ones and the newbies to the smartphone arena.

The Galaxy Young 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.

Galaxy Young Malaysia: Swype Messaging

One of the earliest innovative features from Samsung is one of the key features of Galaxy Y. 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.

Galaxy Young Malaysia: Basic Camera

The camera is definitely 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.

Expert Reviews

Reviewed on 2015-04-24
You get a good-looking phone for your money, which feels well made. We like the soft-touch plastic on the rear, which is similar to that of the Galaxy S3 and S4, and the silver sides manage to make the phone look classy rather than tacky. The Young is a c...
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Reviewed on 2014-03-10
Low price, NFC enabled, Bright screenQuestionable battery, Really poor camera, Small internal storage
When it comes to the modern smartphone, there are two manufacturers that manage to stand head and shoulders above the rest. Both Apple and Samsung have managed to take the mobile market by storm with their own takes on what should be in your pocket.Unsurp...
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Reviewed on 2013-06-26
Samsung Galaxy Young duos is a budget android phone by Samsung it packs some good specs for a budget android phone and it comes with a 1 Ghz processor, 768 MB of RAM a 3.27 inch screen a 3MP rear facing camera and comes out of the box with android 4.1 Jel...
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Reviewed on 2013-06-17
Good range of Android features for the priceCamera's very basic
Samsung's Galaxy smartphone range has some of the most advanced, most innovative and most expensive devices in the game, like the S4 , the Note 2 and the Galaxy Camera . But it also has plenty to offer more modestly-proportioned wallets. The Galaxy Fame a...
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Reviewed on 2013-06-14
Decent budget snapper; Neat, reasonably sturdy design.
With a low-res screen, single-core chip and basic features, we would expect to pay less than £100 for the Samsung Galaxy Young. With that sort of pricetag we'd have happily recommended it as a cheap starter phone for kids and smartphone newbies. Howe...
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Reviewed on 2013-06-09
Small profile, rugged build, free cloud storage.Small screen, low resolution and sluggish response times
Samsung Galaxy Young: ReviewThe market for entry level smartphones is often disguised in the marketing blitz by every manufacturer to promote their hero product. For Apple, that means the iPhone 5 and, for Samsung, that means the Samsung Galaxy S4 , both ...
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Reviewed on 2013-06-05
The main draw of the Samsung Galaxy Young S6310 smartphone is the combination of its budget price tag – around £125 SIM-free – and the fact it runs on the (almost) latest Android operating system, version 4.1 Jelly Bean . See also : ZTE Blade 3 review . ...
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Reviewed on 2013-05-28
Someone has sent us a Samsung Galaxy Y. If I’m honest I have absolutely no idea. The bag was ripped and this popped out. This is the slightly older Y, aka the “Young”, and not the one announced last week. You can get a locked one from Tesco Mobile and ...
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Reviewed on 2013-05-22
The Samsung Galaxy Young doesn't do anything profoundly different compared to its predecessor, the Galaxy Y. An HVGA screen and a 1GHz processor are actually the least you would expect, considering the two models are almost two years apart. The Galaxy...
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Reviewed on 2013-05-02
dual SIM function, ... works well, comfortable for small hands, cheap, highend build quality, handy size, fast flash memory, big RAMinefficient, occasional stuttering, modest battery life, camera produces muffled images, low resolution screen, viewing angles only ok in vertical direction
Samsung Galaxy Young Duos or Samsung Galaxy Fame ? At first glance, Samsung's smartphone models are difficult to tell apart . The Samsung Galaxy Young and Galaxy Pocket Plus are the cheapest models of the big Galaxy smartphone family from Samsung. They ar...
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Reviewed on 2013-04-09
Samsung has quietly slipped their entry level droid, the Galaxy Y Plus and Galaxy Young and both these smartphones can now be ordered from different e-commerce websites. The Galaxy Y Plus will take on from where the Galaxy Y will depart and Galaxy Young w...
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Reviewed on 2013-04-03
Affordable, Huge internal storage, Supports dualSIM, Latest Android version, Good battery lifePoor display, Low power chip, No dedicated GPU, No front camera
Available with new advanced features and latest technologies, Samsung Galaxy Young S6310 is sure to lure consumers in large. Reason for such outbreak can be pointed towards its affordable price tag, high speed processor and latest OS version.Designed keep...
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Reviewed on 2013-03-04
Cheap, £90 price tag, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS with TouchWiz UI, Moderate camera quality for priceSlightly sluggish, Low quality 3.5inch display, No LED flash
What is the Samsung Galaxy Young? The Samsung Galaxy Young is a compact 3.27-inch Android phone that, at a smidge less than £90 on a SIM-free basis, is a true budget phone. It's the smaller sibling to the Samsung Galaxy Fame and the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 ....
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Reviewed on 2013-02-27
Small, Android Jelly BeanChunky, No flash on camera
Samsung knows there's a lot to be gained in the cheap phone game, so has released the basic Galaxy Young. Similar in many ways to the new Samsung Galaxy Fame , and likely to be sold side by side in some outlets, the Young skimps on a number of specs in or...
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Reviewed on 2013-02-18
The Samsung Galaxy S3 is the most popular Android smartphone on the market, but high-end specifications like a quad-core processor and 4.8-inch screen, mean it's too expensive for many people.To entice young people to its Galaxy range, Samsung has announc...
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Reviewed on 2013-02-12
Good budget camera; Compact, durable designExpensive for what you get; Lowres screen; Occasionally jerky performance
Samsungs Galaxy Young was launched at the same time as the Galaxy Fame, and to the untrained eye they might appear to be twins. After all, theyre both compact glossy Android smartphones rocking single-core processors and low-resolution displays, retaili...
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Processor frequency

1 GHz


Display diagonal

8.31 cm (3.27")

Display resolution

320 x 480 pixels

Orientation sensor
Display type


Display number of colours

262144 colours

Touch technology


Touchscreen type


Ports & interfaces

USB port
USB connector type

Micro-USB B

Headphone connectivity

3.5 mm

Weight & dimensions


112 g


5.86 cm


1.25 cm


10.9 cm


SIM card capability

Single SIM

SIM card type


2G standards


3G standards


Data network


Wi-Fi standards

802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Bluetooth version


Bluetooth profiles


2G bands (primary SIM)

850,900,1800,1900 MHz

3G bands supported

900,2100 MHz

Tethering (modem-mode)


Internal storage capacity

4 GB

Internal RAM

768 MB

Compatible memory cards

microSD (TransFlash)

Maximum memory card size

64 GB

USB mass storage


Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)
Wi-Fi positioning


Operating system installed


Operating system version



Rear camera resolution (numeric)

3 MP

Auto focus
Built-in flash
Front camera
Video recording
Maximum frame rate

24 fps

Camera resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels


Battery technology

Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Battery capacity

1300 mAh


Form factor


Colour of product



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