Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 Review

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Gadget Reviews – After the success of the Galaxy mini, Samsung continues to offer its upgrade-version, Samsung Galaxy mini 2. The Samsung Galaxy mini 2 has HVGA resolution, substitutes the QVGA display on the previous model. Another improvement that is applied to the Samsung Galaxy mini 2 is that the new device sports an 800MHz single core chip while its predecessor sports an 600MHz processor.

Samsung Galaxy mini 2 Specs and Performance

The Samsung Galaxy mini 2 is built in cute and cuddly design. Plain old plastic is adopted to be the main material of the Samsung Galaxy mini 2’s body cover while a chrome-like shiny bezel decorates the phone’s side. Samsung applies a fine texture in the back cover to give the Samsung Galaxy mini 2 extra grip. Overall, the Samsung Galaxy mini 2 appears in a presentable looks and feels well-built.

Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 Review

Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 Review

Underneath the screen, the Samsung Galaxy mini 2 provides a physical home key, accompanies two capacitive buttons for home and back navigation.

On the left edge, the Samsung Galaxy mini 2 features a microSD slot and volume key. The power key decorates the right edge while a 3.5mm jack is docked on the very top edge of the Samsung Galaxy mini 2 handset. The bottom side of the Samsung Galaxy mini 2 rest only microUSB port.

The Samsung Galaxy mini 2 has a 3.27-inch TFT LCD display that delivers 320 by 480 pixels of image resolution. Becomes a note, the screen has a surface that reflects a lot of sunlight, means the users will get outdoor visibility reduced. The virtual keyboard is provided to perform any data input.

On sale, the Samsung Galaxy mini 2 runs on Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread. Under the hood, the Samsung Galaxy mini 2 is powered with an 800MHz single core Qualcomm processor chip that handles everyday tasks easily. The processor is paired with 512 megabytes of RAM.

The 3-megapixel camera is fitted on the rear side of the phone. The camera lacks of auto-focus and gives a standard performance of VGA video recording. A 1,300mAh battery is laid under the back cover, promises up to 7.5 hours of talk time in a single charge life cycle.

Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 Specifications
Operating System Android OS, v2.3.6 (Gingerbread)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900
Memory 4 GB storage
RAM 512 MB RAM
SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS

Samsung Galaxy mini 2 Pros and Cons

PROS:

  • A respectable entry-level Android smartphone
  • It’s small and pocket-friendly
  • Performs a fluid performance

CONS:

  • Sports an old Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • The screen lacks of ambient light sensor
  • The camera lacks of auto-focus

Samsung Galaxy mini 2 Price

Price : $268.99 gadget reviews

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