Specs summary

Screen
2.8"

The Samsung Preston's screen is 2.8 inches with 240 x 320 pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown
OS

The phone runs on the Other operating system (OS).

Camera
3+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 3+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.

Storage
80 MB

Internal memory is 80 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 16 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1000 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 12.5 days standby time, 180 minutes (2G).



Reviews (6.9/10 Avg. rating)


CNET

Budget touchscreen phone with HSDPA support

from CNET
The Samsung S5600 is the spiritual successor to the company's popular Tocco Lite touchscreen phone. This update uses the same TouchWiz menu system, but the innards have been upgraded to support HSDPA for faster data downloads. That's good news when you want to download music tracks or videos. The Samsung S5600 can't compete with the likes of the iPhone or the Hero, but one look at its price tag will tell you that it's not aimed at the same market. Instead, it seeks to offer a decent touchscreen experience at a rock-bottom price. Thankfully, it succeeds admirably... Full review
GSMArena

Attacking the midrange market the Samsung S5600 is a member of the new affordable touchscreen gang

from GSMArena

From what we saw, the Samsung S5600 seems quite fit and prepared for the midrange touchscreen race.

Comparison to the LG Cookie - a handset which we really enjoyed - is inevitable. The Samsung S5600 is certainly compact enough to stay in the game. The competitive edge comes from HSDPA support, the camera flash, smile detection and GPS geotagging plus the benefits of having an actual GPS receiver aboard. All that however is at the expense of the smaller, lower resolution screen and the lack of a stylus support for handwriting recognition.

But as always, in this segment p... Full review

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Full Specs

Overview
Release date March 10, 2009
Regions available Asia, Europe, South America
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
900/2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
SIM Card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Other
Processor No
Internal Flash Memory
80 MB
RAM Unknown
ROM Unknown
GPS No
Digital compass No
FlightMode No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.96 W/kg
Languages English, French, Spanish
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1000 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging Unknown
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
180 minutes (2G)
Standby Time Up to: 12.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA No
Material Unknown
Colors Absolute Black, Pearl White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.3 x 5.5 x 1.3 cm
(4.1 x 2.2 x 0.5 in)
Weight 96 grams
(3.4 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 240 x 320 pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size 2.8 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock Unknown
Multi Touch Unknown
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating Unknown
Additional Display Features No
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Unknown
Home Key Unknown
Mute Key Unknown
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard Unknown
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands No
Keypad / Screen Lock No
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity 2000 entries
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups Unknown
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing No
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type WAP 2.0, HTML
Browser Unknown
Javascript No
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features No
Messaging Services SMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD (up to 16 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 3+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom Yes
Flash Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info No
Video Recording Formats Unknown
Video Recording Parameters QVGA (320 x 240 pixels), 15 fps
Front Camera  
Resolution
Zoom Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AMR, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack Other / proprietary
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID No
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Document Viewer No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
Notepad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps No
Included Software / Apps No
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Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): Samsung S5600, Samsung Halley, Samsung Player, Samsung Star 3G

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