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Samsung Preston review

6.9/10 AVG.
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6.9/10
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The Samsung Preston currently has an Informr score of 6.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 2 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Custom
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
2.8"
Camera
3+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


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, th...

- GSMArena team, GSMArena
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. T...

- Frank Lewis, CNET


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Screen Size
2.8"

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

Processor
Unknown

There is a processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

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.

Samsung Preston Specs

Overview
Release date March 10, 2009
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
900/2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
SIM card size
Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System No
Processor
Internal Storage 80 MB
RAM No
ROM No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.96 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1000 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 12.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
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
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 2.8 inches
Secondary Display No
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
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 No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity 2000
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing No
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 16 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
3+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Video Recording Parameters
QVGA (320 x 240 pixels), 15 fps
Front Camera
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
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack Other / proprietary
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID No
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps No ()
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Samsung S5600, Samsung Halley, Samsung Player, Samsung Star 3G

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