Samsung Galaxy line of mobile handsets is one of the most popular line-up of handsets at present. The Samsung Galaxy S2 and the other Galaxy S Series have taken their place as the most successful in the year 2011. Apart from the Galaxy S series, the Galaxy W I8150 is also quite popular and is quite a stylist model, not to mention the great performance, nothing short than what a Samsung Galaxy handset can give.
Samsung Galaxy W I8150 handset is quite compact in looks, yet stylish in a unique way.
Features of Galaxy W I8150
- 3.7 inch WVGA LCD display
- More compact than Galaxy S series handsets
- Qualcomm MSM8255T chipset same as that in other Galaxy S Plus handsets
- 1.4 GHz Snapdragon Processor with Adreno 205 GPU
- 1 GB ROM and 512 MB RAM
- Micro SD card support and extensibility up to 32 GB
- Internal 2GB memory
- 5 megapixel LED flash camera with 720p video recording featuring autofocus, touch focus and image stabilization
- Secondary VGA camera offering video conferencing support
- Android v2.3.5 Gingerbread Operating System with TouchWiz 4.0 Launcher
- Out of the box Rich video format support
- 14.4 Mbps HSDPA; 5.76 Mbps HSUPA (Dual band 3G)
- WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, HotSpot and DLNA connectivity
- A2DP Enabled v3.0 Bluetooth
- Accelerometer and Proximity sensors
- GPS facility and Digital Compass
- 3.5mm standard audio jack
- DivX/XviD/x264 video format support
- Office Documents editor and viewer
- Adobe Flash integrated web browser.
- Weighs about 110 grams
- Great audio quality
- Not very durable because of the Plastic build
- Bad display image quality; not better than Galaxy S Plus
- 2 GB of built in storage of which 1.7 GB user accessible
- Memory card to be bought separately
- Lack of shutter key
As per reviews from GSM Arena, Samsung Galaxy W I8150 handset will definitely score an 8.5 on 10. It has decent camera, although the display image quality is not that good. The video is recorded in MP4 format and the 720p quality is very good. Samsung Galaxy W I8150 is quite a performer and sports great organizer and media player applications, which of course features TouchWiz v4.0. The efficient My Files application makes file management quite easy. The 3G, GPRS, EDGE Internet connectivity options make this handset a desirable one in terms of Internet support.
The major disappointing fact is that Samsung galaxy W I8150 handset is not very durable because of the plastic build. Samsung Galaxy W I8150 price is yet to be confirmed, but reports suggest that it will be price in the range around Rs 20,000 in India.