Samsung Galaxy V is gunned by the Korean outfit for the entry-level market. Locally, the device is slated to clash with other locally-branded phones. Just like the Galaxy Y, Samsung is eyeing this new smartphone to capture the masses. So how does it fair with some of the local powerhouses around? Check out our detailed specs review right after the fold.
The device comes with the “safe” 4-inch screen real estate in the entry-level space. With the price of Php 4,990, most of display resolution could only be pushed up until the WVGA mark. The 480 x 854 pixel resolution always finds a sweet spot in a 4-inch screen. Thus, prospective buyers don’t have to worry about its display output.
In terms of hardware, the Samsung Galaxy V is packed with a 1.2-gigahertz processor coupled with a 512MB of RAM. The CPU is only running with one core however, Samsung might have tweaked the device to make it run smooth upon user’s interaction.
There’s the 3-megapixel main camera with LED flash for most of your pointing-and-shooting activities. With the Galaxy V, you’ll have the capability of recording VGA videos at 30 frames per second. This device is also gunned for the young audiences with its 0.3-megapixel VGA front camera for selfie shots.
The 4GB of built-in memory is also good for your multimedia files.
in case you need more space, this handheld is supports up to 64GB of external memory via microSD card.
In terms of software, you’ll have Android 4.4.2 KitKat which could also offer smoothness in the device’s overall performance. Of course, the company’s proprietary TouchWiz UI will be on top of the Android interface.
If you’re in the market for a capable phone for your second line, Galaxy V is one of the best selections around. Of course, there are many local brands that boast higher specs in the same price range. But for those who prefer premium brands over the local counterparts, Samsung Galaxy V is for you.
Samsung Galaxy V Specs
62.9 x 121.4 x 10.7 mm at 123 grams
4-inch TFT display 480 x 854p
1.2-gigahertz single-core processor
512 MB RAM
4GB built-in memory
Expandable up to 64GB
VGA 640 x 480 video recording at 30 fps
0.3-megapixel VGA rear camera
3.5mm Stereo Headphone Jack
802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
3G WCDMA, 2G GSM
Dual-SIM / Dual-Standby
Android 4.4.2 KitKat
1500 mAh batteryPhp 4,990