Samsung Galaxy R

Launch: Oct, 2011

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Review Summary based on 3 expert review(s)


  • Good build quality, stylish design
  • Good display quality with bright, natural looking colors, and good viewing angles
  • Smooth TouchWiz enhanced Android interface
  • Good browser
  • Good camera for well lit conditions (good color reproduction, good detail level)
  • Good audio quality and very good bundled earphones
  • Excellent call quality with noise cancellation
  • Good battery life

  • No major negatives

Click through to read the 3 expert reviews:

1. Phone Arena 2. Igyaan 3. GSMArena

Video Review, handpicked by phoneCURRY

OS

  • Smartphone OS: Android 2.3 (Upgradeable to 4.0)

Display

  • Touchscreen (Capacitive)
  • Screen Size: 4.2 inches Small
  • Screen Resolution: 480x800 pixels (~ 222 pixels per inch)
  • Display Type: LCD
  • Sensors: Accelerometer

Processor/RAM

  • Processor: 1 GHz, Dual Core
  • RAM: 1 GB

Memory

  • Internal Memory: 8 GB
  • Expandable Memory Slot

Battery

  • Battery Capacity: 1650 mAh
  • Battery Standby: 660 hrs
  • Battery Talktime: 22.50 hrs

Dimensions

  • Weight: 132 gm Medium
  • Thickness: 9.5 mm Thick

Camera

  • Camera: 5.0 MP
  • Camera Auto-Focus
  • Camera Flash
  • HD Video Recording
  • Other Camera Features: Smile Detection, Face Detection
  • Secondary Camera: 0.1 MP

Music

  • Music Player
  • FM Radio
  • Standard (3.5mm) earphone jack

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth
  • USB
  • WiFi
  • 3G
  • 2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)
  • GPS
  • Compass
  • DLNA

Apps

  • App Store: Google Play Store
  • Social Networking Apps
  • Email
  • Instant Messaging
  • Document Viewer + Document Editor
  • Youtube App
  • Voice Recorder
  • Voice Control

More

  • WiFi Direct
  • Readers Hub
  • Kies Air (Wireless syncing with your PC)
  • Lost Mobile Tracker / Remote Lock / Remote Wipe
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the "magic score" for a phone!

Samsung Headquarters

South Korea

Samsung Value-for-Money Rating

average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand
6-month average
3.33/5
Good
12-month average
3.25/5
Good

Samsung Brand Perception

brand perception based on brand equity surveys (how cool is this brand?)
Very Good

Samsung Service Quality Rating

overall service/support rating, taking into account both density of service network, and service quality perception based on user surveys
Good

Samsung Service Network in India

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Customer Support Phone Number: 1800 3000 8282, 1800 266 8282
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