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Samsung S5660 Galaxy GIO

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1344 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the battery and usability are overall positive. The screen and design also get good feedback. There are some less positive comments about the features, and views are divided on the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung S5660 Galaxy GIO is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung S5660 Galaxy GIO

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 22 user reviews of Samsung S5660 Galaxy GIO from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on Amazon.co.uk.

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features

77% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung EB494358VU Battery for Galaxy Ace S5830 / Galaxy Gio S5660 / Cooper S5830T / 3.7v Li-Polymer 1350mAhSamsung S5660 Gio Sim-Free SmartphoneSamsung S5660 Galaxy Gio

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung S5660 Galaxy GIO

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Samsung S5660 Galaxy GIO from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

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reliability

75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Galaxy Gio (Gt-s5660) - UnlockedSamsung Galaxy Ace S5830 GT-S5660 Galaxy Gio 1350mAh Li-ion Spare Backup Battery

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Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 review: Average Gio

 

It's devices like the Samsung Galaxy Gio that helped Android gain so much ground in so little time. They are a better bargain than the uber-smartphone and find their way into people's pockets a lot easier. With that goal in mind, the Galaxy Gio must be...

Quad-band GSM and dual-band 3G support ; 7.2 Mbps HSDPA support ; 3.2" 16M-color TFT capacitive touchscreen of HVGA (320 x 480 pixels) resolution, multi-touch ; 800MHz ARM 11 processor, Adreno 200 GPU, Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset; 278MB of RAM available...

Poor video recording ; No shutter key for the camera ; No Adobe Flash support in the web browser ; No ambient light sensor for auto brightness ; No DivX/Xvid video support out of the box

The Galaxy Gio is part of the new Samsung midrange along with the Ace, the Mini and the Fit. All these gadgets have a similar objective – offer the all round Android experience within budget. The Ace and the Gio are obviously cast in the same mold. No...

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Samsung GALAXY Gio Review

 

Samsung announced a quartet of low- to mid-range Android smartphones in January, and the Samsung Galaxy Gio was in the mix there – an Android 2.2 phone with a 3.2” display, and 800MHz processor. Did the manufacturer succeed to strike the fine...

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Samsung Galaxy Gio

 

The Samsung Galaxy Gio Smartphone runs on Android 2.2 and powered by a 800MHz processor. Galaxy Gio features a 3.2 inch QVGA touchscreen display, a 3MP autofocus camera, Music player, video recording, Social Hub, Swype, A-GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB...

A well-rounded Android 2.2 (Froyo) device; Affordable

No full Flash support

While known as "jewel" in Italian, the Samsung Galaxy Gio does not quite possess the shine and luxury but at the price point of RM 799, it’s still a pretty good deal if you’re looking for a middle range Android device. However as mentioned in the...

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Samsung Galaxy Gio Review

 

Samsung Galaxy Gio is a mid-range Android 2.2 smartphone from the Samsung Galaxy family. The phone is all about connectivity and multimedia features. It is a small smartphone with an amazing design and enhanced features for those who want to stay...

With an amazing 3.2 inch TFT touch screen, 800MHz processor, Android 2.2, 3MP camera, 3G, Wi-Fi, the smartphone is a complete entertainment package. However, Samsung Galaxy Gio’s processor could easily have been 1GHz and the OS Android 2.4, but overall...

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Samsung Galaxy Gio

 

The ever-expanding Samsung Galaxy series of Android smartphones expanded again today, with four new handsets filling out the bottom of the range, mostly due to hit the shelves sometime this quarter

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Samsung Galaxy Gio hands-on test

 

The reasonably sized Samsung Galaxy Gio looks like a slick option if you don't want a pocket-bursting giant of a smart phone. Its processor isn't as fast as those found in some of the latest Android handsets, though.

Small and attractive ; Sharp screen ; Powerful Android software

Relatively slow processor

The Samsung Galaxy Gio is a good-looking, medium-sized alternative to the current crop of monolithic, pocket-bursting smart phones. With a sharp screen and plenty of features, we have high hopes for this handset

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Samsung Galaxy Gio Review

 

"The Samsung Galaxy Gio is a rather slick-looking mid-range touchscreen phone that runs on Android 2.2."

The Samsung Galaxy Gio is coming to the UK in March.

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Samsung Galaxy Gio

 

The Samsung Galaxy Gio is outstanding value for money, basically delivering last year's best smartphone experience in a cheaper, affordable package.

Outstanding performance ; Decent screen for the price ; Full range of connectivity and software

No camera flash

If you're looking to dodge a carrier contract and have AU$200 to spend on a phone, we highly recommend the Galaxy Gio. It's 3.2-inch display is better than its rivals, and the performance of this system is outstanding. It runs an older version of the...

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Expert Review

 

В целом, Samsung Galaxy Gio произвел хорошее впечатление: эргономичный дизайн, высокая скорость работы с меню и приложениями, неплохая камера и яркий экран.

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Samsung Galaxy Gio

 

The Korean tech firm Samsung's Galaxy range is populated by a variety of Android-operating inhabitants. TechSmart reviews one which is targeted at the first-time smartphone users or limited-budget crowd.

Samsung's Galaxy Gio sports great functionality and features for its sub-2k budget pricetag, including a quick 800 MHz processor and better than expected 3.15 MP snapper. It goes for a recommended retail price of R1999, which is cheaper than both...

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Product Specifications

The Samsung GALAXY Gio, with its sleek design and enhanced social networking capabilities is perfect for stylish young professional who want to stay connected. Based on the Italian term for “jewel”, the name Gio reflects design perfection and the strength to last with a 3.2-inch HVGA display. The Samsung GALAXY Gio marries brains and beauty for users that want a smartphone that offers the best of both worlds.

Camera

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash:No / Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:320 x 240 (QVGA)

Configuration

Audio Formats : Yes
Audio Playback: Yes
GPS Receiver:Built-in
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes

Connectivity

A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: Yes

Data Transfer

EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
HSCSD: No
HSDPA: Yes
Technology:WCDMA (UMTS)

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions / 16 Mio
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
EASY USE PHONE: No
Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Android
Operator:3 / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Virgin
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: Yes
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