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Samsung YP-G50 Galaxy Player

alaTest has collected and analyzed 92 reviews of Samsung YP-G50 Galaxy Player. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and sound. The reliability and portability also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the connectivity and durability.

usability, portability, reliability, sound, size

performance, durability, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Samsung YP-G50 Galaxy Player is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Samsung YP-G50 Galaxy Player from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on People are impressed by the headphones and sound. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, but the reliability and battery get negative reviews. Reviews are divided on the size.

usability, price, sound, headphones

performance, portability, durability, battery, reliability

64% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung 8GB Galaxy Player - White

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Armando Rodriguez (

Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 Review: A Mini Movie Theater in Your Pocket


Samsung's Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0 are the Android answer to Apple's iPod Touch, which has long been the king of portable media players. Of the two, the Galaxy Player 5.0 ($240 as of January 4, 2012) is a particularly attractive device for anyone who...

Large, roomy display ; Easy access to the MicroSD card slot ; Full access to the Android Market

Battery takes a long time to charge fully ; Poor audio quality

With access to the full Android Market, a colossal display, and expandable memory, the Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 is a solid choice for anyone seeking an Android media player.

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: Chris Burns (

Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 Review


With the absolute barrage of Samsung Android devices having been released this summer, fall, and on into the winter, you'd think that they'd just skip sending out the Galaxy Player 5.0 altogether - it being a device essentially released internationally...

This review is just one part of a series we're doing on this device as part of our new initiative to give you a better look at the value of a reviewed product as compared to its competition. The devices we'll be looking at have been listed in this...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Brad Linder" rel="author (

Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 review - Liliputing


Remember PDAs? Before smartphones became ubiquitous, personal digital assistants such as the Palm Pilot, Handspring Visor, and Dell Axim were all the rage (with geek and/or well-organized people, anyway). But a funny thing happened when smartphones...

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: Julie (

Samsung Galaxy Player 50 Android Media Player Review


You know how you have a choice of 3 different iOS device sizes/types? There's the iPad, the iPhone and the iPod touch. Now you have that same choice when it comes to Android devices. Samsung has the Galaxy Tab tablet, a huge selection of Galaxy...

No data plan required ; Small

Display is small ; Slightly sluggish ; Disappointing camera ; Can't use internal memory for apps

Player Micro USB charging cable Earphones with extra eartips

May, 2011

Expert review by: Scott Schaen (

Samsung Galaxy Player 50 Review


The Samsung Galaxy Player 50 is an iPod Touch competitor running Android. It is essentially a cute little Android phone, but without the phone functionality. This Galaxy WiFi portable media device (PMP) has most of Android's killer features as well as...

Cute design, offers access to Android Marketplace, Great sound quality

Way too pricey, low resolution display, sluggish performance

The Samsung Galaxy Player 50 is by all means an entry-level Android device that’s quite honestly unworthy of the Galaxy name. While it is a pretty good media device, and offers good expandability with Android’s marketplace, it has a lot of...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Chris Burns (

Samsung GALAXY Player 50 Hero Ads [Review]


Take a peek at this series of ads or single ad with a Choose Your Own Adventure style twist, however you look at it. They start with a supposed CCTV view of a convenience/grocery store with a handful of people in it, just shopping – then WHAM! In comes...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Joe Minihane (

Samsung Galaxy Player 50 review


Not bad, but hard to see who would buy it?

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: Matthew Bolton (

Samsung Galaxy Player 50 review


Can Samsung and Android combine to best the iPod touch?

Good build quality ; Decent price for the specs

Operating system doesn't work ; Android Market doesn't work ; Forgets your info if you turn it off

With the Samsung Galaxy Player 50, we seem to finally be seeing a household name come out with major competition to the iPod touch. Now that the Galaxy brand is strong, the time seems right for this Android media player.

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Hugo Jobling (

Samsung Galaxy Player 50


Samsung's Galaxy Player 50 could have been a rival to the mighty iPod touch. Sadly, it's not.

Enjoying a small victory where possible, adding media on a MicroSD works, the Galaxy Player 50 scanning for files it can play and adding them to its media library. We'd have preferred the card slot to be accessible without needing to remove the case at...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Techworld (

Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 review


As an iPod Touch alternative, the Galaxy Player 5.0 offers much to like, especially if you are already familiar with Android and have invested money in the ecosystem. Audio playback through the stock Samsung music app is of poor quality, but the...

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone:No / Yes
Built-In Radio: Yes
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Direct Radio Recording:No / Yes
Direct TV Recording:Built-in / No
Radio Function: Yes


Bluetooth:No / Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :microSD Card (Transflash)
W-LAN Connection: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes


Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:Unknown
Touchscreen:Multi-touch / No

General Features

Operating System:Android
Product Type:Audio/Video Player
Storage Medium:Built-In Memory
Type:Audio/Video Player

Playback / Recording

AAC Playback:No / Yes
AVI Playback:No / Yes
DivX Playback: Yes
H.264 Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
MPEG 4 Playback:No / Yes
MPEG2 Playback: No
OGG Playback:No / Yes
WAV Playback:No / Yes
WMA Playback:No / Yes
WMV Playback:No / Yes

Power Supply

Battery Type:Li Ion
Replaceable Battery: No