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Samsung Galaxy S Duos

We have collected and analyzed 15 expert reviews and 226 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 72/100 and users rate it 78/100. The average review date is Sep 19, 2013. We have compared these reviews to 2674451 reviews from other Cell Phones. The alaScore™ for this product is 84/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 17, 2018.

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Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Samsung Galaxy S Duos review: S goes Dual

 

Dual-SIM users generally fall in one of two categories - those on a tight budget who look to optimize spending by combining carrier plans, and frequent travelers, who don't want to carry two handsets all the time.

Quad-band GSM and dual-band 3G support ; 7.2 Mbps HSDPA support ; Dual Mini-SIM slots ; 4" 16M-color TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen 480x800 pixels resolution ; 1 GHz ARM Cortex A5 processor, Adreno 200 GPU, Qualcomm MSM7227A chipset; 768MB of RAM...

Video recording maxes out at VGA@30fps ; No shutter key ; No ambient light sensor ; No DivX/Xvid video support out of the box ; Retail package is as basic as it gets

The second SIM slot adds an extra dimension to the Samsung Galaxy S Duos, which will only be relevant to a limited set of users, and that's what makes it a lot harder to properly judge. If you look at it as a regular smartphone, it has neither the...

Nov, 2012

Expert review by : Victor H. (phonearena.com)

Samsung Galaxy S Duos Review

 

The Samsung Galaxy S Duos is a Galaxy S III look alike. A cheaper, plasticky, less powerful look alike. But it comes with one key feature - dual SIM support…

Dual-SIM functionality well implemented ; ICS runs fairly smoothly

Plastic on it feels very cheap ; Single-core processor is dated ; No 720p video recording

The Samsung Galaxy S Duos is first and foremost a dual-SIM Android device, and should be judged as one. Let’s make it clear - if dual-SIM is not a must for you, there are much cheaper and better options than the S Duos.

Oct, 2012

Expert review by : Digit Mobile Phones (digit.in)

Samsung Galaxy S Duos

 

Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 GSM Mobile Handset powered by Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS and gives you access to thousands of games and apps from the Android Market. The Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 GSM Mobile Handset supports Dual SIM (GSM + GSM)...

Jul, 2013

Consumer review (ciao.co.uk)

samsung s duos is a perfect place

 

This phone is with me for more than 3 years, I have used it for all purposes like gaming, photography, video shooting, Voice/Call Recording, messaging synchronising my data and so on.... here is my genuine experience for those who are going to purchase...

Great battery stand by, Great feature , less radiation

The camera quality was not so good, The ram also to low to run big apps

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (ciao.co.uk)

It is best & worth for the money for what you pay but....

 

I said It is worth & it is best.. This really makes sens for the products SAMSUNG S DUOS... I suggest guys to go far SAMSUNG S DUOS 2 Mobile which has Jelly bin Android with Bluetooth 4.0. Advantages - More Comfortable to carry & wight.. You never feel...

Advantages - More Comfortable to carry & wight.. You never feel that you holding something which

Dis-Advantages - If you put audio as high loud, you may feel some voice quality issue while on cal

Dec, 2013

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1500
Battery performance:1500
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Browsing time (3G):7
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):9
Continuous audio playback time:36
Continuous video playback time:6
Standby time (2G):440 / 445 / 570
Standby time (3G):280 / 330 / 470
Talk time (2G):13 / 14
Talk time (3G):8 / 8.3 / 9

Call Management

Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating alert: Yes
Voice dialing: Yes

Camera

Auto focus: Yes
Built-in camera: Yes
Built-in flash: Yes
Camera Resolution:640 x 480
Digital Zoom:5
Flash Type:LED
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Geotagging: Yes
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear camera resolution:640 x 480
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Second camera:No / Yes
Second camera resolution:0.3
Sensor Type:CMOS
Video capture resolution (max):1280 x 720 / 2560 x 1920 / 480 x 854
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:720p

Certificates

Body SAR:0.48
Body SAR (EU):0.48
Head SAR:0.471
Head SAR (EU):0.471
Head SAR category (EU):B

Design

Color of product:Black / White
Form Factor:Bar

Display

Display Diagonal:4
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 800
Display Type:TFT
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:0.75

Messaging

Chat: Yes
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, M4A, MIDI, MP3, OGA, OGG, OTA, WAV, WMA, XMF / AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3 / AAC, eAAC+, MP3
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Video compression format:3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, WEBM, WMV / H.263, H.264, MPEG4
Video compression formats:H.263, H.264
Video formats supported:3G2,3GP,ASF,AVI,FLV,M4V,MKV,MP4,WEBM,WMV / H.263,H.264,MPEG4
Voice codecs:AMR-NB

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GLONASS:Y
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:850,1900,2100 / 850,900,2100 / 900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA / HSDPA,UMTS / HSPA+
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, GAP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBA, PBAP, SPP / A2DP, AVRCP, GAP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PBAP, SPP / A2DP, AVRCP, GAP, HFP, HID, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBA, PBAP, SPP / AVRCP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP
Bluetooth version:3.0
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Active toolbar: Yes
Camera included: Yes
EDGE: Yes
Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,Google Voice Search
GPRS: Yes
Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Rotating: Yes
Video playback: Yes
Voice recording: Yes
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless connection:Y
Wireless connections: Yes

Packaging Content

Battery charger: Yes
Battery charger included:Y
Battery pack: Yes
Bundled software:Samsung Apps, Music/Game Hub 2.0, ChatON, \nActiveSync, B-to-B compability: EAS, VPN, CCX
Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.0 / 4.2
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes / Alarm clock, Notes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes / Alarm clock, Notes
Personalization:Icons, Menu / Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups: Yes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Micro-USB A / Micro-USB B
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor cores:1 / 2
Processor frequency:1 / 1.2

Software

Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.0 / 4.2

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:768
Internal ROM:4 / 4096
Internal storage capacity:4
Maximum memory card size:32 / 64
RAM capacity:0.75
ROM capacity:4 / 4096
USB mass storage: Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps, Google Play, Google Voice Search

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.413 / 0.417
Height:4.8
Weight:4.16 / 4.23 / 4.3
Width:2.48