Samsung Galaxy S Duos was introduced in the market at Rs. 17900/- but it's price has come down towards Rs. 10000/- in 6 months due to the competition from better equipped Quad-core phones from Indian manufacturers. It may be prudent to consider other phones like Panasonic T31 as well before you buy this phone.
Advantages: Samsung Galaxy S Duos is a Dual SIM phone and that is the only advantage
Disadvantages: VGA secondary camera, Frequent slowing and hang up of the phone, Resolution is low for the screen size and RAM is of only 768MB.
Design and Looks: Samsung Galaxy S Duos is a budget Android Dual SIM phone with a 4 inch screen size. But touch is not very responsive and low pixel density of 480 x 800 make the screen unusually bright. It is always advised to use the phone with low brightness.
Hardware and Software: The phone comes with Android OS, v4.0 (up-gradable to v 4.1 (Jelly Bean)), a reasonable 1 GHz Processor and Adreno 200 GPU. But the low RAM of just 768MB make the phone very slow frequently.
Camera, Music and Multimedia: The 5 MP rear camera is a good performer but VGA secondary camera is quite a disappointment. The camera has features like autofocus, LED flash and Geo tagging. Video recording is possible at VGA@30fps
Internal and External Storage: The phone comes with internal storage of only 4GB. External storage via microSD up to 32 GB also is available.
Connectivity Options: The phone can work on quad band 2G and quad band 3G. There is no 4G available with this phone. In addition to GPRS and EDGE, Galaxy S DUos can be connected to internet via 3G with connection speed of HSDPA 7.2 Mbps and HSUPA 5.76 Mbps. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DPand Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n are also available.
Battery and Talk Time: The phone offers talk time of 13 hrs, but in real conditions, it seems to be much lower.
Our Verdict: Samsung Galaxy S Duos does not provide any good features for the price it commands at present.
When Samsung Galaxy S Duos price is announced we will list the lowest price in this page and you can get the best deal which will be same in all prominent cities in India including Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Pune, Hyderabad and in all states including Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Karnataka etc.
Samsung Galaxy S Duos Specifications
Android v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android v4.1 Jelly Bean
1 GHz Single Core Cortex A5 Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1
Accelerometer, proximity, compass
+ RAM & STORAGE
+ DISPLAY & TOUCH
Yes, Touch-sensitive controls
480 x 800 pixels
Rear Camera Flash
Yes, LED Flash
Rear Camera Features
2592х1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Geo tagging
GSM 850 / 900 / 1900
+ SIM OPTIONS
Yes, GSM and GSM
121.5 x 63.1 x 10.5 mm
HTML, Adobe Flash Lite
HSDPA 7.2 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Yes, with A-GPS support
Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot
+ MUSIC & VIDEO
Yes, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Yes, Threaded view
Email, Push Email
Standard Li-ion 1500 mAh battery
Up to 13 hours (2G) / Up to 7 h 25 minutes (3G)
Standy by Time
Up to 445 hours (2G) / Up to 330 hours (3G)
+ APPS & GAMES
Chat ON, Play Store, Samsung Apps, Organizer, Gmail, GTalk, Youtube, Calendar, Calculator
Yes, Via Java MIDP emulator
+ Additional Features
Voice memo/dial, Predictive text input
*Specifications & Colors are given for reference only. Please check with the seller before buying.
Reviews for Samsung Galaxy S Duos (5 Reviews)
Reviewed on 28-12-2012
Reviewed on 11-01-2013
I bought this phone and within 5 days, camera flash stopped working. There is problem with touch at some parts of the screen and battery is draining off very fast, hardly lasts for 6 hrs if I make 8-10 calls. And the phone hangs a lot. Not a good phone to have...
Reviewed on 27-03-2013
Reviewed on 18-08-2013
The worse phone you can ever see.
you will feel korean mobiles are best when compared to this mobile.
any time and every time freezing, cant play games, charger to be connected 24/7
now u would know the quality of samsung
Reviewed on 28-08-2013
this phone is mine first smartphone experience, phone hang so much of time,that u think to throw it in dustbin, battery back-up is too worst, phone built quality is so worse that body's outer silverline, loose its silver color in just 2 months of buying it only ok thing the phone has its small size, that i think 4 inch screen is better than 5 inch for a handy phone.
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