Samsung Galaxy Fit review

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Samsung galaxy fit review

The Samsung Galaxy Fit camera is a bit of a mixed bag. It lacks a flash, so you're completely stuck if you want to try to take photos indoors, yet it offers a 5MP shooter which is more, frankly, than we'd expected for a smartphone at this price.

There's autofocus and a reasonable range of shooting modes, including a macro mode, panorama mode, negative, black and white and sepia filters.

There are also settings for landscape, portrait, night, sports, party/indoor, beach/snow, sunset, dawn, fall colour, fireworks, text, candlelight and backlight shooting.

These exposure settings didn't make a great deal of difference to any of the sample shots we took, and the filters were much more useful.

Samsung galaxy fit review

INDOORS: Indoors in a garden centre these flowers look quite vibrant and the Samsung Galaxy Fit doesn't do too bad a job of differentiation in what is a quite complex photo

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MACRO: The macro mode did quite well as long as we stayed no more than about eight inches from the subject. Here it's picked out a fair amount of detail and not lost sight of the background flowers either

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OUTSIDE: This is quite a tricky subject as there's not much colour differentiation, but the image captures textures well

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NEGATIVE: Negative filters are always fun to play around with

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BLACK-AND-WHITE: The black-and-white filter works well

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SEPIA: Sepia mode turns in some neat photos

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PANORAMIC: Panorama mode automatically shoots eight photos as you move the Samsung Galaxy Fit around, and stitches them together in a wide, narrow image. The stitching is quite clean, and you finish up with an image 2704 pixels wide and 400 pixels tall

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Tech Specs

Product TypeSmartphone
Network BandQuad Band
Input MethodTouchscreen
TouchscreenYes
BluetoothYes
Wireless LANYes
USBYes
Contract TypeSIM-free
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported32 GB
Built-in Memory160 MB
Built-in FlashNo
Memory Card SlotYes
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyGPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
GPS ReceiverYes
Multi-SIM SupportedNo
Near Field CommunicationNo
Integrated TV TunerNo
Product FamilyGalaxy
Cellular Generation3.5G
Cellular Network SupportedGSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 2100
Rear Camera Resolution5 Megapixel
Number of SIM Card Supported1
Front CameraNo
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD
Phone StyleBar
ColourMetallic Black
Operating SystemAndroid
Brand NameSamsung
Battery Talk Time10.33 Hour
Product ModelFit
Screen Size8.4 cm (3.3")
Screen Resolution240 x 320
Touchscreen TypeCapacitive
Weight (Approximate)108.2 g
Green CompliantYes
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE
Maximum Video Resolution240 x 320
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 2.1
Operating System VersionAndroid 2.2 Froyo
Messaging TypeSMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email, Instant Messaging
USB StandardUSB 2.0
Height110.2 mm
Width61.2 mm
Depth12.6 mm
Radio TunerYes
Battery Standby Time640 Hour
ManufacturerSamsung
Product NameGalaxy Fit Smartphone
Processor Speed600 MHz
Product LineGalaxy
Screen TypeLCD
Sensor TypeAccelerometer, Digital Compass, Proximity Sensor
Manufacturer Part NumberGT-S5670HKAXEU
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information

Life takes on new levels of fun and efficiency with the Samsung Galaxy Fit. Packed with loads of features like Mobile Office for working while on the go and Social Hub for simple social networking, the Galaxy Fit is all about getting the most from your time. Access to the ever-growing Android Market ensures that the latest and coolest must-have apps are easily downloaded. And it isn't all work and no play. The Galaxy Fit comes with fast Wi-Fi connections for browsing the web and also a built-in 5megapixel camera for capturing life's precious (or random) moments.

Package Contents
  • Galaxy Fit Smartphone
  • Battery
  • Travel Adapter
  • User Manual
Limited Warranty2 Year