Samsung Genio Slide review

Top-end features in a high-value handset

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From the home screen or main menu, it's simple to make calls either by tapping the onscreen phonebook or keypad buttons, as appropriate, or selecting your recent call log by tapping the Call button beneath the display.

You can dial using the slide-out keyboard too, tapping the top row number buttons in standby.

Samsung genio slide

The phonebook can be browsed with a speed-scrolling tab that enables you to jump through contacts by initial letter, or you can tap in names using the (real or soft) keyboard in a similar way to the LG Intouch Max GW620.

Samsung genio slider numberpad

There are multiple fields for contact details in the phonebook which provide for a variety of work and personal information to be added.

Samsung genio slide phonebook

Doing the basics of making and taking calls, the Samsung Genio Slide delivers an assured performance, providing good quality audio reception at a consistently high level.

We had no issues or complaints from those receiving calls during our tests. Network reliability on our Vodafone-optimised sample was as good as we needed – it connected when needed without problems.

Tech Specs

Product TypeCellular Phone
Network BandQuad Band
Wireless LANYes
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported16 GB
Built-in Memory150 MB
Memory Card SlotYes
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyGPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
GPS ReceiverYes
Cellular Network SupportedGSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 2100
Rear Camera Resolution3.2 Megapixel
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD
Phone StyleSlider
Brand NameSamsung
Battery Talk Time8.17 Hour
Product ModelGT-B5310 Genio Slide
Screen Size7.1 cm (2.8")
Screen Resolution240 x 320
Weight (Approximate)135 g
Green CompliantYes
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE
Maximum Video Resolution320 x 240
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 2.1
Messaging TypeInstant Messaging, SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email
USB StandardUSB 2.0
Height105 mm
Width56.9 mm
Depth15.7 mm
Radio TunerYes
Battery Standby Time560 Hour
Product NameGT-B5310 Genio Slide Cellular Phone
Screen TypeLCD
Sensor TypeAccelerometer
Manufacturer Part NumberGT-B5310RRAXEU
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

Hybrid form factor offers the best of both worlds: chic touch screen and easy-to-use QWERTY keypad. Slim dimensions puts the mobile comfortably in your hand. Sleek and spacious 2.8. QVGA screen pops with 16M color.

Package Contents
  • GT-B5310 Genio Slide Cellular Phone
  • Battery
  • Travel adapter (charger)
  • User manual