Samsung Tocco Lite 2 review

Will Samsung's budget handset see the same success as the original Tocco Lite?

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The interface on the Samsung Tocco Lite 2 will be somewhat familiar to users of Samsung's other phones, as it uses a version of their popular TouchWiz UI.

Samsung Tocco Lite 2 review

There are seven home screens and these are customizable with widgets and application shortcuts, though the selection of widgets on offer is rather limited and you can only have one per screen.

Tapping the top of a home screen will reveal a drop-down menu with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sound toggles.

At the bottom of each home screen there are icons for keypad, contacts and menu.

Pressing 'menu' will take you to a list of all of your applications, along with the settings menu.

Samsung Tocco Lite 2 review

Their positioning can be changed but by default they are not listed alphabetically, which can make it a pain to find things.

That aside the interface is quite well laid out and has a generous number of home screens.

The real issue is in actually getting around, as despite being capacitive the touch screen isn't very responsive. Or rather it isn't consistently responsive.

Sometimes you'll swipe and nothing will happen, other times you'll swipe and it will open an application you happened to swipe across.

It can be quite aggravating to use, particularly if you're coming from a phone with a good touch screen.

Coupled with the tiny display which already makes operation cramped and awkward it leads to frequent mistakes.

Tech Specs

Product TypeCellular Phone
Network BandQuad Band
Input MethodTouchscreen
Wireless LANYes
Contract TypeSIM-free
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported16 GB
Built-in Memory20 MB
Built-in FlashNo
Memory Card SlotYes
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyGPRS, EDGE
SAR Value0.53 W/kg
GPS ReceiverNo
Multi-SIM SupportedNo
Near Field CommunicationNo
Integrated TV TunerNo
Product FamilyTocco Lite 2
Cellular Generation2.75G
Cellular Network SupportedGSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900
Multi-touch ScreenNo
Rear Camera Resolution3.2 Megapixel
Number of SIM Card Supported1
Front CameraNo
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD
Phone StyleBar
Operating SystemProprietary OS
Brand NameSamsung
Battery Talk Time14.70 Hour
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Screen Resolution240 x 400
Touchscreen TypeResistive
Weight (Approximate)95.5 g
Maximum Video Resolution240 x 320
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 3.0
Messaging TypeSMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email, Instant Messaging
USB StandardUSB 2.0
Pixel Density155 ppi
Height102 mm
Width58 mm
Depth11.6 mm
Radio TunerYes
Battery Standby Time625 Hour
Product NameTocco Lite 2
Product LineTocco Lite 2
Screen TypeLCD
Sensor TypeAccelerometer
Manufacturer Part NumberGT-S5220XKABTU
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

Simply Your Stylish Best

Keep it simple but stylish with Tocco Lite 2's timeless modern design. Modular form with rounded edging and metallic framing is classically contemporary. Sparely elegant face with minimal essential keys maintains the easy minimalist aesthetic. Very thin at 11.5mm but surprisingly comfortable to touch, hold and enjoy.

More Social Opportunities, More Fun

Global messaging system links all Samsung devices and more for easy multimedia messaging, group chat, buddies and other exclusive features - all without ID or PW. Push IM enables truly instant messaging on ChatON or mFluent (MSN, Yahoo!, Google Talk). Favoured SNS sites Facebook and Twitter are native applications, enhanced for mobile. Push email immediately alerts you to new email in your inbox.

Limited Warranty2 Year