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The Samsung Galaxy Pocket is a unit which delivers affordable functionality into the palm of the user, combined with smart phone technology which is powered by the gingerbread version of the android operating system combined with an 832 MHz processor. The unit itself is a compact unit which measures 103 mm x 57 mm wide whilst being 12 mm thick and weighing 97 g in weight.

The unit comes with a 2.8 inch TFT display screen which combines effective imagery within a pixel resolution which is quoted at 240 x 320 pixels, with touch screen functionality which is aided by the inclusion of the touchwiz UX user interface, which provides simplistic navigation around the various functions and features contained within the unit. Accelerometer and compass sensors are provided as standard within the unit and automate tasks such as image aspect orientation.

The handset comes with a Micro SD card slot which is provided to enhance the available memory capacity within the unit from its internal 3 GB, by making use of available cards up to a value of 32 GB. Internet access is provided to its own 3G connection whilst the unit also offers Wi Fi connectivity and the ability to create its own Wi Fi hotspot. In addition the unit comes with Bluetooth, microUSB as well as GPRS and EDGE connections.

In terms of additional functionality the handset comes with a stereo FM radio with RDS capability which offers the means to access live broadcast from radio stations with ease, satellite navigation with A-GPS support as well as a snapshot style 2.0 megapixel camera that comes with geo-tagging and the ability to record QVGA quality video at 15 frames per second. In addition the unit comes with an MP4/MP3 multimedia player, and organiser, document viewer, predictive text input functionality and an image/video editor to name but a few.

The Samsung Galaxy Pocket which in many ways is like the Samsung Galaxy 578 is a stylish and cost-effective unit with bags of functionality that delivers in every way.

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