Expert Review of Samsung Metro E2252 Black
Samsung Metro 2252 is again a dual SIM treat that has a smooth alpha numeric keypad for easy texting. This nice piece of gadget is manufactured by the South Korean giant manufacturer- Samsung, which is doing a great business in the market. This is a feature phone, which is very aptly designed in terms of size and weight, so that the users can carry it comfortably without paining their hand muscles. It won't burden your pocket either literally. With ChatON Messenger and pre-loaded social networking applications, you will never miss even a single information about your friends and buddies. With these services, you can do unlimited chatting, form your own groups, share jokes, videos and images and have lots of enjoyment and fun with Samsung Metro 2252. The device is all packed in plastic chassis that plays an important role in keeping the weight to only 79 grams. The compact 113mm x 46mm x 13.9mm of dimension makes the phone pretty handy.
In the front, Samsung Metro 2252 has a non-sensitive display with an earpiece grill onto the top of it. Below the screen stands the logo of Samsung with five way navigational D-pad, which is surrounded by four hardware keys designed for call end and call receive, Menu and Contact. The display shows the tower strength for both the SIM cards along with the name of the networks that these SIM cards are supporting. Underneath this colorful screen, lies a rubberized soft alpha numeric keypad with metallic color that gives a premium look to this cheap handset. Pressing long on the * key will lock the phone and the keypad and a long press on the # key will open the SIM Management dialogue box from where you can manage lots of things related to the functionality of your SIM cards. The right part of the device has port for USB for syncing your information between your mobile phone and your PC or Laptop. Whereas the mouthpiece is placed on the left portion. The top has the 3.5mm universal headphone jack only while the bottom is kept completely bare. The back cover has the lens for 0.3 megapixels camera sensor with the loudspeaker grill. There you will again find the logo of the company. Under the cover you will have face to face contact with the two microSIM card slots, battery and the useful microSD card slot.
Having two networks in one phone is very much in fashion now a days as people prefer to carry one handset that can work for both professional and personal life.
User Interface and UI functionality
Samsung Metro 2252 comes with a 2 inch wide TFT display that provides a resolution of 128 x 160 pixels with color combinations made from 256K colors. The pixel density of 102 ppi makes the screen view vibrant and sharp with rich color schemes. This handset is running on Samsung's own proprietary operating system with a simple user friendly and easy to use interface on top of it. By managing your SIM cards you can receive calls on both your SIMs, whether on call or not. You can also divert the calls on some other numbers but call divert charges will be applicable.
You can use Samsung Metro 2252 as your small radio set as it comes loaded with FM radio support where the 3.5mm headphone acts as an antenna for the connectivity. The default audio player supports multi formats, which are, AAC, AAC+, AAC++, AMR, AMR-NB, eAAC+, I-Melody, MIDI, MMF, MP3, SP-Midi, WAV and WMA so that you can never run out of choice. You can also play videos that support AMR, AMR-NB, H.263 and MPEG4 video formats for easy and smooth running. These formats are also supported by the multimedia players for recording purpose.
Pictures and Video quality
Samsung Metro 2252 holds a VGA 0.3 megapixels camera that captures images with a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels and can also record QCIF videos with 15 frames per second. The images are of average quality but you can easily distinguish between the minute details of the pictures.
Samsung Metro 2252 provides support to Internet through GPRS only with WAP 2.0 and xHTML browser that provides a good browsing speed at the users' end. For syncing your phone with the nearby devices you have options like Bluetooth v3.0 and USB via microUSB v2.0 port.
Internal and External Memory
Samsung Metro 2252 comes with an internal storage space of 20MB that can store your phone book entries with all the call records. You can expand the external memory up to 32GB via a microSD card slot that will store your loads of information including your multimedia files. With such a huge memory you can create a huge music library of yours with your favorite tracks.
Applications and Gaming
Samsung Metro 2252 is a basic featured handset that has all the basic and necessary applications to make your daily work easy and smooth. You have organizer that will organist all your important data with easy and speed. There are some in-built games also in the phone that will help you out in passing your free time and those games will give you enjoyment also.
Samsung Metro 2252 holds a standard Li-Ion 1,000 mAh battery that can keep the phone alive for a talk time of up to 11 hours 50 minutes and a standby time of up to 760 hours. You can also play the multimedia files for long hours without facing any battery drainage problem.
Samsung Metro 2252 offers connectivity via GSM networks only for both the SIM cards at a frequency of 900 / 1800 MHz for SIM 1 and 900 / 1800 MHz for SIM 2.
Samsung Metro 2252 is a dual SIM phone that will help you to keep your personal and professional life separate from each other and you will also never miss out even a single call from any of the SIM cards either you are on a call or not. The FM radio connectivity is also very strong that catches the networks of the radio stations very easily. You have multi format supporting music and video player that will help you out in having a full entertainment with the device. There are other handsets also in the market that can give a good competition to Samsung Metro 2252 and they are Spice 5252, Spice M4580, Micromax X231, Micromax X102, iBall Glam 3, iBall Aaura 3, Karbonn K102, Nokia C2 03, Nokia Asha 202, Chaze C555, Micromax A50 Superfone Ninja, Intex Yuva, Intex Avatar, Motorola Erin EX109, Samsung E1232 Hero, Samsung E2152 Guru and many more.