Expert Review of Samsung Star 3 Duos Black
Samsung Star 3 Duos comes with the dimensions of 102mm x 58mm x 11.5mm and weighs 95.5 grams. The device has a 3 inch screen that works at a pixel density of 133 pixels per inch and gives a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. The device comes with a music player that makes sure that you get to listen to your favorite songs that are compatible with the formats MP3, WAV, WMA and AAC while the video player that makes sure that you get to watch and enjoy videos of your choice is supported by the formats H.263, H.264 and MP4. The music can be heard through the qualitative loudspeaker or through the headphone that can be attached to the device with the help of a universal 3.5mm jack. There is also the facility of FM radio that makes sure that you get to access the popular radio stations along with recording facility. Various data connectivity features offered by the device include the EDGE and the GPRS facility along with the WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n that gives you the access to wireless Internet and allows you to download videos, songs, images, games and various other applications. The Bluetooth facility allows you to connect with other devices and transfer data to that device or receive data from it. There is also a microUSB port that makes sure that you can connect with the computer and transfer data to that computer or retrieve data from it.
The data exchanged may include videos, songs, images, games and various other applications. The camera is pretty decent with a strength of 3.2 megapixels that works at a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. There is also the facility of shooting videos. The 20MB internal memory is backed by the microSD card that allows you to further expand the memory of the device up to 32GB thereby letting you to store loads of data without worrying about the memory space running out. The device is powered by the standard Lithium Ion battery of 1,100 mAh that makes sure that you can enjoy all the features of the device without being interrupted in between by any battery drainage problem. The device is available in the colors of black and white and gives the facility to keep two separate numbers in the gadget at the same time, thus getting the benefit of two different tariff plans available in the market. The dual SIM phone offers other facilities like an organizer, a voice memo/dial and a predictive text input.
User Interface and UI functionality
Samsung Star 3 Duos comes with a 3 inches wide TFT capacitive touch screen that gives a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels along with 256 colors that conspires to give as many color combinations as are possible. The screen works at a pixel density of 133 pixels per inch that makes the display sharp, rich and clear. The device has a pin for a 3.5mm jack that allows you to connect a 3.5 jack with it. There is also a provision for a microUSB port. This feature phone has a very easy to use and simple TouchWiz Lite UX user interface version 2.0 that blesses Samsung Star 3 Duos with lots of new features and functions that will completely change your perception and experience of a multimedia handset.
Samsung Star 3 Duos comes with loads of multimedia features including a music player that makes sure that you get to listen to your favorite musical tracks that are compatible with the formats MP3, WAV, WMA and AAC. There is also the facility of a video player that allows you to watch and enjoy your favorite videos that are supported by the formats H.263, H.264 and MP4. You can hear the music through the good quality loudspeaker or through the earphone that can be attached to the device with the help of a 3.5mm jack.
Pictures and Video quality
Samsung Star 3 Duos offers a 3.2 megapixels camera that makes sure that you get to click pictures with utmost clarity and ease. The camera gives a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. Although there is no facility of a secondary camera, there is a video recording feature that makes sure that you get to shoot videos with remarkable quality as the camera records QCIF videos by taking 15 frames per second.
Samsung Star 3 Duos comes with the Wi-Fi feature that makes sure that you get to access the Internet no matter where you are and watch and download live streaming videos along with songs, images, games and tons of other applications. The Internet access would also mean that you can access various social networking sites including Facebook and Twitter very easily and smoothly.
Internal and External Memory
Samsung Star 3 Duos comes with an internal storage capacity of 20MB, which is really small but the shortage here is made up for by the slot for microSD card that makes the device flexible in terms of memory by allowing you to stretch it up to 32GB. The large storage capacity on expansion would mean that you can store loads of data without worrying about the memory space running out. The data that you can store in this feature phone includes music files, videos, games, images and other applications.
Applications and Gaming
Samsung Star 3 Duos comes loaded with lots of pre-installed games that makes sure that you stay entertained and engaged. You can further download more from the web as per your convenience and preference.
Samsung Star 3 Duos is powered by the standard Lithium Ion battery of 1,100 mAh that makes sure that the user gets to operate on their devices for long hours without their entertainment being cut short. The battery makes sure that the user gets a talk time of up to 14 hours and 20 minutes along with a stand by time of up to 520 hours.
Samsung Star 3 Duos offers loads of data connectivity features including the EDGE and GPRS facility. The GPRS technology makes sure that the user gets to navigate to his/her desired location without getting lost. Then there is the bluetooth feature that makes sure that the user gets to connect with other devices and transfer data to that device or receive data from it where the data may include music files, videos, games and images. The USB port allows the user to charge the device or exchange data with the computer.
Samsung Star 3 Duos when compared to Samsung Star 2 Duos had a slightly smaller screen but other than that has almost similar configurations in all the departments. This device has 3 inches wide TFT capacitive touch screen that provides a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels with various color combinations made from 256 thousand colors. Samsung Star 3 Duos has a user friendly and easy to use TouchWiz Lite UX user interface version 2.0 that gives you totally a new experience with new features and functions. There are many competitors in the market that can give a neck in neck competition to Samsung Star 3 Duos and some of them are Samsung Champ Deluxe Duos, Samsung Corby, Nokia C2-03, Spice Mi-5700, Nokia X2, 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, Nokia X1 01, Nokia Asha 300, Nokia Asha 303, Nokia C1 02, Nokia Asha 305 and lots more.