Samsung Galaxy S Advance
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Samsung Galaxy S Advance

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Key Features
  • Display Size 4 Inches
  • Operating System Android OS v2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • RAM 768 MB
  • Rear Camera 5 MP
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Samsung Galaxy S Advance - Product Summary

  • <p> Samsung Galaxy S Advance uses Android OS, v2.3.6 (Gingerbread), Upgradable to v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) as its operating system which is a pretty sweet deal
  • The device comes equipped with a powerful 1 GHz Dual-Core, MediaTek MT6577 processor that is linked to 768 MB of RAM to enable smooth functioning of multiple applications altogether
  • To provide a powerful battery backup to this handset, it is equipped with a Li-ion 1500 mAh battery
  • This battery is suitable for heavy usage
  • It gives a talk time of Up to 15 hrs (2G) / Up to 7 hrs 20 mins (3G)
  • This is a budget phone that comes with an average camera
  • It has been packed with a primary camera in the back side of the device having 5 MP sensor
  • The primary camera has the support of LED Flash
  • The secondary camera, for clicking selfies, is also quite basic in nature with Yes, 1.3 MP
  • If you need a smartphone for general usage, this smartphone will serve the purpose
  • The latest price of Samsung Galaxy S Advance was obtained on Nov 02, 2017
  • The Samsung Galaxy S Advance is available in Flipkart, Homeshop18.
  • The lowest price of Samsung Galaxy S Advance is 11,426 in Flipkart, which is 18.38% less than the cost of Samsung Galaxy S Advance in Homeshop18 ( 13,999)
  • The price is valid in all major cities of India including Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, NCR. Please check instructions at the specific stores for any deviation.

Samsung Galaxy S Advance - Expert Reviews

Introduction

Samsung Galaxy S Advance comes with the dimensions of 123.2mm x 63mm x 9.7mm and weighs 120 grams. The screen has a size of 4 inches and gives a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels with a pixel density of 233 pixels per inch. The device comes with touch-sensitive controls with a super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen giving support to 16 million colors. The screen is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass technology to makes it free from the finger prints and is backed by the Touchwiz 4.0 user interface. The device provides various multimedia features as well with the facility of the music player that allows the user to enjoy his/her favorite music that are compatible with the formats MP3, WAV, eAAC , AC3 and FLAC. The device works with the 2G network at a GSM frequency of 850/900/1800/1900 and with 3G network at a HSPDA frequency of 850/900/1900/2100. Music on this device can be heard through the loudspeakers or through the earphones that can be attached to the device with the help of a standard 3.5 mm jack. The device allows the user to download and watch videos of his/her choice that supports the format of MP4, DivX, WMV, H.263 and H.264.

The storage capacity of the device is more than formidable with the 8GB/16GB internal memory along with the 768 MB space for RAM and 2GB space for ROM. To top that off, the device also provides the user the facility of a microSD card slot that makes the memory flexible and allows the user to further expand the memory up to 32GB. The data may include music files, video files, pictures or even text documents. The massive storage capacity would come in handy for the users who love to store large amount of data. Then there are various data connectivity features that the device is equipped with which include GPRS technology that allows the user to navigate to their desired location without any hassle. There is also the presence of the EDGE technology along with the provision for Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n that gives the user access to wireless Internet. The Bluetooth facility allows the user to connect with other devices and transfer data to that device or retrieve data from it.

The Wi-Fi comes with the facility of DLNA and Wi-Fi hot-spot. The data exchanged could be music files, video files, pictures and images or text documents. The microUSB port allows the user to connect with their personal computer and transfer data to that computer or retrieve data from it. The camera is highly powerful with Samsung Galaxy S Advance and is of 5 megapixel strength and gives a resolution of 2592 by 1944 pixels. The camera also comes equipped with the facilities of Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection. There is also a provision for 1.3 megapixel secondary camera along with the video recorder that works at 720 pixels and at 30 frames per second.

Samsung Galaxy S Advance is powered by the Android version 2.3 Gingerbread operating system backed by the 1GHz Cortex A9 dual core processor. Its screen is powered by various sensors including Accelerometer sensor,  proximity sensor, gyro sensor, and compass sensor. There is also a facility for stereo FM radio with RDS that automatically detects the name of the radio station you are tuned into. The device also supports A-GPS along with Java MIDP emulator. Then there are lots of messaging facilities as with SMS, MMS, email, push mail and IM. The device works on the HTML and Adobe Flash browser. Available in the colors of black and white, Samsung Galaxy S Advance comes powered with the standard lithium ion battery of 1500 mAh that gives a stand by time of up to 570 hours and a talk time of up to 15 hours in 2G and up to 7 hours and 20 minutes in 3G.

Operating system and UI

Samsung Galaxy S Advance comes with the super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen that gives support to 16 million colors that conspires to form as many color combinations as are possible to make the display looks clear and sharp along with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The 4 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass technology that gives protection from the finger prints. There is a provision for both primary and secondary camera at the back and the front side of the device. There is also a pin for a standard 3.5mm jack. The device is running on Android version 2.3.6 Gingerbread operating system and has TouchWiz UX user interface of version 4.0 on top of the Gingerbread platform that makes the experience wonderful and memorable. This droid is powered by dual core Cortex A9 processor that beats at the rate of 1GHz to provide blazing fast speed to the the device.

Other Features

Samsung Galaxy S Advance comes with loads of multimedia features including a music player and the video player. The music player allows the user to listen to his/her favorite musical tracks while the video player facilitates watching videos. The music can be heard through the loudspeakers or through earphones that can be attached to the device with the help of a standard 3.5 mm jack. The video player is compatible with the formats MP4, DivX, WMV, H.263 and H.264 while the music can be heard in various formats including MP3, WAV, eAAC , AC3 and FLAC.

Camera

Samsung Galaxy S Advance comes with a very powerful 5 megapixels auto focus camera that assures the user of clicking pictures with complete clarity. If that was not enough, you have the video recording facility and a 1.3 megapixel secondary camera. The primary camera comes loaded with various other features including the LED flash facility that allows the user to click pictures with ease even when the natural light is not satisfactory. Then there is the auto focus option allowing the user to click pictures with complete precision. This primary 5 megapixels auto focus camera captures images with a resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels and can record 720 pixels videos by taking 30 frames per second.

Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S Advance comes with the facility of wireless Internet with the Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n backed by the technology of DLNA and Wi-Fi hotspot. The device provides an uploading speed of 5.76 Mbps and an downloading speed of 14.4 Mbps. The various connectivity options provided by this droid are EDGE of class 12 with a speed of 32-48 kbps, GPRS of class 12, 3G with HSPA+ speed, Bluetooth of version 3.0 with A2DP and HS profiles, microUSB port of version 2.0 and optional NFC that makes your sharing experience really wonderful and amazing.

Memory

Samsung Galaxy S Advance comes with an internal memory of 8/16 GB, as per the convenience of the user along with 768MB space for RAM and 2GB space for ROM. There is also a microSD card slot that allows the device to have a memory that can be expanded upto 32GB.

Other Features

Samsung Galaxy S Advance is powered by the Android version 2.3 Gingerbread operating system that comes with loads of pre-installed games and applications. Even more such facilities can be opted for through the Internet. There are more than 2,00,000 applications and games available at the Android market for purchase and downloading.

Battery

Samsung Galaxy S Advance comes with a standard lithium Ion battery of 1,500 mAh that gives a standby time of 570 hours and a talk time of 15 hours in 2G and 7 hours and 20 minutes in 3G. The battery back up allows the user to enjoy all the features that the device has to offer without worrying about the battery running out.

Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S Advance offers loads of data connectivity features including GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n along with a microUSB port. It provides connectivity to 2G network at a bandwidth of 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz and for 3G network the frequencies supported by this droid are 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz. The 3G HSUPA uploading maximum speed is 5.76 Mbps whereas this maximum speed is 14.4 Mbps for HSDPA downloading.

Other Features

Samsung Galaxy S Advance has definitely gone more than a notch above its predecessors with plenty of updations making its name Samsung Galaxy S "Advance" completely apt. The camera strength is superb along with the colossal storage capacity. Not only this, but the speed and performance of the processor has also been improved and that is why, Samsung Galaxy S Advance has dual core Cortex A9 processor under the hood that makes the execution of the heavy files easy and simple with lightening fast speed. Not only this, the device has TouchWiz user interface on top of Android platform that makes the experience with the device wonderful and unforgettable. The other droids that can give a nice competition to Samsung Galaxy S Advance are Samsung Galaxy S, Apple iPhone 5, HTC One V, Samsung Galaxy S Plus, HTC Desire S, Sony Xperia Ray, Samsung Galaxy W, HTC Desire HD, Apple iPhone 4S, Apple iPhone 4, Nokia Lumia 710, HTC Radar, Nokia Lumia 800, Samsung Omnia W, HTC Wildfire S, HTC Sensation XE, HTC Sensation 4G, Samsung Galaxy S II, Samsung Galaxy Ace, Motorola DEFY, HTC Desire S, HTC Desire X, Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Lumia 820, Nokia 808 PureView, and many more.

Other Features

Samsung Galaxy S Advance is the successor of the record creating Samsung Galaxy S but this successor comes with some new improvements over the former. After tasting the sweet taste of the success of Samsung Galaxy S, the company decided to launch its updated version in the market with some basic and important changes as per the current competition. Though it has the same 4 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels but the power of the processor has been improved in Samsung Galaxy S Advance. This droid is powered by a dual core Cortex A9 processor that beats at the rate of 1GHz.

Samsung Galaxy S Advance is running on Android version 2.3.6 Gingerbread operating system but has the supportability to get upgraded to Android version 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system in the near future. This droid is also known as Samsung Galaxy S II Lite. On top of the Android Gingerbread platform, it has TouchWiz UX user interface of version 4.0 that works fine and with simplicity so that you can easily handle the functions of the device without facing and problem. Along with the basic connectivity options like EDGE, GPRS, 3G with HSPA+ speed, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB port, etc. it has the support of NFC also that enables you to share your content with blazing fast speed.

Samsung announced this droid in the month of January, 2012 and from the month of April, 2012 this smartphone was made available in the global market for purchase. Samsung Galaxy S Advance is now available for Rs. 17,399 only at the authorized online stores. Samsung Galaxy S Advance has been designed to provide you sharper clarity than its predecessor, Samsung Galaxy S, which will bring you in a totally different world where everything is perfect. The internal memory of the droid is same as that of its predecessor but the latter has 768MB space for RAM, which is more when compared to the RAM of Samsung Galaxy S. The external memory can be extended up to 32GB using a memory card in the provided microSD card slot. Another noticeable feature in Samsung Galaxy S Advance is that it supports mini SIM cards in place of micro SIM cards. The 3G speed provided by this handset is also very fast and gives you results within micro seconds. Unlike the camera of Samsung Galaxy S, the 5 megapixels auto focus primary camera of Samsung Galaxy S Advance has the support of LED flash that enables you to take images during night and in low light ambiance too.

The multimedia experience will also get enhanced with Samsung Galaxy S Advance as it gives back up to more audio and video formats and also comes loaded with lots of new features that were missing in Samsung Galaxy S. You can also enjoy the facility of FM radio on this droid, which supports RDS feature that automatically detects the name of the radio station to which you are tuned into. Overall, Samsung Galaxy S Advance is a best choice for the new generation.

Samsung Galaxy S Advance - User Reviews

4.1
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Very Good , Based on 1495 ratings
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4
Great Phone for the price.
by sai kiran kanala on 2012-09-07

I was confused whether to take Moto Atrix 2 or S advance.The reason why I went with S advance is that due to lack of proper support from Moto in India(Samsung are having a good time in India and are

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5
DONT LOOK AT OTHER REVIEWS,JUST BUY IT !!!!
by pratik visave on 2012-11-18

Hello everyone..
first of all please please please dont look at any other review against this phone
Because,evryone tells that this phone is pricey...
SO SORRY TO ALL ABOVE ONES..
U

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5
Revival of a gem : Jellybean update has made it the best device for 14k price.
by Devashish Pandey on 2013-05-13

If you do a factory reset just before and after installing the JB or any other major update, everything'll be fine.
Make sure you have backed up all your data before doing so.

This phone

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5
True Unbiased Hands on Review
by Jeswanth Mohandoss on 2013-05-23

I purchased this smartphone a week back from flipkart for 13K (500 Cashback Offer) ...
As usual, Flipkart rocked with its package and delivery excellence...
Immediately updated to Jellybean

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5
This phone shines after Jelly Bean update
by Avinash Kumar on 2013-04-01

The BEST Android phone that you can currently get under Rs. 15,000!

I was in a big confusion to choose the right one among Xolo X1000, Galaxy Grand Duos and Galaxy S Advance. I removed Xolo

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4
The best in its range..
by Abhishek Singh on 2013-03-29

As like others I was also in so much dilemma to go with which phone, as my shortlisted phones were:
1: Desire X
2: Xperi Sola
3: S Advance
Finally after so much research and

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3
Strategic release
by chriz on 2012-07-12

Did anyone realise why samsung released this phone at about 24k at this time? There were whole lot of rumours about drop in prices of galaxy s2 upon the release of s3 and which was quiet logical and

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4
Detailed Re-review for Advanced Users
by Dhiraj Bodkhe on 2013-03-28

The screen is highly responsive as like any flagship phone.
The phone looks premium in hand but if you remove the back cover, you'll find it very cheap.
The Speaker of phone is loud enough to

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4
First Android @ Stealing price
by Avinash Cheeroth Babu on 2013-05-31

After a long wait, I have found a good and exceptionally great phone with most features on board for reasonable price. Just buy it and forget it :) I promise its a Steal.
*:CAUTION:* Android

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1
Worst phone ever used - Major network problem
by Danny on 2013-08-06

I bought this phone about 3 months back. It was updated to Jelly Bean recently via the India update via samsung kies.

These are my observations.

Major problem : The phone will

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Samsung Galaxy S Advance - Price History

Samsung Galaxy S Advance Specifications

General Features
  • Announced 2012, January
  • Brand Samsung
  • Handset Color Black
  • Model Name Galaxy S Advance
  • Network Type GSM
Display
  • Display Size 4 Inches
  • Display Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
  • Resolution 800 x 480 pixels
  • Display Color 16M
  • Display Features Corning Gorilla Glass, Multi-Touch Screen, Touch-Sensitive Controls
  • Horizontal Pixel 800
  • Vertical Pixel 480
Camera
  • Rear Camera 5 MP
  • Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP
  • Flash Yes, LED Flash
  • Video Yes, (720p HD)@30 fps
  • Camera Features Autofocus
Memory
  • Internal Memory 8/16 GB
  • Extendable Memory Yes, microSD, Up to 32 GB
  • RAM 768 MB
  • ROM 128 MB
Platform
  • Operating System Android OS v2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Processor 1 GHz Dual-Core, MediaTek MT6577
  • GPU Mali-400 MP
  • User Interface TouchWiz 4.0 UI
  • Operating Frequency GSM : 850/900/1800/1900 MHz / 3G : 900/2100 MHz
  • Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
  • Browser HTML, Adobe Flash
Data & Internet
  • 3G Yes, HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
  • EDGE Yes, Class 12
  • GPRS Yes, Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
  • Wi-Fi Yes, 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with (A2DP, HS)
Connectivity
  • GPS Yes, With A-GPS Support
  • USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
  • Messaging SMS (threaded view), Email, IM, MMS, Push Mail, RSS
Multimedia
  • Music Player Yes, AAC, AAC+, MIDI, MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
  • Video Player Yes, DivX, MP4, WMV, XviD
  • Radio Yes, Built-In Antenna
  • Games yes + downloadable
Sound
  • Alert Types MP3, Vibration, WAV
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • Audio Jack Yes
Battery
  • Battery Type Li-ion
  • Battery Capacity 1500 mAh
  • Talk Time Up to 15 hrs (2G) / Up to 7 hrs 20 mins (3G)
  • Max Stand-by Time Up to 570 hrs (2G) / Up to 550 hrs (3G)
Body
  • Form Factor Bar
  • Dimensions 123.2 x 63 x 9.7 mm
  • Weight 120 gms
  • Input Method Touchscreen
Other Features
  • SIM Size Micro SIM
  • SIM Option Single SIM
  • Sensors Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Gyro scope, Proximity
  • SAR Value 0.543 W/kg
  • Business Features Yes, Word, Excel, PDF, PowerPoint
  • Important Apps Gmail, Google, G-Talk, Maps, Picasa, YouTube
  • In The Box Handset, Battery, Charger, Headset, Data Cable, User Manual
  • Additional Features Calendar, Alarms, Calculator
  • Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories

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