Samsung Galaxy S 4G Blaze: Rundown Of The Latest Affordable Android Smartphone

 
on March 29 2012 10:27 AM

Galaxy S 4G Blaze, which is of course another incarnation of the original Galaxy S, is the latest Samsung device that was launched on T-Mobile.

The 4G Blaze smartphone is powered by  Qualcomm 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and its connectivity runs so smooth and fast that it makes lightning seem slow. Another USP of the phone is its reasonable price tag of $199.99.

Check out the features of the phone in detail.

Display - The phone comes with a 4-inch 16M-color bright and vibrant Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen of 800 x 480 pixels resolution. According to the company, with the latest Blaze, colors will be more vivid, contrast will be more pronounced and details will be needle sharp.

Operating System and User Interface: The phone runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread with Samsung's TouchWiz launcher and offers smooth handling just like any other top-shelf Samsung smartphone available in the market today.

While the UI does not offer any major change, slight changes in the notification and the custom task manager can be found.

Processor and Memory: 4G Blaze features a powerful Dual-Core 1.5 GHz with a Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon chipset, Adreno 220 GPU and 1 GB RAM.

The new Samsung smartphone comes with 16/32 GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card.

Camera: 4G Blaze sports a 5 megapixel primary camera with LED flash and 720p video recording capability.  A 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera has also been included in the new phone. The camera has features Auto Focus; Shot Modes, Action, Cartoon, Panorama, Single, Smile; Smile Shot; Camcorder; DivX ; HD Recording; HD Playback; Video Share.

3G/4G: The Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G has T-mobile's quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support and tri-band 3G with HSPA+ (42Mbps downlink and 5.76Mbps uplink).

WLAN/Bluetooth/USB: The Blazer phone has Bluetooth 3.0 for fast and energy-efficient local file transfers, Wi-Fi b/g/n support and a Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct and microUSB version 2.0. And the phone also provides functional NFC support with a dedicated app out of the box.

Battery:  The 4G Blaze features a standard Li-Ion 1750 mAh Li-Ion battery that can give up to 7 hours of continuous talk-time and up to 9.6 days of standby time.

Other Features:  With your Blaze 4G, entertainment options flow like a fire hose, says Samsung. The phone sports Samsung Media Hub, Netflix, Google Play and T-Mobile TV along with HD DivX. You can also store your favorite music in the cloud with Google Play, or listen to a personalized radio station on Slacker radio. For reading magazines, you can check the eReader app from Zinio.

The phone also sports some usual features like accelerometer, gyroscope and proximity sensor, Document editor, File manager comes preinstalled and an incredibly rich video format playback support.

Disadvantages of the phone include absence dedicated camera button and a non-removable T-Mobile bloatware with zero functionality.

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