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Operating system
832 MHz
Screen Size
2+ MP

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Samsung released the Galaxy Y on October 14, 2011.

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Samsung backs up the Galaxy Y with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

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Screen Size

The Samsung Galaxy Y's screen size is 3 inches with 240 x 320 pixels resolution.

832 MHz

There is a ARM v6 Single core 832 MHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system (OS).

2+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 2+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

160 MB

Internal memory is 160 MB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1200 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 35.4 days standby time, 1020 minutes, Unknown Wi-Fi surfing.

Galaxy Y Specs

Release date October 14, 2011
Regions available UK
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
900/2100 MHz
SIM card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 2.3 Gingerbread

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Processor ARM v6 Single core 832 MHz
Internal Flash Memory 160 MB
RAM 384 MB
Digital compass Yes
Flightmode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.57 W/kg
Body: 0.64 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1200 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Up to: 360 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 328 minutes
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 1020 minutes (3G)
Standby Time Up to: 35.4 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors White, Black, Pink
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.4 x 5.8 x 1.1 cm (4.1 x 2.3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 98 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 262k
Resolution 240 x 320 pixels
Pixel density 133 pixels
Size 3 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Wallpapers
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating Yes
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, Google Talk
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 3.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization SyncML
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Main Camera
2+ megapixels
Dual lens
2x digital
Additional Rear Camera Info
Brightness control, Effects, Geotagging, Panorama, Self-timer, Smile detection, White balance, Exposure, Scene mode, Metering
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
QVGA (320 x 240 pixels)
Front Camera
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, AMR, AMR-NB
Radio Yes (FM/RDS)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types BMP, DOC, DOCX, GIF, JPG, PDF, PPT, PPTX, XLS
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable ()
Included Software / Apps -
Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Samsung GT-S5360

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Jacob Tyne


I was misold this phone by Carphone Warehouse and it is useless can't install more that 3apps because of 160mb internal memory and it wont auto save apps onto ad card