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Samsung Galaxy Win 4.7 Inch WVGA Android 4.1 Smart Phone

Samsung Galaxy Win 4.7 Inch WVGA Android 4.1 Smartphone Samsung has recently launched Samsung Galaxy Win I8850 android 4.1 smart phone.This android smart phone by Samsung is a mid range android gadget that holds a 1.2 GHz quad core qualcomm processor and 1 GB RAM.The phone is just announced and there is no price information till yet.However this phone has a 4.7 inch WVGA display with  a resolution of 400x800 pixels with only just 199 ppi.The display is not impressive because it is simply LCD TFT touch screen.Samsung galaxy win is available in two variants.One is with single sim and other with dual sim feature called galaxy win duos.

Why Samsung Launched This Phone
Samsung might have launched this phone to compete with other phones in the mid range having quad core processors and 1 GB RAM.However we can’t say about the build and hardware quality of other android phones in this range,but Samsung is known to produce android smart phones with good and reliable hardware.So this phone would be better than others in case of hardware reliability.

Samsung Galaxy Win Specifications

1.Display : Samsung galaxy win has a 4.7 inch LCD capacitive touch screen with 400x800 pixels resolution and 199 ppi.It doesn’t have a super AMOLED screen.Its screen matches the Samsung galaxy grand whose display is normal LCD with 16M colors display.So picture won’t be as much sharp as in a super AMOLED screen.But still you can play HD videos on galaxy win.

2.Processor /CPU : Samsung galaxy win has a 1.2 GHz quad core processor.This seems some excellent piece of deal but the quad core processor of galaxy win is based on cortex-A5 qualcomm MSM8625Q snapdragon chipset.Qualcomm snapdragon has grown older,so performance of this 1.2 GHz quad core processor is not the same as of galaxy S3 or other high end quad core android smart phones.The cortex A5 processor has only L1 cache of 4-64 KB while the cortex A9 processor has L1 and L2 cache.L1 cache of 32 kiB and L2 cache of upto 8 MB.So the cortex A5 is not comparable to cortex A9 in speed and performance.

3.Android OS Version : The galaxy win comes with android 4.1.2 jellybean out of the box.So you don’t need to upgrade it to android 4.1.There are some new features like Smart Alert, Easy Mode and Samsung’s Motion UX gesture control system.

4.Camera : It has a 5 MP camera with a LED flash.It can record HD videos at 720p at 15 fps  and can't play 1080p videos.The 5 MP camera can be a little disappointing for a 4.7 inch screen.The front camera is VGA.

5.RAM & Storage : The galaxy win has got 1 GB RAM and internal storage is 8 GB.The storage space available for installing android apps is 5 GB approx.the storage can be expanded to 32 GB via micro sd card.1 GB RAM is enough for gaming with a quad core processor.

6.GPU : Galaxy win has adreno 203 GPU which is just an improvement of adreno 200.So gaming on galaxy win may not be very satisfying.The GPU could have been better like MALI 400MP.

Specifications Of Galaxy Win At A Glance

  • OS : android 4.1.2 jellybean
  • CPU : 1.2 GHz quad core qualcomm snapdragon cortex A5
  • GPU : adreno 203
  • RAM : 1 GB
  • Storage : 8 GB internal.Approx 5 GB user available and is expandable upto 32 GB.
  • Camera : Front : VGA
                  Rear : 5 MP with LED flash
  • Video Recording : 720p HD at 15 fps.
  • Wi-Fi : 802.11 b/g/n,DLNA,Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Battery : 2000 mAh.
  • GPS : A-GPS.
  • Sensors : Accelerometer,compass,proximity
Final Verdict
Most people will always be in a dilemma whether to buy or not to buy Samsung galaxy win.But we can’t say at this time if the phone is worth buy because the price has not been disclosed by Samsung.
But if it is launched as an affordable mid range android smart phone then yes it would be a worth because you will get Samsung hardware reliability at affordable price.

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  1. no sir we cnt play even 480p videos on galaxy win :(

    1. Yes its right.The screen isn't capable for showing HD videos.

    2. true this phone is not capable of playing HD videso not even 720P the camera can record only 480P only wrong review

    3. Thanks for the info. It can't play videos at 1080p.