Three entry-level Samsung Galaxy smartphones reviewed: Mini 2, Pocket and Y

Affordable smartphones



Samsung's Galaxy product line is probably best known for the high-end models out there competing with the iPhones of this world. In the shadow of those deluxe models there are also a number of entry-level smartphones. Hardware.Info tested three of them, the Galaxy Mini 2, Pocket and Y. So what is the experience like with products form that lower region of the Samsung Galaxy?

The Galaxy Mini 2, Galaxy Pocket and Galaxy Y are pretty modest phones, with screens of around three inches and weighing in at about 100 grams each. The Galaxy Pocket has an average price of £90, but can be found for £75 already. The Galaxy Y costs an average of £95, but can be found for £66. The Galaxy Mini 2 costs around £133, available also at £115.

The each run on Android 2.3 with the TouchWiz UI shell. It is not known whether updates are in the pipeline for these three devices.

Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 S6500
Samsung Galaxy Mini 2...

Samsung Galaxy Pocket Black
...Galaxy Pocket...

Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 Grey
...and Galaxy Y

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