The Samsung Galaxy Y is an affordable mid-range touchscreen phone that runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Not the highest-end phone out there, the Samsung Galaxy Y is aimed at those who want a phone to do the basics and aren’t bothered about the latest and greatest.
The 3-inch touchscreen is capacitive and has a resolution of 320 x 240. It’s not the biggest or most detailed screen out there by any stretch, but ought to be enough to do the basics.
Running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the Samsung Galaxy Y comes with all of the basic Google features like Gmail, Google Search and Google Maps pre-installed.
You get Wi-Fi and 3G for fast internet access and a GPS antenna for more accurate Google Maps and navigation results. Access to the Android Market allows you to install thousands of free apps, games and wallpapers.
There’s a basic 2-megapixel camera (no flash) for fun snaps and you get 160MB of internal memory, which can be bulked up by a maxium of 32GB with microSD cards.
Available now for free on pay monthly plans from just £13 a month or £95 on pay-as-you-go, the Samsung Galaxy Y offers good value for money.