Samsung S3550

Samsung produces new phones nearly in the chord for the masses. The Samsung S3550 is another, compact and particularly cheap fashionable (under 100 euros on the Internet) that you like with decent basic virtues and a slightly transparent menu structure.

  1. Samsung S3550
  2. Data sheet

The South Koreans first and foremost on the quality of material that fails not quite so high, as otherwise Samsung realize the small price. Especially the battery cover in chrome finish is not too stable impression and diligently collects finger grease. The good workmanship and the clean-running slide mechanism but again enhance the look and feel.

Thanks to its handy dimensions and the Samsung S3550 also well in hand is a flyweight from 80 grams. Knows how to please also the numeric keyboard: the handle while not blind apart are, but have a clean defined pressure point and a sufficiently large area of the keyboard. The features are not lush few and far between, given the price class, but to meet the main requirements.

The GSM unit radios all over the world in all 2G-Netzen and pretty fast passes data packets via EDGE. The Bluetooth module allows the wireless connection of headset or other accessory. The Samsung S3550 has a 2-megapixel camera without photo light which is good only for the fun snapping away.

Musical is more available: A replacement headphone lets on while not plug up, but the supplied listener with phone remote control sound pleasantly tired. The trend of the time following Samsung direct links to social networking services, as well as an E-Mail client and a Web browser implemented – but surfing as expected no fun on the small 2 inch screen.

The Instant Messenger miniFring popular on Java phones and a client for short-range chat via Bluetooth – what should be interesting primarily for student is also pre-installed. The partly free customizable standby light is handy for all user groups: that allows various elements such as a toolbar for quick access to email, place SMS and co., a dual clock display or a PIM ticker for upcoming events on the homescreen. Also access to favorite contacts and the calendar is possible without going through the menu.

The Samsung S3550 measuring laboratory marched, without real ups and downs: endurance and reception qualities move intermediate-level, while the acoustics especially in transmit direction convinced.

Samsung S3550

Manufacturer Samsung
Price €179.00
Rating 326.0 points
Test procedure 1.0

Technical data and test results

FACILITIES
SYSTEM
Touchscreen / multitouch capable /
Qwert keyboard
User interface proprietary
internal memory (MB) 30
Memory card slot MicroSD
Battery type / replaceable battery Li-ion /.
Java engine
SCOPE OF DELIVERY
Headset / data cable Stereo headset /.
Memory card size
Charging cable for the car / holder for your car /
DISPLAY
Width x height (mm) 30 x 41
Resolution (pixels) 240 x 320
Number of colors / type 262144 / TFT
CONNECTIVITY
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / / /
GPRS / EDGE / UMTS / /
HSDPA / HSUPA speed (Mbps) /
Wi-Fi standard
Bluetooth
Profiles: Dialup / object push / file transfer / /
Handsfree / headset / A2DP / /
Phone book access, generic access / SIM access / /
USB / storage / charging via USB / /
IrDA / headset connection / proprietary
PHONE FUNCTIONS
Caller groups / – sonderrufton / language selection / /
Situation profile (number) / flight mode > 6 /.
MESSAGING
SMS / MMS / E-Mail client / /
SMS: memory slots (number) / user folder 500 /.
E-Mail: Display of HTML emails / attachments send /
PIM
Contacts: Addresses / phone numbers / E-Mail address (number) 0 / 6 / 2
Appointment management / notes / to do list / /
Alarm clock / Outlook sync / SyncML / /
WEB BROWSER
Web browser / WAP /
CAMERA
Camera / photo resolution (mega pixels) / 1.9
Auto-focus, optical zoom / photo light / /
Videoaufn. / (Pixel) resolution / FPS / 176 x 144 / 15
MUSIC AND VIDEO
Music player / FM radio / video player / /
Audio format: MP3 / WMA / M4A / AAC / / /
Video format: 3GP / MP4 / WMV / /
MULTIMEDIA OTHER
Number games / TV receiver / video telephony 0 /. /
NAVIGATION
Receiver GPS / A-GPS /
Navi-software / license / route planner eliminates /. /
MEASURED VALUES
standard radiation factor / SAR value (-/ W / kg) -0.4 / 0,568
ENDURANCE
Stand by time (days) 19
typical endurance (hours) 5:10
Talk time D-network 8:08
Talk time E network 10:11 am
Talk time UMTS network 0:00
SIZE AND WEIGHT
Weight (grams) 80
Dimensions (L x B x H) in mm 96 x 46 x 15
TEST RESULTS
Endurance (max. 115) satisfactory (76)
Endurance conversation / operation (80) 46
Endurance standby (35) 30
Facilities (max. 175) sufficient (92)
System [: (15)] 7
Scope of delivery (10) 3
Display (25) 11
Connectivity (20) 10
Phone functions (15) 12
Messaging (15) 10
PIM (15) 10
Office (5) 2
Web browser (10) 7
Camera (15) 6
Music and video (15) 14
Multimedia miscellaneous (5) 0
Navigation (10) 0
Handling (max. 125) good (99)
Manageability (40) 38
User interface (60) 43
Processing quality (20) 15
Documentation / support (5) 3
Measured values (max. 85) satisfying (59)
Transmission and reception quality GSM (33) 26
Transmission and reception quality UMTS (17) 0
Acoustic measurements send (17.5) 17.5
Acoustic measurements receiving (17.5) 15.5
connect judgment (max. 500 points) satisfactory (326)
tested in connect 07/10