Samsung is going to unveil its new upcoming Smartphone Samsung S5620 Monte in the coming months of this year. The Smartphone is mainly targeted at the mid range section of the society. The phone looks good and pretty at its initial sight. Samsung S5620 Monte comes with an impressive touch screen and inventive TouchWiz UI. Since, the full specifications of the phone have not unveiled completely, only few details are available and they are listed in this review.
Samsung includes a 3 megapixel camera, a 3 inch capacitive touch screen, 3G with HSDPA support, Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, a microUSB port, 200 MB of internal memory and a microSD slot and a microUSB port in its new Monte. In order to get complete information of the new Monte phone, users need to wait for a few more days to get the complete functionality and details of the phone.
Samsung has neatly designed the outlook of the Monte. The bottom and the top edges of the phone are neatly shaped and it is curved with rounded. Samsung Monte is expected to pose with a capacitive touch screen and the company does not leak about the correct dimensions of the phone. There is information that the touch screen can support 256k colors, having a resolution of 240 x 240 pixels. Touch screen is provided with landscape rotation, auto portrait options along with built-in accelerometer facility. The model is finally equipped with smart unlock options and proximity sensors.
Samsung’s Monte is going to operate on its own OS which is known as TouchWiz. The phone offers full QWERTY keyboard. User interface can be enhanced with the help of three huge buttons that are placed below the screen. The rest of the things can be kept in control by the user with the help of touch input. A standard 3.5mm head jack and a micro USB port can be seen on the top of the handset. On the right side, there is a microSD card slot and on the left there is a volume rocker button. On the rear plane of the mobile, there is a well equipped camera.
Samsung S5620 Monte comes with an internal memory of 200MB. External memory can be extended up to 16 GB. The phone allows user to store contacts up to thousand. Monte is expected to have Quad band GSM/GPRS, Wi-Fi 802.11g, EDGE, 3G, USB and Bluetooth with A2D features. The phone is preloaded with Google Map software and is expected to have good GPS support. It seems to have good web browsing facility and MAP navigation. You can even see few Java games and also the user is given an opportunity to download java games if they want. Social networking sites like Orkut, Facebook, MySpace, Twiter are integrated nicely to the phone also providing a dedicated path to the YouTube.
Monte’s multimedia player supports different audio formats like WAV,MP3,eAAC+ and also 3GP,MP4,XviD,DivX,AVI video formats. The audio can be heard both in loud speakers as well as in head phones. The sound quality is excellent and enhanced because of the advance features involved and it is known as DNSE (Digital Natural Sound Engine). RDS feature and FM Radio are also offered. Few other features like Push Email, Palringo IM, SMS, and MMS are supported. Applications like Calendar, Alarm, Organizer, PDF viewer, Document viewer, Image editor, and Voice memo are also featured.
A 3-megapixel camera with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels is also included in the phone. Advanced camera features like face detection, Auto focusing, Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging and manual focusing can be noticed. User can shoot videos at the rate of 30fps. The battery is a Lithium Ion battery which has a capacity of 960 mAh.
Samsung’s Monte comes with an innovative User Interface known as TouchWiz. Overall, it is good and quite impressive with its outlook design. Since, Samsung is known for offering higher end mobiles and this is one of the mid range phone, the quality of the features in Monte seems to be bit staggering. The phone is equipped with good number of features and is estimated to hit the mobile market in the second quarter of this year.