Samsung Galaxy Player 50

Samsung Galaxy Player 50
$230.00
Brand: Samsung
Category: Android Tablet
  • Display: 3.2 inches, 400 x 240 pixels
  • Chipset: ARM
  • RAM: 256 MB
  • OS: Eclair, Android 2.1
  • Battery: 1000 mAh
  • Released Date: 01-01-2011

Specifications

General

Device Type Android Tablet
Model Samsung Galaxy Player 50 (YP-G50)
Released January, 2011
Status Discontinued

Design

Dimensions 54.2 x 105.5 x 11.08 mm
Weight 84 g
Colors White

Display

Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) TFT LCD
Size 3.2 inches
Resolution 400 x 240 pixels
Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. 146 PPI
Features Multi-touch

Platform

Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Eclair, Android 2.1
SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. No

Hardware

Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. ARM
CPU Single-core 800 MHz ARM11
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Qualcomm Adreno 200
RAM RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 256 MB
Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored. 8GB/16GB
Memory Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. Yes
Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Compass, Acceleration, Gyroscope
3.5mm jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes, mono
Audio Technology SoundAlive

Battery

Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 1000 mAh
Battery Life 5 hours of video playback and 24 hours of audio
Charging USB charging

Camera

Rear Camera Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality. 2 MP
Front Camera No
Video Supported video recording
Camera Features Up to VGA and 24 fps level video recording
Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration) No

Connectivity

Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. 3.0
Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. 802.11 b/g/n
USB microUSB 2.0
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. No

Reviews

User Reviews 1 User Reviews I love the sleek design and the 3.2-inch touch display – it's just the right size for a comfortable grip. The device is fantastic for internet browsing, sending emails, and using various applications. It's a handy all-in-one tool.
- hasnotimemore1
User Reviews 2 I'm excited about the Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi, and GPS features. The ThinkFree office suite is a useful addition, but the absence of flashlight and autofocus on the camera is a downer. DLNA support is a plus for external monitors.
- Cellulare Magazine
User Reviews 3 I found the inclusion of Google Marketplace pre-loaded and a 2-megapixel rear camera for video recording to be quite practical. Navigating on the capacitive screen is smooth, and the mono speaker enhances the audio experience. The tablet also features a compass and GPS for location services,
- Charbax
Tabletmonkeys Reviews Tabletmonkeys Reviews Pros:
- 3.2-inch TFT LCD display with a resolution of 400 x 240 pixels.
- Sleek design with dimensions of 54.2 x 105.5 x 11.08 mm.
- Touchscreen with multi-touch technology.
Cons:
- Limited color option (only available in white).
- Moderate pixel density might affect sharpness.
- Lack of scratch-resistant screen.

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our dedicated team and users.

5.5
  • Performance 5 / 10
  • Display 4 / 10
  • Battery 7 / 10
  • Design 6 / 10

In 2011, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Player 50, a lightweight and sleek device designed for on-the-go entertainment. Let’s dive in to learn more about its features!

Design and Display

Weighing a mere 84 grams, the Samsung Galaxy Player 50 sports a sleek design and a 3.2-inch TFT LCD display with a resolution of 400 x 240 pixels. Its compact size ensures a comfortable grip for on-the-go entertainment.

Performance and Battery

Fueled by an 800 MHz ARM processor, the Galaxy Player 50 delivers smooth everyday operation.

While its 256 MB RAM may limit multitasking, the rechargeable 1000 mAh battery impressively offers 24 hours of audio playback and 5 hours of video playback.

Media Playback

A standout feature is its extensive support for audio and video formats, eliminating the need for file conversions.

With 8GB and 16GB internal storage (expandable up to 32GB via microSD), you have ample space for your multimedia content.

User-Friendly Interface

Unlocking the device reveals a user-friendly Android interface. Quick menus for music, video, browsing, and applications make navigation a breeze. It seamlessly integrates with popular apps like YouTube, Gmail, and Android Market.

Connectivity

Equipped with Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), and GPS, the Galaxy Player 50 ensures you stay connected. DLNA support allows wirelessly connecting to external monitors for a bigger screen experience.

Camera and Extras

The 2-megapixel rear camera, though not groundbreaking, is practical for casual photography and video recording. The absence of a flashlight and autofocus is compensated by features like the ThinkFree office suite for productivity.

Conclusion

The Samsung Galaxy Player 50 is a solid choice for those seeking a compact, lightweight device with reliable performance and versatile entertainment capabilities. Despite its limitations, it offers a commendable experience within its affordable price range.

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