Galaxy Pocket Neo - £50
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo
The Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo is an entry-level smartphone that runs on Android Jelly Bean. Upon release it became the least expensive Android smartphone in Samsung's Galaxy range.
This phone has a 3 inch touchscreen that displays in 133PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Pocket Neo has a 2MP camera and can record video in up to QVGA (320x240). This phone does not have a front facing camera.
Performance is provided by a 0.8GHz single core processor and 0.5GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 17 out of 100.
The Pocket Neo has an estimated battery life of around 6 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1200mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. The battery on this phone is removable.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Pocket Neo comes with 4GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage. It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 15GB of free cloud storage.
The Pocket Neo has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit) and it has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels.
This phone comes in a dual SIM version (called the Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo Duos) that enables you to pop in two SIM cards at once and choose the one you want to use. This comes in handy if you are planning to use your phone abroad extensively or want to keep your business and personal calls separate.
The Galaxy Pocket Neo has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and comes preloaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube. Other apps, such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the Google Play Store, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.
The Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo is an affordable smartphone from a 'big name' manufacturer. It puts an Android device in your hand for under £50. With social media integration and access to the Google Play app store, this phone is likely to appeal to the pre-teen market and those looking for a smartphone without a monthly contract.