Chat 335 - £35
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Samsung Chat 335
The Chat 335 is in the same market as BlackBerry's Curve range, although retails for under half the price. It is intended for the teenage market and caters for those that use social messaging services extensively but do not want to commit to a monthly contract.
This phone has a 2.4 inch screen that displays in 167PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Chat 335 has a 2MP camera and can record video in up to QVGA (320x240). This phone does not have a front facing camera.
Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 6 out of 100.
The Chat 335 has an estimated battery life of around 12 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1000mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. This phone has a removable battery.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Chat 335 comes with 0.06GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 8GB external storage.
The Chat 335 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 does not have 3G, a feature available on many of its competitors.
The Samsung Chat 335 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo! Microsoft Messenger and YouTube apps.
Samsung's Chat 335 is intended for users who text a lot and want online connectivity at an affordable price. It offers more than the basic handsets, but not so much as to be considered a rival to the entry-level Android smartphones that enter the market at around the £80 mark. That said, it is still a good choice for anyone looking for some of the utility of a smartphone at an affordable price.