Samsung's budget-minded Galaxy 5 i5500

The Samsung Galaxy Europa GT-i5500 might not look it, but it's a capable little Web phone thanks to Android 2.1, Wi-Fi and 3G.

Samsung Galaxy 5 i5500 Samsung

Samsung broadens its Galaxy lineup with its Android-powered Galaxy 5 i5500. Also called the Galaxy Europa, the i5500 isn't offered by a U.S. carrier, but you can get it unlocked for about $150 from third party-retailers. The handset measures 4.3 inches long by 2.2 inches wide by 0.48 inch deep and weigh 3.6 ounces. The 2.8-inch touch screen supports 16 million colors and has a QVGA resolution of 320x240 pixels.

The Galaxy 5 runs Android 2.1 Eclair. Features include a 2.0-megapixel camera, a music player, an FM radio, messaging and e-mail, a speakerphone, 140MB of internal memory, a personal organizer, Wi-Fi, and a 600MHz processor. For more on the Galaxy 5, see CNET UK's full review .

 

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