It is a really nice phone, great for people with big fingers, like me. All the icons are big, and yhe QWERTY keybord is much better than the one in LG Cookie.
But unfortunatelly it's signal is really bad. Sometimes it just won't get any signal (while Nokia and SonyEricsson has full signal).
I'm trading mine for a Nokia, just because of it's bad signal. Really sad, 'cause it's a great phone.
Please, someone know anything about the wi-fi for it?
Is possible to download or to buy an app to enable wi-fi?
Hi there all...
Just got the new Samsung Star and loving it ..just not loving the keypad tone all the time...how do i switch that off???
thanking you in advance
Vikas, 25 Aug 2009This is a good phone but its network problem is a major issue. I am using this phone and netwo... moreI have been using star from last 9days(ofcourse i did research and read comments for more den 15days) but luckily i have not had any problem with the network or the battery..
I hav been using Nokia E61 from last 2years before star..
i reside in a place where network is very very poor(Defence/prohibited area) and for 2 years i had 2 use jabra bluetooth to receieve or dial a call..(keeping d fone on window)..but now i dnt hav 2 use a bluetooth on star i just sit 2-3 feets away(beyond 3feets fone gets disconnected) from my window..but i am not blaming nokia for that(i dropped the fone from the window almost 200times..so may b i screwed the antenna badly)
i am happy with d fone but regret no flash..battery is good(last for 48hours after using 4hours of music,4hours of call and couple of hours for show off..which includes msgs)
I wanted a basic fone with music,camera,internet,qwerty,fm(not dat imp) and ofcourse good memory and looks.
music is good but not with the bundled earphone so suggest u 2 buy a convertor for Rs. 120/-(devinder) and plug in gud pair of earphone.
star is gud touch sensitive fone(atleast as of now) with no problems as yet..
i love the g sensor aka auto rotation..shortkut keys aka widgets and privacy lock..i was very happy to find out the solution for call at the same time checking new inbox msgs..but still havn't found call recording(luks dsnt exist)
soon there will be a leather case for the star(not talking about the supplied 1)..
samsung to me before buying was one of d last option..but star proved me wrong..
Hope it dsnt giv me a prob for atleast 1 year(btw i hav dropped it thrice already) but felt so bad..dat is y waiting eagerly for d customised case(devinder)
i m happy with d fone's performance..i wuld definately recommend dis to all d confused buyers.
I am unable to get gmail activate on my phone, I did all required settings, activated sync from gmail site as well but mails are not downloading.
This is a good phone but its network problem is a major issue. I am using this phone and network goes off anytime no matters you are in a building or at an open space. It doesn't happen everyday but when starts it can hapen after every call u do or get, also 4-5 times a day.....I think GSM Arena should add this problem in review now.
Oscar, 25 Aug 2009I am thinking of buying this phone,please anyone advise is it worth it ?worth every penny
I am thinking of buying this phone,please anyone advise is it worth it ?
Anonymous, 25 Aug 2009how many message can this phone accomodate?200msg in inbox , 200msg in outbox and 100 in sent
can i install theme in this mobile if any one have information plz share it and give the link of website to download the themes also
Is it got wifi on this model??because last time i training at samsung..i saw got S5233W..then function got Wifi..
is the music player good? does the battery really last long? i want to buy this phone can anyone give me advice.thnaks
Amazing Phone good deal for a great Price .Purchased this phone 4 days back amazing Phone...
Anonymous, 22 Aug 2009yes, it supports 5233What is the difference between 5230 and 5233? My 5233 has no document viewing, how and where I can download it? Please advise.
Thank you very much in advance.
jagat101, 25 Aug 2009I'm at a bind if I would get the S5230/Tocco Lite or the KP500/LG Cookie..but seems this Sammy... moreLG cookie release last year while samsung star release last june, so dont expect forum and firmware from star, they are just making a good start with the phone
I'm at a bind if I would get the S5230/Tocco Lite or the KP500/LG Cookie..but seems this Sammy is no less reliable than the Cookie.
With that said, the LG seems to be cheaper now, has more user support/forum help, parts replacement availability (such as Ebay) and available firmware in the interwebs for the KP500...looks like I'll be jumping for the Cookie soon.