Samsung S3550 Shark
The Samsung S3550 Shark 3 is a slider phone that offers impressive levels of both style and functionality. The handset offers an affordable unit which is both lightweight and compact. The handset combines social networking features with an impressive range of functions, all within a unit which is 95 mm x 45 mm wide and only 14 mm thick whilst weighing 79 g in weight.
The handset offers a variety of connectivity options including GPRS and EDGE, both of which are class 10 in addition to USB and blue tooth connections. The handset also comes with the usual SMS, MMS, e-mail and instant messaging features associated with most handsets in addition to a WAP 2.0 browser.
The handset has an impressively colorful 2.0 inch TFT display screen that displays excellent quality imagery due to the 256,000 color options available. The display screen has a resolution which is quoted at 240 x 320 pixels. In addition the unit provides the means to use either vibration or ring alerts in addition to the ability to make use of existing downloaded MP3 media files as supplementary ringtones. Hands free communication is also available through this handsets speakerphone, which utilizes the Samsung digital natural sound engine technology, providing outstanding sound quality. The unit incorporates an impressive phone book that offers the ability to utilize photo call functionality, with the option of making use of the 1000 contacts retained by the phone book itself.
The handset offers entertainment in the form of an MP4/MP3 media player, a stereo FM radio with RDS capabilities, as well as a variety of games. The handset also provides social networking integration features, providing the means to access social media elements whilst out and about. The unit also includes Google maps, an effective organizer and a voice memo function. The handset has an internal memory capacity of 35 MB which can be increased up to 8 GB by making use of relevant cards and the microSD card slot which is incorporated into the unit.
The Samsung S3550 Shark 3 is an impressively stylish and functional mobile phone, with affordability at its core. The unit is a feature rich handset which offers a wide and diverse range of features enabling its user to access a wide range of services whilst on the move. Its key feature is its aesthetic appeal which is unusual in a handset priced as this one is.