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Samsung C3530

alaTest has collected and analyzed 172 reviews of Samsung C3530. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the price and design are overall positive. The size and battery are also appreciated, but there are some mixed comments about the sound. Many are critical about the GPS navigation and reception.

usability, battery, size, design, price

performance, reception, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung C3530 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung C3530

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Samsung C3530 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk.

0% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Aug, 2017

Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (phonearena.com)

Samsung C3530 Review

 

Smartphones and big screen sizes are all the rage nowadays and even though they offer great functionality, there is still the casual user, who does not need the big screen and just wants to make a call or send a text. The Samsung C3530 is a traditional...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Digit Mobile Phones (digit.in)

Samsung Metro C3530

 

Samsung Metro C3530 Basic Phone was launched in November 2010, comes with a 2.2-inch TFT LCD Capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 240 X 320 pixels at a pixel density of 182 pixels per inch. The screen is not protected by a Scratch Resistant...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Grant (reevoo.com)

Samsung C3530

 

The phone is small, light and easy to use.

The only downside I can see, is that the key pad does seem to get locked out quickly if not in use, however a minor point.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Peter (reevoo.com)

Samsung C3530

 

slim ; excellent battery life ; includes MP3 and radio

none

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: joan (reevoo.com)

Samsung C3530

 

10

10e

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: andrew (reevoo.com)

Samsung C3530

 

Battery lasts for more than a week in standby !!! Good solid feel. Really well built. Parial metal case.

none

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Nigel (reevoo.com)

Samsung C3530

 

Long battery life Easy to get round Great performance

Metal case is stylish, but easily slips out of the hand

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Deena (reevoo.com)

Samsung C3530

 

looks stylish

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: george (reevoo.com)

Samsung C3530

 

Long battery life ideal phone with just the right ammount of immicks

none

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Harry (reevoo.com)

Samsung C3530

 

Good fot th price!!

Mar, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

FM radio: Yes
Microphone included: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic rings quantity:64
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Voice Recording: Yes

Call management

Call timer: Yes

Camera

Built-in Camera: Yes
Digital Zoom:2 / 3
Main camera resolution:2048 x 1536
Main camera resolution (numeric):3.2
Photo effects:Negative film, Sepia
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Incandescent / Custom modes

Certificates

Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.92

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR / 2.1+EDR
Infrared data port: No

Display

Display:TFT
Display diagonal:5.59
Display number of colours:262144 colours
Display Resolution:240 x 320
Touchscreen: No

GPS Performance

GPS: No
GPS (satellite): No
Position location:N / No

Memory

Flash card support: Yes
Internal Memory:50
Maximum memory card size:16

Messaging

Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes

Networking

Data network:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
GSM bands supported:850,900,1800,1900
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Wi-Fi: Yes

Other features

Browser supported:Access NF 3.5
Networking type:GPRS/EDGE
Operating Frequency:900,1800,850,1900
Playable formats:MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WAV, AMR, MIDI
Playback formats:MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WAV, AMR, MIDI
Smartphone: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Video capability: Yes

Phone features

Conference call: Yes
Form factor:Bar
Java technology: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Countdown timer, Notes, Stopwatch, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Notes, Stopwatch, To-do list
Phonebook capacity:1000
Speakerphone: Yes
Text prediction system:T9
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm

Power

Battery Capacity:960
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):550 / 640
Talk time (2G):13 / 14.5

Technical Details

Colour of product:Silver

Video

Frame rate:15
Video call: No
Video capture resolution (max):176 x 144
Video compression formats:H.263, MPEG4

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.19
Height :11.2
Weight:90 / 91.4
Width:4.67