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Samsung GALAXY Gio

alaTest has collected and analyzed 204 reviews of Samsung GALAXY Gio. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the performance and screen. The portability and price are also appreciated, whereas there are some critical comments about the design. The reception and battery get mixed views.

durability, price, portability, screen, performance


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung GALAXY Gio is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Rik Henderson (

Samsung Galaxy Gio hands-on - Pocket-lint


Boy has Samsung been busy with its Galaxy range. It's already got the Ace, Fit and Mini as entry-level smart Android devices, but has added yet another,

Feb, 2011

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Samsung Galaxy Gio Smartphone overview


Samsung GALAXY Gio - Smartphone - 3G - WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM - ber

Expert review by: Thomas Newton (

Samsung Galaxy Gio Review


"The Samsung Galaxy Gio is a rather slick-looking mid-range touchscreen phone that runs on Android 2.2."

The Samsung Galaxy Gio is coming to the UK in March.

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Hanleigh Daniels (

Samsung Galaxy Gio


The Korean tech firm Samsung's Galaxy range is populated by a variety of Android-operating inhabitants. TechSmart reviews one which is targeted at the first-time smartphone users or limited-budget crowd.

Really good display, very good photo quality from its budget 3.15 MP camera, nice compact size.

Video recording capability not as good as the stills, no flash for camera and plasticky design.

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: Carly Page (

Samsung Galaxy Gio


The Galaxy Gio is the forgotten member of Samsung's 2011 line-up, seemingly overshadowed by the Galaxy Ace and Galaxy Mini. However, with its low-end price-tag and host of Android goodies - did the Galaxy Gio manage to grab our attention?

The Samsung Galaxy Gio is by no means a cutting-edge smartphone, and lets itself down with its poor camera smarts and lack of Flash support. Still, with its excellent screen and high-speed connectivity, it's a viable option for those in the market for...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Joseph Hanlon (

Samsung Galaxy Gio


The Samsung Galaxy Gio is outstanding value for money, basically delivering last year's best smartphone experience in a cheaper, affordable package.

Outstanding performance ; Decent screen for the price ; Full range of connectivity and software

No camera flash

If you're looking to dodge a carrier contract and have AU$200 to spend on a phone, we highly recommend the Galaxy Gio. It's 3.2-inch display is better than its rivals, and the performance of this system is outstanding. It runs an older version of the...

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (

Samsung GALAXY Gio Review


Samsung announced a quartet of low- to mid-range Android smartphones in January, and the Samsung Galaxy Gio was in the mix there – an Android 2.2 phone with a 3.2” display, and 800MHz processor. Did the manufacturer succeed to strike the fine...

May, 2011

Expert review by: Brand (

Samsung Galaxy Gio


The Samsung Galaxy Gio Smartphone runs on Android 2.2 and powered by a 800MHz processor. Galaxy Gio features a 3.2 inch QVGA touchscreen display, a 3MP autofocus camera, Music player, video recording, Social Hub, Swype, A-GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB...

A well-rounded Android 2.2 (Froyo) device; Affordable

No full Flash support

While known as "jewel" in Italian, the Samsung Galaxy Gio does not quite possess the shine and luxury but at the price point of RM 799, it’s still a pretty good deal if you’re looking for a middle range Android device. However as mentioned in the...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Sandy Samra (

Samsung Galaxy Gio Review


Samsung Galaxy Gio is a mid-range Android 2.2 smartphone from the Samsung Galaxy family. The phone is all about connectivity and multimedia features. It is a small smartphone with an amazing design and enhanced features for those who want to stay...

With an amazing 3.2 inch TFT touch screen, 800MHz processor, Android 2.2, 3MP camera, 3G, Wi-Fi, the smartphone is a complete entertainment package. However, Samsung Galaxy Gio’s processor could easily have been 1GHz and the OS Android 2.4, but overall...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: (

Samsung Galaxy Gio


The ever-expanding Samsung Galaxy series of Android smartphones expanded again today, with four new handsets filling out the bottom of the range, mostly due to hit the shelves sometime this quarter

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:1350
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):610
Standby time (3G):460
Talk time (2G):10.6
Talk time (3G):6.6

Call management

Caller ID: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes


Auto Focus: Yes
Digital Zoom:3
Front Camera: No
Main camera resolution (numeric):3
Maximum frame rate:15
Photo effects:Black&White, Negative film, Neutral, Sepia
Rear camera resolution (numeric):3
Second Camera: No
Video recording: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Incandescent


Colour of product:Silver, White
Form factor:Bar


Display diagonal:8.13
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:320 x 480
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes


E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Text prediction system:T9


Audio formats supported:AAC, MIDI, MP3, WAV
FM radio: Yes
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Video formats supported:3GP, H.263, H.264, MPEG4


Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
3G: Yes
3G standards:HSDPA
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0+EDR
Data network:3G
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n


Flight mode: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Subscription type:No subscription

Ports & interfaces

USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0


Operating system installed:Android


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:150
Maximum memory card size:32
USB mass storage: Yes


Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Height :11.1