The Samsung i5801 Galaxy Apollo is an impressive handset that manages to incorporate numerous features and functions into a compact unit which is 113 mm x 55mm wide and 12 mm thick. The unit is also a lightweight unit which weighs 109g in weight. The handset makes use of the android operating system, to ensure reliability and stability.
The handset provides the option of utilising either ring or vibration alert types, whilst also providing hands free communication capabilities by virtue of its integrated speakerphone that makes use of digital natural sound engine technology. The handsets phone book retains a number of contacts whilst also providing photo call capability, which has grown in popularity in recent years.
The unit comes with an impressively colourful 3.2 inch TFT touch screen that displays excellent colour imagery by effective colour reproduction. The display screen displays 16 million colours comfortably within a 240 x 400 pixel screen. The unit employs the multi touch input method as its means of navigation around the available functions and features. The unit provides both proximity and accelerometer sensors, which automates a variety of tasks including auto shut off and image aspect orientation.
Entertainment is available by virtue of the handsets inclusion of a stereo FM radio as well as an MP4/MP3 player. The handset also provides a snapshot style 3.15 megapixel camera that also provides video recording at QVGA quality. In addition to the aforementioned functionality the handset also provides a document viewer which offers the means to work with a wide range of standard files, whilst the handset also provides a useful voice memo feature, digital compass as well as several web based social media functions such as a Facebook application.
The handset provides connectivity by virtue of GPRS and EDGE connections, both of which are class 10, as well as blue tooth and micro USB connections. The handset also provides effective internet access via its HSDPA and Wi Fi connections providing the means to access the Web at speeds of up to 3.6 Mbps. The GPS feature offers effective satellite navigation and includes A-GPS support.
The Samsung Galaxy Apollo is an engaging and useful mobile phone from the Samsung stable. The handset manages to incorporate an impressive level of technology within a compact body, whilst retaining an aesthetic appeal and style that has made it a popular choice with the everyday savvy consumer.