Galaxy Y


Start your new smart life with GALAXY Y for young, dynamic mobile users on the go who want to stay in touch and connected. All the bells & whistles of an Android-driven smartphone with exciting apps, faster downloads, Wi-Fi connectivity on a more intuitive, enticing UI. Accessing web-based apps and mobile Internet has never been easier for a new generation always on the move. Stylish smarts are full-featured on this model including big 3” display and larger QWERTY keyboard but still compact. Welcome to a smarter, better life.

Recycling Batteries Responsibly

  • The European Directive on Batteries and Accumulators aims to minimise the impact of batteries on the environment and encourage the recovery of the materials they contain. In the UK, regulations on the recycling of batteries and accumulators (rechargeable batteries) were Introduced in 2009. The Waste Batteries Regulations aim to significantly increase UK collection and recycling of used portable batteries from 3% in 2007 to 25% by 2012, rising to at least 45% in 2016.

  • The battery symbol on a product or on its packaging indicates that the product must not be disposed of with general household waste. Instead, it is the consumer’s responsibility to dispose of their waste batteries at a designated collection point so that they can be recycled. The separate collection and recycling of batteries at the time of dispo sal will help to conserve natural resources and ensure that they are recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. A comprehensive list of battery recycling centres can be obtained from: www.recycle-more.co.uk

  • All Samsung products that are subject to the Batteries Directive are compliant with the UK battery and accumulator Requirements. In accordance with national law, SAMSUNG Electronics (UK) Ltd is a member of an approved batteries producer compliance scheme. This scheme collects, treats and disposes of batteries on Samsung’s behalf.

Galaxy Y


  • Welcome to Your New Smart Life
Powerful & Compact
Powerful performance meets stylish, compact design in the GALAXY Y. Strong processor, faster download speeds of 7.2Mbps makes this already a winner. Add the attractively compact form factor and 3” screen for ample viewing of videos and for playing games and you’re really on top.
Powerful & Compact
Rich Smart Experience
The Android operating system provides a smooth user experience ramped up by amazing Google Mobile services that interface web-based applications with real life options in entertainment, leisure and lifestyle choices. Social Hub integrates your texts, messages, emails and SNS updates into a single chronological feed to be accessed at any time. Free Samsung Apps (and also paid) are both handy and invaluable, and make your life easier and more fun.
Rich Smart Experience
Smart but Easy-to-Use
Enjoy the visually arresting TouchWiz UI and its impoved more colourful user interface. You can fully customise your homescreen because you know the best which features, apps and contents ar the most important to you. Multi-touch zoom function for web browsing to enlarge ebpages to catch every details. You can also search apps and your contact list by text or voice to find whatever or whomever you want.
Smart but Easy-to-Use

Colour your smart life

Various option colours fulfills your various needs. Match the colour with your cordination or mood today, and express yourself with Samsung GALAXY Y. * Option colours can be varied by each local
Colour your smart life

WiFi and Tethering

Feel super connected with both wireless and wired options available to GALAXY Y. No worries about getting on the Internet with Wi-Fi (b/g/n) for more stable and secure wireless connections so you’ll be able to send and access your online accounts anytime. Tethering application also enables Internet connection of your tablet or laptop via your handset.
WiFi and Tethering

Find my mobile

Feel the assurance of being in full control of your GALAXY Y always even when you don't carry it. Preloaded Find My Mobile application gives you full access to vital functions so you can track the phone if misplaced, lost or stolen, lock all messages, send an alert if the SIM card is changed and even remotely wipe out all data from the phone if necessary. (Samsungdive.com)
Find my mobile

Quick type by SWYPE

Texting is more fun and easy on a large virtual QWERTY keyboard with Quicktype by SWYPE technology to literally trace letters in a single continuous movement.
Quick type by SWYPE

tech specs

  • OS
    Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Display
  • Camera
    2 MP
  • 3G
    900 / 2,100 MHz


  • Band
    GSM&EDGE Band
    850 / 900 / 1,800 / 1,900 MHz
    3G Band
    900 / 2,100 MHz
  • Network & Data
    850 / 900 / 1,800 / 1,900 (Slave)
    850 / 900 / 1,800 / 1900 (Master)
  • Operation System
    Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Browser
    Android Browser
  • SAR Value
    0.655 mW/g


  • Form Factor
    Full Touch BAR


Physical Specification

  • Dimension (HxWxD)
    104 x 58 x 11.5 mm
  • weight
    97.5 g


  • Internal
    262K Color TFT
    320 x 240


  • Standard
    1,200 mAh
    Talk Time
    up to 1020min (2g), up to 370min (3g)
    Stand-by Time
    up to 850hr (2g), up to 540hr (3g)


  • Camera Resolution
    2 MP
  • Digital/Optical Zoom
    X2 / N / A
  • Shot mode
    Single / Smile / Panorama
  • Photo effects
    Black&White / Negative / No Effect / Sepia
  • White Balance
    Auto / Daylight / Incandescent / Fluorescent / Cloudy


  • Video Player
    3GPP / H.263 / H.264 / MPEG4
  • Video Recording
    CIF / QCIF / QVGA (Recording)
  • Video messaging
  • Video Streaming
  • Input Device

Music & Sound

  • Music Player
    MP3 / AAC / AAC+ / AMR / AMR-NB / eAAC+
  • Poly Ringtones
  • MP3 Ringtone
  • DRM
    DRM v1.0 FL
  • 3D Sound Technology


  • Embedded Wallpaper
    4 ea
  • FM Radio
  • FM Radio RDS

Business & Office

  • Document Viewer
  • Offline Mode
    Flight Mode
  • Voice Memo&Voice Mail
    Voice Memo, Voice Mail


    SMS / EMS / MMS
  • Predictive Text Input T9
    MMS 1.2
  • Email
    Email (POP3, IMAP4, SMTP, SSL, TLS)
  • Cell broadcast
  • vCard/vCalendar
  • Instant Messaging


  • Bluetooth
    BT 3.0 HS
  • USB
    2.0 High Speed
  • WAP
    WAP 2.0 / HTTP
  • USB mass storage
  • Internet HTML Browser
  • SyncML (DM) Support
    DM 1.2, FOTA
  • Wi-Fi
  • AGPS
  • PC Sync Application


  • User Memory
    160 MB
  • SMS
    Up to available memory
  • Phone book entries
    Up to available memory
  • External Memory
    32 GB

Personal Information Management

  • Calendar
    Month / Week / Day / Agenda
  • Clock
    Real Time
  • Alarm
  • Calculator
  • Memo book

Call functions

  • Call Time
    Last Call, Total Sent / Received, Reset Timers
  • Caller ID
  • Dialed/Missed/Received Calls
    Total 500
  • Multiparty
    Max 5
  • Speaker Phone

Further Information

  • Mobile Tracker
    pCloud 0.5
  • Touch Screen


User Manual

5.66 MB, pdf, ENGLISH(Europe)


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