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The Samsung Galaxy Pocket (GT-S5300) is an Android smartphone manufactured by Samsung that was announced in March 2012. The handset is budget-oriented, sporting a relatively small 2.8-inch LCD. Its specifications are similar to that of the Samsung Galaxy Y. The Pocket is powered by an 832 MHz processor and offers a set of connectivity options including 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 3.0. Internally, it comes with 3 GiB of storage which can be further expanded to up to 32 GiB using a microSD card, and with 1200 mAh Li-ion battery.

Samsung Galaxy Pocket
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Samsung Galaxy Pocket in Black
Compatible networks2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 900 / 2100
First releasedFebruary 2012
SuccessorSamsung Galaxy Pocket Plus
Form factorSlate
Dimensions103.7 x 57.5 x 12 mm
Mass97.03 g
Operating systemAndroid 2.3 (Gingerbread) with TouchWiz 3.0 (Upgradeable to Android 2.3.6)
CPUBroadcom BCM21553 ARM11 ARMv6 832 MHz processor
Storage3 GB
Removable storageMicroSD support for up to 32 GB
BatteryLi-Ion 1200mAh
Data inputscapacitive touchscreen, accelerometer
DisplayQVGA TFT LCD, 2.8 in (71 mm) diagonal. 240 x 320 px, 256K colors
Rear camera2.0 Megapixels (1600x1200 px)
Connectivity2G: 850 900 1800 1900 MHz
3G: 1900 2100 MHz
HSDPA: 3.6 Mbps
Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth: v3.0 with A2DP
SARHead: 0.23 W/kg 1 g
Body: 0.29 W/kg 1 g
Hotspot: 0.29 W/kg 1 g[1]



The Samsung Galaxy Pocket comes with a tiny 2.80 inch QVGA Display. The device includes a 1200 mAh Li-ion battery, and offers a set of connectivity options including EDGE, HSDPA, Wi-Fi (b/g/n), and Bluetooth connectivity. It also features GPS, a 2 megapixel rear camera, and the Social Hub app.[2] The Social Hub combines every account registered on the phone to be unified in a single app. The phone runs Samsung's TouchWiz 3.0 skinned Android 2.3.6 OS. The Samsung Galaxy Pocket is marketed as "Pocket Friendly," because it can be slipped inside pockets easily due to its small size.


The Samsung Galaxy Pocket was available to buy in the UK on 30 April 2012 for £95.99.

The Samsung Galaxy Pocket is available to buy in Botswana for P899.95

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  1. ^'A3LGTS5300', ID=1650574
  2. ^ "Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5300-Full Phone Specifications".

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