The Samsung Galaxy Europa i5500 is one of the first mid-range smartphones to run the full Android operating system. It features a bright and clear 2.8 inch capacitive touchscreen that offers a decent 240x320 resolution and smooth, rounded design that is both small and comfortable to use.
The Galaxy Europa i5500 comes with both 3G and Wi-Fi connectivity, plus GPS functionality for location-aware services such as Google Maps. The handset features a basic 2 Megapixel camera that can also record video and standard 3.5mm audio jack. The Galaxy Europa i5500’s 1GB of memory can be expanded by adding a larger microSD card, and there are physical volume controls plus several menu keys and a physical D-Pad.
The Samsung Galaxy Europa i5500 runs the full version of the Android OS, and therefore has access to the Android Store, with its huge range of games and applications. Widgets and apps are available for pretty much every social networking site, plus services like Google Mail and Spotify. Browsing is fast thanks to 3G and Wi-Fi, and the Galaxy Europa i5500 has enough processing power to stream YouTube video’s smoothly.