The Samsung Galaxy S Plus I9001 is another Android phone that you will find hard to take your eyes off. Powered by a 1.4 GHz processor and running on the latest Android Gingerbread (2.3) OS this handset is amazingly fast. The super AMOLED screen with a high quality resolution even makes it better.

This Android phone however comes for a price of under Rs. 23,000. Well the higher the price the better the quality; however most really do not care about the speed or the screen quality, but for those who appreciate it this is it.

Samsung Galaxy S Plus I9001 features

Android and Samsung it seems are like Jay and Veeru of Sholay, “Yeh dosti hum nahin todenge”, well the tradition continues and this time it is the Galaxy S Plus I9001 with Android 2.3 OS. The processor is equally powerful at 1.4 GHz (Qualcomm Scorpion) with Adreno 205 graphics processor.

The capacity touch screen display is 4 inches which means you get a larger space for browsing, working with office documents, watching movies or clicking photos. The screen quality is really good first it is the Samsung AMOLED technology and then the WVGA resolution at 800 by 480 pixels with 16M colours.

Android Powered Samsung Galaxy S Plus I9001
Android Powered Samsung Galaxy S Plus I9001

Even with excellent features the Samsung Galaxy S Plus I9001 is light weight at 119 grams sporting a dimension of 64.2 x 122.4 x 9.9mm. Talking about memory this handset comes with 512 MB RAM, 8GB internal storage memory and supports microSD card up to 32 GB.

The Samsung Galaxy S Plus I9001 is a 3G android phone with EDGE / GPRS supported. Other options are Bluetooth 3.0, GPS with A-GPS which works with preloaded Google Maps app, micro USB 2.0 and Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) with Tethering.

You can play variety of audio and video formats which includes MP3 and MP4. Apart from this video player also supports WMV and DivX files so there is no need to convert the same to supported formats. With built in FM radio you can enjoy live music on the move. Use the 3.5mm audio jack for personal entertainment or share with others using the built in loudspeaker.

The Samsung Galaxy S Plus I9001 comes with 2 cameras a 5 MP rear facing and a front facing 0.3 MP camera. The 5 megapixel resolution is perfect but only in good lighting environment since there is no LED flash.  Video recording in HD mode is supported at 1280 x 720 pixels (30 fps).

Other features are social networking integrated (Facebook, Twitter), Microsoft office supported (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Accelerometer sensor, Digital compass, proximity sensor, voice input and TV out port.

With the 1650 mAh Li-ion battery on the Samsung Galaxy S Plus I9001 you can expect a talktime of 7 hours on 3G and up to 17 hours on 2G network. Standby time is around 430 hours on 3G and 480 hours on 2G network.

Samsung Galaxy S Plus I9001 price in India
Samsung Galaxy S Plus I9001 price in India

Samsung Galaxy S Plus I9001 Price in India

Current Price: Rs. 22,400 with 1 year Samsung all India warranty.

Verdict: Powerful processor, Latest Android OS and a 5 MP camera. This phone is just perfect and you cannot ask for more. The only issue with Samsung Galaxy S Plus I9001 is the missing LED Flash but I guess it is ignorable.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor -