Samsung Preston Icon

The Preston has the look of a better handset, but poor call quality spoils an otherwise well-performing budget-priced touchscreen phone.


Camera

Camera resolution
3-megapixel
Video capture
Yes
Camera flash
LED

Connectivity

Networks
GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, UMTS 2100
Connectivity
Bluetooth, 3G, HSDPA
Data services
GPRS, WAP, HSDPA
USB connectivity
Yes

Display

Screen resolution
240 x 320 pixels
Number of colours
16 million

Entertainment

Music player
Yes
Video player
Yes
Games
Yes
FM radio
Yes

Functionality

Input method
Touchscreen
Ringtone options
Polyphonic, MP3
Operating system
Unknown/proprietary
Supported audio file formats
AAC, MP3, WMA
Supported video file formats
MPEG-4, WMV
Video calls
Yes
Web browser
Yes
Voice recorder
No
Java
Yes
Supported picture file formats
JPG

General

Phone type
3G, Multimedia, Imaging
Form factor
Touchscreen
Dimensions (W x D x H)
54.8 x 12.9 x 102.8 mm
Weight
92 g
Availability
Virgin

Memory

Expansion slot
microSD
Internal memory
80 MB

Messaging

Messaging options
SMS, MMS, E-mail

Physical features

Available colours
White, Black
Included accessories
Manual, Software (Windows)

Battery

Talk time
3 hours
Standby time
300 hours

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User Reviews / Comments  Samsung Preston Icon

  • Clueless

    Clueless

    "Have an icon of a globe with a lock infront of it, on the left top corner of my screen ( next to signal bar). What does it mean and how do I get rid of it? Please help."

  • Sandruhh!!

    Sandruhh!!

    Rating10

    "hmmm ive had this phone for nearly a year :/ all good till the top half of my touchscreen stops working :/"

  • Macca

    Macca

    Rating6

    "I own a preston icon, overall it is pretty good considering the price however the god dam fake call button is consatly going off in my pocket, at fist i throught it was some1 calling me and hanging..."

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