Short Test: Samsung Galaxy Beam

By: camillebrion

Samsung Galaxy beam
At first glance, the galaxy beam is a slightly pudgy-smartphone with a conspicuous yellow surrounding strips. The real eye-catcher is the built-in projector. Due to this unusual additional function, the device is 12.5 mm thick and weighs 143 grams. The idea is not entirely new: Already in 2010, samsung unveiled the model GT-I 8520 a smartphone with a built-in projector before.

Processor, memory and battery

A dual-core processor that is clocked at a gigahertz, drives the device. The operation is liquid, but the beam not as immediately appealing as about a galaxy S2. Expand the eight-gigabyte memory via microsd card up to 32 gigabytes. The memory is 768 megabytes. The battery capacity falls slightly larger than at most other smartphones with 2,000 mah.

Samsung galaxy beam

14 pictures details from the smartphone projector

Lights out, film ab!

The projector represents pictures and videos on an area of up to 50 inches (127 centimeters) according to samsung. The brightness is meager 15 lumens. During the day, one must look at already a dark corner and restrict the image diagonal to about 25 centimeters. Even then sometimes hardly anything is to recognize, but also a real projector surrendered during daylight hours. When it gets dark, the picture can quite see provided, properly adjust the focus by slider. That sucks something, but is done in a few seconds. The distance determines the size of the image, of course there is no a trapezoid correction. Now you have as quiet to keep the phone or to a suitable position.

Conclusion from everyday tester: Appropriate combinations of storage and projection screen are rather rare in everyday life. In addition an incomprehensible lack of construction: The small bulge over the loudspeaker while ensures that sound escapes, if the device on the table; but the beam is thus not quite straight and the projection is wrong. Everything indicates the mobile can you beam. Also the desktop, youtube movies or games.


Speed comparison of benchmarks GL benchmark 2.1.4 egypt standard, vellamo 1.0.6 and quadrant standard edition 2.0/2.1.1 of the HTC one S, HTC one X, samsung galaxy S2 and galaxy beam. One S one X galaxy S2 galaxy beam GL anurag. 6317 7117 5277 4468 vellamo 2388 1653 961 820 quadrant 4756 4179 3410 2517 a quad-core chip as the one X not necessarily dominating the field. It’s up to the benchmark and the test discipline. The results may vary.

Display, camera, operating system

Samsung equips the galaxy beam with one of four inches (10.2 centimeters) from large display that offers a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. The image is sharp and bright. The five-megapixel camera has an LED flash and auto focus. You record videos in HD resolution (1280 x 720 pixels). Use the 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video calling. Android 2.3 (gingerbread) is used as the operating system. If an update following on ice cream sandwich, is so far not known.


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Conclusion: Samsung galaxy beam

You need a projector in the mobile phone? No. Isn’t that great? Yes, at least at night. Then the small projector does what right here and brings viewers to wonder. In daylight, the light intensity is too weak. The focusing is done manually. Otherwise, the beam is a solid android smartphone that brings something more to the scale and also more expensive than normal smartphones in this performance class. It lies well in the hand and has a great touch.

Review conclusion: You need to know that

At least in the dark the small projector really made what. In daylight, the light intensity is too weak. The focusing is done manually. The beam is otherwise a solid android smartphone, and brings some more weight than other phones. It lies well in the hand and has a great touch. Per order this product at amazon in the dark the beamer is a great gadget good haptics contra during daylight hours the beamer’s no assessment of editorial good users rating now write a


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