Samsung Galaxy Beam GT-I8530 User Manual & Specifications

As long as I know, Galaxy Beam is the fist smartphone which has a capability to be used as a Projector device. Get the white board or wall in your area, pointed the Samsung Galaxy Beam to the wall, turn on the built-in projector installed in the phone, then the 50″ large of projector video / picture is shown. This really a breakthrough: You take a conference, presentation, or watching movie together with your partners or colleagues. In short: all the tools that you needs to perform a presentation are presented on this Beam. It even include spreadsheet, presentation application (like excel / powerpoint in microsoft office by using Polaris Office app)

Overview Samsung Galaxy Beam GT I8530 User Manual

Overview - Samsung Galaxy Beam GT I8530 User Manual

The projector beam’s attached on the side top of the side body of the phone. It makes the phone a little “thick” in the top side due to this projector. And for the OS, just like the Galaxy brand means, it uses Android OS: The Gingerbread Android version 2.3.6. For the RAM it has 768MB with 8GB internal built-in storage. The applications and OS processed by using Dual-cord 1GHz cortex-A9 Processor Speed with Mail-400 graphic processing and also NovaThor STE U8500 chipset. The Galaxy Beam’s also known as GT-I8530. You can call it as Samsung Galaxy Beam I8530.

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For your information, the Manual for Galaxy Beam I8530 obviously only available for User Manual / User Guide version. There isn’t any Quick Start Guide or Getting Start Guide. We provide 3 UM / UG base on 3 difference languages: English, Deutsch and Spanish.

As usually, the key-parts (pictured) tutorial can be used as a basic step to understand the Samsung Galaxy Beam. The most important key is Projector key which is shown by number 14 (fourteen). It’s placed on top of the power button / lock key on the right side of the phone (front view). You’ll need to know this key to use the projector, set the image on projector view and many more.

Keys Parts Panel Samsung Galaxy Beam GT I8530 User Manual

Keys Parts Panel Samsung Galaxy Beam GT I8530 User Manual

The tutorial to use Projector with its projector key can be found on page 127 to page 131. Including how to open file and turn on the projector, how to ajust the projection distance and place, how to adjust the focus, how to rotate the image, how to use the pointer, the pen, the eraser, and many more. You can also use the projector as a torch light.

Because the Galaxy Beam is a GSM smartphone, therefore the Projector only one of the key feature available on this device. You can still use the Beam to do a call, browser the Internet, watch video and youtube, using the navigation maps via Google Maps or Latitude, Set the alarm, pairing the bluetooh, use the Wi-Fi and many others features.

If you Galaxy Beam device freezes or has fatal errors or stop responding the touchscreen frequently, you can try Factory Reset by reading the tutorial at page 151 of the Manual: Go to Settings > Privacy > Factory data reset > Reset phone > Erase everything. Remember to backup you data, and document like photos, powerpoint presentations and else before you perform Hard / Master Reset.

Almost all the features discussed properly on how to use it on the User Guide of Galaxy Beam GT-I8530 PDF (Go to Read Online or PDF Download tab section to read it directly)

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Samsung Galaxy Beam GT I8530 Specifications

As you can see on the image below, this Galaxy beam comes with touch bar design for its form factor. The screen attached as main navigation and UI uses TFT PLS Capacitive touchscreen (16M colors) with TouchWiz UI v4.0. The depth of the pixel is 480 x 800 WVGA resolution with about 233 pixel per inches density.

The width of this phone is 64.2mm, the height is 123.9 mm and 12.55 mm for the dept. That is the dimension of the Galaxy Beam. Along with the 2000mAh Li-Ion battery capacity, the phone has 148 grams weight.

Specifications Samsung Galaxy Beam GT I8530 User Manual

Specifications - Samsung Galaxy Beam GT I8530 User Manual

At this time, there are two colors body available for this device: Ebony Grey and Spot Yellow. This gadget seems to be developed for GSM data network technology. It’s currently support GSM quad bands and HSDPA 850/ 900 / 1900 /2100 Mhz frequency. This HSDPA can works up to 14.4 Mbps and HSUPA upt to 5.76Mbps. Another connectivity features: Bluetooth version 3.0 with A2DP, microUSB version 2.0, and Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n (supports Wi-Fi Hotspot and DLNA).

Samsung Galaxy Beam GT-I8530 has dual camera. Front facing camera has 1.3Megapixel and rear main camera has 5MP with LED Flash light, Auto focus, geo tagging, touch focus, face detection, smile detection, HD 720p@30fps video recording capability. For complete specs explanation, please go here.

Table of Contents of Samsung Galaxy Beam GT I8530 User Manual

Using this manual
Getting started
Personal information
Samsung Apps
Play Shop (Play Store)
News and Weather,
Mini diary
My files
Polaris Office
SIM toolkit
Task Manager
Voice command
Voice Search
Voice Talk,
Safety precautions Index

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These are the steps that you may need to know in order to get the Galaxy Beam works properly for the first time. Especially any one who have bought this phone but do not know what they should do with the Beam. From opening the back cover casing, insert the SIM card or memory card, assemble and charge the battery.

Assemble Battery Open Back Cover Insert SIM microSD Memory Card Samsung Galaxy Beam GT I8530 User Manual

Assemble Battery Open Back Cover Insert SIM microSD Memory Card of Samsung Galaxy Beam GT I8530 User Manual

Finally, here are the three manuals for Galaxy Beam I8530. Just pick the one that suits to your native language.

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  1. Jan Ove Langholm says

    The focus on the projector on my galaxy beam stopped working only a day after I bought it. Is there a way to reset it, so it will start working again?

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