In our mind, we only planned to write down about the specs and also share the User Guide / User Manual of Samsung Galaxy Europa, but we find some information that lead us to the conclusion that this Galaxy GT-I5500 also came with difference name in other region. In Sweden, it been called as Samsung Galaxy 5, so do in Indonesia or Singapore Region, although in most of European Country the Phone named as Samsung Galaxy Europa. Europa indicated the region where the phone being marketed: Europe Region. We got a little confused about another name of this GT I5500. Some phone review site said that it also been named as Samsung Corby.
The phone brought the rounded corner in its Design and used Touch Tablet/ Monoblock / Touch Bar form factor. The Image above show clearly the design of the Samsung Galaxy Europe in both Colors and Casing. The Display Screen has 2.8 inches Diameter (Diagonal) QVGA 320 x 240 pixels Resolution that has 16 Colors and being used as Full Touch Screen User Interface (Capacitive). It also embedded with Auto Rotate (installed with Accelerometer) and TouchWiz v3.0 tools (others version used Swype Technology).
The Phone works under Android 2.1 Version as the Operating System (sometime also called as an Android Eclair), and runs under GSM Networks Data Technology (GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 HSDPA 900/2100) that supports 3G HSDPA up to 7.2 Mbps. For the details please read the “Specifications” Tab.
Samsung Galaxy Europa / Galaxy 5 GT-I5500 Manual User Guide Resume
You don’t have to download the User Guide PDF File of the Galaxy Europa, if you just wanna know the part and keys function of the phone. We already gave you the picture of keys and parts of Galaxy GT I5500 at the picture below, though you can go to page 16 or 17 from User Guide File. It’s alike.
Go to page 69 under Connectivity Chapter, and read the rest of the remaining page. It would help you to find a proper tutorial and instruction guide on how to use the Wi-Fi, the Bluetooth and also DLNA AllShare. For example at page 71 you can learn how you can connect the WiFi to the Hot Spots, or at page 71 you can learn how to pairing the bluetooth to others bluetooth’s devices.
How about using the Camera such as to capture a photo or to record a video? Don’t worry, it also available at page 43 to page 50 (including viewing the captured photos or videos via Gallery) under Entertainment Chapter. You can also find how to use FM Radio and search for the channel.
Another Tutorial and Guideline such as using Google Mail, Troubleshooting with the phone such as low memory or the phone hang, Watch the YouTube, Change the Language, Date and Time, Using Alarm Clock, Using Master Reset, and many more are also available. Just download the PDF Manual of Samsung Galaxy Europa / Galaxy 5 GT I5500 under “Manual Download” Tab.
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Samsung Galaxy Europa / Galaxy 5 GT-I5500 Specifications
The Core hardware such as CPU used by Samsung Galaxy GT I5500 is using MSM7227-1 CPU at 600MHz Processor Clock Speed along with internal user memory up to 140MB (may varied on difference countries / regions, some others source said it has 170 MB internal memory) and can be extended using microSD Card external memory type up to 16GB (1GB microSD card Included).
Officially the Phone available in the market at August 2010 (released) and previously announced at June 2010. As and Android Phone, you will find a Google Mobile Services inside the Galaxy 5 / Europa, such as Android Market, Google Search, Google Mail, Google Maps, Google Talk, YouTube and etc.
Samsung Galaxy Europa GT I5500 has 2Megapixel Camera as Photography features. It also equipped with Geo Tagging ability (has AGPS installed on board), Smile Shot, Digital Zoom, ISO, Photo Effects, Fixed Focus and Video Recording tools (QVGA 15fps).
For Media Player, the Audio Music Player supports for MP3, eAAC+, AAC, WAV formats, and for Video it supports MP4, H.263 and H.264. Without amiss, Bluetooth version 2.1 with A2DP Profile for Wireless headsets (stereo), FM Radio with RDS, microUSB version 2.0 and also has Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g with DLNA.
Table of Contents of Samsung Galaxy Europa / Galaxy 5 GT-I5500
Wireless and Networks
Sound and Display
Language and Keyboard
Tex to Speech
Date and Time,
Safety and Usage Information
Samsung Galaxy Europa / Galaxy 5 GT-I5500 Manual User Guide PDF Download
Take a while the picture below. It is the picture that we capture from the User Guide of Samsung Galaxy Europa. It a part of picture in some sections: assembling the Battery, Inserting the SIM card, Opening the Casing, Inserting Memory Card microSD and also how to charge the Phone.
There is only one Manual that we could find: the User Guide Version. This means the Galaxy 5 by Samsung didn’t had an Quick Start Guide or the Getting Started Guide. Just Download the User Guide of the Phone below:
User Guide of Samsung Galaxy 5 / Galaxy Europa Download | English | PDF Size: 1.81MB | Pages: 108