The current status of Samsung Galaxy mini 2 GT-S6500 is under discontinued product. That means, whenever you notice this phone on the market, that not a brand new Galaxy mini 2. It released 1 year ago on March 2012. The phone is the second generation of Samsung Galaxy mini GT S5570.
Except you enlarge the text on this phone (including icons), and you use onscreen alphanumeric keypad instead onscreen qwerty keyboard, there would be no big problem for a old person on using this phone. It because due to the small 3.27-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display would be best handle for youngster, instead old person (above 50 years old). The display gets 176 ppi pixel density with 320 x 480 pixels resolution (256K colors).
Samsung Galaxy mini 2 GT-S6500 User Manual Resume
On the User Manual of Samsung Galaxy mini 2, at page 57, it said that the rear camera uses 3.2 Megapixels camera. It can record up to 640 x 480 pixels video (VGA) @ 25 frame per second. In this section you will get a tutorial on how to capture photo with uses panoramic view, smile shot or other camera features. You can also learn how to listen to the FM radio with your headset and also play music. For short, all entertainment features are discussed on this section.
For messaging features, there are some of preloaded applications that you can use in this Galaxy mini 2 such as Google mail, Google Talk, ChatOn, Mail by Samsung and also “all-in-one social client” with Social Hub. Social Hub would give you an access to your facebook, twitter or other social networking and sync it with your GT-S6500 phone. Want to know the details of each applications that we mentioned above? Go to Page 42 to page 56 of the Galaxy mini 2 User Manual for the answer.
Select Settings ~> Privacy ~> Factory data reset ~> Reset phone ~> Erase everything, that’s the steps you must do if you wanna perform Hard Reset on Samsung Galaxy mini 2. If you just wanna reboot or force to restart the device, you just need to press and hold power button of the Galaxy mini 2 for about 9-11 seconds. See the detail on the User Manual of GT-S6500 at page 136.
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Samsung Galaxy mini 2 GT-S6500 Specifications
I don’t know whether this Galaxy mini already had an upgrade for Jelly Bean Android v4.1 or not, but in the default released, the Android Operating used on this GT-S6500 is the Gingerbread for version 2.3.6. For the CPU, Samsung uses single-core 800 MHz Cortex A-9 processor on this Galaxy mini along with Qualcomm MSM7227A Snapdragon for the chipset, and Adreno 200 for the Graphix Processing Unit/GPU.
For the RAM and ROM on this Galaxy mini 2, it’s attached with 512MB RAM and also 4GB internal memory. You can still manage to have additional storage if you buy microSD card; there is a microSD external memory slot available on this device for up to 32GB.
For the body shape of this touch-bar form factor phone, the Galaxy mini has 109.4 x 58.6 x 11.6 millimeter or equal for 4.31 x 2.31 x 0.46 inches. This phone is claimed on the capability of 11 hours talktime (in 2G data networks) or just about 6 hours on 3G from its Li-ion type battery with 1300mAH capacity. Along with the assembled battery, this S6500 weights 105.3 grams / 3.70 ounces.
You can have this phone with Orange carrier in the EU, or you can get with global version (Europe). Its support HSDPA 3G 900 / 2100 Mhz and EDGE/GPRS (GSM) quad band 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz. It has Wi-Fi WLAN 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth version 3.0, microUSB version 2.0 for the connectivity features.
There is 3.15MP camera (mentioned in official site of Samsung for 3Megapixel) in the rear side, no front camera, no LED Flash and has Stereo FM Radio with RDS built in. The phone are available in Black and Yellow Color Casing.
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Samsung Galaxy mini 2 GT-S6500 User Manual (Europe & Orange) PDF Download
If you bought the Samsung Galaxy mini 2 with Orange carrier or the unlocked version (Europe), you still need to manually insert the SIM / USIM card into its slot along with the need on assembling the battery. The tutorial below would help you to do that. Additionally, we gave you two tutorial: attach a hand strap and install memory card. Both of these tutorial are optional, which means you still able to use the GT-S6500 even without need to do these “work”.
For the Manual of this touch-bar phone, get it on the links below:
- Download User Manual of Samsung Galaxy mini 2 GT-S6500 | Europe | Language: English | Page: 158 | PDF Size: 6.24MB
- Download User Manual of Samsung Galaxy mini 2 GT-S6500 | Orange | Language: English | Page: 158 | PDF Size: 5.91MB