The Samsung Metro XL is a dual sim feature phone with 2G connectivity. Supporting bandwidth is GSM900, DCS1800 on both the sim slots. The sim slots are normal sim slots. Lets' check out this Samsung Metro XL mobile review and specifications in detail.
Samsung Metro XL bears a candy bar form factor. Even with the candy bar form factor, it looks distinctive from all other phones. There is a home button which can be called as the center of the control. You can control media, profile widgets in a simple and easy way. Your home screen pops when you press the center button. The center button has this chrome finish which adds beauty to the device.
It looks sleek a curved at the edges. The design is quite premium than the price you pay for. There is Samsung branding on the back as well below the display. The phone is available in black and white colors. Along the back comes the 3.1MP shooter and a 2MP front camera. The dimensions of the phone are 126.8 x 57.5 x 11.9 mm bearing a weight of 105grams. The speaker available at the back is loud and stunning.
Samsung Metro XL features a bigger 2.8 inches TFT display with a 16-bit colors. It delivers a resolution of 128 x 128 picture elements. It delivers a pixel density of 167ppi. Low power mode feature is available. Having a color depth of 65K. The blue colored home screen does make it look brighter.
All the default wallpapers make it look wonderful. You get all the basic icons like Menu and contacts on the either bottom side of the display. On the top left, you get the networks sim 1 and sim 2. There are customizations available to the screen
FEATURES & CONNECTIVITY:
SAMSUNG Metro XL is a keypad phone packing 312MHz single core processor. Having a 64MB RAM. Supports SD card up to 16GB. Possess a CMOS 3.1 MP main camera and a CMOS 2.0 MP front camera. Flash is available for the main camera. Receiving a primary camera of 2MP with LED flash.
The battery type is Li-ion with a capacity of 1200mAh providing a maximum talk time of 12hrs. Supporting video playing formats are MP4, 3GP. And the video playing resolution is 640 x 480@ 24fps. Also supports audio formats like MP3, M4A, AAC, WAV, and MIDI.
Provided with connectivity options such as
Ø USB 2.0
Ø 3.5mm stereo speakers
Ø Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR
Ø Available Bluetooth profiles are A2DP, AVRCP, FTP, HFP, OPP
Supporting network bands are GSM 1800 / 900 MHz for sim 1 and GSM 1800 / 900 MHz for sim 2. GPRS is available. FM radio is available.
It does have this big screen and you get optimized entertainment every time you hold the phone. The gaming will strike you by giving its best. The visual colors are fantastic. And the music player seemed clearer than ever.
Talking about the design part of Samsung Metro XL, it got this design which made it look an expensive phone and the curved edges make it easy to hold. I give 10 out of 10 for the design. Your pictures deserve more so capture all your moments with a 3.1 MP main camera and don’t worry about the dark.
The phone camera is accompanied by a LED flash. And even the front 2MP shooter does the job. You can get 9 continuous shots with the LED flash and you will never miss a moment. The display is vibrant and the call connectivity is nice. The battery provides almost a day-and-half life.
ü Expensive design
ü Affordable price
ü Great set of cameras
ü FM radio
ü Wonderful video
Samsung Metro XL is a wonderful handset available at a handy price of RS. 3190/- At this price what you get is particularly fair and more interesting. It is like all feature phones are mostly dumb but this is the smartest feature phone with great UI.