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Samsung Galaxy Active Neo (2015) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
Adreno 306
2 GB / 16 GB
4.5 inches (480 x 800 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy Active Neo smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy Active Neo phone with 4.5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy Active Neo comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2200 mAh, non-removable battery. The 4.5 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 800 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Samsung Galaxy Active Neo specifications

BrandSamsung
NameGalaxy Active Neo
ModelSM-G388
Release date2015

Body

The weight of Samsung Galaxy Active Neo is about 5.43 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (5.24 x 2.76 x 0.4 inches).

Weight5.43 oz
Dimensions5.24 x 2.76 x 0.4 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy Active Neo comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 306

Display

The size of Galaxy Active Neo screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.5 inches TFT display of Samsung Galaxy Active Neo with 480 x 800 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size4.5 inches
Resolution480 x 800 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy Active Neo (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Galaxy Active Neo is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy Active Neo supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Galaxy Active Neo comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Galaxy Active Neo phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2200 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Galaxy Active Neo isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 2200 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Samsung phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Galaxy Active Neo is a safe and durable IP68 dustproof and waterproof smartphone built for outdoor usage. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 4, Certified IP68 dustproof and waterproof
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy Active Neo, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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