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Samsung I9000 Galaxy S (Captivative) short review

Web services require a data connection. Contact your
operator to choose the best data plan.
Learn to access and bookmark your favourite web pages.
• You may incur additional charges for accessing the
web and downloading media. For details, contact
your service provider.
• Available icons may vary depending on your
Browse web pages
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
Internet to launch a specified homepage.
To access a specific web page, select the URL input
field, enter the web address (URL) of the web page,
and select Go.
2 Navigate web pages with the following keys:
Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications
technology capable of exchanging information over a
distance of about 10 metres without requiring a physical
You do not need to line up the devices to beam
information with Bluetooth. If the devices are within range
of one another, you can exchange information between
them even if they are located in different rooms.
Samsung is not responsible for the loss,
interception, or misuse of data sent or received via
the Bluetooth wireless feature.
• Always ensure that you share and receive data
with devices that are trusted and properly secured.
If there are obstacles between the devices, the
operating distance may be reduced.
• Some devices, especially those that are not
tested or approved by Bluetooth SIG, may be
incompatible with your device.
 Turn on the Bluetooth wireless feature
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
Settings → Wireless and network → Bluetooth
2 Select Bluetooth to turn on the Bluetooth wireless
Your device uses non-harmonized frequency and
is intended for use in all European countries. The
WLAN can be operated in the EU without restriction
indoors, but cannot be operated outdoors in France.
Activate the WLAN feature
In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Wireless and network → Wi-Fi settings → Wi-Fi.
An active WLAN running in the background will
consume battery power. To preserve battery power,
activate the WLAN only when needed.
Find and connect to a WLAN
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
Settings → Wireless and network → Wi-Fi settings.
The device will automatically search for available
Select a network under Wi-Fi networks.
Learn about the Mobile AP feature, which sets your device
as an wireless AP (Access Point) to connect to the internet
on other network devices.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
Settings → Wireless and network → Mobile AP
Select Mobile AP to activate the Mobile AP feature.
TV connections (TV out mode)
Learn to connect your device to a TV and view the device’s
interface on the TV screen.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
Settings → Sound and display → TV out.
Select TV out to activate TV out mode.
Select TV system.
Select a video encoding system according to your
Option Region
Australia, Austria, Belgium, China,
Denmark, England, Finland, Germany,
Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, Netherlands,
New Zealand, Norway, Singapore,
Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand
NTSC Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Taiwan,
Ensure that the TV is on and connect your device to the
TV with a TV out cable.
Match the colours at the ends of the TV out cable with
those on the TV's A/V ports.
Switch the TV to External input mode.
The device interface appears on the TV screen.
Samsung has thrown a real contender in smartphone market. The Samsung Galaxy S I9000. AT&T will get exactly the same device called Samsung Captivative. Featuring 4" WVGA 16m color with Super AMOLED Capacitive TouchScreen, the screen is really gorgeous. With wide viewing angle, you can still comfortably read information in the screen even at 45 degree angle.

Samsung Galaxy S is wide but it feels nice when you hold it. operating the phone with one hand is possible although you will struggle a bit.
Samsung put in a 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird CPU with 512 MB of RAM. That make the phone really snappy. The 5MP autofocus camera produce good picture. Touch focus is responsive. No lag at all. Not to forget the capability to record 720p HD video at 30 frame per second.

Connectivity wise, Samsung Galaxy S features a b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS with A-GPS and TV output. Radio is there if you need it.
Out of the box, Samsung Galaxy S support DivX video (converting your DivX collection is not an issue), polyphonic as well as other audio and video format. Audio is excellent with Sound Alive 3d sound technology.

Samsung Galaxy S is running Android 2.1 (Eclair), however Samsung has promise Galaxy S will get a Android 2.2 (Froyo) upgrade. No specific date promised.

Samsung I9000 Galaxy S Specifications
For detail specification on Samsung Galaxy S, click here

Samsung Galaxy S User Guide and Manual
The Use guide (Manual) talks about everything you need to know about operating your Samsung Galaxy S. It tells you how to assemble your device for the first time, customize your device, using the camera,the GPS, setup the TV connection, reset your device, troubleshoot your phone if something goes wrong and many more.

Download Samsung Galaxy S User Manual and Guide here.


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