From the view outside, Galaxy Gio similar to the Samsung Galaxy S with the body that are not small but, also not great, so that fits in the palm of the hand. As for the screens, Samsung immerse the screen size of 3.2 inches TFT-LCD which has a maximum resolution of 320x480 pixels. Even so, the result looks quite sharp and clean.
While the Android platform embedded, is Android 2.2 (Froyo) with the help of the software interface is made by Samsung itself, namely TouchWiz 3.0. To the rear, there is a 3 megapixel camera with these features, among others, LED Flash, Auto-focus, Face detection, digital zoom, as well as its ability to record video.
Samsung Galaxy Gio itself is reinforced with a 800MHz processor speed that comes with significant internal memory of 150MB, as well as internal storage capacity provided by Samsung by default of 2GB. In addition, users can upgrade the storage capacity, because in the Gio there is a microSD slot that can support up to 32GB of memory usage.
In terms of connectivity, Samsung complement Gio with the support of a fairly complete connections, including 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, EDGE / GPRS, GPRS, EDGE, and microUSB 2.0. Samsung claims that Gio has a download speed (HSDPA) up to 7.2Mbps. In addition, there is also a 3.5mm audiojack port if you want to use a headset.
In addition to Google's default application, such as Google Maps, Google Search, Gmail, and Android Market, where shop online application provides a variety of applications. In addition to Android Market, Samsung also provides easy and direct access to Samsung's Apps, where users can download applications typical of Samsung.
Samsung also do not forget to include various features and applications that are pinned by default on Samsung Galaxy Gio to give a better experience to users Gio, such as a browser that supports Flash 10.1, SNS integration, Digital compass, accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate, Proximity sensor for auto turn-off, FM Radio with RDS, A-GPS, Image / video editor, ThinkFree document viewer / editor, Microsoft Exchange, and comes with interesting features called Swype.
The latter feature gives you the ease of doing typing quickly while using the virtual keyboard. And the last is the use of Lithium-Ion battery with a capacity of 1350mAh, which is claimed by the manufacturer is able to survive up to 11 hours in talk mode and 620 hours in standby mode.
In conclusion Samsung Galaxy Gio could be a realistic option, especially for those who have a budget of less than $ 270.