Samsung Corby II is a candybar GSM touchscreen phone with affordable price.

Samsung Corby 2 is a stylish looking phone with the integration of most popular social networking site apps like Facebook and Twitter.

You can easily send mails, messages to your friends.

It supports an external memory of up to 8 GB, so that you can easily backup your data and files.

It is another Smartphone by Samsung having ‘QuickType’ keyboard. Samsung Corby 2 supports GSM network and have 2.0 MP camera with smile detection capability.

It has 3.14" display, 2MP camera, FM radio with RDS, 3.5mm headset jack, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and supports up to 16GB microSD memory cards.

The phone runs on Samsung’s custom UI TouchWIZ and also features Microsoft Exchange support.

The back of the phone houses a disappointing 2MP fixed-focus camera.

The Corby II will be powered by a 1000mAh battery which is quoted at a talk time of 9.5 hours!

Corby II will also feature the ‘QuickType’ keyboard from Samsung, which is similar to the popular ‘Swype’ keyboard.

It will be available in White, Pink and Yellow.

The Corby II will hit the retail stores of Germany by the end of March, followed by Europe, Asia, China, India and Africa.

Samsung did not mention anything about the pricing of the handset.

General info

Network technology - Referes to the kind of network technology used.

Three major technologies are used today - TDMA, CDMA and GSM.

GSM - Global System for Mobile communications.

A world standard for digital cellular communications using narrowband TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access), which allows up to eight calls at a time on 800 MHz and 1800 MHz frequencies.

Is the standard most commonly used in Europe and Asia, but not in the United States.

GSM phones use a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) smart card that contains user account information.

Any GSM phone becomes immediately programmed after plugging in the SIM card, thus allowing GSM phones to be easily rented or borrowed.

SIM cards can be programmed to display custom menus for personalized services.GSM provides a short messaging service (SMS) that enables text messages up to 160 characters in length to be sent to and from a GSM phone.

850, 900, 1800, 1900

Data - Shows the particular phone's type of data. the major mobile phone data types are GPRS, CDMA2000 1xRTT, EDGE, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS, etc.

Design - Phone design type

Form Factor - Refers to the form factor of a phone.

The main handset designs are bar, clamshell, slide, swivel

Dimensions - Phone's dimensions 4.33 x 2.39 x 0.46 (109.9 x 60.6 x 11.7 mm)

Weight - Phone's weight 3.60 oz (102 g)

The average is 5.6 oz (159 g)

Display : Phone's main display

Technology - Refers to the type of the color displays.

There are five major types: LCD, TFT, TFD, STN and OLED

Resolution - Refers to the width and the height of the display 240 x 320 pixels

Physical Size : 3.14 inches

Touch Screen : Yes (Capacitive)

Light sensor : Yes


Capacity - Shows the battery capacity in mAh 1000 mAh

Talk time - Maximum talk time in hours 9.50 hours

The average is 7 h (448 min)

Stand-by time - maximum Stand-by time in hours 620 hours

The average is 435 h (18 days)

Camera - Camera specs Yes

Resolution - Shows the particular phone's camera resolution.

The major mobile phone camera resolutions available are QCIF; CIF; VGA (640x480); 1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.0 and 3.0 megapixels.

2 megapixels

Features : Smile detection, Night mode, Panorama

Video capture : Yes

Resolution - Shows whether the particular phone's camera can record a video clip 320x240 (QVGA) (30 fps)


Music Player - Audio support such as MP3 : Yes

Supports : MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV

Video Playback - Video support such as MPEG4 : Yes

Supports : MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio : Yes

Type : FM

Internet Browsing - Capability to access special Internet sites using the mobile phone : Yes

Browser name - Shows any special features of the particular phone's Internet browser Dolfin 2.0

Supports : HTML, XHTML, WAP 2.0

Phonebook Support : Yes

Capacity : Limited

Features : Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID

Add ringtones : Yes

Organiser : Organiser, Voice memo, Document viewer

Video call : No

Other features : Social networking integration, 3.5 mm audio jack, DNSe (Digital Natural Sound Engine), Find Music recognition, downloadable games, touchWiz UI, accelerometer sensor


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