Samsung Galaxy Y, Y for young, is the latest netphone from Smart Communications. It’s a sleek and stylish Android phone which runs on Gingerbread. Its processor is faster at 832 MHz compared to Smart’s first netphone which is 600 MHz.

Samsung Galaxy Y comes in a smaller but bulkier box compared to Netphone 701
Data Connection: GSM/GPRS/EDGE / HSDPA 7.2
Frequency Range: GSM 900/1800/1900 UMTS 2100
Display: 3.0 QVGA TFT Display
Browser: WAP
Messaging: SMS/MMS/Email
OS: Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Applications: Full touch 3G mass android phone,
3.5pi ear
832 MHz processor, always on
integration service,
enhanced GUI SWYPE,
Document viewer
Memory: 150 MB + micro SD up to 16GB
Connectivity: Wi-Fi / BT3.0
Imaging: 2MP Camera + Video  Recording


Talk/Standby Time: TBA
Battery: 1200 mAh
Others: Audio file: MP3, OGG, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+,
WMA / MPEG 4: H.263
Accessories: Travel Adaptor, Stereo Headset, Battery, Manual

The Samsung Galaxy Y includes Smart’s netphone technology which keeps you connected to Twitter, Facebook and Smartnet at zero cost as long as you have at least P1 in your account.

The inner box

The box is colorful and eye-catching. The Android feel is apparent compared to Netphone 701 which comes in a flat black box. I guess the packaging design is to attract YOUNGer buyers.

Hello, Samsung Galaxy Y!
Smart Netphone
The box's contest

The box has the following items: the unit, wall charger, microSD Adaptor, stereo headset, battery, manuals, Smart Netphone instructions, installer CD, and a micro USB charger.

Smart Netphone
Smart Netphone guide

The Netphone manual contains a concise, easy-to-follow illustrated guide in setting up and using the Samsung Galaxy Y.

Smart Netphone
Samsung Galaxy Y

Samsung Galaxy Y is very light and will fit inside the pocket. The corrugated steel ensures a no-slippage grip of the mobile, something most mobile makers fail to address.



For those who want to use the Samsung Galaxy Y as a Prepaid phone, you can get this netphone for as low as P4,999 through Smart Rewards. Check out the prepaid packs Smart offers.

Power Pack
For the true power user, the Netphone Power Pack keeps you virtually online all the time! All the extras of the daily Power Pack gets ramped up for a full month but for much less!
Connect Pack
If you just need to stay connected, then the Netphone Connect Pack is the answer. Gives you unlimited access to your social networks and chat for a full day! With a few extra minutes and texts too!
Value Pack
Get the best value for your P20 with the Netphone Value Pack. Receive 10 Mb allowance that lets you surf your favorite sites! Plus, get 50 FREE texts to SMART subscribers!
Packages and Bundles
(Subscriber must maintain P1 balance)
Rate Social Stream Netphone Messenger Browsing/ Access Voice Text
Daily Netphone Power Pack(all in) P40 unli unli 30 MB 10 min on net 150 on net
Monthly Netphone Power Pack (all in) P999 unli unli 1 GB 200 min on net 3500 on net
Daily Netphone Connect Pack P30 unli unli 20 MB 5 min on net 100 on net
Daily Netphone Value Pack P20 unli unli 10 MB n/a 50 on net



For those who prefer to use the phone as Postpaid, Smart made an exclusive Plan for the Samsung Galaxy Y.

Plan Cash Out Unli Text Unli Social Browsing
299 1500 Yes Yes No
349 Free Yes Yes No
499 Free Yes Yes 100 MB

If the 100MB browsing isn’t enough for you, check out Smart’s other postpaid plans.

Get to know the Samsung Galaxy Y over at http://netphone.ph and http://www.facebook.com/SMARTNetphone

I will post a more detailed tutorial on Samsung Galaxy Y usage and tips and tricks to make the most of this sleek netphone.

2 Comments on Unboxing the Samsung Galaxy Y, Smart’s Latest Netphone

  1. Euri
    November 17, 2011 at 12:01 PM (10 years ago)

    Uy sayang. We just renewed our smart postpaid. T_T

    • Karen Ang
      November 17, 2011 at 1:39 PM (10 years ago)

      🙁 sayang nga


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