Reviews and Problems with Samsung S5230 / Star / Tocco Lite
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Samsung S5230 Star review: Quick view
10 March 2013
Excerpt: Samsung are going to great lengths to pile pressure on the LG Cookie. While the Samsung S5600 Preston aims to outdo it, the 5230 Star is set for a head-on collision course. This starlet's middle name is Tocco Lite and that's plenty to live up to. The name itself is no shortcut to stardom but the Tocco pedigree certainly brings with it certain expectations of quality. So will this little Star still be going strong a year from launch?
Excerpt: The Samsung Tocco Lite is an inexpensive touchscreen phone that keeps things simple -- but is it too simple? What we like Considering it’s a budget touchscreen phone the Tocco Lite’s display is bright and crisp and very responsive – texting and dialling is easy. The Lite uses a series of customisable widgets that display services such as a clock, and links to social networking sites. We found the interface basic but straightforward.
Summary: Samsung caters for a variety of needs – it's got budget devices, camera devices and high-end devices doing the rounds – but the purpose of the Samsung Tocco Lite S5230 is to bring touchscreen technology to the masses and those on a budget. We like touchscreen devices, but in our experience good ones are very few and far between – we were optimistic about the S5230, though, as Samsung has had some success with touchscreen devices in the past.
Samsung's Star mobile phone is a good introduction to the world of touch-screen mobile phones
Good Gear Guide.au
19 November 2010
Summary: The Samsung Star is a functional and easy to use touch-screen handset that will appeal to people on a tight budget. The lack of 3G connectivity will turn many potential buyers elsewhere, however.
Excerpt: The Samsung S5230 Tocco Lite is a competitively priced full touch-screen phone that has taken a goal squarely at LG´s extremely popular Cookie phone. If you were not aware, the LG Cookie is the best selling phone in the first half of 2009. The secret of its success was pretty simple; it was a touchscreen [...
Excerpt: This sleek, good-looking handset feels good in your hand and fits well in your pocket. Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface is as easy to use as you would expect, but the resistive touch-screen could be better.
Excerpt: Available At: I was recently able to try out Samsung's new budget phone that I'm positively sure they're aiming to be in competition with the LG KP500 Cookie . The Samsung Tocco Lite or more commonly known as the Samsung S5230 in other countries, is Samsung's cheapest budget phone.