After the launch of Samsung Star GT-S5230, the company has till date sold over 30 million units of the same. After this roaring success, Samsung released the GT- S5260 Star II smart phone. This new product is almost the same as Star GT-S5230, barring a few changes in terms of more advanced touch screen features, Wi-Fi connectivity, integration of social networking websites like Facebook and Twitter.
The Star II GT-S5260 has the same 3 inch TFT WQVGA capacitive touch screen. It now also has the TouchWiz UI 3.0 application. With this the users are able to customize the interface by adding various widgets on to the home screen. The other interesting feature is the Samsung Quick Type T9 trace keyboard. This is a really interesting development over the Apple Swype and BlindType Virtual Keyboards. T9 Trace allows the user to glide a finger around the virtual keyboard. Identifying what letters they are trying to type, gives the users a surprisingly natural and faster way to type the text. The multi IM facility makes it possible to log-in on to multiple IM accounts like Google Talk, Yahoo!, MSN, AIM, and Facebook chat on a single app. The multi IM 2.0 is an interesting feature to look forward to.
The other advancement over the GT-S5230 is the addition of the Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n feature which has brought about wireless connectivity in this smart phone. Samsung has also added the 3.5 mm audio port to the GT- S5260 Star II, allowing the users plug in their favorite headphones for a better sound quality and voice quality to suit. The phone provides a MIDI monophonic audio player with AMR, MP3 and AAC.
The personalized user interface in the Samsung GT- S5260 Star II, with a true experience of a full touch screen, an intuitive and easy to use keyboard with the Samsung T9 Trace, and the feature of the add on Micro SD card slot, providing additional storage, is an experience to feel. The Micro SD card slot has a provision of a memory card up to a capacity of 16 GB. The TFT screen, TFT Capacitive touch screen of 256 K colors is a 3.0 inch display, with a resolution of 240 x 400 pixels. The Samsung GT- S5260 Star II also provides a 3 .2 mega pixel camera.