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pankaj.sea 27Dec2010 09:36

Samsung Cetus i917 Review
In this heavy competitive market Samsung has launched Galaxy series mobile phones just few months ago. Recently they have introduced a new mobile Samsung Cetus i917. This is the first Windows Phone 7 mobile from Samsung, so it’s really interesting to write a review on Samsung Cetus i917. Unlike other smart phones this mobile is also a full touch screen mobile device with all features which get usually in a tablet pc or in your Windows PC. Sound interesting? Let’s dig deep into Samsung Cetus features and details!

Samsung Cetus i917 has some repeated features but other features are absolutely new and attractive. Due to Windows phone 7, which is among the most superior mobile platforms, you would find this cell phone very advance. This application has introduced a new method of navigating a cell phone. Cetus have a great 4 inch display which is quite wide so you can enjoy the screen more than other Windows phones, the AMOLED screen has a resolution of 800 x 480 would make your pictures look more attractive and bright. Except this you are getting a 5 Mega Pixels camera including a VGA front camera for quick video calls or front snaps etc. The Windows Phone 7 gives an office-ready email and full productivity, plus the fun of Xbox LIVE and Zune. Regarding connectivity you will get Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB 2.0 (too useful for a mobile) and GPS in Samsung Cetus i917. So, almost you will have a PC in your pocket if you buy a Cetus!

Windows Phone 7 gives you five hubs to watch, work, play and catch up with what’s important to you. And when you need to find something, Bing gives you the power to search with a single button press.

Office Hub

  • Keeps work moving with access to multiple Outlook email accounts.
  • Integrate multiple Outlook account calendars into a single, color-coded schedule.
  • Easily synchronize your documents over the air between your phone and PC.
  • Seamlessly, access Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote documents from your email or your SharePoint server while away from the office.
  • Edit or annotate your documents then save them for the rest of the team or save to your Windows Phone 7 for a presentation.

People Hub

  • Receive updates instantly to stay in touch with the people you care about most, from calls and texting to social networks.
  • Share your own status quickly and easily.
  • Check in on friends from three screens: Recent, All and what’s new. Music and video Hub
  • Easily find access and download your favourite music, radio, TV and videos while on the go. Manage your music easily with Zune PC software.

Pictures Hub

  • Effortlessly share, organize, caption and post photos all from one place.
  • View all of the pictures on your hub, your most recent pictures and what’s new with all of your friends.
  • Share your own photos with your social networks easily.

Games Hub

  • Play Xbox LIVE with friends with another Windows Phone 7 or personal computer, but not Xbox consoles.
  • Use your avatar and gamer profile to track scores and wins, download new games and challenge friends on the go.
  • Purchase games and apps easily from the Windows Marketplace.
Hope from above description you are now known to the very impressive features of Windows Phone 7 loaded mobile Cetus. Hence, you will be able to do all kind of jobs with new Samsung Cetus i917. Some of the features including instant messaging inter explorer browser, HTML, stereo FM radio, e-mail facility and MMS might attract you as these work well in this smart handset. You can enjoy songs of your choice at anytime and anyplace by downloading and saving them in this handset. You would find absolute voice clarity through its high quality speakers. The internal memory in this cell phone is 8 GB which can save huge data. You would also find a MicroSD card slot in this cell phone. Currently this mobile will come with AT&T and U-Verse mobile, so it’s unnecessary for rest of the mobile operators, but hope others will offer Samsung Cetus soon.


  • Windows Mobile 7 OS
  • 4 Inch AMOLED Display Screen
  • 800 x 480 Screen Resolution
  • 5 Mega Pixel Primary Camera
  • VGA Front Camera
  • 8 GB Internal Memory
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • MicroUSB 2.0 Port
  • MicroSD Card Slot
  • FM Radio

Final thoughts

Windows Phone 7 is designed for business and life in motion. Windows Phone 7 is about you, the things you like to do, things you have to do and relationships with your circle of friends, family and business contacts. It allows you to do things in fewer steps so you have more time. So you will be able to enjoy media features as well as you can do your all business jobs with Samsung Cetus i917. It’s difficult to suggest someone not to buy this mobile. You can rock with Samsung Cetus i917!!

unionsport 10Jan2011 14:01

Re: Samsung Cetus i917 Review
this phone looks cool ,how much does it cost?

pankaj.sea 10Jan2011 15:01

Re: Samsung Cetus i917 Review

Originally Posted by unionsport (Post 77174)
this phone looks cool ,how much does it cost?

As seen on Amazon, $589 but actual price may vary. :surprised

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