Published on May 15th, 2013 | by MoniqueJones18


Brief Review: Samsung Rex 80 S5222R

Smartphones are increasingly growing its numbers in the market and most people are using it for the sake of being able to reach and communicate to others. This is evident especially to those who are busy at school, or work. That is why RingCentral has made every feature very convenient for all users. Now, reaching the people that you care most is just easy. This is one of the reasons why using the handiest and most reliable cellular phones are the best way to deal with distance.

The Samsung Rex 80 S5222R gave a good image to the Samsung models. Released last March 2013, this gadget is classified under a TouchWiz interface that will stand out in the global market and is an enhanced version of the Samsung Rex 70 unit. Samsung as a key starter of mobile leadership and innovation has made sure that this specific device can provide a better solution to phone features that will fit all lifestyle and budget. The Samsung Rex 80 S5222R has been tailored to allow full access to a lot of unique characteristics on the phone at a very affordable cost.

Design and Display. It is a Dual SIM built-in device that is set for users who needs to use two networks for messaging and calling. The 1st and 2nd SIM already supports a 3G and 2G Network (GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900) and has a TFT resolution resistive touchscreen. Its display size covers 240 x 320 pixels, 3.0 inches and the body dimension wraps up 102 x 58 x 11.5 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 0.45 in) of its total surface. Its color may vary from white, gray, blue and red. The physical design of the said device permits the user to freely bring it wherever he wants without getting the hassle of carrying something that is bulky and heavy.

Memory and Data Features. One good feature to consider with this gadget is its capability to increase the external memory up to 16GB aside from its existing internal memory of 20 MB. The phonebook can save up to a 1000 contacts and can keep call records. This phone can sustain a USB Host, Bluetooth transfer, and Internet connectivity via GPRS, EDGE or Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n.

Sound Features. This easy to carry handset has a 3.5mm jack made especially for those who are fond of using headsets. A loudspeaker is an option that one can use. The alert and alarm cover mp3 songs and true tones. This feature is ideal for music lovers who need to keep track of their favorite song from time to time.

Camera & Video.  The primary camera has a 3.15 MP, 204×1536 pixels making it a better image when capturing photos and making videos. Night mode is an extra characteristic of this.

Battery Life. The type of battery is a Li-Ion 1000 mAh battery and talk time capability can bring up to 14 hours and 10 minutes using a 2G connection.

Additional Features. This Smartphone supports 9 regional languages and operates on English QWERTY key functions. A calendar, dictionary and multi widgets are also key features to this gizmo. You may be able to download additional Java features through the Samsung Mobile Website like Facebook, Twitter, Google Talk, Yahoo and the like.


  • The device is very handy
  • Has Dual-SIM features
  • 3.5 MP camera resolution
  • Supports Internet connection


  • External memory is only up to 16 GB
  • Slower response to touch sensitivity
  • Has limited application capabilities

The Samsung Rex 80 S5222R is a very good gadget that is cheap and suitable for those who require much of calling and messaging in their day-to-day activities. It is not the top choice of today’s technology but it can be worth it for basic functions. Since the phone is using a Samsung TouchWiz operating system, there is not much of a limit to its capabilities.  5 stars can be given to this out of a 10 score.

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