Samsung Corby S3653 [Gadget Review]

Samsung Corby S3653 Design:

The Samsung Corby is a budgeted Smartphone that comes with 93g weight and touch sensitive screen, accelerometer and phone back body customization.

However, Samsung Corby’s style may give a feel that this model is for teens or youngsters with customization of switching back cover of phone according to your style needs.

The Samsung Corby S3653 comes with plastic bodied glossy finish with attractive curve body, palm fit, and QVGA 2.8 inches resolution.

The left side of the phone has the volume keys andcharger or headset port but without standard micro USB port with swappable Micro SDslot below the battery cover. While on the right side it has the lock/unlock key and quick camera buttons.

The Samsung Corby S3653 comes with normal 240 x 320 pixels on 256k TFT touch capacitive screen.The touch screen is quite responsive in nature and it requires minimum touch pressure in usability.

Samsung Corby 3653 Features:

Its salient features are:


  • Quad-band GSM/EDGE.
  • FM radio with RDS.
  • Find Music recognition service.
  • Social networking applications uploading feature.
  • Blue tooth 2.1 with A2DP, USB v.2.0


  • Almost 27 Home screen Widgets preinstalled.
  • Touch Wiz and Cartoon UI
  • Haptic Feedback
  • Office Document application
  • PDF reader (3rd party software)
  • Smart Gesture unlock
  • Pop-up SNS
  • One -finger zoom
  • Scribble type fonts
  • Dictionary
  • Java MIDP 2.0
  • Accelerometer
  • Photo Call

LCD, Memory & Camera:

  • 2.8″ capacitive TFT touchscreen of QVGA resolution.
  • Internal 61 MB storage, micro SD card slot (up to 8GB)
  • 2 megapixel fixed-focus camera with Panorama shot/smile shot, [email protected] MPEG 4 video recording

Bonus Features:

  • Customized rear covers (Fashion Jacket), ships with two extra panels, like ladies match accessories with clothes, likewise they might match covers with rest of accessories.
  • FM radio with RDS
  • Fast HTTP internet browser.

Multimedia Support / Formats:

  • Its multimedia supports range like audio format support from – MP3.AAC, AAC+ e-AAC+, WMA, AMR Find Musicand Video supportedformats are:H.263/H.264/MP4/WMV.


  • It is available in Jamaican Yellow, Cupid Pink, Minimal White, and Festival Orange.

What’s in the Box?

  • The Samsung Corby S3653
  • Charger
  • Headset
  • Battery

*Please be informed, this depends on the seller offer or also check OEM website.

Nutshell / Bottom Line:

The Samsung Corby S3653 is smart decent and (IN) budget looking phone with different customized features like rear jacket changing and with quite good touch responsive screen. While it lacks features like WI-FI and Camera Flash, but quite affordable purchase with its cuteness appeal as its style customization like rear jacket changing is very handy.

Availability and Price in Pakistan:

In Pakistan, its price start from 12,000/- and onwards (as of June 30, 2010). For example, WhatMobile website is offering in PKR 12,700/- and on Mobilepricepk it is offered in 12,600/-.

Whereas, on different free online advertisement websites in Pakistan, it is also being offered in different price ranges dependent on the handset condition (used).

Please be informed that, you may get/observe price difference while visiting your local market. Please visit market and have detailed research before you buy. (Prices mentioned here may differ from market).

Disclaimer: Please be informed that, Websites mentioned in the articles are only for citing references. Author is not responsible for any purchase / sale /exchange/loss/Price Quotation/ decision made; but not limited to, after reading this article.

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