Samsung Galaxy W (Wonder) I8150 Price, Specifications and Release Date

Everybody, meet Samsung Galaxy W, W for Wonder. The Samsung Galaxy W I8150 is a mid-level smartphone, you can say that he is the big brother of Samsung Galaxy Y. Let’s see what’s so “Wonder”-ful about the Galaxy W I8150.


While, I was mall-ing around, I saw an unusual Samsung Galaxy smartphone. It looked like Samsung Galaxy Y, but only bigger and darker. It was the Galaxy W or Galaxy Wonder. I asked the sales lady for its price and specifications but there were not able to provide me with such details. They just informed me that it was still a dummy unit and they are still waiting for more information regarding the product.

Well I did some research about the Samsung Galaxy W (Wonder) I8150, and below are the things that I found out about this new smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy Wonder I8150 features:
The Galaxy Wonder I8150 features a 1.4GHz processor and 14.4Mbps HSDPA data transfer. Much faster than Samsung Galaxy Y. It has bigger display with 3.7″ (480×800 pixel), richer and crispier output. It features TOUCHWiZ v4.0, unlike Galaxy Y which has only v3.0. It has 5.0 megapixel rear camera with power LED flash and a VGA front facing camera. Basically, it’s better than Samsung Galaxy Y. It’s like an upgraded version of Samsung Galaxy Y.

To give you an idea it’s like Galaxy Y < Galaxy W < Galaxy R < Galaxy S 2.

Samsung Galaxy W I8150 Specifications:
Operating System: Android v2.3 Gingerbread
Interface: TOUCHWiZ v4.0
Dimension: 115.5mm x 59.8mm x 11.55mm
Display: 3.7″, 16M Colors, WVGA Full-touch (480×800 pixels)
Processor: 1.4GHz Processor (MSM8255T) Scorpion processor, Adreno 205 GPU
Memory: 4GB Internal, 512MB ROM, 512MB RAM
External Memory: microSDHC up to 32GB
Camera: 5.0 megapixel rear camera with Power LED flash
Front Camera: VGA
Video Capture: 1280 x 720p HD
Bluetooth: V3.0 (A2DP / AVRCP)
USB: version 2.0
WiFi: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Band: UMTS (850/900/1900/2100MHz) + GSM (850/900/1800/1900MHz)
Network: HSDPA 14.4Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps / 3G / EDGE / GPRS Class12
Video Support format: H.263/H.264/MPEG4/ASF/3GP/AVI/WMV/DivX/Xvid
Music & Sound Support format: MP3/AAC/AAC+/e-AAC+/AMR-/WMA/WAV/MIDI/IMY/M4A
Battery: Li-Ion 1500 mAh
Colors Available: Black and While

Samsung Galaxy W price and availability:
The Samsung Galaxy W (Wonder) I8150 is priced at around $380 USD and Php 16,000-17,000 in the Philippines. Some vendors in the grey market are already selling the item. But authorized retailers have not yet made a Go signal for this product. But most probably this unit will be available in time for the Christmas season. This unit is now available in the market. You can also get the Samsung Galaxy W GTI 8150 on Amazon.

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  • Imae Montoya

    how much?

    • Anonymous

      It’s around Php16,000-18,000 depending on where you are going to buy the unit.

  • Imae Montoya

    how much?

  • jb

    is this better than s or sl?

  • Fredrick

    I use samsung galaxy w i8150. I just want to know, how to set received MMS. Tq

    • whatswithjeff

      Are you referring to the APN settings for your Samsung Galaxy W?

  • Rfmasaganda

    how can i change the message ringtone???
    Please help us.

    • whatswithjeff

      Go to options and change the tone notifications

  • Alirene_carino

    can i use a music sound to change the notification ringtone

  • Alirene_carino

    can i use a music sound to change the notification ringtone

    • whatswithjeff

      I’m not sure about that. But I cant use customize ringtone on Galaxy Y either. I’ll try to check if there are hacks or customization available

    • whatswithjeff

      I’m not sure about that. But I cant use customize ringtone on Galaxy Y either. I’ll try to check if there are hacks or customization available

    • ‘Ine Cruz Sta Maria

      how much now jordan dinnar?

  • Jmpramos_27

    How much this GALAXY W?? now??

  • Georgeousmonalisa

    can i use yahoo messenger in samsung galaxy w?

    • Ahmadabdo1988

      sure u can use anything all messenger and much more

  • Macdavecura

    how much galaxy wonder now?

  • leigh

    you can buy it @ kimstore for only Php 11,000,. ;)

  • Susilknr

    how much saudi riyal?

  • Trixie

    Can I use Skype on it?

    • whatswithjeff

      IF you can use skype on other android device, I guess you can also use it with galaxy w

  • mohamed safar

    how much samsung galaxy wonder qatar riyal

  • mohamed safar

    pls tell how much qatar riyal

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  • nadeem javed

    This is the best mobile phone of samsung.
    i’m using this phone…..
    samsung is the best than nokia…..

  • NikhilK

    Hey Even I hv a galaxy Wonder….has anyone of you experience an instance when ur phone suddenly shut down,the phone starts nly when connected the charger after that and the battery drained from 80-100 to smthing like 5-6%???….if yes please tel me how to resolve the problem its killing me… phones just 3 months old…. :'(

    • noi

      firstly, dont ever over-charge the battery. second, u need to minimize the battery usage so that it wont overdrained. btw, i already use this smartphone for more than a year. my battery swollen, due to overcharge. haha.pity me. i couldnt find the battery here in the area of los banos and calamba. does anyone know where to get it? noted that i prefer the original batt. thanks. =)

  • noi

    hi.i’m currently looking for the galaxy wonder’s battery. do u have any idea where can i get it? thanks.

  • kingcobra

    it is just an ordinary phone for me.. n it’s not supposed to be so expensive!!! I think RM400 is quite enough..

  • sum

    to use custom ringtone, create a notifications folder on root of your sd then put the tones there

  • gohar

    Galaxy w is agood hand set modle but batrry problem

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