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DTC Android Phone: GT3 Astroid GT9326 Review, Specs & Price
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DTC Android Phone: GT3 Astroid GT9326 Review, Specs & Price

by Joel MatiraJuly 2, 2012

DTC Android GT3 Review. Hey guys, here’s another affordable android phone, released by DTC Mobile. GT3 Astroid or the GT9326 costs Php4,999, a reasonable price for an entry level smartphone.

DTC GT3 GT9326 Android

At first look, the GT3 Astroid appears very similar with the HTC Sensation (well, notice also its distributor’s name:  DTC ).The phone comes in a black-gray casing with a matte finish in the back and metallic-look plastic in front.  It looks heavy but actually it only weighs  110 grams, it’s very light!

DTC GT3 Specs

Inside, it ticks an ARM processor clocked at 650Mhz coupled with Android 2.3.4 OS, fair enough to install most of the apps available in Google Play.I didn’t expect much on this phone, but it’s a must to say now that the Gingerbread is well-fitted on this device; the 3.5-inch screen’s response and overall performance considering clock processor is really surprising and would say I had a great experience using it.

Most of the phone’s dual sim capability isn’t new to us especially for China-made phones and this one is no exception. And now I have to admit that am still fascinated having these two sims in one phone and seeing the two cellular network’s signal bar both running and able to receive and send sms and calls.

DTC GT3 Dual Sim

DTC GT3 Sending SMS

The 5 megapixel rear camera can yield a decent picture and capable of taking panoramic shots while the VGA in front could be fair enough for video chatting using the pre-installed app Yahoo!Messenger.

DTC-GT3-Astroid-Sample-Shot

Sample shot from GT3-Astroid 5Megapixel camera

Though released with an edge connection only (no 3G), the WiFi capability won’t let you down. The phone’s browser also competes well, outrunning the performance of my old iPhone 3G.

DTC GT3 Internet Browser

Games like Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja are pre-installed on the phone, together with other apps for social networking such as Facebook and Twitter.

Well, I got three good stuff about this smartphone, first is the price, then the speed and last is its wireless connectivity. For only Php4,999 you gotta have your android smartphone that won’t slash your pocket so much, and that’s so important. And also, considering its price, the design and finishing of this phone looks great and stylish.

And to give you a little preview what it looks like, here’s the DTC GT3 Astroid video clip:

DTC GT3 Astroid Specs:
CPU: 650MHz MediaTek MT6573 (ARMv5)
RAM 256MB
Dual Band (900/1800MHz)
Dual SIM/Dual Standby
Storage up to 32GB via MicroSD Card
Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread
3.5-inch HVGA LCD 320×480 (touchscreen capacitive)
5 megapixel rear camera / VGA front camera
Bluetooth 2.0
FM radio
GPRS/Edge
WiFi 802.11b/g
GPS with a-gps support
MP3/AMR/MIDI/WMA/AAC/MP4/MPEG4/H.2645 playback support
Weight – 110g
1450mah battery (3-4 Days standby time)

And yup! =) we’ll be raffling off this android phone! heads up HERE!

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About The Author
Joel Matira
Joel Matira is a computer engineer turned development work specialist. Knowledge he earned from various training/exposure visits abroad proves that IT is a key factor to development. Joel completed his master’s degree in public management at the Ateneo de Manila University.. You may join his travel adventures thru his blog @batangmangyan.com .
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