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Samsung Magnet A257 / A177

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This basic GSM messaging phone sports a QWERTY keyboard, landscape display, and a full suite of messaging features, including email, IM, MMS, and text messaging. Other features include a VGA camera and basic Bluetooth.

A177 has minor cosmetic differences and prepaid balance software, but is otherwise identical

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Display 2.2 in   diagonal, 4:5
220 x 176 pixels
128 ppi   approx.
Type: LCD (TFT/TFD)
Battery 800 mAh LiIon
Removable
Talk: 5 hours max.
Standby: 250 hours max.
Processor ?
Storage Not expandable
Camera VGA (640 x 480)
self-timer, brightness, night mode
Weight 3.09 oz   88 g
Dimensions 4.29 x 2.32 x 0.47 in   109 x 59 x 11.9 mm
OS / Platform (proprietary)
Modes
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM   2G
850 MHz / band 5   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
900 MHz / band 8   (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1800 MHz / band 3   DCS (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1900 MHz / band 2   PCS (Americas)
Data Technology EDGE
Phone Book Capacity ?
SIM card size Traditional / Mini   2FF

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Features

 
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Adjustable Text Size -
Barometer -
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP 1.5
version 2.0
BREW -
Call Screening -
Changeable Body Plates -
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes
Data Tethering -
DLNA -
Email Client Yes
EMS / Picture Messaging -
External Antenna Jack -
Extra Display -
Fast Charging -
Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight -
Flight Mode Yes
FM Radio -
FM Transmitter -
GAIT -
Games Yes
GPS / Location -
Hard Drive -
HD Voice -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) -
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) -
Hearing Aid Compatible -
Infrared (IR) -
Instant Messaging Networks Supported: AIM, Windows Live, Yahoo!
Java (J2ME) Yes
Memory Card Slot -
Miracast -
MirrorLink -
MMS Yes
Mobile Hotspot -
Multiple Languages Languages Supported: English, Spanish, French
Music Player -
NFC -
Picture ID Yes
Predictive Text Entry Technology: T9
Push-To-Talk -
Real-Music Ringers Supported Formats: MP3
Ringer ID Yes
Ringer Profiles Yes
Ruggedized -
Side Keys volume on left
Speaker Phone Yes
Stereo Speakers -
Text Keyboard, Hardware Layout: QWERTY
Text Messaging (SMS) Yes
Text Messaging Templates Yes
Touch Screen -
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
TV Output -
USB -
Vibrate Yes
Voice Dialing -
VR-ready -
WAP / Web Browser Yes
Water-Resistant -
Wi-Fi -
Wireless Charging -

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