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Samsung Messager II R560 / Vice R561

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This update to the Messager is sleeker, adds EVDO data and 3.5mm audio jack, and has a better display and camera. Other features of this CDMA messaging phone are similar, including slide-out keyboard, memory card slot, music player, and stereo Bluetooth.

R561 supports different networks bands

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Display 2.2 in   diagonal
QVGA   240 x 320 pixels
182 ppi   approx.
Battery 960 mAh LiIon
Talk: 4 hours max.
Standby: 300 hours max.
Processor ?
Storage 40 MB available to user
Expandable via memory card
up to 50 MB on some versions
Weight 4.33 oz   123 g
Dimensions 4.49 x 1.9 x 0.72 in   114 x 48 x 18.3 mm
OS / Platform (proprietary)
CDMA 850 / 1700 / 1900
CDMA   2G / 3G
850 MHz / band 5 / BC0   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
1700 MHz / band 4 / BC15   AWS (Americas)
1900 MHz / band 2 / BC1   PCS (Americas)
R561 does not support CDMA 1700
Phone Book Capacity 1000

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Group Features   Show all features
Adjustable Text Size -
Barometer -
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP 1.1, HFP 1.5, DUN, OPP, A2DP, AVRC, (FTP, PBA)
version 2.0 / version with FTP supports FTP-client
Call Screening -
Camera Resolution: 2+ megapixel
multi-shot, night mode, self-timer, brightness, white balance, ISO, spot metering functions
Changeable Body Plates -
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes
Data Tethering -
Email Client Yes
EMS / Picture Messaging -
External Antenna Jack -
Fast Charging -
Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight -
Flight Mode Yes
FM Radio -
FM Transmitter -
Front-Facing Camera -
Games Yes
GPS / Location Type: A-GPS
Hard Drive -
HD Voice -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) -
Hearing Aid Compatible Rating: M4, T3 (mostly tele-coil compatible)
High-Speed Data Technology: EVDO r0
Infrared (IR) -
Instant Messaging -
Java (J2ME) -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD
up to at least 8 GB
Miracast -
MirrorLink -
Mobile Hotspot -
Multiple Languages Languages Supported: English, Spanish
Music Player Supported Formats: MP3, WMA, AAC, AAC+
Picture ID Yes
Predictive Text Entry Technology: T9
Push-To-Talk -
Real-Music Ringers Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Ringer Profiles -
Ruggedized -
Second Camera -
Second Display -
Side Keys volume on left / camera on right
Speaker Phone dedicated key
Stereo Speakers -
Text Keyboard, Hardware Layout: QWERTY
Text Messaging (SMS) Yes
Text Messaging Templates Yes
Touch Screen -
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
TV Output -
USB Connector: Micro-USB
supports mass storage mode
Vibrate Yes
Video Capture Some versions only
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-independent (automatic)
WAP / Web Browser Yes
Water-Resistant -
Wi-Fi -
Wireless Charging -


FCC IDs A3LSCHR560 »   approved Apr 27, 2009
A3LSCHR561 »   approved Feb 2, 2009

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