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Samsung SCH-A790 / SCH-A795 / IP-A790

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The first phone in the world that works on North American CDMA networks and also GSM networks overseas. This stylish clamshell phone also sports a VGA camera with flash (A790 only), dual color displays, MMS, BREW, voice dialing, and airplane mode.

A795 lacks a camera

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Specs

 
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Modes
CDMA 850 / 1900
GSM 900 / 1800
CDMA / 1xRTT  (2G / 3G)
850  Cellular / BC0  Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel
1900  PCS / BC1  Americas

GSM  (2G)
900  Europe, Asia, Africa
1800  DCS  Europe, Asia, Africa
Weight 4.2 oz   (119 g)
Dimensions 3.4" x 2" x 1"   (86 x 51 x 25.4 mm)
Battery Talk: 2.9 hours max.   (174 minutes)
Standby: 120 hours max.   (5 days)
LiIon, Removable
Display Type: LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
Resolution: 176 x 220 pixels
Colors: 262,144 (18-bit)
TFT
OS / Platform (proprietary)
Processor ?
Memory ?
Phone Book Capacity 500
plus SIM card memory
SIM card size Traditional / Mini (2FF)
FCC ID A3LSCHA790 » (Approved Oct 22, 2003)

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Features

 
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Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight -
GPS / Location Yes
Ruggedized -
Water-Resistant -
Wireless Charging -
Accessibility
Adjustable Text Size -
Hearing Aid Compatible -
Multiple Languages Languages Supported: English, Spanish
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
Alerts
External Display 65,000 color LCD / 128 x 96 pixels
Polyphonic Ringtones Yes
Ringer Profiles Yes
Vibrate Yes
Connectivity
Bluetooth -
Infrared (IR) -
MirrorLink -
Mobile Hotspot -
NFC -
PC Sync -
SDIO -
USB -
Wi-Fi -
Contacts
Multiple Numbers per Name -
Picture ID Yes
Ringer ID -
Voice Dialing CDMA mode only
Customization
Changeable Faceplates -
Custom Graphics wallpaper (main and sub displays)
Custom Ringtones Yes
Real-Music Ringers -
Data & Network
Data Tethering Yes
External Antenna Jack -
Flight Mode Yes
GAIT -
High-Speed Data Technology: 1xRTT
UMA -
WAP / Web Browser CDMA mode only
Input
Key Lock Switch -
Predictive Text Entry Technology: T9
Side Keys Yes
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Touch Screen -
Memory
Hard Drive -
Memory Card Slot -
Messaging
Email Client -
EMS / Picture Messaging -
Instant Messaging -
MMS CDMA mode only
Text Messaging (SMS) Yes
Text Messaging Templates Yes
Music
FM Radio -
FM Transmitter -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) -
Music Player -
Stereo Speakers -
Photo & Video
Camera Some versions only
Resolution: VGA (640 x 480)
A790 only / LED flash / self-timer
DLNA -
Front-Facing Camera -
Live TV -
Miracast -
PictBridge -
Streaming Video -
TV Output -
Video Capture -
Video Sharing -
Productivity
Alarm mutliple alarms / works when phone is off (in autopower mode)
Calculator Yes
Calendar Yes
ECML / Digital Wallet -
SyncML -
To-Do List Yes
Voice Memo CDMA mode only
Software
BREW CDMA mode only
Games downladable via BREW
Java (J2ME) -
Voice
Call Screening -
HD Voice -
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) located on top
Push-To-Talk -
Speaker Phone -

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