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Samsung SCH-A990

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Samsung's flagship CDMA feature phone for 2006. This high-end phone sports a 3.2 megapixel auto-focus camera, twisting QVGA display, EVDO high-speed data, and a microSD memory card slot. Imaging functions include a business card reader, video capture up to 1 hour, TV output, and Bluetooth printing. Audio functions include advanced voice recognition and dictation, text-to-speech, and a music player.

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CDMA 850 / 1900
CDMA (2G / 3G)
850 MHz / band 5 / BC0   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
1900 MHz / band 2 / BC1   PCS (Americas)
Weight 4.4 oz   (125 g)
Dimensions 3.8" x 1.88" x 0.82"   (97 x 48 x 20.8 mm)
Battery Talk: 4.1 hours max.   (246 minutes)
Standby: 315 hours max.   (13.1 days)
1000 mAh LiIon, Removable
Display Type: LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels (QVGA)
Colors: 262,144 (18-bit)
OS / Platform (proprietary)
Processor ?
Memory ?
Phone Book Capacity 500
FCC ID A3LSCHA990 » (approved Apr 14, 2006)

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Adjustable Text Size -
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP, DUN, BPP
version 1.1
BREW Version: 3.1.4
Call Screening -
Camera Resolution: 3+ megapixel
auto-focus, LED flash
Changeable Body Plates -
Custom Graphics supports separate wallpaper for each display
Custom Ringtones supports recordable ringtones
Data Tethering Yes
Email Client -
EMS / Picture Messaging Yes
External Antenna Jack -
External Display 65,000-color TFT OLED / 128 x 96 pixels
Fast Charging -
Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight Yes
Flight Mode Yes
FM Radio -
FM Transmitter -
Front-Facing Camera -
Games Yes
GPS / Location Type: A-GPS
with location API
Hard Drive -
HD Voice -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) -
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) -
Hearing Aid Compatible Rating: M3 (mostly compatible)
High-Speed Data Technology: EVDO r0
Infrared (IR) -
Instant Messaging -
Java (J2ME) -
Key Lock Switch -
Live TV -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD (TransFlash)
Miracast -
MirrorLink -
Mobile Hotspot -
Multiple Languages Languages Supported: English, Spanish
Music Player Yes
PC Sync Yes
PictBridge Yes
Picture ID Yes
Predictive Text Entry Technology: T9
Push-To-Talk -
Real-Music Ringers Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Ringer Profiles -
Ruggedized -
Side Keys Yes
Speaker Phone Yes
Stereo Speakers Yes
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Text Messaging (SMS) Yes
Text Messaging Templates Yes
Touch Screen -
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
TV Output Yes
Vibrate Yes
Video Capture 1 hour
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-independent (automatic)
plus speech-to-text dictation and text-to-speech
WAP / Web Browser Browser Software: Openwave
Water-Resistant -
Wi-Fi -
Wireless Charging -


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