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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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Display QVGA   240 x 320 pixels
Battery 1,000 mAh
Talk: 4.1 hours max.
Standby: 315 hours max.
Processor ?
Storage Expandable via memory card

3 megapixel
auto-focus, LED flash

Video: 1 hour

Weight 4.4 oz   125 g
Dimensions 3.8 x 1.88 x 0.82 in   97 x 48 x 20.8 mm
OS / Platform (proprietary)
Network Bands

CDMA: 850, 1900

CDMA   2G / 3G
band 5 / BC0 / 850 MHz   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
band 2 / BC1 / 1900 MHz   PCS (Americas)
Data Technology EVDO r0
Phone Book Capacity 500

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Group Features   Show all features
Adjustable Text Size -
Alarm Yes
Barometer -
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP, DUN, BPP
version 1.1
BREW Version: 3.1.4
Calculator Yes
Calendar Yes
Call Screening -
Changeable Body Plates -
Custom Graphics supports separate wallpaper for each display
Custom Ringtones supports recordable ringtones
Data Tethering Yes
Dual-SIM -
Email Client -
EMS / Picture Messaging Yes
External Antenna Jack -
Extra Display 65,000-color TFT OLED / 128 x 96 pixels
Fast Charging -
Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight Yes
FM Radio -
FM Transmitter -
Games Yes
GPS / Location Type: A-GPS
with location API
HD Voice -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) -
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) -
Hearing Aid Compatible Rating: M3 (mostly compatible)
Infrared (IR) -
Instant Messaging -
Java (J2ME) -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD
Miracast -
MirrorLink -
Mobile Hotspot -
Multiple Languages Languages Supported: English, Spanish
Music Player Yes
Picture ID Yes
Predictive Text Entry Technology: T9
Push-To-Talk -
Real-Music Ringers Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Ringer Profiles -
Ruggedized -
Satellite -
Side Keys Yes
Speaker Phone Yes
Stereo Speakers Yes
Stylus -
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Text Messaging Templates Yes
To-Do List -
Touch Screen -
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
TV Output Yes
Video Calling -
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-independent (automatic)
plus speech-to-text dictation and text-to-speech
Voice Memo Yes
VR-ready -
WAP / Web Browser Browser Software: Openwave
Water-Resistant -
Wi-Fi -
Wireless Charging -


FCC ID A3LSCHA990 »   approved Apr 14, 2006

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