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Samsung SGH-Z170

Apr 6, 2007
Market status


  • Small dimensions (4.61 x 1.91 x 0.37 inches)


  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE, UMTS)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment




Samsung SGH-Z170 is a tri-band GSM candybar phone with 3G support. It features 262k color TFT display, 1.3 MP camera, Bluetooth, Music player, microSD slot for memory and Organizer.

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  • Dimensions:
    • 4.61 x 1.91 x 0.37 inches (117 x 48.5 x 9.3 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 2.68 oz (76 g)
      the average is 5.1 oz (146 g)


  • Physical size:
    • 1.8 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 176 x 220 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 157 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 17.95 %
  • Colors:
    • 262 144


  • Camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels
  • Camcorder:
      • 220x176
    • Features:
      • Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
      • Yes


  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.05 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD


  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 13 h (796 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 12.5 days (300 hours)
      the average is 17 days (419 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 900 mAh


  • GSM:
    • 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE, UMTS
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  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, SyncML

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • Voice recording

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