US carrier availabilityDiscontinued: AT&T
- No rear camera
- Slow data means slow Internet browsing (UMTS, EDGE, GPRS)
- Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
- It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.65 inches inches)
- Lacks an e-mail client
- Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
- Device type:
- Basic phone
- 3.83 x 1.84 x 0.65 inches (97 x 47 x 17 mm)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g) 2.99 oz (85 g)
- 2.99 oz (85 g)
- Physical size:
- 1.8 inches
- 128 x 160 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.
- 116 ppi
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.
- Screen-to-body ratio:
- 21.69 %
- 262 144
Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.
- Single core, 416 MHz
- Built-in storage:
- 0.256 GB
- Talk time:
the average is 11 h (675 min) 5.00 hours
- 5.00 hours
- Stand-by time:
the average is 20 days (477 h) 10.0 days (240 hours)
- 10.0 days (240 hours)
- 800 mAh
- 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
- 850, 1900 MHz
- UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
- Flight mode, Speakerphone
- Hearing aid compatibility:
This device is also known as Samsung SGH-A157
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