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Samsung Behold II

Oct 5, 2009
Market status
Release date
Nov 18, 2009

US carrier availability

Discontinued: T-Mobile


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  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (UMTS)
  • Low pixel density screen (180 ppi)
  • Low resolution display (320 x 480 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (5 megapixels)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera




Samsung Behold II T939 is the first Android powered device that Samsung is releasing for T-Mobile and expect it to go head to toe with Motorola's Cliq. All the Android love will be present as well as Samsung's own TouchWiz user interface. Other specs that stand out include a 3.2” AMOLED touch screen, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, microSD card slot, and a 5-megapixel auto-focussing camera.

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  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.57 x 2.20 x 0.48 inches (116 x 56 x 12 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.20 oz (119 g)
      the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
  • Keys:
    • Left: Volume control; Right: Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key


  • Physical size:
    • 3.2 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 320 x 480 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.

    • 180 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.

    • AMOLED
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 47.01 %
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Yes
  • Features:
    • Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)


  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes


  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.2 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC


  • Talk time:
    • 6.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (884 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 16.7 days (400 hours)
      the average is 18 days (425 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1500 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion


  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, MIDI
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • HTML


  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 1700/2100, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • UMTS
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • A-GPS
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, Stopwatch, Notes
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Hangouts / Google Talk
  • Games:
      • Yes


  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Printing (BPP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 29 Sep 2009
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        A3LSGHT939 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

    • Head:
      • 0.67 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.66 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz


  • Officially announced:
    • 05 Oct 2009
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This device is also known as Samsung SGH-T939

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