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Samsung Corby S3650 Featured in Best Budget old

Sep 1, 2009
Market status
Release date
Sep 15, 2009


  • Small dimensions (4.06 x 2.22 x 0.47 inches)


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




The Samsung Corby S3650 is a quad-band GSM phone with a 2.8-inch QVGA touchscreen, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, MP3 player, FM radio and a 2MP camera.

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  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.06 x 2.22 x 0.47 inches (103 x 56.5 x 12.0 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.28 oz (93 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
  • Keys:
    • Left: Volume control; Right: Camera shutter, Other


  • Physical size:
    • 2.8 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 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.

    • 143 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:
    • 41.75 %
  • Colors:
    • 262 144
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive
  • Features:
    • Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)


  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes


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


  • Talk time:
    • 9.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (890 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 30.4 days (730 hours)
      the average is 18 days (434 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 960 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion


  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263
  • Radio:
      • FM, RDS


  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 1000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, World clock
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Predictive text input (T9)
  • E-mail:
      • Yes
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Yes
  • JAVA:

    JAVA - J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition) is a technology that allows programmers to use the Java programming language and related tools to develop programs for mobile wireless information devices such as cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). J2ME consists of programming specifications and a special virtual machine, the K Virtual Machine, that allows a J2ME-encoded program to run in the mobile device.

      • Yes
  • Games:
      • Yes
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  • 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), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), SIM Access (SAP)
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
  • Charging connector:
    • Proprietary
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Other features

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

      • 18 Aug 2009
      • FCC ID value:

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

        A3LGTS3650 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:
      • 0.72 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.37 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz


  • Officially announced:
    • 01 Sep 2009
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This device is also known as Samsung GT-S3650, Samsung Genio Touch

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