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Samsung Freeform III

Posted
Jul 6, 2011
Market status
Released
Release date
Jul 6, 2011

US carrier availability

Discontinued: MetroPCS, Cricket

Pros

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Cons

  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

Samsung Freeform III is the next phone in the Freeform series upgrading the screen size to 2.4 inches. Other than that it remains almost the same. You get a full QWERTY keyboard, 1.3MP camera, microSD memory card slot, music player, Bluetooth and speakerphone.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Basic phone
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.41 x 2.40 x 0.43 inches (112 x 61 x 11 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.25 oz (92 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)

Display

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

    • 167 ppi
  • Colors:
    • 262 144

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.1 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 3.30 hours
      the average is 12 h (732 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 12.5 days (300 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1000 mAh

Technology

  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
  • 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.

    • GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M4, T4
    • Voice commands
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Shopping information

  • MSRP price:
    • $ 100

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as Samsung SCH-R380, Samsung Comment


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