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Samsung Gravity Q

Posted
Jul 2, 2013
Market status
Released
Release date
Jul 2, 2013

US carrier availability

Discontinued: T-Mobile

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (UMTS, EDGE, GPRS)
  • Low pixel density screen (133 ppi)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 320 pixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • Lacks a proximity sensor that turns the display оff during a phone call

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Description

Samsung Gravity Q is an entry-level model that features a side-sliding QWERTY keyboard. It comes with a 3 inch screen, larger than the 2.8 inch glass on the Samsung Gravity T. The featurephone has a 2MP rear-facing camera, a 1000mAh battery and an FM radio. A 32GB capacity microSD slot is aboard and the phone features 3G connectivity on T-Mobile's pipeline.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.43 x 2.35 x 0.56 inches (113 x 60 x 14 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.19 oz (119 g)
      the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)

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  • Physical size:
    • 3.0 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.

    • 133 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:
    • 41.50 %
  • Colors:
    • 262 144
  • Touchscreen:
      • Yes

Camera

  • Camera:
      • Popup2 megapixels
    • Features:
      • PopupBurst mode, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Processor:

    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, STE U6805-Core
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (702 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 15.0 days (360 hours)
      the average is 20 days (485 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1000 mAh

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  • Radio:
      • FM, Stereo, RDS
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
  • 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, A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • USB charging
  • Other:
    • Computer sync
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T3
    • Voice dialing, TTY/TDD

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This device is also known as Samsung SGH-T289


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