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Samsung INNOV8

Announced
Jul 24, 2008
Market status
Released
Release date
Sep 2, 2008

Pros

  • High-resolution camera (8 megapixels)

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (143 ppi)
  • Single-core processor
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.68 inches inches)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 320 pixels)
  • Low-resolution video capture
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

Samsung INNOV8 is quad-band GSM with 3G, featuring 8-megapixel camera with lots of options and VGA video recording. It supports DivX playback and features stereo speakers, WiFi, aGPS, 2.8" screen and optical mouse.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Symbian (9.3) S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.19 x 2.12 x 0.68 inches (106.5 x 53.9 x 17.2 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.80 oz (136 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • 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
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 8 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Dual LED
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Blink detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Burst mode, Self-timer, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
  • Camcorder:
      • 640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)
    • Features:
      • Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 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, 330 MHz, TI OMAP 2430
  • Built-in storage:
    • 16 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 8.50 hours
      the average is 13 h (760 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 12.9 days (310 hours)
      the average is 20 days (485 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 14 h (822 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 13.8 days (330 hours)
      the average is 21 days (512 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1200 mAh

Multimedia

  • Radio:
      • FM, RDS

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • S60 OSS Browser

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s
  • 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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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • Other:
    • TV-Out, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

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

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 24 Jul 2008

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This device is also known as Samsung i8510


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