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Samsung Jet

Announced
Jun 15, 2009
Market status
Released
Release date
Jun 16, 2009

Pros

  • High pixel densitiy screen, over 300ppi (301 ppi)
  • Small dimensions (4.29 x 2.11 x 0.47 inches)

Cons

  • Resistive touchscreen technology means its display is less sensitive than you would like it to be
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

Samsung Jet is manufacturer's first model to feature a new version of the TouchWiz interface that visualizes the different homescreen pages onto the sides of a cube, similarly to the LG's S-CLASS 3D UI. Other features of the phone include up-to-date must-haves such as Wi-Fi, A-GPS, 3.5mm jack, 5MP camera, 2 GB internal memory, a 3.1-inch display with WVGA resolution, incorporating the AMOLED technology.

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.29 x 2.11 x 0.47 inches (108.9 x 53.5 x 11.9 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.88 oz (110 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
  • Side Keys:
    • Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key, Camera shutter, Other

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 3.1 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 800 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.

    • 301 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
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Resistive

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom, , Autofocus
  • Camcorder:
      • 720x480 (DVD)
    • 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.

    • 800 MHz
  • Built-in storage:
    • 2.048 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 8.20 hours
      the average is 13 h (758 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 17.6 days (422 hours)
      the average is 20 days (485 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1100 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • DivX, XviD
  • Radio:
      • FM, RDS

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • WAP 2.0, HTML

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s
  • 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:
    • 2000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • World clock, Calculator, Stopwatch, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (T9), MMS
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP
  • 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

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1
    • Profiles:
      • Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Object Push (OPP), Generic Access (GAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Basic Printing (BPP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), SIM Access (SAP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP)
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Other:
    • TV-Out, 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

      • 11 Apr 2009
      • FCC ID value:

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

        A3LSWDS8000 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:
      • 0.42 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.49 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 15 Jun 2009
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This device is also known as Samsung Cubic, Samsung S8000, Samsung GT-S8000


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