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Samsung Mantra

Posted
Jun 11, 2009
Market status
Released
Release date
Jun 11, 2009

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Virgin Mobile

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.69 inches inches)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

Samsung Mantra is an entry-level clamshell. It features 65k color TFT display, VGA camera, Bluetooth and Speakerphone.

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Clamshell
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.80 x 1.87 x 0.69 inches (97 x 47 x 18 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.35 oz (95 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
  • Features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)
  • Keys:
    • Left: Volume control; Right: Camera shutter

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 128 x 160 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.

    • 102 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:
    • 27.46 %
  • Colors:
    • 65 536
  • Additional display:

    Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

      • Color, CSTN
    • Resolution:

      Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

      • 96 x 96 pixels

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom, Self-timer

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 960 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion
  • User replaceable:
    • Yes
  • Talk time:
    • 5.50 hours
      the average is 14 h (838 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 12.5 days (300 hours)
      the average is 16 days (389 h)

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • WAP

Cellular

  • 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.

    • 1900 MHz

Phone features

  • Notifications:
    • Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Speakerphone
  • Phonebook:
    • 499 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Alarm, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (T9), MMS
  • E-mail:
      • Yes
  • Games:
      • Yes
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M4, T4
  • Other features:
    • Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Generic Access (GAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
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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 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

      • 26 Jan 2009
      • FCC ID value:

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

        A3LSPHM340 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

    • Head:
      • 0.93 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.70 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
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This device is also known as Samsung SPH-M340


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