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Samsung Messager Touch

Announced
May 24, 2010
Market status
Released
Release date
May 24, 2010

US carrier availability

Discontinued: U.S. Cellular, Cricket, Alltel

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Low pixel density screen (154 ppi)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 320 pixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks an e-mail client
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

Samsung Messager Touch R630 is oriented towards the younger crowd that prefers the no-talk form of communication thanks to text messaging.The phone sports Samsung's tried and true TouchWiz interface. Nowhere close to being garnered as a premium offering, the Samsung Messager Touch features a 2.6” touchscreen, landscape sliding QWERTY keyboard, TouchWiz user interface, Bluetooth, and a 2-megapixel camera.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.13 x 2.12 x 0.59 inches (105 x 54 x 15 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.81 oz (108 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.6 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.

    • 154 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
  • Touchscreen:
      • Yes

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.1 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (745 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 12.0 days (288 hours)
      the average is 20 days (492 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, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EV-DO

Connectivity

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

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3, AAC, 3GP, MIDI), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M4, T3
    • Voice recording
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Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 24 May 2010

Shopping information

  • MSRP price:
    • $ 50

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

This device is also known as Samsung SCH-R631, Samsung SCH-R630


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