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Samsung Moment

Oct 7, 2009
Market status
Release date
Nov 2, 2009

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Sprint


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  • Low pixel density screen (180 ppi)
  • Single-core processor
  • Low resolution display (320 x 480 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (3.2 megapixels)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera




The Samsung Moment M900 runs the Android OS and it is also a side-slider, equipped with a full QWERTY keyboard, Wi-Fi, GPS and full HTML browser.

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  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (1.5)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.60 x 2.34 x 0.63 inches (117 x 59 x 16 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.67 oz (161 g)
      the average is 5.1 oz (145 g)


  • Physical size:
    • 3.2 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 320 x 480 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.

    • 180 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
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 43.91 %
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Yes
  • Features:
    • Proximity sensor


  • Camera:
      • 3.2 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes


  • 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, 800 MHz
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC


  • Talk time:
    • 5.50 hours
      the average is 13 h (799 min)
  • Capacity:
    • 1440 mAh


  • 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 Rev.A
  • 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


  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M4
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
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  • Officially announced:
    • 07 Oct 2009

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This device is also known as Samsung SPH-M900, Samsung Instinct Q

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