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Samsung Primo

Posted
Jul 27, 2011
Market status
Released

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Low pixel density screen (167 ppi)
  • 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

The Samsung Primo is a 3G candybar with a 2.4-inch QVGA display, 5-megapixel camera, microSD card slot, Bluetooth 3.0, multimedia players, organizer and FM radio.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.68 x 1.96 x 0.50 inches (118.9 x 49.9 x 12.8 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.21 oz (91 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2), D-Pad

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.4 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.

    • 167 ppi
  • Colors:
    • 262 144

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Smile detection, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Panorama, Night mode
  • Camcorder:
      • 320x240 (QVGA) (30 fps), 220x176 (30 fps)
  • Front-facing camera:
      • Yes

Hardware

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

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 15.16 hours
      the average is 12 h (713 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 40.0 days (960 hours)
      the average is 20 days (489 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 5.16 hours
      the average is 15 h (903 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 28.3 days (680 hours)
      the average is 30 days (709 h)

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist
    • Features:
      • Album art cover
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263
  • Radio:
      • FM, RDS, Recording option
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • NetFront 4.1
    • supports:
      • HTML, WAP 2.0
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, EDGE, GPRS
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 2000 entries
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Converter, Currency converter, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Memo
  • Messaging:
    • SMS (1000 messages), MMS
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Windows Live / MSN, Yahoo!, Hangouts / Google Talk
  • 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.

      • Midp 2.0
  • Games:
      • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 3.0
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3, AAC, AAC+, WAV, AMR, MIDI), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Silent mode, Speakerphone

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

      • 22 Jul 2011
      • FCC ID value:

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

        A3LGTS5610 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:
      • 0.56 W/kg
    • Body:
      • 0.66 W/kg
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This device is also known as Samsung S5610


Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung S5610K


Differences:
  • 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 Aug 2011
      • FCC ID value:

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

        A3LGTS5610K 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:
      • 0.39 W/kg
    • Body:
      • 0.28 W/kg

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