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Samsung SGH-A137

Posted
Sep 3, 2008
Market status
Released
Release date
Sep 3, 2008

US carrier availability

Discontinued: AT&T

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • No rear camera
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.78 inches inches)
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

Samsung SGH-A137 is a simple dual-band GSM clamshell. It features 65k color display, Instant messaging, Phone book and WAP browser.

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Clamshell
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.46 x 1.76 x 0.78 inches (88 x 45 x 20 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 2.80 oz (79 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)
  • Side Keys:
    • Left: Volume control

Display

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

    • 91 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.

    • CSTN
  • Colors:
    • 65 536

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 3.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (713 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 10.0 days (240 hours)
      the average is 20 days (489 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 780 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Openwave 6.2 Browser

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • GPRS

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 500 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Alarm, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • Yes
  • Instant Messaging:
      • AOL, Windows Live / MSN, Yahoo!

Connectivity

  • Charging connector:
    • Proprietary

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Speakerphone
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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 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

      • 12 May 2008
      • FCC ID value:

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

        A3LSGHA137 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:
      • 0.19 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.22 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
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