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Samsung SGH-C240

Jun 29, 2006
Market status


  • Small dimensions (4.09 x 1.67 x 0.61 inches)


  • No rear camera
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment




Samsung SGH-C240 is a tri band GSM candybar. It features, 65k color display, FM radio, GPRS ans WAP browser.

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  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.09 x 1.67 x 0.61 inches (104 x 42.5 x 15.6 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 2.39 oz (68 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)


  • Resolution:
    • 128 x 160 pixels
  • Colors:
    • 65 536


  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.0012 GB


  • Talk time:
    • 5.90 hours
      the average is 15 h (890 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 15.0 days (360 hours)
      the average is 18 days (434 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 750 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion


  • Radio:
      • FM

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • WAP 1.2


  • GSM:
    • 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • GPRS
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 500 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, Currency converter
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Predictive text input (T9)
  • 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:
      • JAVA downloadable
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  • Headphones connector:
    • 2.5mm

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Polyphonic ringtones (16 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • Voice recording

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

      • 20 Jun 2006
      • FCC ID value:

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

        A3LSGHC240 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:
      • 0.82 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.59 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
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