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Samsung SGH-D720

Announced
Feb 14, 2005
Market status
Released

Pros

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Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.87 inches inches)
  • Low resolution display (176 x 220 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (1.3 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Lacks an e-mail client
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

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Description

Samsung SGH-D720, the successor of SGH-D710, is a tri-band GSM smartphone. It features 262k TFT display, built-in 1.3 megapixels camera with flash and video capture, Series 60 over Symbian OS, 64 MB shared memory, MMC memory expansion slot, SyncML and MP3 player

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Symbian (7.0)
  • Form factor:
    • Slider
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.90 x 1.85 x 0.87 inches (99 x 47 x 23 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.05 oz (115 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 176 x 220 pixels
  • 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
  • Colors:
    • 262 144

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Yes
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 11 h (676 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 7.1 days (170 hours)
      the average is 20 days (478 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 900 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • WAP 2.0

Technology

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

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Converter, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (T9), MMS
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Yes
  • 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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Connectivity

  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Other:
    • Infrared, SyncML

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Speakerphone
    • Voice commands, 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

      • 27 Jul 2005
      • FCC ID value:

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

        A3LSGHD720 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:
      • 0.32 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.43 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 14 Feb 2005
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