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Samsung SGH-E215

Posted
Dec 15, 2008
Market status
Released
Release date
Mar 31, 2009

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.69 inches inches)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

Samsung SGH-E215 is a quad-band GSM clamshell. It features two color displays, VGA camera, Bluetooth, memory slot, FM radio and music player.

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Clamshell
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.78 x 1.77 x 0.69 inches (96 x 45 x 17.5 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.14 oz (89 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
  • Features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 120 x 160 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.

    • 100 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.

    • TFT
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 28.70 %
  • Colors:
    • 262 144
  • Additional display:

    Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

      • Color, CSTN
    • Resolution:

      Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

      • 96 x 96 pixels
    • Physical Size:
      • 1.00 inches
    • Colors:

      Colors - Shows the number of colors that the additional display supports

      • 65 536

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Burst mode, Frames, Effects
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.02 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 800 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion
  • User replaceable:
    • Yes
  • Talk time:
    • 5.50 hours
      the average is 14 h (825 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 13.8 days (330 hours)
      the average is 16 days (384 h)

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263
  • Radio:
      • FM, RDS

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • HTML, WAP 2.0

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • 2G Data:
    • EDGE
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 1000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Stopwatch, Notes, Unit converter, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (T9), MMS
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP
  • 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

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Object Push (OPP), Generic Access (GAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
  • Charging connector:
    • Proprietary
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, SyncML

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 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 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 Apr 2008
      • FCC ID value:

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

        A3LSGHE215L link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

    • Head:
      • 1.04 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.34 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
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This device is also known as Samsung SGH-E215L


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