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Samsung SGH-F406

Posted
Mar 5, 2009
Market status
Released

Pros

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Cons

  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.70 inches inches)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

Samsung SGH-F406 is a 3G GSM dual-slider with Bang&Olufsen large speaker in the upper part, similar to the i450. It is music-centric phone and once the slider opens the speaker, the player turns automatically on. F406 features 262k color TFT display, 3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, microSDHC slot for memory.

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Design

  • Dimensions:
    • 4.02 x 1.89 x 0.70 inches (102 x 48 x 17.7 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.70 oz (105 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.2 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.

    • 182 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
  • Colors:
    • 262 144

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 3 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.013 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 13 h (760 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 12.5 days (300 hours)
      the average is 20 days (485 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1000 mAh

Multimedia

  • Radio:
      • FM, RDS

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, SyncML
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • Voice recording

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