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Samsung SPH-A460

Posted
Mar 29, 2002
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Sprint

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • No rear camera
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.90 inches inches)
  • Lacks an e-mail client
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

This tri-mode CDMA phone features 2nd display, GPS location, polyphonic MIDI ringtones, custom graphics, Internet browser, voice dialing and distinctive ring.

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Clamshell
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.40 x 2.10 x 0.90 inches (86 x 53 x 23 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.40 oz (96 g)
      the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 128 x 128 pixels

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 2.40 hours
      the average is 12 h (707 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 7.0 days (168 hours)
      the average is 20 days (490 h)
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MIDI

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Openwave 4.1 Browser

Technology

  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 800, 1900 MHz
  • AMPS:

    AMPS - Advanced mobile phone standard. Analogue standard used widely in North America.

    • 800 MHz
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 250 entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, Countdown timer
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (T9)
  • Games:
      • Yes

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Polyphonic ringtones (16 voices), Vibration
    • Voice dialing
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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

      • 29 Mar 2002
      • FCC ID value:

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

        A3LSPHA460 link
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