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Samsung Star WiFi

Posted
Sep 11, 2009
Market status
Released
Release date
Oct 20, 2009

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.09 x 2.09 x 0.47 inches)

Cons

  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE)
  • Resistive touchscreen technology means its display is less sensitive than you would like it to be
  • Low-resolution video capture
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

Samsung Star WiFi is a version of the Samsung Star S5230 upgrading it with Wi-Fi. Other features remain the same: a touch-sensitive WQVGA display, 3MP camera, FM Radio, Bluetooth, HTML browser, Organizer and a Speakerphone.

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.09 x 2.09 x 0.47 inches (104 x 53 x 11.9 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.25 oz (92 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
  • Side Keys:
    • Left: Volume control; Right: Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 3.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 400 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.

    • 155 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
  • Touchscreen:
      • Resistive

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 3 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Smile detection, Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • 320x240 (QVGA) (15 fps)

Hardware

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

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 10.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (714 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 29.2 days (700 hours)
      the average is 20 days (491 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1000 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR, MIDI
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV
  • Radio:
      • FM

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • HTML, WAP 2.0

Technology

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

  • Phonebook:
    • 2000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Notes, Converter, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input, 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.

      • Yes
  • Games:
      • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1
    • Profiles:
      • 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), Basic Printing (BPP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), SIM Access (SAP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP)
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
  • Charging connector:
    • Proprietary
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • 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

      • 06 Jul 2009
      • FCC ID value:

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

        A3LGTS5233W 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:
      • 0.75 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.65 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
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This device is also known as Samsung GT-S5233W, Samsung GT-S5230W


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