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Samsung T159

Posted
Jun 21, 2012
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: T-Mobile

Pros

  • Small dimensions (3.8 x 1.9 x 0.6 inches)

Cons

  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

The Samsung T159 is a basic clamshell phone, offering a 1.77'' TFT display, 1.07'' external display, 1.3MP camera, music and video players and Bluetooth.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Basic phone
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.8 x 1.9 x 0.6 inches (97 x 48 x 15 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 2.9 oz (82 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 1.8 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 128 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.

    • 116 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
  • Additional display:

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

      • Yes
    • Resolution:

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

      • 96 x 96 pixels
    • Physical Size:
      • 1.07 inches

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, ST Ericsson DA6809-L
  • Maximum User Storage:
    • 0.256 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (740 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 11.0 days (264 hours)
      the average is 20 days (492 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 800 mAh

Multimedia

  • Speakers:
    • Loudspeaker

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 1700/2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • Yes
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones (40 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Speakerphone
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T4

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as Samsung SGH-T159


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