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Samsung Transform Ultra

Sep 15, 2011
Market status
Release date
Oct 5, 2011

US carrier availability

Available: Ting
Discontinued: Sprint, Boost Mobile


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  • Low pixel density screen (165 ppi)
  • Single-core processor
  • Too little RAM memory (512 MB RAM)
  • Low resolution display (320 x 480 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (3 megapixels)




Samsung Transform Ultra SPH-M930 is a side-slider Android 2.3 running smartphone with QWERTY keyboard, HVGA touch display and 1GHz processor.

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  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (2.3)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.57 x 2.40 x 0.55 inches (116 x 61 x 14 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.90 oz (139 g)
      the average is 5.1 oz (146 g)


  • Physical size:
    • 3.5 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 320 x 480 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.

    • 165 ppi
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 51.55 %
  • Touchscreen:
      • Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor


  • Camera:
      • Popup3 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA


  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8655
  • 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, 1000 MHz
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 512 MB RAM / 1024 MB ROM
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB


  • Talk time:
    • 7.00 hours
      the average is 13 h (796 min)
  • Capacity:
    • 1500 mAh


  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Built-in online services support:
    • YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+


  • 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
  • Data:
    • EV-DO Rev.A
  • 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
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
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  • Bluetooth:
      • 3.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • Yes
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M4
    • Voice dialing, Voice recording


  • Officially announced:
    • 15 Sep 2011

Shopping information

  • MSRP price:
    • $ 350

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This device is also known as Samsung SPH-M930

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