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Samsung UltraTOUCH

Announced
Feb 9, 2009
Market status
Released
Release date
Mar 30, 2009

Pros

  • High-resolution camera (8 megapixels)
  • Small dimensions (4.33 x 2.03 x 0.50 inches inches)

Cons

  • 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 UltraTOUCH is a 8MP slider with WQVGA touch display. Other features include GPS, FM Radio, Bluetooth, microSD slot for memory and Organizer.

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Design

  • Dimensions:
    • 4.33 x 2.03 x 0.50 inches (110 x 51.5 x 12.7 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.16 oz (118 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.8 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.

    • 167 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.

    • AMOLED
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Yes
  • Features:
    • Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 8 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Dual LED
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Blink detection, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Self-timer
  • Camcorder:
      • 640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)
    • Features:
      • Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
      • Yes

Hardware

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

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (746 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 12.5 days (300 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 880 mAh

Multimedia

  • Radio:
      • FM, RDS

Technology

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

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • Other:
    • Computer sync
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Other features

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

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 09 Feb 2009

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

This device is also known as Samsung S8300, Samsung Tocco Ultra Edition, Samsung GT-S8300


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