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Samsung Captivate Remove phone

Posted: 18 Jun 2010
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 12 Jan 2011
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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3, 2.2, 2.1) TouchWiz UIAndroid (2.3, 2.2) 
Dimensions4.78 x 2.50 x 0.39 inches (121 x 64 x 10 mm)4.82 x 2.54 x 0.39 inches (122 x 65 x 10 mm) 
Weight4.50 oz (128 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (152 g)
4.16 oz (118 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (152 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.0 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 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.

233 ppi233 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.

Super AMOLEDSuper AMOLED 
Screen-to-body ratio59.07 %57.66 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FeaturesAutofocus, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Self-timerAutofocus, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer 
SettingsISO controlISO control, White balance presets 
Shooting ModesBurst mode, Panorama, Scenes, EffectsBurst mode, Panorama, Effects 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (29 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera Yes 
Hardware
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.

Samsung Exynos 3Samsung Exynos 3 
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, ARM Cortex-A8Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX540PowerVR SGX540 
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 RAM512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage16 GB1 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time5.83 hours
the average is 14 h (870 min)
  
Stand-by time12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 17 days (414 h)
  
Talk time (3G) 6.50 hours
the average is 15 h (927 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 24 days (584 h)
 
Capacity1500 mAh1650 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Internet browsing
BrowserAndroid BrowserAndroid Browser 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz1700/2100, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSPA (unspecified), HSUPA 5.76 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.

A-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTV-Out, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3M3, T3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced18 Jun 2010Yes 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 200$ 200 
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

11 Jun 201018 Jan 2011 
FCC ID value: A3LSGHI897 linkFCC ID value: A3LSGHT959V 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.

   
Head0.42 W/kg0.90 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz1700 MHz 
Body0.49 W/kg1.23 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz1700 MHz 

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