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Samsung Continuum

Samsung Continuum Remove phone

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PA Rating - 9
User Rating - 9

Posted: 09 Nov 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSAndroid (2.1)  
Dimensions4.94 x 2.30 x 0.48 inches (125 x 58 x 12 mm)  
Weight4.41 oz (125 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
  
Display
Physical size3.4 inches  
Resolution480 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.

274 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 AMOLED  
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenMulti-touch  
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass  
Additional display

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

Super AMOLED  
Resolution

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

480 x 96 pixels  
Physical Size1.80 inches  
Colors

Colors - Shows the number of colors that the additional display supports

16 777 216  
Touch screenCapacitive  
Camera
Camera5 megapixels  
FlashLED  
FeaturesAutofocus, Face detection, Panorama  
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)  
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 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-A8  
Graphics processorPowerVR 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.

336 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM  
Built-in storage2 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Talk time7.00 hours
the average is 12 h (741 min)
  
Stand-by time13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)
  
Capacity1500 mAh  
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Multimedia
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, MySpace, Twitter  
Technology
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  
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-GPS, E911  
NavigationYes  
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.0  
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n  
USBUSB 2.0  
ConnectormicroUSB  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
OtherDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync  
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
SensorsAccelerometer  
Hearing aid compatibilityM4  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD  
Availability
Officially announced08 Nov 2010  
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 200  

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