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Samsung T249 vs Samsung T259

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Samsung T249 Remove phone

Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 29 Dec 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeBasic phone  
Dimensions3.90 x 1.90 x 0.60 inches (99 x 48 x 15 mm)3.87 x 1.93 x 0.66 inches (98 x 49 x 17 mm) 
Weight3.20 oz (91 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
3.15 oz (89 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size 2.2 inches 
Resolution176 x 220 pixels240 x 320 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.

 182 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  
Screen-to-body ratio 31.10 % 
Colors65 53665 536 
Camera
Camera1.3 megapixels2 megapixels 
FeaturesBurst mode, Digital zoom  
CamcorderResolution, 176 x 144 pixels 15 fpsYes 
Hardware
Built-in storage0.1 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GBmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time4.50 hours
the average is 11 h (678 min)
5.10 hours
the average is 11 h (678 min)
 
Stand-by time13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 20 days (479 h)
14.0 days (335 hours)
the average is 20 days (479 h)
 
Capacity800 mAh800 mAh 
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Multimedia
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
Internet browsing
BrowserAccess NetFront v3.5  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz 
DataEDGEUMTS, 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 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR2.1, EDR 
USBYesYes 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage deviceUSB charging 
OtherComputer sync, SyncMLComputer sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3, AMR, MIDI), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3M3, T4 
OtherVoice recording  
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 120 

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