Samsung Brightside

Announced:
Feb 28, 2012
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

2.0
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Samsung Brightside

Announced: Feb 28, 2012
Market status: Released

PhoneArena Rating:

2.0
Read Full Review
  • Display 3.1" 240 x 320 pixels
  • Camera 3.2 MP
  • Storage 0.256 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1000 mAh
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

3.1 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

129 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

44.54 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3.2 megapixels

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Dimensions:

4.37 x 2.37 x 0.56 inches (111 x 60 x 14 mm)

Weight:

4.30 oz (122 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Features:

Full keyboard

Hardware & Performance

RAM:

0.1 GB

Internal storage:

0.256 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

Battery

Capacity:

1000 mAh

Talk time:

6.50 hours
the average is 22 h (1323 min)

Stand-by time:

14.6 days (350 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Cellular

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

USB:

Yes

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

USB charging

Location:

GPS

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility:

M4

Other features:

Voice commands, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 10, 2011

FCC ID value:

A3LSCHU380 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.75 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.75 W/kg

Measured in:

800 MHz

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 250

This device is also known as Samsung SCH-U380

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Thick body (0.56 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Low pixel density screen (129 ppi)

Description

Samsung Brightside U380 is a side-slider phone with QWERTY keyboard, 3.2MP camera, microSD slot coming to Verizon Wireless.

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