Samsung Captivate

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Announced:
Jun 18, 2010
Status:
Released
Release date:
Jul 18, 2010

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

Size:

4.0 inches

Resolution:

800 x 480 pixels, 233 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

59.07 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 3

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8

GPU:

PowerVR SGX540

RAM:

0.5GB

Internal storage:

16GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (2.3, 2.2, 2.1), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP

Features:

Autofocus

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (29 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

4.78 x 2.50 x 0.39 inches (121 x 64 x 10 mm)

Weight:

4.50 oz (128 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Shopping information

MSRP:

$ 200

This device is also known as Samsung SGH-I897

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Cons

  • Thick body (0.39 inches)
  • The camera lacks flash
  • No front-facing camera

Description

Samsung Captivate I897 is AT&T's version of the Samsung GALAXY S, and while it's pretty identical in terms of features, its design has undergone some visible changes. Nonetheless, it still has the GALAXY S branding on its back. The Samsung Captivate is a high-end Android smartphone with its 4-inch Super AMOLED screen, 5MP camera with HD video recording and 1GHz Hummingbird processor.

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