Samsung Character

Posted:
Apr 27, 2011
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jul 29, 2011

Display

Display size:

2.8 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

143 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

41.10 %

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

1.3 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

4.20 x 2.18 x 0.58 inches (107 x 55 x 15 mm)

Weight:

4.23 oz (120 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Features:

Full keyboard

Colors:

Blue

Hardware & Performance

Storage expansion:

microSD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

USB:

microUSB

Location:

E911

Battery

Capacity:

1000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

5.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time:

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 26, 2011

FCC ID value:

A3LSCHR640 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.50 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.97 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 40

This device is also known as Samsung SCH-R640, Samsung Messager Touch II

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Thick body (0.58 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash

Description

Samsung Character SCH-R640 has a landscape sliding QWERTY keyboard and features a 2.8” touchscreen, 1.3-megapixel camera, microSD card slot, music player, and runs the TouchWiz Lite UI. Naturally, it’s primarily targeted for those who have a flare with text messaging.

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