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 %

Touchscreen:

Yes

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

1.3 megapixels

Design

Form factor:

Side-Slider

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 6.1 oz (173 g)

Features:

Full keyboard

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Volume control, Camera shutter

Colors:

Blue

Multimedia

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3

Hardware & Performance

Storage expansion:

microSD

Device type:

Feature phone

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)

USB:

microUSB

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

E911

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T4

Cellular

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Battery

Capacity:

1000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

5.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Phonebook:

Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Predictive text input

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
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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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