Samsung Continuum

Announced:
Nov 8, 2010
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 11, 2010

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Display size:

3.4 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

274 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

44.89 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Additional display:

1.8 inches, 480 x 96 pixels, Color, Super AMOLED, Colors: 16 777 216, Touch screen: Yes, Capacitive

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Face detection, Panorama

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Recording format:

MPEG4

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.94 x 2.30 x 0.48 inches (125 x 58 x 12 mm)

Weight:

4.41 oz (125 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Camera shutter

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, DivX, XviD

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 3

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8

GPU:

PowerVR SGX540

RAM:

0.3 GB

ROM:

512 MB

Internal storage:

2 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (2.1)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Printing (BPP), 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)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

A-GPS, E911

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M4

Cellular

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

7.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML

Built-in online services support:

Facebook, MySpace, Twitter

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Games:

Yes

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 22, 2010

FCC ID value:

A3LSCHI400 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.70 W/kg

Measured in:

850 MHz

Body:

0.46 W/kg

Measured in:

850 MHz

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 200

Availability

Officially announced:

Nov 08, 2010
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This device is also known as Samsung SCH-I400

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.48 inches)
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM

Description

Samsung Continuum I400 is an Android 2.1-powered handset with 1GHz processor, a Super AMOLED touch screen at the top and a smaller 1.8" 96x480 'ticker' Super AMOLED display at the bottom for showing alerts and messages without having to use as much battery.

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