Samsung Highlight

Announced:
Jul 15, 2009
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jul 15, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

6.5
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Display

Display size:

3.0 inches

Resolution:

240 x 400 pixels

Pixel density:

155 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body:

44.07 %

Colors:

262 144

Touchscreen:

Resistive

Hardware & Performance

Storage expansion:

microSDHC

Battery

Capacity:

1200 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

6.50 hours
the average is 18 h (1096 min)

Stand-by time:

18.0 days (432 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3 megapixels

Software Features:

Digital zoom

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.27 x 2.11 x 0.54 inches (108 x 54 x 14 mm)

Weight:

3.70 oz (105 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Cellular

UMTS:

1700/2100, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed:

UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Multimedia

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols:

Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), File Transfer (FTP), Object Push (OPP), Generic Access (GAP), Serial Port (SPP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), SIM Access (SAP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP)

USB:

USB 2.0

Location:

A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Other:

Computer sync

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

2000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calculator, Memo, Currency converter, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar

Messaging:

SMS, Predictive text input, MMS

E-mail:

Yes

Instant Messaging:

AIM, Windows Live / MSN, Yahoo!

JAVA:

Yes

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 27, 2009

FCC ID value:

A3LSGHT749 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.31 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

1.13 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 15, 2009
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This device is also known as Samsung Spark, Samsung SGH-T749

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • The touchscreen uses resistive technology, which is not responsive
  • Thick body (0.54 inches)

Description

Samsung Highlight is a youthful touchscreen handset with games and instant messaging capabilities. Other features include 3-megapixel camera, microSD card slot and a GPS receiver.

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