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Samsung Hype

Samsung Hype
2.4"
220 x 176 pixels
0.3 MP VGA
MEMORY: 0.016 GB
BATTERY: 880 mAh
Posted: Nov 30, 2009
Market status: Released
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness

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Description

The Samsung Hype is a budget-oriented QWERTY phone, designed for users keen on non-voice communication. It features a horizontal 2.4-inch display, VGA camera and 16 MB of internal memory

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Design

  • Dimensions:
    • 4.31 x 2.32 x 0.47 inches (109.5 x 59 x 12 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.07 oz (87 g)
      the average is 5.4 oz (154 g)
  • Features:
    • Full keyboard, D-Pad, Soft keys

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.4 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 220 x 176 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 117 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 28.10 %

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 0.016 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 880 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Ion
  • Talk time:
    • 7.83 hours
      the average is 26 h (1589 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 18.3 days (440 hours)
      the average is 20 days (481 h)

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
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Phone features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Other features:
    • Voice recording

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0, EDR
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as Samsung SGH-A256


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