Samsung Impression

Announced:
Mar 30, 2009
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Apr 7, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

7.0
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Display

Display size:

3.2 inches

Resolution:

240 x 400 pixels

Pixel density:

146 ppi

Technology:

AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

44.23 %

Colors:

262 144

Touchscreen:

Resistive

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3 megapixels

Software Features:

Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording:

Yes

Features:

Video sharing

Design

Form factor:

Side-Slider

Dimensions:

4.48 x 2.28 x 0.61 inches (114 x 58 x 15 mm)

Weight:

5.30 oz (150 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Features:

Full keyboard

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key, Other

Multimedia

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4

Hardware & Performance

Internal storage:

0.189 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Object Push (OPP), Generic Access (GAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Basic Printing (BPP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), SIM Access (SAP)

USB:

Yes

Location:

GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Other:

Computer sync

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 1900 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

1000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

3.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time:

10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, WAP 2.0

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

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

Organizer:

Calculator, World clock, Memo, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar

Messaging:

SMS, Predictive text input, MMS

E-mail:

Yes

Instant Messaging:

AOL, Windows Live / MSN, Yahoo!

JAVA:

Yes

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 09, 2009

FCC ID value:

A3LSGHA877 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.34 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.83 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 30, 2009
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This device is also known as Samsung SGH-A877

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • The touchscreen uses resistive technology, which is not responsive
  • Thick body (0.61 inches)

Description

The Samsung Impression is chock full of features including a nice sized 3.2 inch AMOLED touchscreen, a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, full HTML browser, 3MP camera, GPS, 3G capabilities and TouchWiz interface.

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