Samsung Instinct s30

Announced:
Mar 31, 2009
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Apr 19, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Display size:

3.2 inches

Resolution:

240 x 432 pixels

Pixel density:

154 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body:

43.84 %

Colors:

262 144

Touchscreen:

Resistive

Hardware & Performance

Storage expansion:

microSDHC

Battery

Capacity:

1000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

4.60 hours
the average is 19 h (1117 min)

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 megapixels

Software Features:

Digital zoom

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.57 x 2.17 x 0.48 inches (116 x 55 x 12 mm)

Weight:

3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Camera shutter, Other

Cellular

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

2G Data:

EV-DO

Multimedia

Headphones:

2.5mm jack

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.264

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 Protocol (SDP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

USB:

Features:

Charging

Location:

GPS

Other:

Computer sync

Internet browsing

Browser:

Opera 4.2 browser

supports:

HTML, WAP 2.0

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Phonebook:

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

Organizer:

Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Notepad, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar

Messaging:

SMS, Predictive text input, MMS

E-mail:

Yes

Instant Messaging:

Yes

JAVA:

Yes

Games:

Downloadable

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 27, 2009

FCC ID value:

A3LSPHM810 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.33 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

1.04 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 31, 2009
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This device is also known as Samsung Instinct Mini, Samsung SPH-M810

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • The touchscreen uses resistive technology, which is not responsive
  • Thick body (0.48 inches)

Description

The Mini-Me version of the hugely successful Samsung Instinct is called the Instinct s30. The feature set is similar to the original Instinct model, but the sides are rounded and the lower portion of the phone is thicker than the grown-up Instinct.

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