Samsung Jack

Announced:
May 14, 2009
Market status:
Released
Release date:
May 19, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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Display

Display size:

2.4 inches

Resolution:

320 x 240 pixels

Pixel density:

167 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body:

26.18 %

Colors:

65 536

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

528 MHz

RAM:

0.25 GB

ROM:

256 MB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Windows Mobile Standard (6.1)

Battery

Capacity:

1480 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

7.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1115 min)

Stand-by time:

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 21 days (504 h)

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3 megapixels

Software Features:

Digital zoom

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.40 x 2.40 x 0.50 inches (112 x 61 x 13 mm)

Weight:

3.60 oz (102 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (175 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Soft keys (2), Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Multimedia

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Printing (BPP), Handsfree (HFP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

USB 2.0

Features:

Charging

Location:

A-GPS

Other:

Computer sync

Internet browsing

Browser:

Internet Explorer Mobile

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3)

Phonebook:

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

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, Unit converter, World clock, Stopwatch, Notes

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Predictive text input (T9)

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Push e-mail

Instant Messaging:

Yes

JAVA:

Yes

Games:

Downloadable

Other features:

Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 26, 2009

FCC ID value:

A3LSGHI637 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.04 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.53 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

May 14, 2009
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This device is also known as Samsung SGH-i637

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.50 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera

Description

Samsung Jack has similar form-factor to its predecessor, BlackJack II, with 2.4" landscape QVGA display and full QWERTY keyboard on the front side. It runs on Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard but will be upgradeable to 6.5 once it is released and. Features include built-in A-GPS, 3-megapixel camera and tri-band UMTS/HSDPA support.

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