Display

Display size:

2.2 inches

Resolution:

220 x 176 pixels

Pixel density:

128 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

23.72 %

Colors:

65 536

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.29 x 2.32 x 0.47 inches (109 x 59 x 12 mm)

Weight:

3.09 oz (88 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Soft keys (2)

Keys:

Left: Volume control

Hardware & Performance

Internal storage:

0.064 GB

Battery

Capacity:

800 mAh

Type:

User replaceable, Li - Ion

Talk time:

5.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Stand-by time:

10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

WAP 2.0

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Generic Access (GAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)

Charging connector:

Proprietary

Phone features

Notifications:

Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

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

Organizer:

Calculator, Notes, Currency converter, 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:

Feb 27, 2009

FCC ID value:

A3LSGHA257 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.61 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.72 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 30, 2009
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This device is also known as Samsung SGH-A257

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.47 inches)

Description

The Samsung Magnet is a budget-oriented QWERTY phone, designed for users keen on non-voice communication. It features a horizontal 2.2-inch display, VGA camera and 64 MB of internal memory

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