Samsung Memoir

Announced:
Feb 5, 2009
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Feb 25, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

9.5
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Display

Resolution:

240 x 400 pixels

Technology:

TFT

Colors:

262 144

Touchscreen:

Resistive

Features:

Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

Xenon

Software Features:

Smile detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.17 x 2.11 x 0.55 inches (106 x 53.6 x 14 mm)

Weight:

4.40 oz (125 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter

Hardware & Performance

Internal storage:

0.1 GB

Storage expansion:

Slot Type:

microSD, microSDHC

Battery

Capacity:

1000 mAh

Type:

User replaceable, Li - Ion

Talk time:

5.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time:

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Cellular

UMTS:

1700/2100, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), 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

Charging connector:

Proprietary

Location:

A-GPS

Other:

Computer sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Notifications:

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

Phonebook:

1000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calculator, Timer, Stopwatch, Converter, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar

Messaging:

SMS, Predictive text input (T9), MMS

E-mail:

Yes

Instant Messaging:

Yes

JAVA:

Yes

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

TV-out

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, WAV, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, 3GPP

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 15, 2008

FCC ID value:

A3LSGHT929 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.60 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.51 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 05, 2009
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This device is also known as Samsung SGH-T929

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Features a Xenon flash - better than a standard LED

Cons

  • The touchscreen uses resistive technology, which is not responsive
  • Thick body (0.55 inches)

Description

Samsung Memoir for T-Mobile USA is said to be similar to the Pixon, with wide touch screen, the TouchWiz interface and an 8-megapixel camera for quality photos. However, it seems to have a Xenon flash, which may improve the image quality indoors.

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