Samsung Mythic

Announced:
Oct 05, 2009
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 08, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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Samsung Mythic

Announced: Oct 05, 2009
Market status: Released
Release date: Nov 08, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
Read Full Review
  • Display 3.3" 360 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 3.2 MP
  • Storage 0.18 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1150 mAh
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

3.3 inches

Resolution:

360 x 640 pixels

Pixel density:

223 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

50.31 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3.2 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Dimensions:

4.49 x 2.06 x 0.50 inches (114 x 52 x 13 mm)

Weight:

3.80 oz (108 g)
the average is 6 oz (171 g)

Hardware & Performance

Internal storage:

0.18 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

Battery

Capacity:

1150 mAh

Talk time:

3.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1291 min)

Stand-by time:

10.5 days (252 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.0, EDR

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS

Other:

Computer sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Notifications:

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

Other features:

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

TV-out

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Broadcast Mobile TV:

MediaFlo

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 30, 2009

FCC ID value:

A3LSGHA897 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.08 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.64 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

This device is also known as Samsung SGH-A897

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • The touchscreen uses resistive technology, which is not responsive
  • Thick body (0.50 inches)
  • Low pixel density screen (223 ppi)

Description

The Samsung Mythic is a touchscreen candybar that features the manufacturer's TouchWiz user interface. The display is big enough, measuring 3.3 inches with a resolution of 360x640 pixels, which makes it suitable for watching videos. In addition, it offers a 3.2-megapixel camera with flash and autofocus, along with a microSDHC card slot and global 3G.

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