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(3.00h talk time)
  • 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 %

Colors:

262 144

Touchscreen:

Resistive

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3.2 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Digital zoom

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

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 (172 g)

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Hardware & Performance

Internal storage:

0.18 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

Slot Type:

microSD, microSDHC

Device type:

Feature phone

Battery

Capacity:

1150 mAh

Type:

User replaceable, Li - Ion

Talk time:

3.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1323 min)

Stand-by time:

10.5 days (252 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 1900, 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, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols:

Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Object Push (OPP), Generic Access (GAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), SIM Access (SAP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP)

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Charging 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

Phonebook:

2000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

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

Messaging:

SMS, Predictive text input (T9), MMS

E-mail:

Yes

Instant Messaging:

AOL, AIM, Windows Live / MSN, Yahoo!, Hangouts / Google Talk

JAVA:

Yes

Games:

Yes

Other features:

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

TV-out

Music player:

Features:

Music recognition

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, eAAC+, AMR, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 05, 2009
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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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