Samsung Rant

Announced:
Sep 10, 2008
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 20, 2008

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Samsung Rant

Announced: Sep 10, 2008
Market status: Released
Release date: Oct 20, 2008

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
Read Full Review
  • Display 2.1" 176 x 220 pixels
  • Camera 2 MP
  • Storage 0.032 GB
  • Battery 960 mAh
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

2.1 inches

Resolution:

176 x 220 pixels

Pixel density:

134 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

22.76 %

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 megapixels

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Dimensions:

4.50 x 2.10 x 0.70 inches (114 x 53 x 18 mm)

Weight:

4.58 oz (130 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Features:

Numeric keypad, Full keyboard, Soft keys

Hardware & Performance

Internal storage:

0.032 GB

Battery

Capacity:

960 mAh

Talk time:

5.60 hours
the average is 21 h (1278 min)

Cellular

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.0

USB:

Yes

Connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS

Other:

Computer sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Headphones connector:

2.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 26, 2008

FCC ID value:

A3LSPHM540 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.01 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.56 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

This device is also known as Samsung SPH-M540

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.70 inches)

Description

Samsung Rant is a side-slider CDMA phone featuring a full QWERTY keyboard, 2.1" color screen, 2-megapixel camera, email and IM clients, microSDHC card slot and GPS.

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