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Samsung SGH-i740

Samsung SGH-i740
N/A
240 x 320 pixels
3 MP
MEMORY: 0.1 GB
BATTERY: 1500 mAh
Posted: Dec 10, 2008
Market status: Released
Release date: Feb 27, 2009
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • The touchscreen uses resistive technology, which is not responsive
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • Lacks a proximity sensor that turns the display оff during a phone call
  • No front-facing camera
  • Low-resolution camera (3 megapixels)

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Description

Samsung SGH-i740 is a quad-band GSM smartphone. It features color QVGA touch screen, 3MP camera, GPS, Bluetooth, microSD slot for memory and runs WM 6.1 Professional.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Windows Mobile Professional (6.1)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.29 x 2.32 x 0.55 inches (109 x 59 x 14 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.44 oz (126 g)
      the average is 5.4 oz (155 g)
  • Features:
    • Numeric keypad

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 pixels
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 3 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Yes
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom
    • Settings:
      • ISO control, White balance presets
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Burst mode, Panorama
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 0.1 GB
  • Storage expansion:

    Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

    • microSD

Battery

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 1500 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Ion
  • Talk time:
    • 11.00 hours
      the average is 20 h (1190 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 26.2 days (630 hours)
      the average is 19 days (463 h)

Multimedia

  • Radio:
      • FM

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Phone features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (40 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

    • GPS
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, SyncML

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