Samsung Solstice SGH-A887

Announced:
Jul 30, 2009
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Aug 03, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

6.0
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Samsung Solstice SGH-A887

Announced: Jul 30, 2009
Market status: Released
Release date: Aug 03, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

6.0
Read Full Review
  • Display 3.0" 240 x 400 pixels
  • Camera 2 MP
  • Storage 0.189 GB
  • Battery 1000 mAh(5.00h talk time)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

3.0 inches

Resolution:

240 x 400 pixels

Pixel density:

155 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

43.97 %

Colors:

262 144

Touchscreen:

Resistive

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 megapixels

Software Features:

Digital zoom, Burst mode

Video recording:

Yes

Features:

Video sharing

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.30 x 2.10 x 0.50 inches (109 x 53 x 13 mm)

Weight:

3.33 oz (94 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Camera shutter, Other

Hardware & Performance

Internal storage:

0.189 GB

Storage expansion:

Slot Type:

microSD, microSDHC

Battery

Capacity:

1000 mAh

Type:

User replaceable, Li - Ion

Talk time:

5.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1323 min)

Stand-by time:

10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, WAP 2.0

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 1900 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.0, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols:

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

USB:

USB 2.0

Location:

A-GPS

Other:

Computer sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Notifications:

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

Phonebook:

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

Organizer:

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

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Predictive text input

E-mail:

Yes

Instant Messaging:

Yes

JAVA:

Yes

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice recording

Multimedia

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, RealAudio 7, RealAudio 8

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 22, 2009

FCC ID value:

A3LSGHA887 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.23 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.54 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 30, 2009
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US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • The touchscreen uses resistive technology, which is not responsive
  • Thick body (0.50 inches)

Description

The Samsung Solstice SGH-A887 has a feature set that includes a 3" touchscreen with widgets, virtual QWERTY keyboard with haptic feedback, 3G connectivity, a 2MP camera, video share, AT&T Music, aGPS and support for downloading ringtones, games and apps.

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