Samsung Stratosphere

Announced:
Oct 10, 2011
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 13, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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Display

Display size:

4.0 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

233 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

56.03 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

Yes

Software Features:

Digital zoom, Panorama, Effects

Video recording:

720x480 (DVD)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

1.3 megapixels

Design

Form factor:

Side-Slider

Dimensions:

4.96 x 2.54 x 0.55 inches (126 x 65 x 14 mm)

Weight:

5.80 oz (164 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Features:

Full keyboard

Keys:

Left: Volume control

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, XviD

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8

GPU:

Yes

RAM:

0.5 GB

Internal storage:

4 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (2.3)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS, E911

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T4

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 13

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE

2G Data:

EV-DO Rev.A

Battery

Capacity:

1800 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

8.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1205 min)

Stand-by time:

8.8 days (212 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, HTML5, Flash

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, Timer, Stopwatch

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 06, 2011

FCC ID value:

A3LSCHI405 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.45 W/kg

Body:

1.15 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 410

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 10, 2011
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This device is also known as Samsung SCH-I405, Samsung Galaxy Metrix, Samsung SCH-I405U

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy Metrix

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

2 GB

Hearing aid compatible:

M4

LTE (FDD):

Bands 4, 2

Talk time:

7.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1205 min)

Stand-by time:

14.0 days (336 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 18, 2012

FCC ID value:

A3LSCHI405U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.99 W/kg

Body:

0.82 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.49 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.88 W/kg

Officially announced:

Aug 22, 2012

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.55 inches)
  • Too little RAM

Description

Samsung Stratosphere is a 4G LTE smartphone for Verizon that features a sliding full QWERTY keyboard, 4" Super AMOLED display, 4GB internal storage, 5MP autofocus rear camera, and a 1.3MP front camera.

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