Samsung Strive

Announced:
Mar 15, 2010
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Mar 21, 2010

PhoneArena Rating:

7.2
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Display

Display size:

2.6 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

154 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

33.77 %

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 megapixels

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Dimensions:

4.16 x 2.31 x 0.57 inches (106 x 59 x 14 mm)

Weight:

3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, D-Pad, Soft keys

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

208 MHz

Internal storage:

0.08 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0, EDR

USB:

microUSB

Location:

A-GPS

Other:

Computer sync

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 1900 MHz

Data:

UMTS

Battery

Capacity:

1000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

3.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 20, 2009

FCC ID value:

A3LSGHA687 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.03 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

1.07 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

This device is also known as Samsung SGH-A687

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Thick body (0.57 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support fast data speeds (UMTS)

Description

Samsung Strive A687 is a quad-band slider with 3G support and QWERTY keyboard following the lines of the Samsung Propel family of messaging devices. It features a QVGA display, 2MP camera, microSDHC card slot and stereo Bluetooth.

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