Samsung Vibrant

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Announced:
Jun 28, 2010
Status:
Released
Release date:
Jul 21, 2010

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

Size:

4.0 inches

Resolution:

800 x 480 pixels, 233 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

57.66 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 3

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8

GPU:

PowerVR SGX540

Internal storage:

16GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (2.2, 2.1)

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

6.50 hours
the average is 19 h (1116 min)

Stand-by time:

18.8 days (450 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP

Features:

Autofocus

Software Features:

Smile detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, ISO control, Burst mode, Panorama, Effects

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.82 x 2.54 x 0.39 inches (122 x 65 x 10 mm)

Weight:

4.16 oz (118 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)

Cellular

UMTS:

1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, AMR, 3GP, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

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), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), 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 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Internet browsing

Browser:

Android Browser

supports:

HTML, Flash

Built-in online services support:

Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), 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, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Memo

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input (XT9)

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 14, 2010

FCC ID value:

A3LSGHT959 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.89 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.92 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 28, 2010
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This device is also known as Samsung SGH-T959

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Cons

  • Thick body (0.39 inches)
  • The camera lacks flash
  • No front-facing camera

Description

Samsung Vibrant utilizes a large 4-inch WVGA, Super AMOLED screen, a 1GHz processor and the Android 2.1 operating system. The camera is 5MP with the ability to record 720p HD video at 30 frames per second. Other goodies include 3G, Wi-Fi and A-GPS

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