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Samsung Continuum Remove phone

Posted: 09 Nov 2010
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 07 Jul 2011
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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.1)Android (2.3) 
Dimensions4.94 x 2.30 x 0.48 inches (125 x 58 x 12 mm)4.85 x 2.52 x 0.51 inches (123.3 x 64.1 x 12.9 mm) 
Weight4.41 oz (125 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (155 g)
6.49 oz (184 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (155 g)
 
Features Full keyboard 
Display
Physical size3.4 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels540 x 960 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

274 ppi275 ppi 
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.

Super AMOLED  
Screen-to-body ratio

Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

44.89 %55.94 % 
FeaturesScratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensorAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Additional display

Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

Super AMOLED  
Resolution

Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

480 x 96 pixels  
Physical Size1.80 inches  
Colors

Colors - Shows the number of colors that the additional display supports

16 777 216  
Touch screenCapacitive  
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Software FeaturesFace detectionTouch to focus, Face detection, Geo tagging 
Shooting ModesPanoramaPanorama 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Continuous autofocus, Video calling 
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Samsung Exynos 3TI OMAP 4430 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processor

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

PowerVR SGX540PowerVR SGX540 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

0.3 GB RAM / 512 MB ROM0.5 GB RAM 
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.

2 GB16 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, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
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 mAh1540 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time7.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1190 min)
9.16 hours
the average is 20 h (1190 min)
 
Stand-by time13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 19 days (463 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 19 days (463 h)
 
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringDLNADLNA 
Cellular
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

800, 1900 MHz800, 1900 MHz 
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
Data HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4M4, T3 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.02.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D) 
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.

A-GPS, E911A-GPS, S-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced08 Nov 2010  
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 200$ 650 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

22 Jun 201015 Jun 2011 
FCC ID value: A3LSCHI400 linkFCC ID value: IHDT56MF1 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head0.70 W/kg0.77 W/kg 
Measured in850 MHz  
Body0.46 W/kg1.36 W/kg 
Measured in850 MHz  

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