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Samsung Rant m540

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Manufacturer: Samsung Announced: 10 Sep 2008 Carrier Availability: Boost Mobile

Samsung Rant is a 3G-enabled device with side-slide QWERTY keyboard, making it an ideal phone for heavy SMS users. In addition, there's a GPS on board, Bluetooth, media player, and of course a microSD memory card slot, allowing users to store more songs and video clips. Sprint used to offer the Rant for 50 bucks on a contract.

Samsung Rant m540 Specifications

Display

  • Screen size: 2.1 inch (101.60 mm)
  • Resolution: Other - 176 X 220
  • Type: LCD

Size & Weight

  • Height: 4.45 inch (4.84 inch)
  • Width: 2.05 inch (2.68 inch)
  • Depth: 0.7 inch (0.47 inch)
  • Weight: 4.81 oz

Connectivity & Wireless

  • Bluetooth 2.0
    • HSP [headset]
    • HFP [hands-free]
    • A2DP [stereo audio]
    • AVRCP [media control]
    • GAP [generic access]
    • SPP [serial port]
    • SDAP [service discovery application]
    • DUN [network sharing]
    • OPP / FTP [file transfer]
    • BPP [printing]
  • Computer Sync supported: Yes

Camera

  • Resolution: 2.0 megapixels
  • Camera Features:
    • Records video
    • Digital zoom
    • Contact pictures

Other Features

  • PictBridge: Yes
  • TTY / TDD: Yes

Battery & Power

  • Battery type: Li-ion
  • Talk time: 5 hours
  • Capacity: 960 mAh

Cellular network

  • Network Technology: CDMA
  • CDMA Bands: 800, 1900
  • Data tethering: Yes

Location Support

  • GPS

Messaging

  • SMS: Yes
  • MMS: Yes

Input

  • Type: QWERTY keyboard
  • Predictive Text: Yes
  • Navigation Type: D-pad

Media

  • Media Playback: Yes
  • Support Audio: AAC, AAC+, MP3
  • OTA (Streaming) Video: Streaming / internet
  • Support Video: 3GP, MPEG-4 (MP4)
  • Support Image: GIF, JPEG, PNG

Audio and Voice

  • Audio / Headset Jack: Yes
  • Speaker phone: Yes
  • Voice dial: Yes

Personalization

  • Custom Ringtones: Yes
  • Vibrate mode: Yes
  • Multiple numbers per contact: Yes

Memory

  • 32 MB built-in memory
  • Memory card: SD, microSD, microSDHC

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