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Samsung Instinct

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Manufacturer: Samsung Announced: 01 Apr 2008 Released: 20 Jun 2008 Carrier Availability: Sprint

Sprint used to tout the Samsung Instinct as an iPhone killer. That plan failed, despite the fact that Instinct at one point offered more features than the (original) iPhone, turn-by-turn navigation included. Instinct's features include 3.1-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, GPS, EV-DO rev. A connectivity, Bluetooth and a microSD memory card slot.

Samsung Instinct Specifications

Display

  • Screen size: 3.1 inch (101.60 mm)
  • Resolution: Other - 240 X 432
  • Type: LCD

Size & Weight

  • Height: 4.57 inch (4.84 inch)
  • Width: 2.17 inch (2.68 inch)
  • Depth: 0.49 inch (0.47 inch)
  • Weight: 4.4 oz

Connectivity & Wireless

  • Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR technology
    • HSP [headset]
    • HFP [hands-free]
    • A2DP [stereo audio]
    • AVRCP [media control]
    • GAP [generic access]
    • SPP [serial port]
    • DUN [network sharing]
    • OPP / FTP [file transfer]
    • GAVDP [generic audio/video distribution]
    • SYNC [syncing]
  • Computer Sync supported: Yes

Camera

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

Other Features

  • Flight Mode: Yes
  • TTY / TDD: Yes

Battery & Power

  • Battery type: Li-ion
  • Talk time: 5 hours
  • Capacity: 1000 mAh

Cellular network

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

Location Support

  • GPS

Messaging

  • SMS: Yes
  • MMS: Yes

Input

  • Type: Touchscreen
  • Predictive Text: Yes

Media

  • Media Playback: Yes
  • Support Audio: AAC, AAC+, MP3, WMA
  • OTA (Streaming) Video: Streaming / internet
  • Support Video: h.264 / AVC, 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
  • Sound profiles: Yes
  • Vibrate mode: Yes
  • Multiple numbers per contact: Yes

Memory

  • Memory card: SD, microSD, microSDHC

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