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Android OSAndroid OSYes
Android is an operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers.
Touch ScreenTouch ScreenYes
A device offering touch screen functionality.
High-Speed Data CapableHigh-Speed Data CapableYes
A high-speed data capable device is capable of accessing C Spire's 3G high-speed wireless network, which means you'll benefit from faster uploads and downloads when connecting to the Internet from the device. You must subscribe to a data plan or feature in order to access the Internet.
Bluetooth CapableBluetooth CapableYes
Bluetooth® is a short-range wireless communications technology. Basically, it connects your device to other objects (like a headset) without the use of wires and has a range of about 30 feet.
If a device is "Bluetooth capable," it accepts certain "profiles" which determine what objects can be connected to wirelessly and what type of actions can be performed. Click on "List of Features" to see this devices's Bluetooth profiles. Additional equipment may be required.
An on-board video camera will record and play videos. The number of frames per second at which the video camera records and the length of each recording vary so click on "List of Features" to see this device's video player specifications. A microSD™ card may be required to record video. Saving video files to a memory card will reduce the impact large video files have on the device's memory capacity.
A speakerphone is a microphone/loudspeaker combination provided in the device. The loudspeaker broadcasts the voice(s) of those on the other end of the line, while the microphone captures the voice(s) of those using the speakerphone.
Voice CommandVoice CommandYes
Voice command is the ability for a device to respond to spoken commands, such as "Call Home," by understanding the sounds and then completing the action. Voice command converts spoken words to machine-readable input for the purposes of performing certain actions.
Web BrowserWeb BrowserYes
A mobile Web browser is a software application that enables a user to display and interact with text, images, videos, music, games and other information typically located on a Web page. You must subscribe to a data plan or feature to use this device's Web browser.
Some devices have an email client built in while others can download a program for sending and receiving email. Click "List of Features" to learn more about email on this device. You must subscribe to a data plan or feature in order to access email.
An on-board camera will record and display images. A microSD™ card may be required to record images. Saving images to a memory card will reduce the impact large files have on the device's memory capacity.
Music PlayerMusic PlayerYes
An on-board music player will support various file formats like MP3, WMA, MIDI, WVA, AAC and more. Supported file formats are specific to each device so click on "List of Features" to see this device's music player specifications. A microSD™ card or USB cable may be required if the device is capable of transferring music from a PC.
Tethering is sharing the Internet connection of an Internet-capable mobile phone with other devices. This sharing can be done over a wireless LAN (Wi-Fi), over Bluetooth, or by physical connection using a cable. The Internet-connected mobile phone acts as a portable modem when providing tethering services to other devices.
A 1GB Tethering Pass is available for $20 for 30 days. Learn more about tethering.
Hearing Aid CompatibleHearing Aid CompatibleYes
Devices with a hearing aid-compatible designation are rated in terms of radio frequency emissions and telecoil coupling. Only devices that meet the Federal Communications Commission's guidelines for hearing aid compliance are listed as compatible. Click on "List of Features" to see this device's hearing aid-compatibility rating. For more information, also visit cspire.com/hac.
By the numbers
Battery Type1500 mAh Li-IonBattery Type
The size of the device's battery in milliampere-hours and the type of rechargeable battery. Li-ion is an abbreviation of lithium-ion.
Dimensions4.92" x 2.53" x 0.39" (HxWxD)Dimensions
The height, width and depth of the device, measured in inches.
FrequenciesCDMA 850/1900 MHzFrequencies
The radio frequency bands this device will operate on.
Standby TimeUp to 13 daysStandby Time
The length of time this device will stay charged when not in use or connected to a Wi-Fi network.
Talk TimeUp to 7 hoursTalk Time
The length of time you can talk on a fully charged device. Using other device features at the same time affects this.
The weight of the device, measured in ounces or grams.
- 16GB microSD Memory Card
- Travel Charger
- USB Data Cable
- User Manual CD
- Wired Earbuds
Google Voice search
Search out loud. Ask your phone anything and Google will give you the answers, all without typing.
A simple yet incredibly fast way to type on your phone. Trace each letter of the word without lifting your finger off the screen. The results? Surprisingly accurate text messages and blindingly fast emails.
List of Features
- 4-inch Super AMOLED™ touch-screen display (480x800 WVGA with 16 million colors)
- Android™ 2.2 with live 3-D wallpapers
- 1GHz Hummingbird processor
- 5-megapixel digital camera with autofocus and LED flash
- 720p HD video recording (1280x720 at 30 frames per second)
- HD video player supports many popular formats, including MPEG4, DivX, Xvid, WMV, AVI, MKV and FLV
- Music player supports a wide variety of formats, including MP3 and FLAC
- 16GB microSD™ memory card included - Accepts memory cards as large as 32GB
- 2GB internal storage (1.5GB for personal use)
- Downloadable apps via Android Market™
- Wi-Fi® connectivity (802.11 b/g/n)
- Swype® typing technology - Quickly type messages by only sliding your finger
- The hottest preloaded apps, including Facebook®, Gmail™, YouTube™ and Amazon MP3™
- GPS turn-by-turn navigation and voice guidance featuring Google Maps™ Navigation
- Context-sensitive search button - Search almost anything, anywhere on your Samsung Galaxy S
- Google™ Voice Search
- Nuance® voice commands with Bluetooth
- Speaker-independent voice dialing
- Integrated contacts - Merge your email and social networking contacts into one phonebook
- ThinkFree Office Mobile - View, edit and save Word, Excel, Powerpoint files
- Full HTML browser with pinch-to-zoom
- 3.5mm headset jack
- Hearing Aid Compatible - M4 rating
- Bluetooth® v3.0
- Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP) Bluetooth® profile - Streams audio in stereo from a phone to headphones
- Audio/Video Remote Control (AVRCP) Bluetooth® profile - Sends commands from stereo headphones to a phone
- Handsfree (HFP) Bluetooth® profile - Enables a two-way wireless speakerphone (e.g., handsfree car kit)
- Headset (HSP) Bluetooth® profile - Enables a two-way wireless headset and supports simultaneous two-way (full-duplex) audio
- Object Push (OPP) Bluetooth® profile - Enables one Bluetooth device to transfer (push) an object (image or contact only) to another
- Phone Book Access (PBA) Bluetooth® profile - Enables a handsfree car kit to receive the name of the incoming caller from the phone's contact list
What can my camera do?
Large 5 MP Photos Take photos up to 2816x2112 pixels in size.
Autofocus and LED Flash Great for indoor use and fast action shots.
Send Videos and Pics Send video with DLNA, email, even to YouTube.
High-definition 720p video recording Record video 1280x720 at 30 frames per second.
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