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Showcase™ from Samsung


Experience entertainment in a whole new light. The stylish and slim Samsung Showcase™, with its vivid 4-inch Super AMOLED™ display, makes everything from Hollywood blockbusters to music videos to Amazon's bestsellers look absolutely brilliant - even outside in the sun. Android™ Market rockets you into a universe filled with equally brilliant apps; download them at blistering speeds thanks to the powerful 1GHz Hummingbird processor. Keep your social life organized and continuously updated with the pre-loaded social networking apps, while uploading all the 5.0MP pics you've snapped and 720p HD videos you've recorded.

Carriers
 USA Service ProvidersInfoUSA Service ProvidersThese carriers offer the device for sale and for use on their network.Cellular South  
Carrier Networks
 CDMA BandsInfoCDMA BandsCode Division Multiple Access is the method in which voice communication is sent over the network using a spread-spectrum technology. Depending on the service provider, it uses one or more bands: 800, 1900, and 2100 MHz.800,1900 MHz 
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 GSM BandsInfoGSM BandsGlobal System for Mobile Communications is a standard for device communication. Depending on the service provider, it uses one or more bands: 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz.850,900,1800,1900 MHz 
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 GPRSInfoGPRSGeneral Packet Radio Service is a method to send and receive data faster than using the voice channel, but it is still painfully slow. Class 12 devices are the fastest at a maximum of 48 kbps, while Class 2 devices are the slowest. It is considered a 2G service.Supported  
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 EDGEInfoEDGEEnhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution, also called EGPRS, greatly increases the data speeds over GPRS up to 384 kbps. Class 12 devices are the fastest, with Class 2 providing the slowest EDGE service. It is considered a 2.5G service, and is slower than 3G/4G services.Supported  
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 UTMS BandsInfoUTMS BandsUniversal Mobile Telecommunications System is a mobile communication technology based in part on the GSM/EDGE standards, but much faster. UTMS is also known as WCDMA, and both are considered a 3G service. Depending on the service provider, it uses one or more bands from 700 to 2100 MHz.900,1900,2100 MHz 
Connectivity
 WiFiInfoWiFiA localized wireless internet connection standard that operates in the 2.4 GHz band. Most WiFi implementations support the b and g standards (at 11 Mbps and 55 Mbps maximum data rates respectively). The newer n standard offers up to 110 Mbps in some situations, with compatible equipment.802.11 b/g/n  
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 DNLAInfoDNLADigital Living Network Alliance refers to the ability to connect and transfer content to a another DNLA device. For example, on a mobile device, stored music, photos and videos could appear on a DNLA equipped receiver or TV.yes  
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 BluetoothInfoBluetoothThis is an open-standard used to transfer audio and data over very short distances on the 2.4 GHz band. Version 2.0 and 2.1 include EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) for faster data rates over the version 1 standard. Depending on the implementation and power level it may be designed to operate over distances of 3 feet to 300 feet. Version 2.x uses a data rate of 3 Mbps, and version 3.0 uses 24 Mbps.3.0  
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 InfraredInfoInfraredThis very low speed communication method is typically used for the direct line-of-site operation of other remote devices.no  
Power and Battery
 Battery typeLithium Ion (Li-Ion)  
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 Battery capacityInfoBattery capacityWhile mildly interesting, without knowing the current draw (which changes greatly depending on what functions are active) it does not provide any indication of how long the device will run.1500 mAH 
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 Talk timeInfoTalk timeThis is a very rough estimate by the manufacturer of how long the device functions starting with a full charge. Your milage will vary!7.0 hours 
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 Standby time (max)InfoStandby time (max)This indicates how long the device should function in standby mode without using any functions.312 hours 
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 Charging CableMicro USB to USB charging cable included, but cable does not support data  
Operating System
 Android version2.1  
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 User interfaceTouchWiz  
Physical
 WeightInfoWeightThis is the weight of the device with a standard battery. It does not include a case cover or other optional attachments.4.2 ounces 
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 Width2.5 inches 
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 Height4.9 inches 
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 Depth0.4 inches 
Manufacturer
 Samsung 
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 Release Date10-Dec-2010  
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 Price (2yr contract)*$ 199.99  
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 * Prices change frequently, may have discounts or rebates
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Display
 ScreenInfoScreenThis is the screen size measured diagonally.4.0 inches 
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 Screen resolutionInfoScreen resolutionThis is the number of pixel dots that appear on the screen - horizontal x vertical.800 x 480 pixels 
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 Screen technologyInfoScreen technologyThe type of display, typically LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) or eInk. There are a number of LCD variations, such as TFT (Thin-Film Transistor) or OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode).Super AMOLED  
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 Touch screenyes  
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 Touch screen typeInfoTouch screen typeTypically either Resistive or Capacitive technologies are used. Capacitive is more sensitive than Resistive. Devices so noted also include Multi-touch, where gestures using two fingers are detected.Multi-Touch Capacitive  
Memory
 Internal RAMInfoInternal RAMRandom Access Memory.512 MB 
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 Internal StorageInfoInternal StorageThis is the flash memory internal to the device. On a few devices, the internal memory can be expanded. Note that the operating system and pre-loaded applications will consume a poriton of this memory.2.0 GB 
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 External TypemicroSD card  
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 External Storage (incl)InfoExternal Storage (incl)This is the memory on an external storage card included with the device.16 GB 
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 External Storage (max)32 GB 
Hardware
 ProcessorSamsung Hummingbird S5PC110 (ARM Cortex A8)  
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 Processor speedInfoProcessor speedThe speed of the processor provides a very rough idea of performance between devices using the same processor type and same number of cores.1 GHz 
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 Processor coresInfoProcessor coresMultiple cores can significantly increase the devices performance when matched to an OS that support multiple cores. Android versions 2.4 & 3.0 and later support multi-cores, while older OS versions will only use a single core.1  
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 USB Version2.0  
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 Keyboard TypeVirtual  
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 Audio Jack3.5 mm  
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 Video OutputInfoVideo OutputVideo is output via a cable. Standards that may be supported include HDMI, a High-Definition Multimedia Interface; Component connecting via 3 RCA jacks; S-video; or Composite (via 1 low-definition RCA jack). If not stated, it is assumed the device only outputs Composite in low-definition.with optional cable  
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 FM RadioInfoFM RadioWhen equiped, the FM radio allows you to listen to FM radio stations. Normally FM radio only works while headphones are attached, as the headphone wires are also used as the FM antenna.no  
Location
 GPSInfoGPSDevices with Global Positioning System support use a satellite-based navigation system to identify your current position and altitude.yes  
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 CompassInfoCompassAn electronic compass compares the position of the device relative to earth's magnetic north.yes  
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 AccelerometerInfoAccelerometerAn accelerometer detects device movement and how fast the movement changes.yes  
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 GyroscopeInfoGyroscopeA gyroscope detects the position of the device, not the location. It is typically used in applications and games to detect how the device is being held.3-axis  
Camera
 Primary Camera5.0 MegaPixels 
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 FlashInfoFlashUnless otherwise stated, devices with flash have a single LED flash, only suitable for close distances.yes  
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 Auto-focusInfoAuto-focusThis allows the device to automatically adjust the focus.yes  
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 Videoyes  
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 Video ResolutionInfoVideo ResolutionThis identifies the the highest quality of video that the primary camera can take.720P  
Sensors
 ProximityInfoProximityA proximity sensor typically is used to detect if the device is near the ear. The device can then turn off the display to help conserve battery power.yes  
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 Ambient LightInfoAmbient LightThe ambient light sensor increases the display brightness when the ambient light is high, and conversely lowers the brightness in a reduce lighting situation. This improves viewing comfort while helping to conserve battery power.yes  
More Features
 
  • Swype
  • Voice Recognition