Samsung Galaxy Discover

AKA: Samsung SGH-S730M

Available at: PC Mobile, Bell, Koodo Mobile, SaskTel, Solo Mobile, Telus, Virgin Mobile Canada

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Specs summary

Screen
3.5"

The Samsung Galaxy Discover's screen is 3.5 inches with 320 x 480 pixels resolution.

Processor
800MHz

There is a Single Core 800 MHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system (OS).

Camera
3+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 3+ megapixel camera. There's no secondary front camera.
Storage
4 GB

Internal memory is 4 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1300mAh

The phone is powered by a 1300 mAh Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Samsung's performance ratings are: 18.5 days standby time, 438 minutes talk time, 390 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Full Specs

Overview
Regions available USA, Canada
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/1900 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA 7.2
variations
SIM Card Yes
World Phone Yes
Operating System Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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Processor Single Core 800 MHz
Internal Flash Memory
4 GB
RAM 512 MB
ROM Unknown
GPS A-GPS
Digital compass No
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.85 W/kg
Body: 0.77 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Headset, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1300 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Video Playback Time 540 minutes
Wi-Fi Surfing Time 390 minutes
3G Surfing Time 480 minutes
4G Surfing Time No
Talk Time Up to:
438 minutes (2G)
Standby Time Up to: 18.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.3 x 6.2 x 1.1 cm
(4.5 x 2.4 x 0.4 in)
Weight 122 grams
(4.3 ounces)
Rugged Design No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels
Pixel Density 165 pixels
Size 3.5 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Wallpapers
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Swype
Physical Keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Call Management
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML
Browser Google Chrome
Javascript Yes
Flash Yes
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM (Google Talk)
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
Bluetooth 3.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Front Camera  
Built-In No
Resolution
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Capture / Recording No
Video Recording Parameters
Rear Camera  
Built-In Yes
Resolution 3+ megapixels
Zoom 4x digital
Flash Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Geotagging, ISO, White balance, Exposure value, Scene mode
Video Capture / Recording Yes
Video Recording Formats MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters VGA (640 x 480 pixels)
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, AMR, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack Yes
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Play Store, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Skype
Included Software / Apps No
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