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  • Jethro SC490
  • Jethro SC490
  • Jethro SC490
  • Jethro SC490


Operating system
Android
Processor
1.1 GHz
Screen Size
2.8"
Camera
2+ MP



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Jethro backs up the SC490 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your SC490 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Jethro support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Jethro's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
2.8"

The Jethro SC490's screen size is 2.8 inches with 240 x 320 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.1 GHz

There is a MediaTek MTK6731 Quad-core 1.1 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system (OS).

Camera
2+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 2+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
4 GB

Internal memory is 4 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1600mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1600 mAh battery. Jethro's performance ratings are 300 minutes.

Jethro SC490 Specs

Overview
Release date September 18, 2020
Regions available USA, Canada
Networks
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
SIM card size
Mini-SIM
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo

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Processor MediaTek MTK6731 Quad-core 1.1 GHz
Internal Storage 4 GB
RAM 512 MB
ROM No
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.956 W/kg
Body: 1.318 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Standard Battery, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1600 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 300 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 13.7 x 5.6 x 1.3 cm (5.4 x 2.2 x 0.5 in)
Weight 4.06 ounces
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 262k
Resolution 240 x 320 pixels
Pixel density 143 pixels
Size 2.8 inches
Secondary Display No
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Standard / 12-key Numeric
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard Yes
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control No
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity 200
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client No
Messaging SMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs No
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB)
PC Synchronization No
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
2+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
No
Additional Rear Camera Info
ISO, White balance, Scene mode
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AMR, MIDI, MP3
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones No
Ringer ID No
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Unknown
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Unknown
Timer Unknown
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Weather Unknown
Stocks Unknown
Maps Unknown
NotePad Unknown
Voice Memos / Recorder Unknown
Games No
Apps Yes
Included Software / Apps
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Jethro 4G Simple Bar

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