Specs summary

Screen
No

The Samsung A516's screen is Unknown with 176 x 220 pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown
OS

The phone runs on the Other operating system (OS).

Camera
1+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 1+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
5 MB

Internal memory is 5 MB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
Unknown

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 10.5 days standby time, 180 minutes (2G).



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This is amazing phone

This phone has a lot of features. A complete world in your hand .+++ you can add 2gb card.photo movie song ,...whatever you need ..its there.I love this phone This is the 4th year I m still using it.
This phone has a lot of features. A complete world in your hand .+++ you can add 2gb card.photo movie song ,...whatever you need ..its there.I love this phone This is the 4th year I m still using it. Less

Good First phone

i am only in early high school and really wanted a phone and would take anything and this was a good start....i think. though after half a year of use i am hoping to change because there isnt everything i was looking for. Its still in good shape after a few years of being my moms and mine so its a g... More
i am only in early high school and really wanted a phone and would take anything and this was a good start....i think. though after half a year of use i am hoping to change because there isnt everything i was looking for. Its still in good shape after a few years of being my moms and mine so its a good phone..... Less

Not the best phone I've ever gotten

Overall, the phone is simple and I haven't had any problems with it. But the options are limited and it is difficult to personalise the phone to one's liking. If you are among those who like to set you own personalised ringtones (i.e. using mp3 files etc.) I recommend you avoid this phone. Its impo... More
Overall, the phone is simple and I haven't had any problems with it. But the options are limited and it is difficult to personalise the phone to one's liking. If you are among those who like to set you own personalised ringtones (i.e. using mp3 files etc.) I recommend you avoid this phone. Its impossible to work with. Less

Didn't last long

Just after a year and a half, some of my keys have cracked off and today, about 23 months of using this phone, no one can hear me speak into the phone therefore cannot talk or record videos.
Just after a year and a half, some of my keys have cracked off and today, about 23 months of using this phone, no one can hear me speak into the phone therefore cannot talk or record videos. Less
Pretty good phone. I've had it for a year and have had no problems. Good for people who just want a phone to text, call and listen to music. The only bad part about this phone is transfering music and audio to the phone which can get really annoying. Also very frustrating is the fact that Rogers... More
Pretty good phone. I've had it for a year and have had no problems. Good for people who just want a phone to text, call and listen to music. The only bad part about this phone is transfering music and audio to the phone which can get really annoying. Also very frustrating is the fact that Rogers doesn't allow you to use your own custom ringtones which really sucks as none of the tones included are any good. To the person who said there is no speaker phone, when talking, press the center button to enable speaker phone. Overall, I am happy with this phone but it can get boring. Less

How can I track Lost Samsung A516

I lost my phone on 23rd june.Can I Track it if the phone is switched off?I loved my phone....pls help me .kaursheryn@yahoo.com
I lost my phone on 23rd june.Can I Track it if the phone is switched off?I loved my phone....pls help me .kaursheryn@yahoo.com Less

decent

I loved this phone for the first year and a bit but then the space bar key came off and i didnt recieve all the texts sent to me.
I loved this phone for the first year and a bit but then the space bar key came off and i didnt recieve all the texts sent to me. Less

it's alright phone

The phone has the looks..very sleek and smart looking. It's alright phone...just a few things I missed compared to my old Motorola phone... Speaker phone = it does not deliver sharp performance. I can't seem to find the right setting...if I set it to the loudest the voice cracks....with low it is h... More
The phone has the looks..very sleek and smart looking. It's alright phone...just a few things I missed compared to my old Motorola phone... Speaker phone = it does not deliver sharp performance. I can't seem to find the right setting...if I set it to the loudest the voice cracks....with low it is hard to hear...and if I walk around I can't be heard. And no missed call alert. I don't get it. Samsung put in a lot of ring tones hear and there but not missed Call Alert. Less

Junk don't buy it

Had phone for about 7 months. Worked ok for the first 6 months. I hardly even used the phone bought it for emergency use only. It would not turn on or off properly. Had it sent for repair took them 3 months they said it was water dammage and not repairable even with the expensive warranty I pur... More
Had phone for about 7 months. Worked ok for the first 6 months. I hardly even used the phone bought it for emergency use only. It would not turn on or off properly. Had it sent for repair took them 3 months they said it was water dammage and not repairable even with the expensive warranty I purchased. I never got it wet so the only thing that could have got it wet was sweat. I don't sweat alot so other than the humidity in the air is the only thing I can think of. I was always kept in a case as well. I will not buy another Samsung product because of this. Now the company wants me to pay $250.00 for it and buy another phone. Less

did not like

I have this cell phone and it does not work with my new car the bluetooth does not work 100%when I gave it back to have it fixed they made it worse than it was now is beeps in the middel of a call like I have a call waiting but I don't. I do not like this phone
I have this cell phone and it does not work with my new car the bluetooth does not work 100%when I gave it back to have it fixed they made it worse than it was now is beeps in the middel of a call like I have a call waiting but I don't. I do not like this phone Less



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Full Specs

Overview
Release date August 25, 2007
Regions available
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE
SIM Card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Other
Processor No
Internal Flash Memory
5 MB
RAM No
ROM No
GPS No
Digital compass Unknown
FlightMode Unknown
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Unknown
SAR Head: 1.27 W/kg
Languages English, French, Spanish
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging Unknown
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
180 minutes (2G)
Standby Time Up to: 10.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Flip
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA No
Material Unknown
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 9.8 x 5.2 x 1.6 cm
(3.9 x 2 x 0.6 in)
Weight 90 grams
(3.2 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design Unknown
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD
Colors 262k
Resolution 176 x 220 pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size Unknown
3D No
Secondary Display LCD, 96 x 96 pixels
Sensors
Graphics Yes
Themes Unknown
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Unknown
Screen Orientation Lock Unknown
Multi Touch Unknown
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating Unknown
Additional Display Features No
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Unknown
Home Key Unknown
Mute Key Unknown
Input Type Standard / 12-key Numeric
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry T9
Physical Keyboard Unknown
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands No
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls Unknown
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity 1000 entries
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups Unknown
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing No
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type WAP 2.0
Browser Unknown
Javascript Unknown
Flash Unknown
Email No
Email Protocols
Additional Email Features No
Messaging Services SMS, EMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB No
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth No
Bluetooth Profiles
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption Unknown
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots No
Expansion Slots Info No
PC Synchronization No
TV-out Unknown
DLNA Support Unknown
NFC Unknown
UMA Support Unknown
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Unknown
PictBridge Unknown
Camera
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 1+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom 4x digital
Flash No
Additional Rear Camera Info No
Video Recording Formats MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera  
Resolution
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, AAC
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Mobile TV Unknown
Streaming Video No
External Speakers Unknown
Headset Jack No
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Unknown
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Unknown
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch No
Timer Unknown
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Unknown
Weather Unknown
Stocks Unknown
Maps Unknown
Notepad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps -
Included Software / Apps No
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Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): Samsung SGH-A516

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