Specs summary

Screen
No

The Samsung a720'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
128 MB

Internal memory is 128 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 1 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
Unknown

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 16 days standby time, 210 minutes (2G).



Reviews (6.5/10 Avg. rating)


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Long term realtionship!

My parents gave me that samsung 6 years ago... and it still works like the day I unpacked it! I still can't believe it, though. It fell into snow, onto wood floors and rocks and has numerous scratches on it, but it works perfectly. I plan on keeping until the day it seperates into halfs in my hands,... More
My parents gave me that samsung 6 years ago... and it still works like the day I unpacked it! I still can't believe it, though. It fell into snow, onto wood floors and rocks and has numerous scratches on it, but it works perfectly. I plan on keeping until the day it seperates into halfs in my hands, which doesn't seem to be happening soon. All of the apps are still perfect and texting is not such a problem (I'm used to push three times the *5* button to get an *L*). So hipster, don't you think? Less

Suddenly crashed

I have had this phone almost 3 years. Actually, I still have 3 more months left till the end of my contract. Suddenly for no apparent reason, it crashed. Now...it just vibrates....it doesn't even open until searching service provider.....phones are so not reliable these days. Now I have to shop for... More
I have had this phone almost 3 years. Actually, I still have 3 more months left till the end of my contract. Suddenly for no apparent reason, it crashed. Now...it just vibrates....it doesn't even open until searching service provider.....phones are so not reliable these days. Now I have to shop for another one.....not in the mood. Less

Crashed

This cell phone lasted me almost for three years until recently. I was answering a call from someone in a middle of texting someone else and suddenly it crashes. Ive tried doing multiple things like turning off the phone and taking out the battery but it still loads only until a certain point. I onl... More
This cell phone lasted me almost for three years until recently. I was answering a call from someone in a middle of texting someone else and suddenly it crashes. Ive tried doing multiple things like turning off the phone and taking out the battery but it still loads only until a certain point. I only have 3 months left of my plan but I still hope Telus will be kind enough to help fix it or give me a replacement phone. Less

Best Phone ever

I have had my phone for 3 years now and have done things to this phone that would make an iPhone kringe. i have droped it in water, snow, and mud. i am up to renew my contract and i dont want to change my phone. I work in the trades and this phone is quality. That is something that you dont see enym... More
I have had my phone for 3 years now and have done things to this phone that would make an iPhone kringe. i have droped it in water, snow, and mud. i am up to renew my contract and i dont want to change my phone. I work in the trades and this phone is quality. That is something that you dont see enymore. Less

welll..

now i understand why they are giving it to me for free i dont beleive i have heard one good thing about this phone that the next comment was sh!tt oh well its free lol wish me luck !!!
now i understand why they are giving it to me for free i dont beleive i have heard one good thing about this phone that the next comment was sh!tt oh well its free lol wish me luck !!! Less

Fan freakin tastic

I got this phone a year ago & I must say I have never had any problems with this phone it does take great pictures, texting is fine & yes you can drop it time after time & it will not break in fact my phone was stolen & I am now on the hunt for a new one. a As the saying goes. Maybe those people wh... More
I got this phone a year ago & I must say I have never had any problems with this phone it does take great pictures, texting is fine & yes you can drop it time after time & it will not break in fact my phone was stolen & I am now on the hunt for a new one. a As the saying goes. Maybe those people who are having problems had there phone made on a Monday or Friday Less

ya this phone is sweet i love it and i just got it 2 days ago off the telus web store for only $60! anyway i love it and have no problems with it.

peice of shit phone

serisously don't buy it, its the worst phone i've ever had it always freezes and whenever i text people it sends them like a trillion duplicates, it has like no memory and the picture quality sucks i never figured out how to put music on and ive had it for over a year. i'd say the only good thing ab... More
serisously don't buy it, its the worst phone i've ever had it always freezes and whenever i text people it sends them like a trillion duplicates, it has like no memory and the picture quality sucks i never figured out how to put music on and ive had it for over a year. i'd say the only good thing about it is its indistructable ive dropped it so many times you don't even know i kinda just wish it would break so that my parents would get me a new phone.. Less

Awesome Phone

I am currently using the samsung a720 phone. I've had it for 2 years now and have abosolutly no problems w/ it. I've dropped it on the concrete lots and it hasn't broken at all. the reception is great the pictures are great and the phone it self is great. a friend of mie has the same one and totally... More
I am currently using the samsung a720 phone. I've had it for 2 years now and have abosolutly no problems w/ it. I've dropped it on the concrete lots and it hasn't broken at all. the reception is great the pictures are great and the phone it self is great. a friend of mie has the same one and totally agrees w/ me Less

This phone sucks!!!! And telus is greedy!!!!

I've had this phone for less that a year and it craps out a freezes all the time!!! I can't call, I can't do anything!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I went in to get a new one for free and telus told me they won't get anything out of giving me a new one so i said well you'll keep me as a consumer. So... More
I've had this phone for less that a year and it craps out a freezes all the time!!! I can't call, I can't do anything!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I went in to get a new one for free and telus told me they won't get anything out of giving me a new one so i said well you'll keep me as a consumer. So I laughed and walked out and said "i'm leaving telus!!!" So i'm swiching to bell or someone else!!!!!!! Less

Annoying phone and Telus sucks =(

This phone was so pretty and cute when I first got it and then everything went downhill pretty much within 1 year of me getting it. I take care of my cellphones very well, and I've never had to have one serviced before this one. One of the lights went out in the keypad and the little circular pads i... More
This phone was so pretty and cute when I first got it and then everything went downhill pretty much within 1 year of me getting it. I take care of my cellphones very well, and I've never had to have one serviced before this one. One of the lights went out in the keypad and the little circular pads in the screens 4 corners were falling out. So I sent it in to Telus to get it repaired and less than 6 months later, both things broke again. But since that was past my 1 yr warranty, they told me "too bad, can't fix it now". Then it started doing weird things like freezing when people would call me at the same time I was texting. Then I would lose the text and the call and I would have no idea who called me because it wouldn't show up in the call history. In order to reset it, I would have to pull the battery out. Also, I had crap reception pretty much everywhere... my apartment, the parking lot of my building, my parent's house, my cabin... basically anywhere there was a roof. I thought it was just the network, but I got a new cellphone and I have reception everywhere that I didn't before. Then the phone stopped receiving text messages properly. It would only buzz/alert me occasionally when a new message would come in, or else it would go straight to my inbox and I would have to constantly check my inbox to see if I got anything new. Plus all my friends said they would recieve duplicates of my texts, yet they don't seem to get that now with my cellphone. Phone calls started dropping everywhere (including an open field in the middle of a city once.. wth...) and my signal faded 24/7. Battery life started to go within 1.5yrs and sometimes I had no idea if it was fully charged because the "charging" icon never stopped blinking. The pink color doesn't take dings or chips well, they really show. The outside "touch" buttons are not sensitive enough at all to be that useful, I never used them much after the first month of trying. The mp3 player is okay but between that and using it for actual phone purposes, the battery would die easily in just a couple days. If you want an mp3 player, invest in an iPod. Internet access is HORRIBLE, don't EVER try using this thing for the internet. Camera quality is kinda shitty, but if you email yourself the pics off your phone, it turns out not too shabby on computer. Pros: -small enough for purses & pockets -large keypad for texting -cute & pretty, you will get comments -easy navigation Also: TELUS WILL SUCK AS MUCH MONEY OUT OF YOU AS POSSIBLE! I am on a 3-yr contract, and I was 1.5yrs in, and they would do NOTHING for me even though clearly my phone was not functional AND it had been sent for repairs. Even when I threatened to leave to Rogers and end my contract, they knew they could offer me just enough of discount to make it cheaper to buy a new phone than ending my contract, yet I still had to renew. I'm so royally pissed off at Telus right now, and they seem to do this to me every time... I haven't been able to escape a Telus contract in over 8yrs... they are absolutely little sh~ts about that. The only plus to Telus is that their reception is very good out West (yet horrible out East) and they are very willing to tweak your plan so you pay less, no matter what it is you want or when you do it. Plus the "perks" are nice. Less



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Full Specs

Overview
Release date December 19, 2006
Regions available Canada
Networks
CDMA:
800/1900 MHz
Data:
1xRTT
SIM Card No
Dual SIM No
Operating System Other
Processor No
Internal Flash Memory
128 MB
RAM 64 MB
ROM No
GPS Yes
Digital compass Unknown
FlightMode No
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Unknown
SAR Head: 1.28 W/kg
Languages English, French, Spanish
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Headset, 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:
210 minutes (2G)
Standby Time Up to: 16 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Flip
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA No
Material Unknown
Colors Pink, Silver
Dimensions [H x W x D] 8.5 x 4.7 x 2.0 cm
(3.3 x 1.9 x 0.8 in)
Weight 96 grams
(3.4 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 262k
Resolution 176 x 220 pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size Unknown
3D No
Secondary Display Color LCD (STN), 128 x 96 pixels, 65k
Sensors
Graphics Yes
Themes No
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 Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity 500 entries
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups Unknown
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type WAP 2.0
Browser Unknown
Javascript No
Flash No
Email No
Email Protocols
Additional Email Features No
Messaging Services SMS, EMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD (up to 1 GB)
PC Synchronization No
TV-out No
DLNA Support Unknown
NFC Unknown
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge Yes
Camera
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 1+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom Yes
Flash Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info No
Video Recording Formats Unknown
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera  
Resolution
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 2.5mm
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 Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch No
Timer No
Calculator No
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Unknown
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps -
Included Software / Apps No
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Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): Samsung SGH-A720

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