Specs summary

Screen
2.3"

The Samsung i520's screen is 2.3 inches with 320 x 240 pixels resolution.

Processor
330MHz

There is a Texas Instruments OMAP 2430 330 MHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Symbian v9.2 (S60 3rd Edition) operating system (OS).

Camera
2+ MP

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

There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.

Storage
35 MB

Internal memory is 35 MB. An external, MicroSD expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
950mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 950 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 12.5 days standby time, 360 minutes (2G).



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Full Specs

Overview
Release date February 12, 2007
Regions available Europe
Networks
GSM:
900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
SIM Card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Symbian v9.2 (S60 3rd Edition)

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Processor Texas Instruments OMAP 2430 330 MHz
Internal Flash Memory
35 MB
RAM Unknown
ROM Unknown
GPS No
Digital compass No
FlightMode No
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.34 W/kg
Body: 0.61 W/kg
Languages English, French, Spanish
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 950 mAh
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:
360 minutes (2G)
Standby Time Up to: 12.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Slider
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Unknown
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.2 x 5.1 x 1.8 cm
(4 x 2 x 0.7 in)
Weight 99 grams
(3.5 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 320 x 240 pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size 2.3 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
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 No
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
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, HTML
Browser Unknown
Javascript No
Flash Yes
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features No
Messaging Services SMS, EMS, MMS, IM (AIM, MSN, Yahoo)
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.0
Bluetooth Profiles
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge Yes
Camera
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 2+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom Yes
Flash No
Additional Rear Camera Info No
Video Recording Formats MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera  
Resolution
Zoom Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, AAC+, AAC, Real Audio, WMA
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, RealVideo
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack Other / proprietary
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer DOC, PDF, PPT, RTF, TXT, XLS
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps No
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps No
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Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): Samsung SGH-i520

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