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Samsung m620 UpStage review

6.4/10 AVG.
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6.4/10
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The Samsung m620 UpStage currently has an Informr score of 6.4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 108 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Custom
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
2.1"
Camera
1+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Wired

The least pocket-filling of all the phones we checked out, the 0.4-inch-thin UpStage uses a two-faced design: a keypad on one side, media player on the other. But some of the phone tasks (dialing, texting, entering contacts) must be handled on a minuscule 1.3-inch screen, and the constant flipping,...

- Evan Shamoon, Wired
PCWorld

This phone features an excellent music player and a unique--if ultimately impractical--two-sided design.

- PCWorld
MobileBurn

I have to admit that when I first removed the Samsung UpStage from it's yellow Sprint box, I was enthralled with it. Without having yet turned it on, I told my wife how "cool" it was. I knew what its capabilities were, and the physical design was quite appealing. That seemed a recipe for success.Fiv...

- Michael Oryl, MobileBurn
Wired

Alas, the Apple iPhone is still months away. While you're waiting, why not check out Samsung's UpStage, one of the niftiest music-oriented cell phones running, but not one without its flaws. The innovative design takes some getting used to: At first blush the phone is a standard candy bar handset wi...

- Christopher Null, Wired


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Samsung released the m620 UpStage on January 17, 2007.


We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Samsung m620 UpStage user manual here.


Samsung backs up the m620 UpStage with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your m620 UpStage has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Samsung support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Samsung'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
2.1"

The Samsung m620 UpStage's screen size is 2.1 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown

There is a processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

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
53 MB

Internal memory is 53 MB. An external, MicroSD expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
620mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 620 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 15 days standby time.

m620 UpStage Specs

Overview
Release date January 17, 2007
Regions available USA
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
CDMA:
850/1900 MHz
Data:
1xRTT, EV-DO Rev. 0
SIM card size
No
Dual SIM No
Operating System No
Processor
Internal Storage 53 MB
RAM No
ROM No
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.4 W/kg
Body: 0.73 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Hand Strap, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 620 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 Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 15 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Colors Black, Red
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.3 x 4.4 x 0.9 cm (4.1 x 1.7 x 0.4 in)
Weight 73 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 262k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 2.1 inches
Secondary Display Color LCD, 176 x 65 pixels, 1.4 inches, 65k
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
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 T9
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
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 No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity 500
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols No
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, BPP, DUN, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
1+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
5x digital
Flash
No
Additional Rear Camera Info
Effects, Self-timer, White balance
Video Recording Formats
3G2 / 3GPP2
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, AAC+, AAC, WMA
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3G2 / 3GPP2
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 2.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Samsung SPH-m620

Features: Battery Wallet allowing up to 7.5 hours of talk time and up to 17.5 hours of music listening time.
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