Specs summary

Screen
3.2"

The Samsung Moment's screen is 3.2 inches with 320 x 480 pixels resolution.

Processor
800MHz

There is a 800 MHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 1.5 operating system (OS).

Camera
3+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 3+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
253 MB

Internal memory is 253 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1440mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1440 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 330 minutes (2G).



One of the biggest selling points of the Moment is its speedy 800MHz processor, and in general, it delivers on the promise of a faster, more pleasant Android experience.

- Chris Ziegler , Engadget 

Reviews summary

6.6/10AVG.
RATING
Based on 5 reviews
Google Android 2.1 (Eclair) update is available

Reviews (6.6/10 Avg. rating)


PhoneArena

More business-like with stock Android

from PhoneArena

Voice quality was excellent on the Samsung Moment.  Callers had no complaints about us, saying that we sounded crystal clear.  On our end the sound was great as well; callers sounded life-like, volume was good and even at the highest levels there was no distortion.  The 1440mAh battery is rated for 5 hours of talk time, a 25% improvement over the Hero’s 4 hour rating.  Surprisingly the 800MHz processor didn’t seem much snappier than the 528MHz one running other Android devices.  There was still some slight lag in menus and when opening apps.  We&rsq... Full review

Phone Scoop

It is a brick in every sense of the word

from Phone Scoop

The Samsung Moment is one of the largest phones I've seen from Samsung. It is a brick in every sense of the word -- big, blocky and heavy. Whether you put it in your jeans, coat pocket or anywhere, you're going to know it is there. Though it is big, it feels solid as heck. We're talking tank. The hardware comes across as well engineered and well manufactured.

The Samsung Moment feels like it is Samsung's first Android phone. Samsung took the stock Android operating system and matched it with a form factor that Samsung knows is popular with messaging fanatics -- and then didn't do... Full review

Engadget

It still feels like a first-generation device

from Engadget

In the world of Android, it's not yet clear who's going to come out victorious -- QWERTY sliders or their keyboardless brethren -- but does there really need to be a winner? We say there's room for just about everyone in this open-source party, and Sprint is starting to round out its Android offerings by introducing the keyboard-equipped Samsung Moment to saddle up alongside the HTC Hero that was released a few weeks ago. In the scheme of things, the platform is still extraordinarily young which means that virtually every new handset that's announced brings "firsts" to the table; in the Mom... Full review

Finally a phone I can set up.

I love this phone because it is intuitive and comes with all the bells and whistles. It was like a snap to set up, in less than 5 minutes, following the on screen bouncing ball I set up the phone, downloaded all my Google contacts, connected to my gmail account and was receiving email. Being some... More
I love this phone because it is intuitive and comes with all the bells and whistles. It was like a snap to set up, in less than 5 minutes, following the on screen bouncing ball I set up the phone, downloaded all my Google contacts, connected to my gmail account and was receiving email. Being something of a techno nerd, by necessity, this was a real pleasure to set up. This is the wife's phone and she loves it, and she is no techno nerd. Less

Overall a great phone...except for

After the all the Hero talk for the HTC android, I decided to get this phone due to it having a Flash on the camera, faster processor and a hardware keyboard. I love this phone besided the fact that it doesnt connect to my damn PC! i cant find any drivers and it doesnt come with any. Sprint tech sup... More
After the all the Hero talk for the HTC android, I decided to get this phone due to it having a Flash on the camera, faster processor and a hardware keyboard. I love this phone besided the fact that it doesnt connect to my damn PC! i cant find any drivers and it doesnt come with any. Sprint tech support says turn in the phone and get a new one but im not sure if that will work. Other then that...google apps, touch screen, and the fact that this camera has a bright ass flash that can take decent pics at night makes this a good investment. I dont know WTF is up with Samsung phones not connecting to pc's though. Ive been on quite a few sites where people say their samsung phone wont sync with their pc...WTF is going on samsung? Less


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Full Specs

Overview
Release date October 7, 2009
Regions available USA
Networks
CDMA:
850/1900 MHz
Data:
1xRTT, EV-DO Rev. A
SIM Card No
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 1.5

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Processor 800 MHz
Internal Flash Memory
253 MB
RAM No
ROM No
GPS A-GPS
Digital compass Unknown
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Unknown
SAR Head: 0.68 W/kg
Body: 1.16 W/kg
Languages English, Spanish
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1440 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:
330 minutes (2G)
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA No
Material Unknown
Colors Silver
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.7 x 5.9 x 1.7 cm
(4.6 x 2.3 x 0.7 in)
Weight 161 grams
(5.7 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size 3.2 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light
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 Touchscreen
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry T9
Physical Keyboard Unknown
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
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 No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type WAP 2.0, HTML
Browser Unknown
Javascript Yes
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP
Additional Email Features No
Messaging Services SMS, EMS, MMS, IM (AIM, Yahoo, Windows Live)
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
WiFi 802.11 b/g
WiFi Encryption Unknown
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization No
TV-out No
DLNA Support Unknown
NFC Unknown
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 3+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom Yes
Flash Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus
Video Recording Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters CIF (352 x 288 pixels)
Front Camera  
Resolution
Zoom No
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 H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
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 No
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Unknown
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps No
Included Software / Apps No
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Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): Samsung SPH-M900, Instinct Q

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