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Samsung SCH-U740 Double-Flip review

8/10 AVG.
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8/10
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The Samsung SCH-U740 Double-Flip currently has an Informr score of 8 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 162 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


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


What the Critics Are Saying...


MobileBurn

The Samsung SCH-u750 Alias 2 is an innovative dual-mode clamshell phone from Verizon, with a professional design and extremely customizable interface. The e-ink keypad automatically changes according to the orientation and status of the phone, allowing for either a standard numeric keypad or a full...

- Ricky Cadden, MobileBurn
MobileBurn

The Motorola MING is quite the looker but when it came to performance, the sluggish and unfriendly Linux UI let it down. The exclusion of EDGE support is unfortunate. However, Overall, I am happy with the look and feel as well as the options the Samsung SCH-u740 provides, but I definitely struggle w...

- Michelle Ruhfass, MobileBurn
Wired

We love QWERTY phones over here at the Gadget Lab, but the u740 actually made our hearts go pitter-pat. Housed in an attractive "metallic champagne" case, the dual hinged handset sports a 2.2-inch, 262,000 color TFT display coupled with outstanding call quality. Despite a full QWERTY keypad, the 3.6...

- Roger Thomasson, Wired


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Screen Size
Unknown

The Samsung SCH-U740 Double-Flip's screen size is Unknown 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
50 MB

Internal memory is 50 MB. An external, MicroSD expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
800mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 800 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 6.5 days standby time.

SCH-U740 Double-Flip Specs

Overview
Release date November 21, 2006
Regions available USA, Canada
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
CDMA:
800/1900 MHz
Data:
1xRTT, EV-DO Rev. 0
SIM card size
No
Dual SIM No
Operating System No
Processor
Internal Storage 50 MB
RAM No
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.68 W/kg
Body: 0.5 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 800 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: 6.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Flip
Colors Black, Blue, Champagne
Dimensions [H x W x D] 9.8 x 5.2 x 1.5 cm (3.9 x 2 x 0.6 in)
Weight 102 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 Unknown
Secondary Display LCD
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features 65K colors
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type QWERTY
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry T9
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
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 Webmail
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, AIM, MSN
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB No
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles 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 No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
1+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Effects, Self-timer
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers No
Headset Jack Other / proprietary
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 No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Viewable document types No
Weather Yes
Stocks Yes
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Samsung Alias

Bell Mobility's version of the U740 includes a 128 MB micro SD card and adapter.
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