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Samsung SCH-U900 Flipshot review

6.3/10 AVG.

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The Samsung SCH-U900 Flipshot currently has an Informr score of 6.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 20 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

The successor to the Samsung A900, the Samsung SCH-U900 Flipshot definitely puts a focus on photos. Boasting a 3.0MP camera with flash, 11x digital zoom and auto-focus, combined with a swiveling display that allows you to handle the device as you would a digicam, the U900 is for folks who want to take pictures and shoot video, oh, and also make calls.

The Flipshot’s dramatically different form factor is definitely functional, not flashy. It really makes taking pictures fun and the large, 240x320 QVGA display is one of the best screens available. A dual-band CDMA, the Flipshot measures a modest 95.5x46.5x18.5mm and weighs only 3.9 ounces. The feature set includes a video player, MP3 player, stereo Bluetooth, and a voice function set that includes voice dialing, commands, recording and speakerphone.

Rounding out the features are GPS, an alarm clock, calendar, calculator, stopwatch, notepad and a world clock. Has anyone ever used the world clock?

Inside you’ll find a two-toned keypad with the navigation array set above and apart in silver.

Talk time is rated at 4 hours and standby time at 350 hours. The Flipshot uses BREW and Java software.

If you want to take plenty of pictures and video along with making calls, take a look at the Samsung Flipshot.

Operating system
Screen Size
3+ MP

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Common Questions

Samsung released the SCH-U900 Flipshot on November 22, 2007.

Samsung backs up the SCH-U900 Flipshot with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your SCH-U900 Flipshot 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

The Samsung SCH-U900 Flipshot's screen size is Unknown with x pixels resolution.


There is a processor (CPU).


The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

3+ MP

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

There's no secondary front camera.


Internal memory is No. An external, MicroSD (up to 4 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 14.5 days standby time.

SCH-U900 Flipshot Specs

Release date November 22, 2007
Regions available USA
Mobile / Cellular Data
850/1900 MHz
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
Operating System No
Internal Storage No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.4 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 No
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: 14.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Flip
Colors Black, red
Dimensions [H x W x D] 9.6 x 4.6 x 1.9 cm (3.8 x 1.8 x 0.7 in)
Weight 110 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 Color LCD, 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 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 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 No
Email Protocols No
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, AIM, MSN
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 4 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Unknown
DLNA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications No
Brew Applications Yes
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Main Camera
3+ megapixels
11x digital
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, WMA
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats No
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
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps No ()
Included Software / Apps -
Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Samsung U900

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