Samsung Instinct

New Samsung Instinct from Sprint review with complete list of features including Compatibility Features, Technical Specifications and pictures.

The Samsung Instinct for Sprint PCS is the latest entrant in the hot new field of touchscreen cell phones.

With just a flick of your finger, the Instinct allows complete control through its huge, colorful display.

The Samsung Instinct also features GPS, a 2-megapixel camera for photos and video, threaded messaging, a slot for extra memory, an adaptive web browser with motion panning, voice-control, and a slew of customizable options.

The Samsung Instinct – slim, light, and truly distinctive.

According to it’s manufacturer, the Samsung Instinct has impressive 5.8 hours of talk time on Li Ion battery and comes with backup battery that will provide an additional 5.8 hours.

And according to FCC radiation tests, the Samsung Instinct has a digital SAR rating of 1.46 watts per kilogram but actual SAR may vary.

Quick Highlights

  • Exciting Sprint Phone With Tactile Touchscreen Technology
  • Advanced Bluetooth Wireless Technology Lets You Stream Stereo Music
  • Display Changes Orientation Through Motion-Based Technology
  • Control Everything Through The Large Touch Display, And Customized Menus
  • 2.0 Megapixel Camera/Camcorder Lets You Capture The Moment
  • Use Built-In GPS To Take Advantage of Sprint Navigation Services
  • Surf The Internet – Visit Your Favorite Web Sites At Broadband Speeds
  • Expandable Memory Through Memory Card Slot

Samsung Instinct Advanced Features

  • Digital Camera – Yes, 2.0 Megapixel (1600 x 1200 Pixel Resolution Max)
  • Streaming Multimedia Support – Yes, Experience Sprint TV and Streaming or Downloadable Sprint Music
  • MP3 Player – Yes, Playback MP3 Playlists, Stereo Speakers, USB Mass Storage
  • Bluetooth Wireless Technology – Yes, v2.0 Handsfree, Headset and DUN, OPP, HID Profiles Supported
  • Video Capture / Camcorder – Yes, QVGA Resolution, 15 FPS In MPEG4 Formats, Length Limited Only By Available Memory
  • QWERTY Keyboard – Yes, On-Screen Virtual Touch Keyboard
  • Voice-driven Menus – Yes, Train The Phone To Pull Up Over A Dozen Applications With Your Voice
  • Data Capable / Use This Phone As A Modem – Yes, Software and USB Cable Included, With Phone As A Modem Add-on Plan Feature
  • Bluetooth Stereo Headset (A2DP) – Yes, A2DP and AVRC Profiles Supported So You Can Stream Stereo Music To Compatible Bluetooth Devices
  • PC Synchronization – Yes, Software and USB Cable Included
  • GPS Services Support – Yes, A-GPS

Messaging Features

  • Mobile Web Browsing – Yes, Browser Built-in, Full HTML Support With Tactile UI Experience
  • Multimedia Messaging – Yes, Take and Receive Picture and Video Messages
  • Text Messaging (SMS) – Yes, Send To Groups Or Individuals, 2-Way Threaded View
  • Email Client – Yes, Sync Over-the-air Bluetooth or USB, POP3

Personalization and Fun Features

  • Polyphonic Ringtones – Yes, 72 Chord Ringtones, Plus Downloadable Content
  • Custom Ringtones – Yes
  • MP3 Ringtones – Yes, Supports AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, WMA, WAV, QCELP, MPEG4, AMR-NB, AMR-WB Formats
  • Ringer Profiles – Yes
  • Picture Caller ID – Yes
  • Multiple Languages – Yes
  • Games – Yes, Downloadable
  • Customizable Graphics – Yes, Downloadable

Core Features

  • Color Main Display – LCD, 240 x 432 Pixels, Over 262,000 Colors
  • Touch Screen – Yes
  • Speakerphone – Yes
  • Voice-activated Dialing – Yes, Record Voice Tags For Phone Book Entries
  • TTY Compatible – Yes
  • To-Do List – Yes
  • Voice Memo – Yes
  • Color – Black
  • Style – PDA
  • Alarm – Yes
  • Calculator – Yes
  • Calendar – Yes
  • Mini-USB Port – Yes, With USB Cable Included
  • Vibrate – Yes
  • Phonebook Capacity – Up To 600 Contacts
  • Multiple Numbers Per Name – Yes, Including Email and Instant Messenger Addresses

Battery Life

  • Battery Type – Li Ion
  • Talk Time – Up to 5.8 Hours

Samsung Instinct Technical Specifications

  • Application Platform – BREW
  • Platform / Operating System – Instinct OS
  • Network Compatibility – CDMA 850, 1900
  • Data Download Speed – EV-DO Rev A (Up to 3.1 Mbps), EV-DO Rev o (Up to 2.4 Mbps), 1xRTT
  • Ringtone Types Supported – AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, WMA, WAV, QCELP, MPEG4, AMR-NB, AMR-WB Formats
  • Built-In Memory – 32 MB
  • Expandable Memory Capacity – Yes, microSD Card Format Compatible
  • Dimensions – 4.55 in x 2.16 in x 0.49 in
  • Weight – 4.52 oz

Compatibility Features

  • Available For Purchase Without Service Plan – Yes
  • Device Supports Sprint Everything Plans – Yes

Recommended Optional Plan Features

  • Sprint GPS Plan Options – Yes
  • Sprint Messaging Plan Options – Yes
  • Sprint Data Premier Plan Options – Yes

What’s In The Box With The New Phone

  • Additional Items Included – Battery, Wall Charger, USB Cable, Stereo Headset w/ Adapter, Leather Case, 512MB Memory Card, Stylus

2 opinions on “Samsung Instinct

  • This mobile is amazing. Its sleek look makes it look cool, so it is bound to be a hit amongst men women,young and old alike. It has internet facility allowing me to read emails, surf the net and chat online even when I am on the move. Its high quality camera lets me shoot pictures on the go.

  • I am giving thanks to Samsung company for making this amazing cell phone. It is loaded with nice features. I really like the touch screen, its high speed browser activity and sound is crystal clear and rocking. It also comes with data cable so I can easily transfer data and picture quality is very good. I can view video in full screen on this phone. I highly recommend Samsung Instinct.

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