Download this document if link is not clickableREVIEWS - Samsung Gravity 2 Phone, MetallicPumpkin (T-Mobile)Product Details :http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B002SB8U6U?tag=sriodonk-20Average Customer Rating1.8 out of 5Product Feature3G-enabled messaging phone in metallic pumpkinqwith slide-out full QWERTY keyboard for easytyping and access to instant messaging and e-mailservices, text/picture/video messagingCompatible with T-Mobiles 3G network;qGPS-enabled with optional TeleNav service2.0-megapixel camera/camcorder, Bluetoothqstereo music streaming, microSD expansion to 16GB, organizer with calendar and notepadUp to 5.5 hours of talk time, up to 300 hours (12.5qdays) of standby timeWhats in the Box: handset, battery, charger, wiredqhands-free headset, quick reference guide, userguideProduct DescriptionThis messaging phone sports a slide-out QWERTY text keyboard. Upgrades over the original Gravity include 3Gdata, higher-resolution display, and a 2-megapixel camera. Other features are similar, including memory cardslot, music player and stereo Bluetooth.Product DescriptionThinner and sleeker than its predecessor, the Samsung Gravity 2 for T-Mobile also includes an improvedslide-out QWERTY keyboard, 3G cellular connectivity, GPS location capabilities, and a higher megapixelcamera/camcorder. A great choice for heavy texters, the Gravity 2s slide-out keyboard makes it easy to sendSMS text messages and e-mail as well as keep up with your chat buddies on popular IM services. Enabled forT-Mobiles expanding high-speed 3G network, the Gravity 2 offers fast data delivery and an enhancedWeb-browsing experience that lets you connect quickly to social networking sites.
Featuring high-speed 3G data connectivity, the Gravity 2 can quickly send and receive e-mails, pictures, and videosover T-Mobile’s high-speed data network (see a schematic of all this phones controls and ports).
This GPS-enabled phone comes with a 14-day trial of the TeleNav navigation service, which provides real-timelocation on maps, turn-by-turn driving directions, and more (monthly subscription required after trial expires).Other features include a 2-megapixel camera for still photos and video capture, Bluetooth for both hands-freedevices and stereo music streaming, microSD memory expansion (up to 16 GB), digital audio player, personalorganizing tools, and up to 5.5 hours of talk time.Key FeaturesFast 3G connectivity via T-Mobiles HSDPA/UMTS network (1700/2100 MHz bands, UMTS/HSDPA; see moreabout T-Mobiles 3G service below)Quad-band GSM phone for good global voice connectivity (850/900/1800/1900 MHz bands)Built-in GPS provides real-time location on maps, driving directions, and more (monthly subscriptionrequired).Full QWERTY keyboard that slides out from the left side of the phone, complemented by standardalpha-numeric keypad and navigation keys on the phones face. (Learn more)
The sleek horizontal slider Samsung Gravity 2 features a full QWERTY keyboard and access to text messaging,e-mail, and IM chatting (see larger image).Brightly colorful LCD screen with auto-rotation (240 x 320 pixels, 262K colors) that flips orientation fromportrait to landscape when you slide open the keyboard.2-megapixel camera/camcorder for high-quality still prints and on-the-go videos that can be sent via MMSmessaging. (Learn more)Digital media player compatible with a good variety of audio (MP3, AAC/AAC+) and video (MPEG4, H.263,H.264, 3GPP) formatsBluetooth 2.0 connectivity with stereo music streaming (A2DP) capabilities as well as hands-freeheadsets and car kits. (Learn more)Memory expansion via microSD card slot with support for optional cards up to 16 GB. The phone has aninternal 40 MB memory.Full messaging capabilities including SMS text, MMS picture/video and IM instant messaging (via popularservices including AOL, Yahoo!, Windows Live Messenger, and Google Talk)Audio Postcard feature allows you to add a personalized message to a photo before sending it to friendsand family using multimedia messaging (MMS)Personal e-mail with support for AOL, Yahoo! and GmailOrganizer tools including calendar, alarm, tasks, memo, calculator, world clock, converter, timer, andstopwatchDownload HiFi Ringers, MegaTones and wallpapers to customize your phone with sounds and voicesfrom your favorite artists, instrumental versions of songs as well as cool graphics.Web browser with RSS feedsPhonebook stores up to 1000 entries with room in each entry for 4 numbers, 4 e-mail addresses, 3 IMhandles, street address, URL and noteIncluded and downloadable gamesSpeaker phone for easy hands-free communicationVoice dialing enables you to call someone with simple voice commands to keep your hands free for activitieslike driving.Vital StatisticsThe Samsung Gravity 2 weighs 4.4 ounces and measures 4.49 x 2.05 x 0.59 inches. Its 1000 mAh lithium-ion
battery is rated at up to 5.5 hours of talk time, and up to 300 hours (12.5 days) of standby time. It runs on the850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE frequencies, as well as T-Mobiles 3G network (1700/2100 MHz).T-Mobile ServicesHigh-speed data connectivity via T-Mobiles 3G network: In addition to its quad-band GSM connectivity,this phone is also compatible with T-Mobiles UMTS/HSDPA 3G network, which operates on the 1700/2100 MHzAWS spectrum. This phone is designed to automatically connect to the best available network (3G orGSM/GPRS/EDGE) to provide faster data speeds when accessing the Web or downloading content from theT-Mobile Web2go content portal. T-Mobile is currently rolling out its 3G network, and it expects by years endthat its high-speed data network will be available in those cities where a majority of its subscribers currentlyuse data services. In areas where the 3G network is not available, youll continue to receive service on the viaT-Mobiles EDGE network (which stands for "Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution"). This high-speed,mobile data and Internet access technology is fast enough to support a wide range of advanced data services(with average data speeds between 75-135Kbps), including full picture and video messaging, high-speed colorInternet access, and e-mail on the go. While this phone is optimized for use with T-Mobile’s high-speed 3Gnetwork, many of its functions will also work well on the moderate-speed EDGE network. If you plan to accessthe Internet extensively on your phone, 3G network coverage may serve you best. Activities that work well onEDGE or 3G networks:Email, instant messaging, and textingDownloading ringtones, CallerTunes, wallpaper, light data filesSending photographs via e-mail or picture messagingActivities that work best on a 3G network:Viewing content-heavy websites (lots of images or videos playing)Viewing YouTube and other video files (they will play on EDGE, but require loading time)Uploading large files (photos, videos, presentations) to sharing websitesDownloading large files from an e-mail or a websiteT-Mobiles web2go intuitive web browsing service makes it easy to view and navigate the web from yourphone with features including Yahoo! oneSearch, a customizable home page and a simplified shopping anddownload experience. You can create a personalized home page for easy, one-click access to your favoriteWeb sites. With access to the web2go marketplace included at no additional charge, you can also browse andpurchase the latest ringtones, games, wallpaper and mobile optimized applications and services to customizetheir phone. Providing access to the latest news, information and content, Yahoo! oneSearch intuitively returnsresults grouped around your intended search. For instance, when you search for a sports team, Yahoo! returnsthe latest scores, schedules, team profiles, roster, news, images and a link to the teams Web site.Learn MoreSliding QWERTY Keyboard for Fast MessagingThe candybar-style Samsung Gravity 2 holds a secret--turn it on its side and push the face up to reveal a fullQWERTY keyboard, perfect for easy typing of longer messages and e-mails. When the keyboard is opened, thescreen orientation automatically rotates to landscape mode. The keyboard includes arrow keys for navigatingthe screens UI and a handy www./.com key for quickly entering Web URLs. When closed, you can use thestandard alpha-numeric keypad on the face to send quick messages. Its complemented by a five-waynavigation pad, send/end and two soft navigation keys, and a dedicated messaging key.2-Megapixel Camera/CamcorderGreat for snapping still photos and capturing short videos while on the go, the Gravitys integrated 2-megapixelcamera can snap pictures in one of four resolutions (1600 x 1200, 2180 x 960, 640 x 480, and 320 x 240). Italso includes a 2.5x digital zoom, three quality settings, night mode, multiple white balance settings, three
metering modes (matrix, center-weighted and spot) and several special shot modes, including Panorama(which stitches together multiple shots taken from left to right) and Smile (which automatically snaps a photoonce a smile is detected). You can also capture video clips at up to QCIF format (176 x 144 pixels) and canshoot for as long as you have available memory; videos meant for MMS messaging are capped at between 20to 30 seconds.Wireless Freedom with BluetoothThis phone provides Bluetooth wireless connectivity (version 2.0), and includes profiles for communicationheadset, hands-free car kits, and file transfer. With the A2DP Bluetooth profile, you can stream your music to apair of compatible Bluetooth stereo headphones or speaker dock.Bluetooth profiles include: A2DP (stereo music streaming), AVRC (remote control), HFP (hands-free car kits),HSP (communication headsets), BPP (basic printing profile for text, e-mail), FTP (file transfer), HID (support formice or joysticks), OPP (object push for business cards, calendar items, and pictures),