Captivate Specs (updated when necessary)


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  1. lordmaxx

    lordmaxx Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Release Date: July 18th

    Processor: Arm Cortex A8 1Ghz Processor (hummingbird)
    PowerVR SGX540 Graphics Core Processor
    Memory (RAM): 512MB
    Storage: 16GB Internal (+16GB expandable through MicroSD)
    Android Version: 2.1 (Eclair)

    Network/Connections:
    Bands: 2G : GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, 3G : HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 7.2Mbps
    GPRS: Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32-48kbps
    Wireless: b/g/n; DLNA
    Bluetooth: v3.0 Profiles: GAP, SSP, SDAP, HSP, HFP1.5, A2DP, AVRCP, SPP, DUN, FTP, SAP, BPP, OPP, PBAP
    USB: Micro v2.0

    Dimensions:
    H/W/D: 4.82in x 2.53in x 0.39in
    Weight: TBA
    Screen: 4 inch Super AMOLED
    Resolution: 480x800 16M Colors

    Audio/Video:
    Connection: 3.5mm Audio Jack
    Codecs: MP4 / DivX / WMV / H.264 / H.263 player, MP3 / WAV / eAAC+ / AC3 / FLAC player
    FM Radio: Yes

    Camera:
    Resolution: 5 MP 2592x1944 Auto-Focus
    Digital zoom
    Shot Mode: Single shot, Continous, Panorama, Beauty, Vintage, self shot, action shot, addme, cartoon shot, smile shot
    Photo Effects: Normal, Negative, Black and White, Sepia
    F-Stop/Aperture: 2.6
    Focal Length: 3.79 mm
    Focus Range: 120 cm
    Image Format: JPEG
    Flash: No

    Video:
    Recording: 720p (720x1280) 30 fps
    Front Facing Camera: TBA

    Battery:
    1500 mAh Li-ion Battery
    Standby: 2G Upto 750 Hours 3G Upto 576 Hours
    Talk: 2G Upto 13 Hours 3G Upto 6.5 Hours

    Extra Programs:
    Touchwiz 3.0, Daily Briefing, Social Hub
    Swype
    Flash Lite v3.1
    Layar Reality Browser
    ThinkFree Document Editor

    Updated as more things become official
     

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  2. ghostfox1

    ghostfox1 Well-Known Member

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    The battery isn't lithium ion according to people who have it, unless samsung is using a different battery for the captivate vs the galaxy S.

    And can you explain what the GPS class means? Google isn't helping. It's coming up with gprs.
     
  3. lordmaxx

    lordmaxx Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I'll remove Li-Ion until we can tell for sure, Samsungs own site doesnt even tell the battery type just that its 1500 mah...as for GPS class I didnt list GPS class only GPRS Class 12. and that is for Edge network connectivity. which some folks may care about :)
     
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    I'm so excited about this phone's announcement. I can't wait, but i'm gonna have to root it when a root process is available...
     
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    That's what I get for not thinking. And the battery is li-po(not a clue off hand) for the galaxy S, so...
     
  6. Ambictus

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    Li-Po is Lithium Polymer. I don't know many details about it other than it seems to alter the shape of the battery so instead of round cells you get square/rectangle cells eliminating some of the wasted space caused by lithium ion. It's what Apple uses in all it's products these days.
     
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    Good ol' Wikipedia:

     
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    Is the top wrong most phones can go to 32gb?
    Storage: 16GB Internal (+16GB expandable through MicroSD)


    Expansion-Interfaces:
    microSD, microSDHC, TransFlash
    Supports High Capacity (SD 2.0/HC) memory cards with capacity of up to 32GB
     
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    lordmaxx Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I'm quite certain most sources have said that you can only have 32gb total. So adding 16 to the 16 already there.
     
  12. Ambictus

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    That's been my impression on it as well. I have to admit, that's an odd thing. I wonder if it's a limitation of the OS or if they are linking the internal storage via MicroSDHC and that interface is limited to 32GB total. I'd bet it's that their linking internal storage through a MicroSD controller.
     
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    And as an update to the specs I think you can add PowerVR SGX535 to the 'Processor' line. Or just add a 'Graphics Processor' line. Considering Apple and Samsung split the cost of developing the Hummingbird it's safe to say they carry the same GPU.
     
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    Samsung has the next step up, the 545 I think it is.
     
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    lordmaxx Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Guess I should have read further on the Wikipedia entry. I had just assumed since the Hummingbird and A4 were developed together they used the same GPU. That's what I get for assuming!
     
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    According to a post today on Phandroid, all ths SGS variants do have FM radio.

    Assuming they are right, this is the first confirmation I have seen of that.

    On the front of info out of that big party, this is sthe only byte of information that is new, as far as I can see. I think many had expected to hear dates. While I was not at all surprised that we did not, i was disappointed. I'm anxious. i may burn up all my adrenalin waiting.
     
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    output speaker mono or stereo?
     
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    Hi,guys ,
    Does the Samsumg captivate have the front camera?
    thanks.
     
  20. t-readyroc

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    Nope. The only one of the 4 that has the front camera is the Sprint Epic. Handy-dandy table follows:

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    Anyone know if the Captivate could be turned into a hotspot via a 3rd party app? Thanks.
     
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    Depends on if the ol' take-the-sim-out-and-install-pdanet-via-wifi trick will work with it. I'm definitely planning to try...
     
  23. lordmaxx

    lordmaxx Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I cant think that the Internal storage on Fascinate and Epic is right. The galaxy s was built to have 8 or 16 internal storage. Perhaps the rows need to be reversed... Guess we'll know more soon
     
  24. Ambictus

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    Hard to say, could be a "keep the features balanced" thing. Give features to some while not to others. However, with the current storage limitations and with 32GB microSD cards available I don't see a problem with that.
     
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    Any voice to text features? Swype does not do this yet. I believe the other option to swype is Samsung keyboard.
     

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