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Drew Bentz

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== BackgroundIdentification and IdentificationBackground ==
== BackgroundIdentification and IdentificationBackground ==
 
The Samsung Captivate is an Android smartphone that was announced by Samsung in March 2010. It includes 16 GB of internal flash memory, but does not have a front camera, FM radio or LED camera flash.
 
The Samsung Captivate is one of three variants of the Samsung Galaxy S phone released in North America. The major thing that identifies each phone is the carrier i.e. AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint. You can tell which version of the phone you have by looking at the top section directly under the earpiece. If you have a Samsung ''Captivate'' it will say at&t.
 
The Samsung Galaxy S phones were meant to directly compete with the iPhone 4, just as their successor (Galaxy S II) is meant to compete directly with the iPhone 4S.
 
== Troubleshooting ==
 
You will find several helpful solutions to common hardware problems in the [[Samsung Captivate Troubleshooting|Captivate troubleshooting guide]].
 
== Technical Specs ==
 
==== Battery ====
 
* 1500 mAh
* Talk Time: 350 mins/5.8 hours
* Stand By: 340 hours/14.2 days
 
==== User Interface ====
 
* Capacitive Touchscreen
* 3-axis accelerometer
 
==== Operating System ====
 
* Android 2.1, upgradeable to 2.2
 
==== Weight ====
 
* 125 g / 4.41 oz
 
==== Dimensions ====
 
* 64.00 (x) x 123.00 (y) x 10.40 (z) mm
* 2.52 (x) x 4.83 (y) x 0.41 (z) inches
 
==== Browser ====
 
* Webkit HTML5 based browser
* Flash 10 ready
 
==== Email Support ====
 
* GmailTM, Exchange, IMAP, POP, Macmail, GmailTM, MSN Hotmail, Yahoo and AOL®
 
==== Connectivity ====
 
* Bluetooth® v2.1+EDR
* 3.5mm Headset jack
* USB 2.0 HS
* WiFi: b/g/n
 
==== Display ====
 
* Type: OLED (Full-Color)
* Resolution: 480 x 800 pixels
* 4" diagonal
* Colors: 16.7 million (24-bit)
* Samsung "Super AMOLED"
 
==== Messaging ====
 
* SMS/MMS, Full HTML5 Browser
 
==== Audio ====
 
* AMR-NB/WB, MP3, WAV, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA
 
==== Video ====
 
* 720p resolution
* up to 30fps capture
* 30fps playback
* MPEG-4, H.263, H.264
* DLNA enabled
 
==== Camera ====
 
* 5.0 megapixel
* AutoFocus
* Image stabilization
 
==== Memory ====
 
* 16GB internal memory, Up to 16GB microSD expandable
 
==== Processor ====
 
* 1 GHz Samsung Hummingbird Cortex A8
 
==== Location Services ====
 
* aGPS with LBS
 
==== Modes ====
 
* GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 WCDMA 850 / 1900 / 2100
 
==== High Speed Data ====
 
* HSPA 7.2
 
== Upgrades ==
 
* '''Memory:''' Unfortunately, the only thing that can be upgraded on this device is the external MicroSD card. The Captivate comes with 16GB on-board memory, but you can choose to add up to a 16GB MicroSD card.
 
== Additional Information ==
 
* [http://www.samsung.com/us/documentation/att/SGH-i897/ATT_SGHi897_Captivate_Virtual_User_ManualGuide/index.html|Samsung: User Manual]
* [http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/cell-phones/SGH-I897ZKAATT|Samsung: Captivate Device Page]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samsung_Captivate|Wikipedia: Samsung Captivate]
* [http://reviews.cnet.com/smartphones/samsung-captivate-review?tag=contentMain;contentBody;1r|CNET: Captivate Review]
* [http://www.samsung.com/us/support/SupportOwnersFAQPopup.do?faq_id=FAQ00032810&fm_seq=32978|Samsung: AT&T phones FAQ]

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