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Identification and Background ¶ 

Released in October of 2009, the Samsung Rant M540 is the big brother of the Messager. The Rant adds EVDO data and video, and steps up to a 2 megapixel camera. Other features of this messaging phone are similar, including a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, memory card slot, music player, stereo Bluetooth, and speaker-independent voice dialing.

Troubleshooting ¶ 

Track down problems encountered with your Samsung Rant Samsung Rant Page.

Tools ¶ 

  • Phillips Precision Screwdriver
  • Small Paintbrush
  • Cen-Tech Digital Multi-Tester
  • Soft Cleaning Cloth
  • Lens Cleaner - multipurpose
  • Sorting Tray

Technical Specs ¶ 

Battery ¶ 

  • Standard Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
  • Talk time: 5.6 hours max. (336 minutes)

User Interface ¶ 

  • Sliding QWERTY keyboard

Network ¶ 

  • SAR Value: Head 1.1 w/kg
  • SAR Value: Body 0.901 w/kg

Weight ¶ 

  • 4.9 oz (139 g)

Dimensions ¶ 

  • 4.44" x 2.05" x 0.71" (113 x 52 x 18 mm)

Browser ¶ 

  • Dual band capability on the Sprint National Network
  • Roam on 1900 and 800 MHz digital networks
  • Wireless Internet in digital mode

Email Support ¶ 

  • GmailTM, Exchange, IMAP, POP, Macmail, GmailTM, MSN Hotmail, Yahoo and AOL®

Connectivity ¶ 

  • Bluetooth® v2.1+EDR, 3.5mm Headset jack; USB

Display ¶ 

  • LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
  • Resolution: 176 x 220 pixels
  • 2.1" diagonal
  • Colors: 262,144 (18-bit)

Messaging ¶ 

  • Sprint Mail, Text Messaging, and SMS Voice Messaging
  • T9 Text Input with one keypress per letter

Camera ¶ 

  • 2.0 Megapixel Camera and Camcorder

Memory ¶ 

  • microSD Card slot External Memory
  • 24 MB internal storage
  • Contacts list can store a total of 600 entries

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