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|Compatible networks||GSM 850/900, 1800, 1900|
|Availability by country||2007|
|Dimensions||4.13" x 2.05" x 0.51" (105mm x 52mm x 13mm)|
|Weight||2.82 oz (80 g)|
|Battery||Lithium Ion 800 mAh|
|Display||176 X 220 px, 262,000 colors|
|Rear camera||1.3 megapixel|
|Connectivity||GPRS / EDGE Class 10, Bluetooth 2.0|
Released during Q3 2007 for T-Mobile in the USA, the Samsung Blast (SGH-T729) slider features a double-tap QWERTY keypad, music player, stereo bluetooth and a MicroSD slot.
Direct access to personal email, including AOL email, Yahoo! Mail and Gmail, making it easy to check messages anytime of the day. For added convenience, email messages can be read and responded to for the same pricing as text and picture messages - meaning there's no required data package to purchase. The Blast is a stylish ultra-thin slider offering additional features, including access to instant messaging with built-in support for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), ICQ, Windows Live Messenger and Yahoo! Messenger, stereo Bluetooth technology, a 1.3-megapixel camera with digital zoom, multi-shot, and video recording capabilities, external memory card slot, MP3 player and speaker independent voice recognition. Users also can stay connected while traveling worldwide with the Blast's quad-band technology.
Allows the user to use the phone as a basic calculator. Other included functions:
The E-mail application supports up to 4 accounts. Note that E-mail uses SMS messages and may incur charges.
If there are problems signing into a gmail or other webmail account, make sure that it supports POP3 or IMAP. POP3 and IMAP can be enabled on gmail via Settings > Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
Allows the user to open up photos that have been taken (not downloaded images) and apply effects such as frames, emoticons, clipart and hue/contrast presets.
Note: instant messaging uses SMS messages(not data) and may incur charges depending on the plan.
Download or store the mobile phone's contact list to my.tmobile.com for later use.
As an alternative, the Samsung PC Studio can be used software to synchronize contacts and other data, transfer files, or use your phone as a modem (if the user has T-Mobile's internet plan).
Allows the user to view the current date and time of two locations simultaneously.
|Ringtones and media player limitations|
|Format||Media player support||Ringtone support||Max media player file size||Max supported bitrates||Character limits||Max ringtone file size|
|Resolution||Average file size|
Camera controls and settings
• Note: IM and e-mail both use text messages and may incur charges
The phone has been distributed in North America by the following carriers: