Samsung A517


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Network Technology GSM
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GPRS Class 10
EDGE Class 10
Launch Announced 2007, September
Status Discontinued
Body Dimensions 95 x 48 x 16 mm (3.74 x 1.89 x 0.63 in)
Weight 82 g (2.89 oz)
Display Type TFT, 256K colors
Resolution 176 x 220 pixels
 - Second external, monochrome display (96 x 96 pixels)
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 2 GB
Phonebook 1000 entries
Call records 30 dialed, 30 received, 30 missed calls
Camera Primary 1.3 MP, 1280 x 960 pixels
Video QCIF
Secondary No
Sound Alert types Vibration; Downloadable polyphonic, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
Comms WLAN No
Bluetooth v2.0
Radio MobiRadio
Features Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, Email
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML
Games Yes
Java Yes
 - MobiTV & MobiRadio
- MP3 player
- Organizer
- Stopwatch
- Voice memo
- Predictive text input
Battery   Li-Ion 800 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 250 h
Talk time Up to 3 h
Misc Colors Black
SAR US 1.06 W/kg (head)     0.64 W/kg (body)    
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Samsung A517 - user opinions and reviews

  • oke

I like this phone except for the fact that i must have a bad one because i have to take the back off and take the battery out a lot. I have a problem when I try to make calls some days it say not allowed and if I take the battery out and put it back...

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  • 2009-10-26 01:34
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  • Wendy

I have this phone. You could really hear its ringtone and vibration (LOL). It's a great phone to not miss a call, unless you have terrible reception or service. Sometimes this phone has poor reception as oppose to the Blackberry 8300 that I use...

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  • 2009-08-31 08:37
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Actually this phone TALK TIME is NOT 3 hours its way more then that, i have it and i charge it once in 2-3 days, its great, i usually talk from 6000-8000 minutes a month and i talk a lot everyday and the battery is just beautiful, usually i talk abou...

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  • 2008-11-07 01:57
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