The Samsung Droid Charge is a LTE enabled device for the Verizon wireless. Samsung brings its new handset, the Samsung Droid charge. This device runs on an Android 2.2 operating system and is powered by a 1GHz processor. This smart phone has very good features. It works on CDMA 800, 1900 and LTE 700. It has LTE 4G support. Samsung has equipped the Charge with many good features.
The Samsung Droid Charge is a candy bar type smart phone with a good dimension of 130 mm in length, 68 mm in width and 12 mm in thickness. This handset weighs 143 grams. Since it is a touch screen phone many options and keys available in the display. There are four physical soft touch keys below the display. It features an internal Antenna.
Display & camera:
The Samsung Droid Charge sports a 4.3 inches Super AMOLED Plus capacitive display with a resolution of 480×800 pixels. The display supports a multi touch input method. It also features a Light sensor and Proximity sensor along with an Accelerometer sensor. The Charge comes with an 8 MP immobile Camera with a LED Flash. The camera features an auto focus. There is an additional camera of 1.3 mega pixel provided with this handset. Video calling can be performed using this camera. Since the pixel quality of the primary camera is good the camera captures brilliant pictures and good footage clarity.
The Samsung Droid Charge comes with very good features. As the phone works on an Android operating system, it provides you with access to all Android apps in the Android market. The hone provides with good internet support and features HTML, HTML5 and Flash browsers. It is also having a built in social networking features like Facebook, Twitter and features Picasa integration. It also features GPS as its navigation based services. The phone features an Organizer, Calendar, Alarm clock and a calculator. This handset comes with a very good music player that can play multi formats. Video recording can be performed and video playback is available. YouTube streaming facility is available. With this handset, OTA software updates are available. This device comes preloaded with good number of games and many other games can be downloaded via internet.
The Samsung Droid Charge comes with good message support. It features Threaded SMS, MMS, Instant messaging like G-Talk, Email (supports IMAP, POP3, SMTP) and Predictive text input. It features notifications like Silent mode, Flight mode and Haptic feedback are available. Alert types like MP3 and polyphonic ringtones are available. The phone also features a speakerphone.
The phone comes witjh very good connectivity features. HSP (Headset), HFP (Handsfree), FTP (File Transfer), OPP (Object Push), GAP (Generic Access), SPP (Serial Port), SDP (Service Discovery Protocol), BPP (Basic Printing), HID (Human Interface Device), GAVDP (Generic Audio/Video Distribution), A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution), AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol, AVDTP (Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol), AVCTP (Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol), PBAP (Phone Book Access).
It features Bluetooth 3.0. It has good Wi-Fi support with a Wi-Fi hot spot. It features a microUSB2.0 that features mass storage and USB charging. Charging connector is also provided. It also sports HDMI connectivity. PC sync and OTA sync is possible with this handset.
The phone has a good memory and has a memory expansion up to 32 GB using a microSD and microSDHC. Phonebook featured in this handset has good storage capacity and it features Caller groups, Picture ID, ring ID, multiple numbers per contact and you can even search your contacts by first name or last name.
Performance & battery life:
The call quality is good as the callers expressed their satisfaction regarding the voice clarity and sound quality. It contains a 1600 mAh Li-ion standard battery that offers a talk time of 11 hours and 280 hours on standby time. The phone runs on an Android OS and a powerful processor that maintains good speeds in launching apps and faster data transfers. Overall the performance of this device is good.