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Samsung Magnet A177 SGH-A257 GSM (Uses SIM) Unlocked [ORANGE]

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  • Model: CHANNELA177BlackATTPYP
  • Manufactured by: Samsung

Product Description ↓


Samsung Magnet, also known as Samsung SGH-A257, is a candy bar shaped quadband GSM phone. The Magnet phone has a full QWERTY keyboard, which is essential for fast texting or instant messaging. This Samsung phone is lacks of Stereo Bluetooth connectivity, MP3 music player, Video Recorder, and 3G connectivity. The only bonus feature that you might be excited about is its built-in VGA digital camera.


Hardware Specifications

Network GSM 850 MHz / 900 MHz / 1800 MHz / 1900 MHz
Data Network GPRS / EDGE
3G Network No
Design Candybar
Smartphone No
Internal Memory 64 MB
Weight 3.09 oz / 87.6 g
Dimension 3.29" x 2.32" x 0.47"
8.36 cm x 5.89 cm x 1.19 cm
Internal Display Screen 2.2-inch 65K Color TFT LCD screen (220 x 176 pixels)
Touchscreen No
External Display Screen No
Battery Type Lithium Ion 800 mAh
Battery Life Talk: 5 hours
Standby: 240 hours (10 days)
QWERTY Keyboard Yes
Predictive Text Input Yes. T9
Speakerphone Yes
Expandable Memory Slot No
GPS System / GPS Navigation Yes

Email, Messaging, and Office Functionalities

Email Yes
Internet Browsing / WAP Yes. WAP 2.0, xHTML
Instant Messenger Yes. AOL / Windows Live / Yahoo!
Microsoft Office Mobile No
Document Viewer No

Software and Games

Games Yes
PIM Alarm, Calendar, Calculator, TO-DO, Notes

Phone Book

Multiple Numbers Per Contact Yes
Picture ID Yes
Ring ID Yes

Digital Camera

Mega Pixel 0.3 - VGA Camera

Music and Audio

MP3 Music Player No
Voice Memo & Voice Mail Yes
FM Radio Yes
FM Transmitter Yes

Video and Camcorder

Video Player Yes
Video Recorder No


Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Stereo Headset (A2DP) No
Infrared No
Wi-Fi (WLAN) No
Computer Synchronization Yes

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Detailed item info

Product Description
The Samsung a177 features the ultimate expression in messaging, style and value. Heavy on functionality and light on the budget, the a177 boasts a full QWERTY keyboard so you can express yourself through text messaging, mobile email and instant messaging. And, with one-touch messaging, you can share the latest news with your crew starting with one super quick key. It's pretty much everything you need to stay in the loop whenever and wherever. Go ahead and express yourself with the a177 from Samsung.


Additional Features
QWERTY keyboard layout


Dimensions (WxDxH):   59 mm x 12 mm x 109 mm
Weight:   88 g
Phone Book Capacity:   500
Vibrating Alert:   Yes
Phone Design:   Candy bar


Internet Browser:   Yes
Wireless Interface:   Bluetooth 2.0


Battery:   - 800 mAh
Talk Time:   300 min