Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere is also known as Samsung SCH-I405, Samsung Galaxy Metrix 4G and Samsung SCH-I405U. Announced in October 2011 and released in the same month, the phone is compatible with 2G, 3G and 4G Networks. It can operate on CDMA 800 / 1900 2G networks, on CDMA2000 1xEV-DO 3G networks and on LTE 700 MHz Class 13 4G networks. It is a CDMA phone and thus not available on GSM networks. Here are the complete Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere specs.
Specifications and Hardware
Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere weighs about 164 grams or 5.78 oz and measure 126 mm by 65 mm by 14 mm. It has a QWERTY keyboard and a Super AMOLED capacitive touch-screen with support for 16M colors. The 4.0 inches display has a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, pegging its pixel density at 233 ppi. The display supports multi-touch.
Features and Software
Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere offers vibration alerts, MP3 and WAV ringtones, a loudspeaker, a universal 3.5 mm jack, has a memory card slot offering a capacity of up to 32 GB. 4 GB of memory card is included in the box. There is an internal memory of 4 GB and 512 MB RAM. There is no GPRS or EDGE. You do get WLAN connectivity, Bluetooth v3.0 and a microUSB v2.0 port.
Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere has a primary 5 MP camera with autofocus, geo tagging and LED flash. There is also a secondary 1.3 MP camera as well. Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere is powered by Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) and a 1.0 GHz processor. The phone has accelerometer, proximity sensor and a compass. You get all forms of messaging and mails such as SMS, MMS, Push Mail, Instant Messaging and Emails among others. You also get to enjoy HTML browsing, GPS and JAVA powered applications but the phone doesn’t have a radio.
Applications and Functionality
Available in noble black, Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere offers SNS integration, MP4/DivX/XviD/H.264/H.263 player, MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player, Organizer, Image/video editor, Document viewer, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa, Voice memo/dial, Predictive text input and there is a Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery offering up to 212 hours of standby and up to 8 hours of talk-time.
Since Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere is not a GSM phone, it is unavailable at stores and there are no unlocked versions. You have to check with a carrier of your choice if they have the Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere. You can alternately look for carriers that offer Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere on contract.