Samsung D840 Overview

samsung_d600_31.jpgKey Features
2.12 Inch QVGA 262k Colour Screen
2 Megapixel Camera with Digital Zoom
Bluetooth® & EDGE Technology
250 Hours Standby
Music Player (MP3, AAC, ACC+ & WMA)

Samsung D840 Review

The D840 is a member of the D range designed by Samsung with usability in mind. The Samsung D840 is a communication & entertainment mobile phone which comes in a stylish casing. The casing is available in either a sleek black finish or an eye catching brushed silver coloured casing. The phone comes with a slide open mechanism which is smooth to use. The Samsung D840 is from the same family as the Samsung D800 & the popular Samsung D500 which are all slider type mobile handsets. The D840 slider phone is easy to use & oozes style & sophistication in both its slide open & slide closed position.

The phone comes with a large & colourful screen which can be viewed when the D840 is in its slide open & slide closed position. The screen provides a clear & bright 2.12 Inch display for the user to view their menu, photos, messages, video, music information, Internet & games. The user can use the external keys & navigation which is situated under the large screen & can be used when the phone is closed. The phone comes with a stylish keypad which can be used when the handset is in its slide open position & the keys are etched into the metal surface which is easy to use & looks highly attractive.

The phone is neat & compact which is only 11.9mm in thickness & ideal for single handed operation. The D840 is 99mm tall & 51mm wide which makes it perfect for carrying with the user at all times. The handset weighs 100 grams including the fitted battery & no extra memory card which is lightweight but still provides a solid & sturdy feel to the mobile handset. The battery will provide up to two & a half hours talk time & approximately two hundred & fifty hours of standby battery time.

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The Samsung D840 comes with internal memory which allows the user to store their contacts details with ease. The internal memory provides 70 Mbytes of memory & the D840 comes with an expandable memory option which allows the user to expand the memory capability further. The integrated phone book feature allows the user to store up to one thousand names with up to five numbers per contact name. The user can attach a photo identification or audio identification to their contacts & store information as a text note to each contact name.

The D840 is full of fun & entertaining features which allows the user to do so much more than simply communicate with others. The phone comes with an integrated 2 megapixel digital camera which comes with a digital zoom & flash. The user can snap away & store all their fun moments in their day as a still photo. The user can share their photos with others via the MMS multimedia messaging service which can be sent to any MMS multimedia messaging compatible mobile phone user. The user can record video clips & playback video which has been sent to them from other users. The Samsung D840 will ensure the user has all the imaging features that could be desired on a mobile handset.

The fun doesn’t stop their as the user can download music in all popular music file formats & play them on the integrated music player. The user can connect their handset to their laptop or PC & download music using either a USB cable connection or Bluetooth® wireless connectivity. The Bluetooth® Technology allows the user to connect their Samsung D840 to any Bluetooth® compatible device & enjoy a wireless connection between devices. The phone comes with EDGE technology which allows the user to enjoy fast music & video transfers on their mobile phone.

The user can access a selection of messaging services from the phones main menu which include SMS text messages, MMS multimedia messages & an email service. The user can create, send & receive messaging on their Samsung D840. The user can send any type of message to their contacts as long as the contact has a compatible message service. The MMS service allows the user to share their photos & video with work colleagues, friends & family who have a MMS compatible mobile phone.

The super stylish Samsung D840 comes with a TV output facility & allows the user to view Microsoft documents including Word, PowerPoint, Excel & PDF files. The handset comes with preloaded games which offer the user a lively & colourful gaming experience. The user can surf the Web using the built in WAP browser which allows the user to have a mobile Web experience on their D840.

Samsung D840 Specifications & Features

2.12 Inch QVGA 262k Colour Screen (240 x 320 Pixels)

2 Megapixel Camera
Digital Zoom
Photo Effects
Camera Settings
Video Recorder
Video Player

SMS (Text Messaging)
EMS (Enhanced Messaging)
MMS (Multimedia Messaging)
Predictive Text T9

Music Player (MP3, AAC, ACC+ & WMA)
Polyphonic Ringtones (64 Voices)
MP3 Ringtones
Voice Memo
Handsfree Speaker

Embedded Games
Downloadable Games
Java™ Games

Currency Converter
To Do List
Stop Watch
TV Output
Document Viewer (Word, Excel, Powerpoint & PDF)


Tri Band (GSM 900, GSM 1800 & GSM 1900)


Memory & Talk Time
70 Mbytes Memory plus MicroSD™ Memory Card
2.5 Hours Talk Time
250 Hours Standby

Weight & Size
100 g
99 x 51 x 11.9 mm