Samsung E390 Overview

samsung_e390_1.jpgKey Features
1.3 Megapixel Camera with 4 x Digital Zoom
Video Player (MPEG4 & H263)
Built in Music Player
12 Mbytes plus MicroSD™ Memory Option
Bluetooth® Technology
Quad Band (GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800 & GSM 1900)

Samsung E390 Review

The E390 is a compact camera phone which comes with a slide opening mechanism. The phone provides the user with entertainment in their hand, as the Samsung E390 is a multimedia focused mobile phone. The phone comes in a black coloured casing which provides a sleek & stylish looking handset. The phone weighs 84 grams which is lightweight & the casing is compact but chunky than the slimmer phones on the market due to the slide opening mechanism. The E390 measures 16.8mm in depth, 94mm in length & 47mm in width. The phone comes with a LCD screen which can be viewed when the handset is open or slide closed & provides the user with a 65k colour display. The Samsung E390 is a quad band camera phone which depending on the user’s network provider will allow the user to enjoy worldwide roaming. The phone comes with 12 Mbytes of internal which can be easily expanded using a MicroSD™ memory card which are available as an extra accessory. The phones battery takes approximately 2.2 hours to charge fully which will provide the user with up to 6 hours of talk time or up to 395 hours of standby time. The Samsung E390 is a Bluetooth® compatible mobile phone which allows the user to connect to compatible devices using a wireless connection between devices. The user can enjoy a wired connection between their mobile phone & other devices using the USB connection. The E390 comes with EDGE technology which provides the user with high speed data transfers & download speeds.

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The phone comes complete with an easy to use camera feature which allows the user to capture all their fun moments in their day with a still photo or full action video recording. The camera is a 1.3 megapixel camera which comes with a digital zoom which is a 4 x zoom. The user can capture photos or video, store their favourites, delete the unwanted photos or video & as well as sharing them with others easily. The user can transfer their photos or videos using Bluetooth® wireless technology or a USB connection & even print their photos or videos using the mobile printing facility. The Samsung E390 comes with selection of setting which allow the user to ensure they capture the right effect & finish for each photo or video captured. The phone comes with a camera shot mode which allows the user to capture still, mosaic or multi shot photos. The user can record video as well as playing videos on their Samsung E390 which can be played in MPEG4 or H263 video format. The entertainment does not stop their as the E390 comes with a built in music player which can play all the popular music formats including MP3, ACC & ACC+. The user can expand their phones memory by adding a MicroSD™ memory card & enjoy having all their favourite music on their phone, ready & waiting to be played. The user can transfer music files using either a Bluetooth® connection or USB connection to their PC & enjoy fast music downloads on to their Samsung E390. The music player can use a Bluetooth® wireless headset to enjoy their music with being connected to their handset by a wire. The phone comes with voice features which include a voice mail service which allows caller to leave a message when the user can not take a call & the voice memo feature allows the user to record voice memos as a reminder.

The Samsung E390 comes with a photo identification feature which allows the user to assign a photo with text to contacts in their phone book. The photo identification feature allows the user to give their phone a personal & unique feel as each time a contact calls the photo & text will be displayed on the 65k colour screen for the user to view. The phone comes with a calendar feature & a scheduler which will keep the user organised. The Samsung E390 comes with clock features which include a world clock, timer, stopwatch & an alarm feature. The user can check their figures using the built in calculator & use the converter to make currency conversions on their phone. The E390 comes with easy to use call features which include a handsfree speaker phone feature which allows the user to take a call over the phones loud speakers which allows the user to enjoy a call without holding their handset. The phone comes with a call timer & a call log which allows the user to access call lists regarding calls received, missed calls & calls dialled. The user can stay in contact with messaging compatible contacts by sending & receiving messages on their mobile phone. The E390 supports text messaging, enhanced messaging & multimedia messaging. The text messaging service comes complete with a predictive text input method which allows the user to input text quickly. The multimedia messaging service allows the user to send & receive messages complete with a photo or video recording with text & sound. The user can create, send & receive emails on their mobile phone which supports POP3, the Web from their mobile phone which is useful when the user is out & about for long periods of time.

Samsung E390 Specifications & Features

65k LCD TFT Colour Screen (176 x 220 Pixels)

1.3 Megapixel Camera
4 x Digital Zoom
Camera Modes (Single, Multi & Mosaic Shot)
Camera Settings (Brightness & White Balance)
Scene Program
Video Player (MPEG4 & H263)
Video Recorder
Video Settings
Photo & Text Caller ID

SMS (Text Messaging)
EMS (Enhanced Messaging)
MMS (Multimedia Messaging)
Video Messaging
Email (POP3, SMTP & IMAP4)
Predictive Text

Music Player (MP3, ACC & ACC+)
Polyphonic Ringtones (64 Voice)
Voice Memo
Voice Mail
Vibration Alert

Java™ Games
Downloadable Games
Embedded Games

To Do List
Call Log (Dialed, Missed & Received Calls)
Call Timer
Mobile Printing
Flight Mode


Quad Band (GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800 & GSM 1900)

WAP 2.0

Memory & Talk Time
12 Mbytes plus MicroSD™ Memory Option
6 Hours Talk Time
395 Hours Standby

Weight & Size
84 g
94 x 47 x 16.8 mm