Editor's Review of the Jet
The Samsung Jet is a sleek handset that measures 108.8 x 53.5 x 11.9 millimetres and weighs 110 grams and clad in a glossy black casing. This mobile phone operates on TouchWiz User Interface, complete with menu controls that allow users to select applications conveniently. The handset's AMOLED touch screen measures 78.74 millimetres and displays picture wallpapers and other images on a 480 x 800 resolution. Users can personalise this mobile phone by selecting from a wide array of pre-installed ringtones in polyphonic, MP3 and WAV formats.
This handset operates on quad band network that makes it a good companion for users who frequently take distant trips. It functions over GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800 and GSM 1900, as well as HSDPA 900 and 2100.
Despite being a compact mobile phone, this handset is packed with practical features. It allows users to connect to the Internet and access their favourite Web sites using the built-in WAP 2.0 XHTML and HTML Web browser. In addition, users who intend to transfer files with other compatible devices such as laptops, personal computers or printers can share data through USB connection. Another option that this handset offers is the Bluetooth with A2DP technology that gets rid of connectivity wires and cables. As this mobile phone works on GPRS and EDGE technologies, it offers faster downloading and data transfer rates. Given its 3G HSDPA support, this handset is also effective in multi-tasking.
The Samsung Jet offers users the conventional SMS or text messaging service that works on Predictive Text, as well as MMS or multimedia messaging. It also allows users to read, compose and access their e-mail messages. Chatting with contacts is also possible using the Instant Messaging support that this mobile phone offers.
Working beyond being a portable communication device, this handset is an efficient virtual assistant to its business-focused users with its array of useful organiser tools. It comes with a phone book for storing multiple contacts, a calendar, a clock and an alarm clock for scheduling needs, and a calculator. It comes with a speaker phone that eliminates the need to hold this handset while taking calls.
This handset also offers an integrated A-GPS navigation feature and compass that serve as users' direction guide in applicable areas. Moreover, users can view location maps on this mobile phone's wide touch screen using the 3D map application.
The Samsung Jet flaunts an advanced camera with top imaging features. Its integrated 5-Megapixel camera comes with auto focus, flash, face and smile detection features that ensure more defined photo outputs. Pictures taken through this handset can be stored in a built-in picture album. In addition, this handset records videos at a speed of 30 frames per second. Users can also view footages on the wide touchscreen in MPEG4, H263, H264, WMV, DivX and XviD formats. As a 3G-enabled device, this handset supports video calling which can be done through a second camera.
Users need not own a separate music playing tool to enjoy listening to their favourite tracks. Users can listen to music in MP3, AAC, WAV and WMA audio formats in this handset. Moreover, this mobile phone also allows users to enjoy music and keep themselves updated with current events and weather or sports news through the FM radio feature complete with RDS.
The Samsung Jet also transforms into a virtual playing zone with its pre-installed games in Java format. This mobile phone also allows users to download games from the Internet.
This handset permits users to store contacts, photos, footages, images and other data. It is available in versions that come in 2 Gigabytes, 8 Gigabytes or 16 Gigabytes of internal memory. This handset can hold up to 16 Gigabytes of data in a MicroSD memory card. Users can enjoy talking to their contacts using this handset for 8.4 hours. When fully charged, this handset's battery can last for 422 hours in stand by time.
Users have complained that this mobile phone is a fingerprint magnet, which makes it look untidy. On the other hand, it has also earned praises from users who are awed by its snappy camera and well-built touch sensitivity feature. The Samsung Jet's good looks is also icing on the cake, according to satisfied users.
Samsung Jet Specifications
108.8mm x 53.5mm x 11.9mm
Full resistive touch screen
Size: 3.1 inches
Resolution: 480 x 800
Interface: TouchWiz 2.0
External: microSD up to 16GB
A-GPS with Google Maps
Up to 3.6 Mbps download speed
Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 b/g
Audio: 3.5mm stereo jack
Data: Standard microUSB
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
A2DP for wireless stereo headsets
5.0 megapixel camera
Auto Focus and Dual LED Flash
720p Video Recording
Front facing camera with video calling
Battery Capacity: 1100 mAh
Talk Time: 180 minutes
Standby Time: 250 hours
Radio: FM with RDS
Audio supported formats
Playback: AAC, AMR, OGG, M4A, MID, MP3, WAV, WMA
Video supported formats
Playback: 3GP, 3G2, MP4, WMV