Optimal in efficiency and functionality and highly compact, the Samsung E250's ergonomic grip is unbeatable for comfort and its large LCD screen is paired with an intuitive, easy-to-use keypad. This slim slider phone offers tri-mode GSM connectivity as well as EDGE network compatibility for fast data downloads. It also features a VGA camera/camcorder, FM radio, integrated digital audio player, Bluetooth connectivity with music streaming capabilities, full email functionality, 15 MB of internal memory, and MicroSD memory card expansion.
Measuring just 0.55 inches thin, the slider Samsung E250 includes a VGA camera with video capture capability, FM radio, and Bluetooth stereo music streaming.
This compact handset offers a large 2-inch LCD screen (with a 128 x 160-pixel resolution and support for 65K colors), which makes it easy to view the text, photo, and video caller ID capability. The phone will hold up to 1000 contact entries and it features a call list that remembers your 30 most recent missed, received and dialed calls. In addition to a vibrating alert, the phone supports polyphonic and MP3 ringtones.
The unique UMenu feature gives you one-click access for a personalized selection of your most frequently used phone functions. Just click on the top button of the navigation scroll to recall these functions or modify them when your priority change. The uTrack function significantly increases your chances of recovering a lost or stolen phone by sending an SMS message to a pre-designated number to alert you of when your mobile's SIM card is changed as well as its location. This helpful feature enables you to keep track of your mobile, even when it is no longer in your possession.
The E250 has all the bases covered when it comes to messaging. Support is built in for sending and receiving text, video, graphics and sound via messages. It also enables you to check your email on the go (supporting POP3, IMAP4, and SMTP protocols). T9 text entry, which is a technology that makes it easier for people to enter words and text on handsets, is built into the unit--a plus for mobile text messaging users.
This phone provides Bluetooth version 2.0 wireless connectivity, and includes profiles for communication headset, handsfree car kits, audio/video remote control, and printing. You can connect your laptop (either via Bluetooth or wired USB) and enjoy dial-up networking (DUN)--surf the Internet, send email, and access files from a server. And with the A2DP Bluetooth profile, you can stream your music to a pair of compatible Bluetooth stereo headphones.
The phone is equipped with an audio player supporting MP3, AAC and AAC+ formats, as well as dual stereo speakers with virtual surround sound technology. You'll also enjoy listening to your local radio stations via the integrated FM tuner. The VGA camera includes a 4x digital zoom, and it also offers multi-shot and mosaic shot functions, a variety of frames and photo effects, and a self-timer. The camera also has video recording capabilities, providing up to QCIF resolution (176 x 144 pixels) and 15 frames per second. Recording and decoding formats in H.263 and MPEG4 + AAC covers all the bases.
The phone also supports the SyncML PC synchronization standard. This means the phone can be synchronized with your Microsoft Outlook calendar, contacts, notes and tasks. The phone also supports a USB mass storage mode, allowing you to store and transport important files like documents, images, and music files on an optional MicroSD memory card.
Other features include:
- Calendar, to-do list, world time clock, stopwatch, calculator, currency converter
- Black-and-white GUI
- Embedded and downloadable Java games
The Samsung E250 measures 3.89 x 1.97 x 0.55 inches and weighs 2.82 ounces. It operates on the GSM 900/1800/1900 frequencies. Battery life is rated at 5 hours of digital talk time and 250 hours of standby time.