As the first phone in Samsung's new line of
high-speed, high-bandwidth, multimedia phones, the SGH-P777 is a
perfect option for wireless users who want to take full
advantage of Cingular's EDGE network.
In addition, with the SGH-P777's 1.3 megapixel
camera, consumers can take and send photos at a range of
resolutions. They can also enhance images with the built-in 4X
digital zoom, adjust image brightness for capturing that perfect
picture and make use of the multi-shot function.
The tri-band SGH-P777, with its cool slider
design, MP3 technologies and up to one hour of video recording
capabilities, is a perfect device for business and pleasure.
The struggle between designing compact cell
phones and featuring large screens has prompted manufacturers to
come up with innovative form factors. Initially flip phones were
ideal, conservative in form, giving twice the surface area while
keeping the same small size. But as the need to stay fresh,
manufacturers came up with the slider, taking the same concept
and applying a fun and hip new twist.
the SGH-P777 measures 92 x 46 x 24 mm and weighs 96 g; not tiny
but comfortably small for fitting in a pocket. Having a metallic
high-tech finish, the front contains a large 176 x 220 px screen
capable of displaying an impressive 262K colors. Situated below,
a 5-way navigation keypad is flanked by Dial / Menu Confirm,
Power On / Off / Menu End, Cancel / Correct, and Left and Right
soft keys. In idle mode, pressing the keypad activates the WAP
Turned around, the back features the lens to
the built-in 1.3 megapixel camera. A mirror, revealed when the
SGH-P777 is slid open, is located above allowing users to take
self-portraits easily, while the flash and pin-sized hole for
the camera microphone are situated to the right of the lens.
Along the right side, an infrared port
provides wireless transfers and synchronicity between PCs, while
Camera and MP3 shortcut keys allow easy access to multimedia
functions. Quick keys on the left side control ringer and
speaker volumes during standby and calling modes, adjust keypad
tone in idle, and is used as up and down navigational scroll. A
proprietary 2.5 mm headset jack provides convenient hands-free
access, while a port along the bottom provides charging and PC
data link capabilities.
Slid open, the backlit numeric keypad is
revealed, otherwise tucked away to avoid misdials. While fairly
standard, unfortunately the keys are flat to accommodate for the
top sliding over, so there is not much feel while text
Out of the box, the Samsung SGH-P777 comes
with a standard 800 mAh Li-Ion battery, handsfree stereo
headset, travel charger, USB data cable, hand strap, Software
CD, and user manual.