The Samsung A867 Eternity was announced in November 2008 and released in January 2009. It was a touchscreen smartphone that offered a range of features such as multimedia playback, web browsing, and messaging. The phone was designed to provide a balance between practicality and entertainment. The Samsung A867 Eternity was popular during its time, and it was offered by major carriers like AT&T in the United States. However, it has since been discontinued.
Design and Display
The Samsung A867 Eternity measures 109 x 56 x 13 mm and weighs 110 g. It uses a Mini-SIM card for cellular network connectivity.
The phone features a TFT resistive touchscreen that supports 256K colors. The screen size is 3.2 inches, which is relatively large for a phone of its time. The screen resolution is 240 x 400 pixels, which means that it has a pixel density of approximately 146 pixels per inch (PPI).
The phone’s design is focused on its touchscreen display, with the screen taking up a significant portion of the front panel. The device has a slim profile and a relatively lightweight, making it easy to hold and carry around. The touchscreen display is operated using a stylus or a finger, and the device’s software is optimized for touch-based interaction.
The Samsung A867 Eternity features a main camera with a resolution of 3.15 megapixels. The camera is located on the back of the device, and it is capable of capturing still images as well as recording videos.
The camera is relatively basic compared to modern smartphone cameras, with no advanced features such as optical zoom or image stabilization. However, it is still capable of capturing decent-quality images and videos, particularly in well-lit environments.
The device does not have a dedicated selfie camera, which means that users cannot take self-portraits or video calls using the device. However, the main camera can be used to take self-portraits by pointing the camera toward the user and using the device’s screen as a viewfinder.
The Samsung A867 Eternity has both internal and external memory options. The device has an internal storage capacity of 200MB, which is a relatively small amount of storage compared to modern smartphones. This internal storage can be used to store apps, photos, videos, and other types of data.
However, the device also has a microSD card slot that supports external memory cards. This slot can accept a microSD card with a capacity of up to 16GB, which can greatly increase the amount of storage available on the device.
The device can store up to 1000 entries in its phonebook, with the option to add a photo to each entry for caller ID purposes. The device also has a call log that can store up to 30 dialed, 30 received, and 30 missed calls.
Sound and Features
The Samsung A867 Eternity has several sound and feature options that allow users to customize and personalize their experience with the device.
The device has a loudspeaker that can be used for speakerphone calls or for playing media content out loud. However, the device does not have a 3.5mm headphone jack, which means that users must use a special adapter or a Bluetooth headset to listen to the audio content in private.
The Samsung A867 Eternity does not have WLAN capabilities, but it does have Bluetooth 2.0 with Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) support. This allows users to connect the device to compatible Bluetooth headphones, speakers, or other devices.
The device also has GPS and Assisted GPS (A-GPS) capabilities, which can be used for location-based services and navigation. However, the device does not have a built-in FM radio receiver.
The device has a USB 2.0 port that can be used for charging the device and for transferring data between the phone and a computer. The device supports SMS, EMS, MMS, email, and instant messaging. The device’s browser supports WAP 2.0 and HTML, allowing users to browse the mobile web.
The device comes pre-loaded with several games, and it also supports Java applications with MIDP 2.0 support. Additionally, the device has several multimedia features, including an MP4/H.264 player and an MP3/AAC/AAC+/WMA player. The device also has a voice recorder, an organizer, and predictive text input. The Samsung A867 Eternity comes pre-loaded with AT&T Mobile TV and AT&T Navigator, which are apps that allow users to watch live TV and use turn-by-turn navigation, respectively.
The Samsung A867 Eternity is powered by a removable Lithium-Ion 1330 mAh battery. This type of battery is commonly used in mobile phones and provides a good balance between energy density and safety.
According to the device specifications, the battery has a standby time of up to 250 hours, which means that the device can remain in an idle state for several days without needing to be recharged. The device also has a talk time of up to 5 hours, which refers to the amount of time that the device can be used continuously for voice calls before the battery needs to be recharged.
The device is available in black, and according to the information provided, it was priced at around 70 EUR at the time of its release.