The Samsung E1360 was introduced in April 2009 and was released in the same year. It was a budget phone that offered basic features such as SMS, MMS, and a VGA camera. The phone was designed to be simple and easy to use, with a compact and lightweight body.
Design and Display
The Samsung E1360 has a compact design with dimensions of 96.8 x 45.2 x 18 mm, making it easy to carry and fit in a pocket. It weighs 96.8 g, making it a lightweight phone. The phone uses a Mini-SIM card for network connectivity.
The Samsung E1360 features a small STN (Super-twisted nematic) display with support for up to 65K colors. The screen size measures 1.77 inches diagonally and has a resolution of 128 x 160 pixels. While this display is relatively small by today’s standards, it was considered adequate for the time of the phone’s release and provided a clear and readable viewing experience.
The Samsung E1360 comes with a limited amount of internal memory, offering only 2MB of storage. This storage space was primarily intended for storing contacts, messages, and other basic phone data. Unfortunately, the phone did not have a card slot for expanding the memory capacity, which meant that users had to rely solely on internal storage.
The Samsung E1360 allowed users to store up to 500 entries in the phonebook. This provided enough space for users to store a sizeable number of contacts for friends, family, and business purposes. The phone also had a call record feature that could store up to 30 dialed, 30 received, and 30 missed calls, which allowed users to keep track of their recent call activity.
Sound and Features
The Samsung E1360 offered a range of basic sound and features for its users. The phone had a built-in loudspeaker that allowed users to listen to their calls or media content without needing to use a headset. However, the phone did not have a 3.5mm headphone jack, which meant that users had to use a proprietary connector to connect headphones or external speakers.
The phone did not offer WLAN connectivity, but it did feature Bluetooth support. This allowed users to connect to other Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as headphones or speakers, for wireless audio playback. The phone did not have GPS or any other positioning technology, which meant that users could not use the phone for navigation or location-based services.
The E1360 came with a built-in FM radio, which allowed users to listen to their favorite radio stations on the go. The phone also had basic messaging features such as SMS and MMS support, as well as a WAP 2.0 browser for basic internet browsing. The phone had a few pre-installed games and offered Java support, which allowed users to download and install additional games and applications.
The Samsung E1360 also had a few useful features, including an organizer, voice memo, predictive text input, and a mobile tracker. The mobile tracker feature allowed users to track their phone in case it was lost or stolen, which provided an added layer of security.
The Samsung E1360 was powered by a removable Li-Ion 800 mAh battery. This battery offered a decent amount of power for a basic phone, providing users with up to 250 hours of standby time and up to 4 hours of talk time. This battery performance was considered to be reasonable for a basic phone, as it allowed users to go for extended periods without needing to recharge.
The battery on the Samsung E1360 was removable, which meant that users could easily replace the battery if it became old or damaged. The Samsung E1360 was available in two colors, black and white, and was priced at approximately 40 EUR.