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- Product InformationThe Samsung SGH Blast T729 phone comes with a slider that enables you to operate the keypad with a simple push of the thumb. With a 1000-contact phonebook capacity, this slide mobile handset maintains the database of your contacts well. The efficient battery of this Samsung cell phone gives you good talk-time of up to 300 minutes. The Samsung SGH Blast T729 comes with Bluetooth technology that enables wireless connectivity with compatible devices. With a 176 x 220 pixel resolution, this slide mobile handset offers you a crystal-clear high-resolution display. Being a GSM phone, this Samsung cell phone lets you have convenient conversations even when traveling abroad.
- Family LineSamsung Blast
- TypeCellular Phone
- Storage Capacity11MB
- Network TechnologyGSM
- BandGSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband)
- Touch ScreenNo
- Digital CameraYes
- QWERTY Physical KeyboardYes
- Email AccessYes
- Internet BrowserYes
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- pianolabillNov 06, 2015by
Samsung T729 Blast phone
This works as a phone, but the other features such as music storage, taking and altering a photo are not worth the bother. Battery life is short already without using the features. And the keybaord for typing is absolutely non intuitive and a bother to become acquainted with. The extra buttons have no labels to speak of, and the icons on the screen are far too complex for the tiny screen. Rather than art-photos they should have used line drawings of items. In the unit I use the sound with loudspeaker used is simply too soft hardly noticeable above the normal sound. The unit does ok as a phone. A later model has simplified the design and is much easier to navigate its features.
Verified purchase: Yes | Condition: Pre-owned
- robert-chambersSep 27, 2008by
Semi-QWERTY Fully Functional The 'Mullet of Mobile'
I liked the SGH-T719 which was a very sedate two tone grey flip phone from Samsung. You could whip it out in any business meeting and no one would even notice. Then T-Mobile changed direction and what a good direction they took! From the grey flannel button down look they went uptown to the "mullet of mobile phones". We all know a mullet is "business in the front and party in the back." The black front of the Blast is the business end. The deep crimson red on the back of the phone was meant for partying. The Business End 1- Semi-QWERTY SureType keypad. I call it a double tap. You can get to any letter with two taps. Need an "s"? Two taps is all you need, not four like on conventional keypads. Some letters require only a single tap. This will speed your thoughts and feelings on their way once you get used to it. XT9 predictive text will help as well. 2- E-mail is the heart and soul of this phone. The T719 had Blackberry Connect. This does away with the Blackberry Connect and has a less money hungry e-mail client allowing Protocols: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP and if you have accounts with AOL, Yahoo!, or Gmail set-up is a snap. IM is also provided. 3- Quadband coverage is a must in a business device. Not everyone travels on business but if you do: is porting all of your contacts to a different mobile something you want to mess with right before you go out of the country? This is a true world phone. It also has flight mode which turns off all of the radios in the phone for that airplane trip. 4- EDGE, Class 10 allows the browser to keep you updated pretty quickly. It's not 3G but it is adequate. 5- 11 megabytes of internal memory augmented by up to 2 gigabytes of microSD storage means you won't be seeing the "out of memory" message right away either. 6- 1000 entry phone book, with up to 5 entries per name means you'll be able to reach out to your contacts when you need to even when your fingers are busy with SIND - Speaker Independent Name Dialing. Additional PIM functions also are on the phone. It supports MyFaves. The Party End 1- Music player supports MP3 and ACC formats. 2- Bluetooth has a full plate of profiles. (A2DP, AVRC, BPP, DUN, FTP, HFP, HSP, OPP) A2DP is the one that will get your party animal's attention. This allows the music player to send the output to stereo headphones. Think - Silent Rave. 3- The 1.3 megapixel camera is up to Samsung's usual high quality for cameras. It has SXGA (1280x1024) resolution, a 4x digital zoom, brightness control and a multi-shot setting that will take between 6 to 15 frames in rapid order depending on how you set the function to operate. It is also a video player-recorder supporting .3gp and .mp4 files. Like most on-phone video recorders it does not record video at anything close to the sensor's maximum resolution. This uses QCIF 176 × 144 resolution at what appears to be about 15 frames per second. 4- Java games can be the life of the party as well. t-zones will be more than willing to sell or lease to you any number of games for this phone. There are also third party games that will work quite well. That's the beauty of Java. The Wrap Get used to the keyboard - this is a decent phone. It is solid. Samsung makes pretty solid sliders, the U600 excepted. The black and red looks really good. It does everything you want a cell phone to do, it doesn't weight a ton, it will fit inRead full review
- jona2244Jan 06, 2013by
SAMSUNG SGH T729 Blast T-Mobile Cellular
It's basically a simple handy and lightweighted phone for those just want to maintence a contact with very short texting due to the small design of the keyborad with a double push feature. It is a rather limit space to get into the right keys for texting purpose and definitely not suitable for people with big hands.The battery life is short and takes long time to be fully recharged.There is not too much choices for the wallpaper backgound from this phone, plus a limit ring tones options. I ca say that it is an economical and practical cell phone for the price paid.
- games_movies_ra...Feb 27, 2010by
Great texting phone.
The thing I loved most about this phone was the sure type keyboard similiar to some of the blackberry phones. It took a while to get use to but once you do you will fall in love. The phone has great sound and a bright screen. This phone can take a beating, and the battery held a charge for a long time. The only thing I didn't like about the phone was that the phone didn't have a flash but other than that great overall phone for the texter and the ones who love great call quality.
- ojillavAug 07, 2008by
Great Phone but Not For Use with Other Carriers
One of my closest friends had a Samsung Blast with T-Mobile. After I had played with it a little I decided I liked the font, the layout, the QWERTY keypad and the slider style of the phone. So I purchased one for use with AT&T, because normally phones that work with T-Mobile can work with AT&T. It has great sound quality and it would be my favorite phone IF it wasn't branded to T-Mobile. I cannot receive or send picture messages or any type of MMS because I do not have T-Mobile. Which was such a disappointment, because I'm very happy with AT&T and the phone fits my lifestyle perfectly. Unfortunately I send a lot of MMS because I have friends across the state and across the country and I like to share photos with them quickly. It does send and receive SMS with no problem, so if you aren't a picture-sharing person then you don't have to worry about it. So in the end, if you have T-Mobile I would definitely recommend the Blast. But if not and you enjoy having MMS capability, go with some other phone. I am currently using my Blackberry Pearl.Read full review
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