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- Product InformationThe Samsung Captivate Glide SGH-i927 is a powerful and stylish smartphone boasting a 1 GHz dual-core processor that makes emailing, texting, and handling multiple tasks a breeze. Operating on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and able to handle 4G speeds, the Samsung Captivate Glide seamlessly performs at high speeds to allow you to stream music or surf the web without interruption. This phone works with AT&T, so you can expect excellent cellular and internet coverage wherever you go.Released in 2011, the black Captivate Glide SGH-i927 from Samsung measures about 4.88 inches by 2.52 inches. At 0.51 inches in depth, the Captivate Glide smartphone fits easily in your pocket. The 4-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen is large enough to comfortably read messages or watch your favorite video. The screen resolution is 480 x 800 pixels and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. The touchscreen display slides up to reveal the fully functional QWERTY keyboard. The Captivate Glide's physical keyboard makes it easy to respond to emails or text messages while still having a full screen to work with. The Samsung Glide runs on Android operating system version 2.3 Gingerbread, though you can update to 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The removable li-ion 1650 mAh battery provides up to eight hours of talk time and 396 hours of standby. This Samsung phone has Wi-Fi capabilities that enable you to connect to the internet at your favorite hot spots. Its Bluetooth capabilities also allow you to connect to other devices wirelessly. A hands-free speakerphone means you can continue your important conversations even when you are driving. With the fully functional keyboard, you can type SMS and IM text messages quickly and with no errors. The device lets you know you have an incoming call or text by vibrating or alerting you with a custom ringtone. A 3.5 mm headphone jack complete with active noise cancellation means you can hear your music clearly and without interruptions. The device also has a number of sensors for gaming, including an accelerometer, gyro, compass, and proximity. You can connect the Samsung device to your tablet or laptop through the micro-USB port at the base of the phone. Enjoy taking high-resolution pictures with an 8-MP rear camera. With features like an LED flash and autofocus, you will love just how professional all of your photographs look. Other camera features include touch focus, face/smile detection, and geo-tagging. It shoots video in 720p at 30 frames per second, allowing you to create high-quality video content that can easily be shared with friends and family members. A secondary 1.3-MP camera can also be used to shoot selfies. The Samsung device also comes with an integrated HTML browser that supports Adobe Flash, an MP3 and MP4 player, and a document viewer. Use the organizer to never miss another birthday or special occasion ever again. Customize your Samsung device by downloading your favorite apps from the Android app store, including Amazon, Kindle, and even Audible.
- Family LineSamsung Captivate Glide
- Storage Capacity8GB
- Network Generation2G,3G
- Network TechnologyEDGE / GSM / HSPA / WCDMA,GSM/GPRS/EDGE,HSDPA,HSPA / UMTS,HSPA+,HSUPA,WCDMA (UMTS)
- BandGSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband) WCDMA (UMTS) 850/1900/2100
- Camera Resolution8.0MP
- ConnectivityMicro USB
- Battery TypeRechargeable Li-Ion Battery
- Battery Capacity1650 mAh
- Display TechnologyOLED display
- Screen Size4"
- Touch ScreenYes
- Digital CameraYes
- Internet BrowserYes
- Height4.88 in.
- Depth0.51 in.
- Width2.52 in.
- Weight5.19 oz
Most relevant reviews
- mrthnmnDec 30, 2015by
Not much to compare it to.
I like the phone well enough - I think it's probably better for me than other newer phones but my last phone was a Nokia 2330. Compared to that phone the Captivate glide has about half the battery life and is twice as large. Compared to a Samsung Edge or iPhone it seems have a longer battery life but I hardly use the thing either. I do like the mechanical qwerty keyboard.
Verified purchase: Yes | Condition: New
- ayu*fan*edwardFeb 29, 2016by
Great Sleek Phone!!
The phone is a great value with no major problems so far, with the exception of the poor battery life. It seems that it will only last me a day, unless I use it a more frequently. In that case it's about 12 hours if I'm lucky. However, that may be just because I bought it used (refurbished) so I might need to actually purchase a new battery, but I'm not positive about that. A very nice android OS & internal memory/RAM, and the QWERTY slide out keyboard is really great if you prefer type-texting. The keyboard is a little flatter than I was hoping but it just takes some getting used to. The back cover is a bit flimsy, so best to get a phone cover for added protection! [I don't know what small form factor means, so I put no.]
Verified purchase: Yes | Condition: Refurbished
- gibbydadAug 24, 2016by
Has a physical keyboard
My wife likes this phone because it still has a physical keyboard that slides in and out. When her phone broke she wanted the same phone again. This is a "smart" phone, but it has limitations.
Verified purchase: Yes | Condition: Pre-owned
- sarah*hopeMar 05, 2015by
Good though not as up-to-date as new phones.
I like this phone a lot. Being 2015, the programming is a little old so not all apps work with it and it can't read new emos, but overall, it's great. The camera works well, though the front-facing camera isn't as good as the one on the back. I like the glide, though the letters are spaced out more, so I don't use the function at all as much as I did on my old phone.
- daksun2Feb 07, 2014by
Excellent Smart Phone w/ Physical Keyborad
Bought this phone to replace a lost phone. Was amazed at the excellent condition. Have been using this model for over a year now. It's a great phone especially for those who like a physical slider keyboard. It will upgrade to the latest version of Android. Works well, nice design, sharp display, good but not great camera.
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