The "1-Minute" Review
Samsung’s Katalyst (SGH-T739) packs a solid suite of features into yet another sharp slider.
Featuring WiFi, a 1.3 megapixel camera, MP3 player (AAC/AAC+), and up to 2GB of additional memory, the Katalyst is the big brother to the SCH-r610.
When closed, the Katalyst boasts a simple and familiar key arrangement, including a D-pad in the center and large “send” and “end” keys. The large LCD screen is crisp and, while sturdy and easy to hold, the Katalyst weighs in at only 4.1 ounces.
Like the SCH-r610, the Katalyst should appeal to folks who want more from their phone but who don’t yet want to move completely into the smartphone category. With the Katalyst you can record video up to the 2GB capacity of external memory, leave voice messages, play music, surf the web and of course make calls. It comes with 5MB of built-in flash memory.
The Katalyst has a respectable 5 hours of talk time and an impressive 240 hours of standby time.
One small criticism about these latest Samsung sliders: the microSD slot is located beneath the battery. This makes accessing your memory card a bit of a hassle, however it does provide a USB port, so once your card is loaded it is an easy matter to transfer items to your computer.
Samsung’s history of making esthetically pleasing, comfortably compact cell phones continues with the Katalyst.
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Samsung released the SGH-T739 Katalyst on December 10, 2007.
We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Samsung SGH-T739 Katalyst user manual here.
Samsung backs up the SGH-T739 Katalyst with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.
If your SGH-T739 Katalyst has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Samsung support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Samsung's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.
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