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Samsung Intensity SCH-U450 Phone, Black (Verizon Wireless)
 
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Samsung Intensity SCH-U450 Phone, Black (Verizon Wireless)

by Samsung
2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)


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Technical Details

  • Feature-packed messaging phone with slide-out QWERTY keyboard, threaded messaging display, colorful 2.1-inch display
  • Access V CAST Music with Rhapsody service (subscription and PC downloads); GPS-enabled for turn-by-turn directions
  • 1.3-megapixel camera for still photos; Bluetooth stereo music; microSD expansion to 16 GB; digital audio player; access to instant messaging and personal email
  • Up to 5 hours of talk time, up to 300 hours (12.5 days) of standby time
  • What's in the Box: handset, rechargeable battery, wall/USB charger, quick reference guide
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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 4 x 2 x 0.7 inches ; 3.7 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • ASIN: B002NX0TQ2
  • Item model number: SCHU750HAV
  • Average Customer Review: 2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #447,194 in Cell Phones & Accessories (See Top 100 in Cell Phones & Accessories)
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Product Description

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A feature-packed phone that keeps you conveniently connected to family, friends and business associates, the Samsung Intensity for Verizon Wireless features a slide-out full QWERTY keyboard for easy text and mobile instant messaging as well as email connectivity. This phone includes an integrated GPS receiver, which enables you to access the Verizon Wireless VZ Navigator service for turn-by-turn directions. And it's compatible with the V Cast Music with Rhapsody service, which allows you to side-load music downloaded from Rhapsody on your PC to an optional microSD memory card. See more details on optional Verizon Wireless services below.



The The Samsung Intensity's advanced messaging functions help you connect to family, friends and anyone else your thumbs can get hold of.
Other features include a 1.3-megapixel camera for capturing still photos on the go, Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free devices and stereo music streaming, personal organizer tools, mobile Web browsing capabilities, bi-lingual interface (English and Spanish), and up to 5 hours of talk time.

Key Features

  • CDMA 1xRTT data network
  • GPS navigation capabilities via VZ Navigator service
  • 2.1-inch display with horizontal slide-out, four-row QWERTY keypad featuring dedicated Messaging key and Favorites key for easy texting and calling (Learn more)
  • 1.3-megapixel camera for still photos with Night Shot, Self Timer, Multishot and Shutter Sound functions (Learn more)
  • Bluetooth 2.1 connectivity with stereo music streaming (A2DP) capabilities as well as hands-free headsets and car kits (Learn more)
  • Memory expansion via microSD card slot with support for optional cards up to 16 GB
  • Digital audio player enables you to create and manage playlists right on the phone; compatible with MP3, WMA and unprotected AAC/AAC+ formats
  • Airplane mode allows you to listen to music while the cellular connectivity is turned off
  • Full messaging capabilities including Mobile IM; Mobile Email; Chat; and text, picture, and voice messaging
  • Organizer tools include calendar with scheduler, note pad, alarm clock, world clock, calculator (basic, tip and converter) and stop watch
  • Voice commands including Voice Dial, Menu Readout, Digital Dial Readout, TXT Message Readout, Call Announcement, My Verizon, and Help
  • Mobile Web browser for Internet access
  • Media Center-capable for downloadable games, ringtones, wallpapers, and more

Vital Statistics
The Samsung Intensity weighs 3.53 ounces and measures 4.25 x 2.08 x 0.65 inches. Its 960 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 5 hours of talk time, and up to 300 hours (12.5 days) of standby time. It runs on the CDMA 800/1900 frequencies and 1xRTT data frequency. Learn more about this phone's technical specifications below.



With a full slide–out QWERTY keyboard, this phone is a text messenger's dream.

Verizon Wireless Services

  • VZ Navigator Capable: With this GPS-enabled phone, you'll be able to access the Verizon Wireless VZ Navigator service (additional charges applicable) for voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions, heads-up alerts, local search of nearly 14 million points of interest in the US (such as landmarks, restaurants and ATMs), and detailed color maps. Additional subscription charges applicable.

  • V CAST Music with Rhapsody: Access this exclusive digital music service for RealNetworks and for MTV Networks, which delivers unlimited monthly access to music on up to three Rhapsody-compatible mobile phones and players and online on multiple PCs and Web browsers. For a monthly fee (billed on your Verizon Wireless bill), you can load and reload your subscription songs from your PC to your V CAST Music with Rhapsody phone as often as you want, and take your music on the go.

    On PCs running the Windows XP or higher operating system, you can also browse, preview and purchase music using the V CAST Music with Rhapsody software, which is available as a free download from the V CAST Music with Rhapsody download website. Additional subscription charges applicable.

    NOTE: Over-the-air downloads are not supported with this phone.

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The Samsung Intensity Messaging Phone

The Samsung Intensity has a 2.1-inch display (176 x 220-pixel resolution, 262K color depth) that sits above the phone's navigation area with send/end keys, two soft navigation keys, and a round navigation pad. The front of the face includes a standard alpha-numeric keypad that's great for quick text messaging as well as dialing numbers. A four-row full QWERTY keyboard slides out from the left side of the phone, enabling easier typing for longer messages.

The phone has a small internal memory that's expandable via optional microSD/microSDHC (High Capacity) memory cards up to 16 GB in size. The internal phonebook can store up to 1000 contacts with multiple numbers per entry as well as support for picture and ringer ID. Other calling features include embedded ringtones, vibrating alerts (with silent mode), speed dialing capabilities.


Snap Photos on the Go

You'll be able to shoot still images wherever you roam with the Intensity's 1.3-megapixel camera on the back of the phone (no video capture capabilities included). You can choose from one of six resolution options (1280 x 960, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480, 320 x 240, 160 x 120, and 128 x 96 pixels) as well as get closer to the action with up to a 10x digital zoom (available depending on resolution selection). Other features include a dedicated camera key, brightness and white balance (Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Tungsten, and Fluorescent) adjustments , color effects, multi-shot capabilities (Series, Divided), self-timer, and multiple sound effects.


Wireless Freedom with Bluetooth

In addition to the integrated hands-free speakerphone, this phone provides the latest version of Bluetooth connectivity--version 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate), which makes pairing with an optional headset as well as other Bluetooth-enabled devices a snap. It includes profiles for communication headset, hands-free car kits, and phonebook access. And with the A2DP Bluetooth profile, you can stream your music to a pair of compatible Bluetooth stereo headphones.


Technical Specifications

  • TTY Compatible
  • In Case of Emergency (ICE) contacts
  • Hearing Aid Compatibility Rating = M4
  • 2.5mm headset jack
  • Over–the–air downloadable software upgrades
  • Bilingual Interface: English/Español

Product Description

Verizon Samsung U450 Intensity Red HIGH


Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
50 of 54 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent phone released September 8, 2009 September 18, 2009
This cell phone was released on September 8, 2009 by Samsung and Verizon, along with the Samsung Rogue. The phone is supposed to be 'entry level'. There is no annoying 'touch screen' that drains battery life and freezes screens, but instead, has old fashioned buttons. This phone also has a slide down keyboard for surfing the internet, texting and easily storing contact names/numbers. It also stores music and has a headphone jack to listen to your music. Most importantly, this cell phone has EXCELLENT reception, no dropped calls and very long battery life. I charged this phone after buying it and am on my 4th day with battery life to spare. The phone comes with a wall charger and USB cable for easy downloading of pictures taken with the 1.3 megapixel camera.

Note this phone does not come with a car charger so I went onto ebay and bought a Samsung OEM (Original Equipment) car charger for $7 which included shipping, go ebay!

For 75% of people in this world who have cellphones, most do not spent their days sending tons of text messages and surfing the internet on their painfully slow cellphone. We have desktops and laptops for that. This cellphone is perfect for someone who wants a sharp sleek phone, large bright screen with slide out keyboard and basic functions that a cellphone should have. I want my phone to have good reception and no missed calls. Samsung delivers with their latest technology. Entry level? I don't think. It's got everything that the kids today do (texting, surfing, bluetooth, etc.) except that this phone stresses the basics. The speakerphone is easy to use, the ringtone volume to vibrate is easily accessible on the side buttons of the phone. There are about 20 ringtones to choose from.
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29 of 31 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not for Me January 30, 2010
I got this phone for my New Every Two; normally I spend a few weeks or months researching phones, lusting after one, playing with it in the store, etc., before purchasing, but I put the least amount of research/time into this purchase, getting it after only a week of knowing about it... which was a mistake, big surprise. I've definitely learned my lesson on this one. I don't think I expect too much out of a phone (if it makes calls and I can text, I'm generally happy,) but this phone just didn't deliver.

After using the enV2 for the past two years, I knew I wanted a phone with a QWERTY keyboard. This has a sleeker look than my previous phone, which I liked, and it was $50 in-store with a $50 rebate, and who can say no to free? not me, that's who.

The keyboard's layout is different from my old phone's, of course, but every phone has an adjustment period, so I wasn't too worried about that. For the most part I have adjusted to the different layout, but there are still some lingering issues. The keys on the Intensity are really small (most other phones where people claim this is an issue I don't have a problem with thanks to tiny fingers, but this one stumps even me,) and the layout of the special characters is pretty strange. Maybe it's just me, but when I see a QWERTY keypad, I expect it to be like my computer's keyboard, and the fact that the characters are just thrown wherever (the exclamation point being on the 'p' and not the '1' gets me every time) irks me.

I also have issues with this phone pocket dialing.
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15 of 19 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Okay, but not well designed. September 24, 2009
Had this phone for a week, and with my small, girl fingers I thot the small button design wouldn't be a problem, but it's turned out to be a regular pain.

PROS:
sleek, attractive look.
QWERTY keyboard is a nice feature
takes good photos
good battery life

CONS:
face buttons are difficult to push
call and end call buttons are too small (major flaw when trying to answer the phone!)
a bit bulky
texting keyboard keys often need pressing twice to register the letter
auto lock can be easily unlocked if jostled in purse or placed in pocket (another major flaw! i found my butt made more calls than i did!)
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Get a different phone February 17, 2010
I agree with the other reviews - I got this model as the 2 year 'free' upgrade. It had a keyboard for texting and seemed 'strong' and easy to use. My other phone is a Blackberry and the keyboard on the BB is much easier to use than this one. The Intensity's keyboard - which it looks like it'd be easy to type on - is NOT. The keys are hard to press down - so you find yourself having to retype on a key which causes miskeying - it really slows me down. I can do a long BB text in seconds. This thing takes a minute to peck out a short message. The phone does not bounce well. I drop phones - sorry - life happens. This phones drops into pieces. The back comes off, the battery goes flying - and it's a hassle to put batch together. Again, the BB takes a fall pretty nicely. The sound quality on the Intensity is ok and it detects blue tooth devices quickly. Another thing about the keyboard, there is no intuitive way to select a menu item from the keyboard. So when you text someone, you have to keep the phone upright and select contacts, the name, options, sms text - then flip the phone around to type. Too much work. If you text a lot, this is NOT the phone you want. If you only text a little - create a few templated text messages and you should be ok with this one. Though - it's highly priced and there is probably something better out there for you.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars Meh, I've had better.
I lost my Samsung Alias 1 and had to find an inexpensive replacement. The Alias 2 was out, but I was in a crunch and needed something on the cheap, so I settled for this. Read more
Published on September 14, 2011 by Jaelle Hanako
3.0 out of 5 stars It does what a phone needs to do and that's about it
I was avoiding phones with data plans (especially since they completely wiped out their stock and refilled it with the same phones but with data plans which drove me insane). Read more
Published on June 29, 2011 by Rebecca2464
4.0 out of 5 stars I Like It!
I've had this phone for about two weeks. I only bought it because I lost my old one and had to have one. I rarely use my cell phone. Read more
Published on February 23, 2011 by Evelyn J. Scott
2.0 out of 5 stars Don't buy it!
Phone only 2 months old: Poor battery life and recharging time excessive. Battery charge indicator inaccurate. Read more
Published on January 25, 2011 by Steven Cole
4.0 out of 5 stars Well Enough
I've had this phone for over 8 months, and I enjoy it a lot. I went from the EnV2 to this because my EnV2 broke, this ended up being arounf 60 dollars. Read more
Published on December 20, 2010 by CECILIA SIMONS
2.0 out of 5 stars Intense... Not in a good way
Problem after problem, issue after issue... It works, sometimes. This thing just hasn't done its job well, when it's done it.
Published on July 27, 2010 by Demosthenes
3.0 out of 5 stars Basic Phone
For someone wanting a basic phone on a reliable network, the Samsung Intensity is a good choice. The full qwerty keyboard is decently sized and the T9 is a plus. Read more
Published on June 2, 2010 by Jared Bobbett
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Phone, decent features!
I've had this phone for a few months. It was received for another replacement slide type cell phone that was horrible! Read more
Published on June 2, 2010 by Sanya E. Zeno-turner
2.0 out of 5 stars No video!
I bought this phone for my husband for Christmas. He really liked the phone because mainly all he did was text. Read more
Published on May 4, 2010 by C. Hargrave
5.0 out of 5 stars New Owner Loves It
I have had this phone for about two weeks now and even though I am still going through the adjustment period, I have concluded I love this phone. Read more
Published on February 28, 2010 by Billy Rubin
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