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The Samsung Rant is a messaging-centric cellphone with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The Rant comes equipped with a 2.1-inch display and a 2-megapixel camera that also shoots video.


  • Status: Discontinued
  • Availability date: Oct. 20, 2008
  • Price at launch: $49.99


  • Alias: SPH-M540
  • FCC ID: A3LSPHM540

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  • Height: 4.45 inches
  • Width: 2.05 inches
  • Thickness: 0.71 inches
  • Weight: 0.31 pounds
  • Form factor: Slider
  • Color: Black / Blue, Red
  • Slide orientation: Landscape
  • Physical keypad: QWERTY, Numeric
  • Loudspeaker: Mono


  • Screen size (diagonal): 2.1 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 220 px
  • Resolution (X): 176 px
  • PPI: 134
  • Touchscreen type: None


  • Carriers: Sprint, Boost Mobile
  • CDMA: Yes
  • CDMA frequencies supported: 1900, 800 / 850
  • Wi-Fi: No
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 2.0


  • Internal size: 24 MB
  • Max external size: 16 GB
  • External type: microSD


  • Resolution: 2 megapixels
  • Flash: None
  • Video resolution: QCIF

Rear Camera

  • Operating system: Proprietary


  • Video out: No
  • Headphone jack: 2.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB


  • Capacity: 960 mAh
  • Removable: Yes


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