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I've had this phone for nearly 2 years and it's still going strong and looks the part. It is stylish and compact. Ergonomically I think it is one of the best designed cellular phones so far. It fits snugly in the palm of the hand and can be opened easily with just one hand. At less than 80g, the unit is lightweight and isn't tiring to hold for extended conversations.
There is a stunning 65,000-colour screen that is bright, colourful and clear when the phone is flipped open. There a handful of colourful screen saves already loaded on the phone and you can interchange these along with the colour of text and borders etc. The buttons light up in blue when the phone is open. This is useful for calling in subdued lighting. There is also a very useful external 96 64 pixel front screen that displays the date/time when closed. It also gives an indication of any missed calls, low signal strength and battery life. The ability to reject or silence an incoming call by pressing a side button without opening phone is a good feature. Navigation is quite easy after a little practice. The SGH-X460 keeps track of all your calls and numbers. Just scroll down the list and search by name or number. The included phonebook stores a directory of up to 1000 numbers.
The 40 polyphonic ringtones are ok but could be a little louder in my opinion, but there is a good selection of ring choices and a vibrator option. The SGH-X460 is available in either black or silver and offers support for the GSM network, MMS and Java games, and WAP 2.0 for surfing the net. Apart from MSS I have found little use for these other features.
The only complaint I have is the battery life. It usually needs a re-charge at least once a week and sometimes every two days or so depending on the amount of calls and texts made. But I suppose this is the case for many phones and hardly unusual. Also people with big fingers might find navigation a little tricky as the buttons are quite small and compact.
If you're not bothered about having a built in camera that takes useless pictures, or records blurred video or having all the other added on useless features of false modernity then I would highly recommend this phone.
At a feathery 75g and with ultra slim 84.5 42.5 22.8 dimensions, Samsung's elegantly designed SGH-X460 mobile handset will suit your personal philosophy to a trendy 'T'. Finding the fashion accessory fit for your lifestyle is as simple as turning around to the small, simple, round design of SGH-X460. So compact, it'll make an instant impression on your associates, and yet almost none on your pocket or purse. Just let your hand feel the difference.
With its carefully curved body and slim features, the simple design of the SGH-X460 goes beyond balance to incorporate the antenna into the stylish clamshell. Samsung's powerful intenna technology allows for clarity without an external antenna to disturb your comfort. With the SGH-X460, the latest in technology within backs up its graceful design with remarkable functionality.
Open up your SGH-X460 to a world of color with the internal screen. Perfect for viewing MMS and downloaded pictures or playing games, the color of all your moods will come through in bright beauty. Now you can impress everyone with the sharp rich images of Samsung's mobile creativity awash in animated hues. Feel the color curvature for a new day in your digital communications.
The supple curves of the SGH-X460's exterior are accented by an elliptical design and an able external display to inform while adding an element of clarifying style. The external 96 64 pixel screen delineates the information you need at a glance as its inner twin creates a sensation with its colorful imagination in 128 160 pixel perfection.
Attend to your senses with the distinctive sound of Samsung. The SGH-X460 supports 40 polyphonic ringtones to put you in the midst of a chorus of up to 40 musical instruments. An entire concert of richer, more refined tones adds a little flair to your mobile experience. And a wide spectrum of downloadable tunes or one of 39 embedded ringtones creates a more personal touch to your mobile exchanges. For true-to-life sound that's music to your ears, select Samsung.
Mobile messaging has become as important to some as the phone itself and the SGH-X460 is your messaging mastermind. With high-end SMS, EMS, and now MMS capabilities, you'll be able to communicate in any environment. Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS), enables you to send multimedia messages with a combination of text, voice, music and images to other MMS capable mobile phones or e-mail addresses. Set the standard for your friends for the whole story. Bring to light a whole new way of communicating and they'll take note.
Dive into the depths of Java a simple, robust and dynamic programming environment for applets that can aid you in your everyday mobile life. Combined with access to the Internet, Java can provide a much more entertaining experience. Just download up to 1536KB of games, travel information, etc. from a variety of websites or just amuse yourself with built-in games like Snow Ball Fight and Bubble Smile.
The SGH-X460 keeps track of your calls and numbers. Just scroll down the list and search by name or number. The included phonebook stores a directory of up to 1000 numbers to make your connections a breeze. With SGH-X460, you'll always be in touch and ready to call.
Find everything you need on your SGH-X460. Just search for it with WAP 2.0, the best environment for accessing the net. The SGH-X460 puts it all at your fingertips with a browser that holds your homepage, favorites and settings. You can keep connected to the real world with WAP push technology.