The C207's sporty candybar form factor sports a large, 128 x 128, 65,000-color display. An internal antenna means there's nothing to break off or snag on your pants pocket. Most of the phone's features and on-screen menus are controlled by a five-way center button above the handset's dial pad. Up/down keys are provided on the left side of the handset.
The phone's built-in address book, which supports up to three numbers per entry, can store up to 1000 contacts for quick and easy management of your friends, family and associates. Polyphonic ringtones, plus a vibrating alert, are built in and more ringtones can be downloaded from Cingular's MEdia service. Picture ID and ringer ID allow you to set graphics and ringtones for specific groups of callers.
Messaging and Internet
The C207 has robust messaging features designed to keep you in touch wherever you roam. In addition to basic text, picture and sound messaging, the phone features support for AOL Instant Messenger (Cingular messaging charges apply). There's also a built-in web browser for MEdia downloads and mobile web browsing. Cingular's MEdia service lets you receive and send emails, read news headlines, get weather updates, download games and ringtones, and more. T9 text entry, which is a technology that makes it easier for people to enter words and text on handsets, is built into the unit-- a plus for mobile email and text messaging users.
A number of handy software tools are bundled with the C207 including a voice memo recorder, a calculator, a to-do list, a calendar and an alarm clock.
Imaging and Entertainment
Four games-- Ultimate Golf Challenge, Mobile Chess, Fun2Link, and BubbleSmile-- ship with the C207, and more Java-based games are available for mobile download from the MEdia service. Customizable wallpapers let you dress up your C207 to suit your style.
The Samsung C207 weighs 2.43 ounces and measures 4.13 x 1.69 x .75 inches. Its lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 6 hours of digital talk time, and up to 220 hours of digital standby time. It runs on the 800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS frequencies. The phone comes with a one year limited warranty.
What's in the Box
C207 handset, lithium-ion battery, AC charger, user's manual.