Samsung Tint Community Forum

June 8th, 2009

The Samsung Tint Community Forum has just opened up. It should soon be a great place to share Tint tips and tricks, and to get any questions answered. So log in, introduce yourself, and join in.

Samsung Tint Wallpapers

June 6th, 2009

The Samsung Tint supports customizable wallpapers on its 65,536 color, 128 x 160 pixel screen.

The easiest way to make your own background for the Tint is to use this online Samsung Tint Wallpaper Maker.  You can use this tool to create a Samsung Tint wallpaper from any image or photograph, and then send it directly to your phone.

There is also a gallery of free premade Samsung Tint wallpapers available online.

Samsung Tint Specs

June 6th, 2009

These are the specifications for the Samsung Tint SCH-R420.

Samsung Tint Review

June 5th, 2009

The Samsung Tint was reviewed by CNET and was given a score of 6.0 or “Good”.  Here is a summary of their review:

The good: The Samsung Tint offers Bluetooth, voice dialing, and replaceable covers. Its photo quality is great for a VGA camera.

The bad: The Samsung Tint has middling voice quality. Also, its keypad and controls had a flat, plastic feel.

The bottom line: The Samsung Tint is fine for occasional cell phone users, but frequent callers and texters won’t be pleased.

Samsung Tint Ringtones

June 5th, 2009

The Samsung Tint supports polyphonic ringtones.  It comes with 13 tones included.

Samsung Tint Released by MetroPCS

June 5th, 2009

The Samsung Tint SCH-R420 is one of the latest phones released by pay-as-you-go mobile carrier MetroPCS. The Tint is a fairly basic flip phone ideal for typical cell phone users without need for the latest high-tech features. For added personalization, the phone comes with interchangeable grey and pink faceplates. Additional colors can be purchased separately for increased customization.

The Tint features a VGA camera, Bluetooth connectivity for headsets, and voice commands for handsfree operation. It also has a vibrate mode, text and multimedia messaging, and a speakerphone. Additional applications include a voice recorder for quick notetaking, a calendar, a memo pad, an alarm clock, a world clock, a tip calculator, a unit and currency converter, a stopwatch, and a calculator.

The Samsung Tint is 3.74 inches by 1.88 inches by 0.74 inch in size and weighs 3.35 ounces. The phone’s battery life is rated for 3 hours talk time and 10.4 days standby.