Video Review – Rogers Samsung Blackjack II

We have been sent the new and exclusive smartphone from Rogers Wireless to review. The Samsung i616, otherwise known as the Samsung BlackJackII, or the “Samsung Jack”. This has just been released by Rogers Wireless and is available with different packages that range in price from $199 – $399.

The main features on this device is that it comes loaded with Windows Mobile 6 – gives you the ability to read, not write, your PowerPoint, Excel Word documents, a 2 megapixel camera, 3G connectivity to the net and obviously access to sending/receiving emails. In addition to all the standard calendar, contact, games this comes loaded with GPS by Telenav – the cost is an additional $10 a month added to your bill for its use. It is really lightweight and can fit comfortably in your suit, jeans as it’s only 4 ounces.

Here are some additional dimensions on the BlackJack II:

  • Screen Resolution: 320 x 240
  • Colour Depth: 65K QVGA
  • Internal: 155 MB
  • External: Up to 8 GB via MicroSD card
  • Address book: Up to 400 contact on SIM, up to 20 MB for internal phone book
  • Embedded/Attached: Embedded with zoom
  • Quality of picture: 176 x 144, 320 x 240, 640 x 480, 1280 x 960, 1600 x 1200
  • Pixels/Resolution: 131 dpi, 65K colours
  • Megapixels: 2
  • Embedded videos: No
  • Downloadable videos: Yes
  • Frames per second: 15
  • Maximum length of recorded video: Up to free space
  • Format support: 3GPP, MPEG4, H.263, Real, H.264