Samsung SGH-E370

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The Samsung SGH-E370 is a small slider phone released by Samsung around March 2006.

A Samsung E370, slid up

This phone is the successor of SGH-E350. Improvements include: A slightly bigger screen, improved camera resolution, and Bluetooth support.

The most common color is Black. There are other colors like red or pink, but those are very rare.

This phone is based on earlier version of the Swift platform. It has a Yamaha MA-3 (YMU762C) instead of the Swift software synthesizer.

Related Phones[edit]

  • SGH-E350: Predecessor based on the same platform as the E370
  • SGH-D500: Related but higher end slider phone with similar design
  • SCH-V910/SPH-V9100/SPH-V9150: South Korean-exclusive phone that have same design as the international SGH-E370, but based on an entirely different platform. However, these the SK exclusive has similar specs to the international model.

Variants[edit]

  • SGH-E370L: A revised SGH-E370 that has a different LCD module. Because of a shortage involving the LCD used with the original E370, Samsung started using a different and not fully compatible module.

Specs[edit]

Basics[edit]

SGH-E370
HW Platform/ChipsetPhilips Swift SoC Platform (Philips PCF5213EL)
SW Platform/OSSamsung Proprietary
Display1.8 inch, 128x160, TFT. 16-bit colors
Status LEDnone
Flash memory256 MB, ~40 MB is accessible to user
Card slotnone
Charging connectorPCB133
FCC IDhttps://fccid.io/A3LSGHE370

Connectivity[edit]

Operating modesGSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
DataGPRS Class 10 & EDGE
IrDANot
BluetoothYes, 2.0

Messaging[edit]

SMSYes
EMS?
MMSYes
EmailYes

Media[edit]

Rear camera1.3 Megapixel (1280x1024), LED Flash, Night mode, Self-timer, Brightness control, Digital Zoom
Video recordingYes, QCIF
Supported image formatsBMP, GIF, JPG, WBMP
Supported sound formatsAMR, MID, MMF, MP3
Supported video formats3GP, MP4
Line outMini-USB
SynthesizerYamaha YMU762C (MA-3)

Software

Java MIDP 2.0, CLDC 1.1

Accessories[edit]

Supported Batteries:

  • Samsung ABGE3708BE (3.7 V, 800 mAh, Li-ion)

Supported Chargers:

  • Samsung TAD037xxx (5.0 V, 700 mA)

Supported accessories:

  • Samsung PCB113BSE Data Link cable

Firmware[edit]

Several firmware dumps of this phone can be found on several different websites, such as the Vodafone version and the unlocked version. (Provided below is unlocked, without any branding)

Below is the Firmware for the SGH-E370L. This firmware is only intended to be used for the L variant. Please don't flash SGH-E370 firmware on the E370L and vice versa.

Gallery[edit]

idle screen reconstruction (Bulgarian Language set)
SGH-E370 (closed)
What happens if you flash the wrong firmware to the SGH-E370/SGH-E370L