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Alcatel OT-806A

Posted
Apr 15, 2011
Market status
Released

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE)
  • Low pixel density screen (143 ppi)
  • Resistive touchscreen technology means its display is less sensitive than you would like it to be
  • Low resolution display (240 x 320 pixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • Lacks a proximity sensor that turns the display оff during a phone call

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Description

Alcatel OT-806A is a candybar phone that has both a full QWERTY keyboard and a touchscreen. It has 2.8" resistive display, 2MP camera, Wi-Fi, FM radio and Bluetooth.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.67 x 2.32 x 0.48 inches (118.5 x 59 x 12.2 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.70 oz (105 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
  • Design features:
    • Full keyboard
  • Side Keys:
    • Right: Volume control
  • Colors:
    • Black, Gray, Brown

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.8 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 143 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Colors:
    • 262 144
  • Touchscreen:
      • Resistive

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.06 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 8 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 9.00 hours
      the average is 13 h (758 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 27.1 days (650 hours)
      the average is 20 days (485 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 22.00 hours
  • Capacity:
    • 850 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263
  • Radio:
      • FM, RDS
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Opera Mini
    • supports:
      • XHTML, WAP 2.0
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 1000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, Unit converter, Currency converter
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Yes
  • Games:
      • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
    • Profiles:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Dial-up networking (DUN), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol, Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • USB charging
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, WAV, MIDI), Vibration, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3
    • Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 28 Oct 2010
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

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  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

    • Head:
      • 0.59 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 850 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.97 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 850 MHz
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