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Benq-Siemens A38

Benq-Siemens A38
96 x 64 pixels
BATTERY: 860 mAh
MEMORY: 0.000256 GB
Posted: Jul 10, 2006
Market status: Released
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM


No pros


  • No rear camera
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.74 inches inches)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment




Benq-Siemens A38 is a low-end tri-band GSM phone with mediocre color display and basic functionality. It has 256kb memory and it organizer features calculator, calendar with alarms and world clock. A38 uses iTap for faster text entering

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  • Dimensions:
    • 4.07 x 1.79 x 0.74 inches (103.5 x 45.5 x 19 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.15 oz (90 g)
      the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
  • Features:
    • Soft keys


  • Resolution:
    • 96 x 64 pixels
  • 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.

    • STN


  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.000256 GB


  • Capacity:
    • 860 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Ion
  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (880 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 11.9 days (286 hours)
      the average is 16 days (375 h)


  • GSM:
    • 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
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Phone features

  • Notifications:
    • Polyphonic ringtones (32 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles

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 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 Jun 2006
      • FCC ID value:

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

        JVPA38 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

    • Head:
      • 0.37 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.52 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz

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