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Benq-Siemens A38

Jul 10, 2006
Market status


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)


  • 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.

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  • Colors:
    • 65 536


  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.000256 GB


  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (884 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 11.9 days (286 hours)
      the average is 18 days (425 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 860 mAh
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  • GSM:
    • 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Other features

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

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