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Cricket EZ

Posted
Feb 6, 2008
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Cricket

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.04 x 1.71 x 0.63 inches)

Cons

  • No rear camera
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Lacks an e-mail client
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

Cricket EZ is a basic CDMA candybar featuring 65k color STN display, SMS messaging and Phonebook.

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.04 x 1.71 x 0.63 inches (102 x 43 x 16 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 2.47 oz (70 g)
      the average is 4.7 oz (136 g)
  • Design features:
    • Soft keys (2)

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 128 x 128 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
  • Colors:
    • 65 536

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 2.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (703 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 9.5 days (229 hours)
      the average is 20 days (490 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 800 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Technology

  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 800, 1900 MHz
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • A-GPS

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 300 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact
  • Organizer:
    • World clock, Calculator, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input
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Connectivity

  • Headphones connector:
    • 2.5mm

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Polyphonic ringtones (32 voices)
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