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Cricket TXTM8 3G

Posted
Nov 12, 2010
Market status
Released
Release date
Nov 12, 2010

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Cricket

Pros

  • Full hardware keyboard for text input

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

The Cricket TXTM8 3G s a QWERTY bar phone for the heavy texters out there. The TXTM8 3G boasts a 2MP camera, music player with microSD, and stereo Bluetooth.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.50 x 2.36 x 0.55 inches (114 x 60 x 14 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.58 oz (102 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
  • Features:
    • Full keyboard, D-Pad, Soft keys (2)
  • Keys:
    • Left: Volume control; Right: Camera shutter
  • Colors:
    • Black, Gray

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 320 x 240 pixels
  • Colors:
    • 262 144

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 1150 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Ion
  • User replaceable:
    • Yes
  • Talk time:
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 14 h (869 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 13.8 days (330 hours)
      the average is 16 days (377 h)

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm

Cellular

  • 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, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
  • 2G Data:
    • EV-DO

Phone features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Phonebook:
    • 1000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Alarm, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input, MMS
  • E-mail:
      • Yes
  • Games:
      • Yes
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M4, T4
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, TTY/TDD
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB
  • 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.

    • GPS, E911
  • Navigation:
    • Yes

Shopping information

  • Warranty period:
    • 12 Months
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