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HP iPAQ 900

Sep 5, 2007
Market status
Release date
Jul 2, 2008


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  • Low pixel density screen (163 ppi)
  • Single-core processor
  • Too little RAM memory (128 MB RAM)
  • Resistive touchscreen technology means its display is less sensitive than you would like it to be
  • Low resolution display (320 x 240 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (3 megapixels)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • Lacks a proximity sensor that turns the display оff during a phone call
  • No front-facing camera




The iPAQ 900 is a WM6 Professional phone with 2.46" landscape touch-display and full QWERTY keyboard below it. The device is capable of 3G world roaming, as it is quad-band GSM and tri-band UMTS/HSDPA (7.2Mbitps) phone. Its features include 3-megapixel auto-focus camera, microSD slot, WiFi and GPS and runs on 520 MHz Intel processor and 256MB RAM

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  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Windows Mobile Professional (6.0)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.45 x 2.52 x 0.63 inches (113 x 64 x 16 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.15 oz (146 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
  • Design features:
    • Full keyboard, Soft keys (2), Stylus
  • Keys:
    • Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Camera shutter, Other


  • Physical size:
    • 2.5 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 320 x 240 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.

    • 163 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
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 25.90 %
  • Colors:
    • 65 536
  • Touchscreen:
      • Resistive


  • Camera:
      • 3 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • 220x176


  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, 520 MHz, Marvell PXA270
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD


  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (887 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 10.4 days (250 hours)
      the average is 18 days (424 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 3.10 hours
      the average is 15 h (923 min)
  • Capacity:
    • 1840 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion


  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, WMA, WAV
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • H.263, H.264, WMV, RealVideo

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Internet Explorer Mobile


  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
  • 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
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Phone features

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


  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0, EDR
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Imaging (BIP), Basic Printing (BPP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Serial Port (SPP), SIM Access (SAP)
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
  • Headphones connector:
    • 2.5mm
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Service lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, 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

      • 17 Apr 2008
      • FCC ID value:

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

        B94HHI18C link
  • 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:
      • 1.18 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 1.09 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz


  • Officially announced:
    • 05 Sep 2007
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This device is also known as HP iPAQ 910

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