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HP iPAQ Glisten

HP iPAQ Glisten
2.5"
320 x 240 pixels
3 MP
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RAM: 0.25 GB
BATTERY: 1590 mAh (5.10h 3G talk time)
Announced: Nov 24, 2009
Market status: Released
Release date: Dec 10, 2009
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

US carrier availability

Discontinued: AT&T

Pros

  • Full hardware keyboard for text input

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (160 ppi)
  • Single-core processor
  • Too little RAM memory (0.25 GB RAM)
  • Resistive touchscreen technology means its display is less sensitive than you would like it to be
  • Low-resolution camera (3 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • No front-facing camera

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Description

HP iPAQ Glisten is a quad-band GSM with tri-band 3G and runs on the Windows Mobile Professional OS. It's a candybar with a full QWERTY, 2.5" QVGA touchscreen with light sensor, 3-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, 3.5mm jack and a microSD slot for memory expansion.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Windows Mobile Professional (6.5)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.44 x 2.47 x 0.53 inches (112.8 x 62.8 x 13.4 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.66 oz (132 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
  • Features:
    • Full keyboard
  • Keys:
    • Left: Volume control

Display

  • 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.

    • 160 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.

    • AMOLED
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 27.36 %
  • Colors:
    • 65 536
  • Touchscreen:
      • Resistive
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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

Hardware

  • 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, 533 MHz
  • 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.

    • 0.25 GB RAM / 512 MB ROM
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 1590 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Polymer
  • Talk time:
    • 5.80 hours
      the average is 14 h (857 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 17.6 days (423 hours)
      the average is 15 days (363 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 5.10 hours
      the average is 16 h (968 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 14.8 days (354 hours)
      the average is 20 days (469 h)

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, AMR, MIDI
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, WMV, AVI, 3GP
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Internet Explorer Mobile

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s
  • 2G Data:
    • EDGE
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Notes, Notepad, Document viewer (Office), Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input, MMS
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Blackberry Connect, Seven Always-On Mail
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Yes
  • JAVA:

    JAVA - J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition) is a technology that allows programmers to use the Java programming language and related tools to develop programs for mobile wireless information devices such as cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). J2ME consists of programming specifications and a special virtual machine, the K Virtual Machine, that allows a J2ME-encoded program to run in the mobile device.

      • Yes
  • Games:
      • Yes
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M4, T3
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0, EDR
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), File Transfer (FTP), Basic Printing (BPP), Basic Imaging (BIP), Synchronization (SP)
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • 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.

    • A-GPS
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 24 Nov 2009

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

      • 01 Sep 2009
      • FCC ID value:

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

        B94HHP21C 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:
      • 0.59 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 1.08 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
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This device is also known as HP iPAQ Obsidian K3, HP iPAQ KB1


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