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HTC Prophet

Announced
Jan 30, 2006
Market status
Released

Pros

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Cons

  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE)
  • Single-core processor
  • Too little RAM memory (64 MB RAM)
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.71 inches inches)
  • Resistive touchscreen technology means its display is less sensitive than you would like it to be
  • Low resolution display (240 x 320 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (2 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • 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
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

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Description

HTC Prophet is the successor of the Magician – it is quad-band GSM tiny Pocket PC phone, running on Windows Mobile 5.0. The Prophet improves the camera resolution to 2.0-megapixels and adds support of Wi-Fi, to the already present Bluetooth, IrDA and USB. The display is 65k color one with QVGA (320x240) resolution

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Windows Mobile Professional (5.0)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.25 x 2.28 x 0.71 inches (108 x 58 x 18 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.29 oz (150 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
  • Design features:
    • Stylus, Soft keys (2)
  • Side Keys:
    • Left: Volume control, Camera shutter, Other; Right: Other

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 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.

    • TFT
  • Colors:
    • 65 536
  • Touchscreen:
      • Resistive

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Macro mode, CMOS image sensor, Mirror
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • TI OMAP850
  • 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, 200 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.

    • 64 MB RAM / 128 MB ROM
  • Storage expansion:
    • MMC, SD

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 11 h (675 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 8.3 days (200 hours)
      the average is 20 days (477 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1200 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Polymer

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, WMA, AMR
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, 3GPP

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Internet Explorer Mobile

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP
  • 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.

      • Midp 2.0, CLDC 1.1
  • Games:
      • Downloadable

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Connector:
      • miniUSB
  • Headphones connector:
    • 2.5mm
  • External antenna:
    • Yes
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, Infrared

Other features

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

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 30 Jan 2006
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This device is also known as i-mate JAMin, Qtek S200, O2 XDA Neo


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