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HTC Typhoon

Jul 28, 2004
Market status

US carrier availability

Discontinued: AT&T, AT&T Wireless


No pros


  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Single-core processor
  • Too little RAM memory (32 MB RAM)
  • Low resolution display (176 x 220 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (0.3 megapixels VGA)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)




Audiovox SMT5600 is the smallest Microsoft Mobile powered smartphone. It features 65k TFT display, built-in VGA camera, miniSD card slot, Bluetooth, streaming multimedia, polyphonic ringtones, speakerphone, GPRS, wireless Internet browser, J2ME, voice dialing and voice recording.

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  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Windows Mobile Standard (2003 SE)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.25 x 1.81 x 0.63 inches (108 x 46 x 16 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.53 oz (100 g)
      the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)
  • Keys:
    • Left: Other; Right: Camera shutter


  • Resolution:
    • 176 x 220 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


  • Camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom, CMOS image sensor, Mirror
    • Settings:
      • Exposure compensation
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Night mode, Frames
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes


  • 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 OMAP
  • 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.

    • 32 MB RAM / 64 MB ROM
  • Storage expansion:
    • miniSD


  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (884 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 5.8 days (140 hours)
      the average is 18 days (425 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1050 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion


  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, WMA, WAV, MP4, MIDI
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, WMV, AVI, 3GP

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Internet Explorer Mobile
    • supports:
      • HTML, XHTML, WAP 2.0, WML, cHTML


  • GSM:
    • 850, 1800, 1900 MHz
    • SMT5600 supports GSM 850/1800/1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • GPRS
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (T9), MMS
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Windows Live / MSN
  • Games:
      • Yes


  • Bluetooth:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Headphones connector:
    • 2.5mm
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, Infrared, SyncML

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • Voice dialing, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

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

      • 27 Aug 2004
      • FCC ID value:

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

        NM8TP 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:
      • 0.67 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.35 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
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This device is also known as PCD SMT5600, Orange SPV-C500, Qtek 8010

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