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HTC Vivida

HTC Vivida
0"
176 x 220 pixels
0.3 MP VGA
Posted: Aug 27, 2004
Market status: Released
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

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Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera
  • Low-resolution camera (0.3 megapixels VGA)
  • Lacks GPS

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Description

HTC Vivida is a CDMA phone with joypad sliding desing and is expected to be available from Verizon Wireless.The phone runs Microsoft Mobile for SmartPhones 2003 and features 65k display, VGA camera, Bluetooth(the US model may be lacking it), Infrared, MMC/SD card slot, Pocket Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player, E-Mail client and speakerphone.

This is one of the first phones that will also support R-UIM or a Removable User Identity Module - a module that will allow CDMA users to transfer all account information, contact and save data from one device to another (much like SIM card in a GSM device). To make it even more exciting, the R-UIM can be used in GSM devices also and allow roaming across CDMA and GSM networks with the same multimode terminal or switch between a CDMA and GSM device (the CDMA and the GSM operators need to have a roaming agreement in place in order for this to work).

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Windows Mobile Standard (2003)
  • Features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys

Display

  • 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

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA
    • Flash:
      • Yes
    • Hardware Features:
      • CMOS image sensor
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Effects
  • Camcorder:
      • 352x288 (CIF)

Hardware

  • Storage expansion:
    • SD, MMC

Battery

  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Ion
  • Talk time:
    • 3.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (876 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 4.2 days (100 hours)
      the average is 16 days (377 h)

Multimedia

  • Radio:
      • FM

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, 1900 MHz

Phone features

  • Notifications:
    • Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, Infrared, SyncML

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

      • 27 Aug 2004
      • FCC ID value:

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

        NM8VIVIDA link

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