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Handspring Treo 300

Posted
Jul 1, 2002
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Sprint

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • No rear camera
  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.70 inches inches)
  • Resistive touchscreen technology means its display is less sensitive than you would like it to be
  • Lacks an e-mail client
  • 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

This CDMA Palm OS based phone features color display, CDMA2000 1xRTT high speed data, and HTML browsing

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Palm OS (3.5)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.30 x 2.70 x 0.70 inches (109 x 69 x 18 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.20 oz (147 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • 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.

    • LCD
  • Colors:
    • 4096
  • Touchscreen:
      • 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.

    • 33 MHz
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.016 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 2.50 hours
      the average is 11 h (675 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 6.2 days (150 hours)
      the average is 20 days (477 h)

Technology

  • 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.

    • 1900 MHz
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Connectivity

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

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Vibration, Speakerphone

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