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Karbonn K 1818

Posted
Aug 27, 2011
Market status
Released

Pros

  • Dual SIM card support

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE)
  • Low pixel density screen (106 ppi)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 240 pixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

The Karbonn K 1818 is a dual SIM candybar phone with a 3.2-inch color touchscreen display, 3.2-megapixel camera, FM radio with recording option, Bluetooth, web browser and 3.5mm headphones jack.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.20 x 2.14 x 0.50 inches (106.6 x 54.3 x 12.7 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.35 oz (95 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 3.2 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 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.

    • 106 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.

    • TFT
  • Colors:
    • 262 144
  • Touchscreen:
      • Yes

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 3.2 megapixels
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 13 h (760 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 20.8 days (500 hours)
      the average is 20 days (485 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1000 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, WAV, AMR, MIDI
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, AVI, 3GP
  • Radio:
      • FM, Recording option
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Opera Mini 6
    • supports:
      • HTML, WAP
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE
  • Multiple SIM cards:
      • 2 slots
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 2000 entries
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Currency converter, Health management, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS (1000 messages), Predictive text input, MMS
  • E-mail:
      • Yes
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Windows Live / MSN, Skype
  • 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

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • Yes
    • Profiles:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP)
  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3, AMR, MIDI), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Speakerphone
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