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Motorola Q9m

Posted
Aug 15, 2007
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Verizon, Verizon, Sprint, U.S. Cellular, Alltel

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Low pixel density screen (167 ppi)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (96 MB RAM)
  • Low resolution display (320 x 240 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (1.3 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera

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Description

The successor of the Motorola Q has new design and keyboard, reminding of the Q9h but keeps the 1.3-megapixel camera and miniSD slot from the original smartphone. Running on WM6 Standard edition is has great functionality of a smartphone in a slim design. Q9c is EV-DO phone with QVGA display

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Windows Mobile Standard (6.0)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.60 x 2.55 x 0.46 inches (117 x 65 x 12 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.58 oz (130 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.4 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 320 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.

    • 167 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
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 23.57 %
  • Colors:
    • 65 536

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • 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.

    • Single core, Intel StrongARM
  • 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.

    • 96 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM
  • Storage expansion:
    • miniSD

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 4.55 hours
      the average is 11 h (675 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 8.8 days (212 hours)
      the average is 20 days (477 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1170 mAh

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Opera Browser

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.

    • 800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EV-DO
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • A-GPS

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • miniUSB
  • Other:
    • Computer sync
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T3
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as Motorola Q9c, Motorola Q2


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