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Motorola RIZR Z8

Posted
Feb 12, 2007
Market status
Released

Pros

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Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Low pixel density screen (182 ppi)
  • Too little RAM memory (64 MB RAM)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 320 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (2 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

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Description

Motorola Z8, or the HSDPA version of RIZR not only upgrades the supported download speeds, but also features unique slider design, which makes it more ergonomic to hold when the slider is up. The device features QVGA display with 16 million colors, 2 megapixel camera with flash, Bluetooth with A2DP support, microSD slot for memory and media player.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Symbian (9.2) UIQ 3.1
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.29 x 1.96 x 0.59 inches (109 x 50 x 15 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.95 oz (112 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.2 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 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.

    • 182 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:
    • 16 777 216

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Video calling

Hardware

  • 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.

    • 64 MB RAM / 128 MB ROM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.09 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (732 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 16.0 days (384 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1030 mAh

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Opera Browser

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s

Connectivity

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

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • Voice recording

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