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Motorola W380

Mar 27, 2007
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  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.70 inches inches)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment




Motorola W380 is a tri-band GSM clamshell. It features 65k color TFT display, VGA camera, FM Radio, Instant messaging, MMS and speakerphone.

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  • Form factor:
    • Clamshell
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.89 x 1.77 x 0.70 inches (99 x 45 x 18 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.42 oz (97 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)
  • Keys:
    • Left: Volume control


  • Resolution:
    • 128 x 160 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
  • Colors:
    • 65 536
  • Additional display:

    Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

      • Black & White
    • Resolution:

      Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

      • 32 x 96 pixels


  • Camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom


  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.007 GB


  • Talk time:
    • 8.33 hours
      the average is 15 h (890 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 8.3 days (200 hours)
      the average is 18 days (434 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 850 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion


  • Radio:
      • FM

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • WAP


  • GSM:
    • 850, 1800, 1900 MHz
    • Other version supports GSM 900/1800/1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • GPRS
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Alarm, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (iTAP), MMS
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Yes
  • 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
  • Games:
      • Yes


  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device
  • Headphones connector:
    • 2.5mm
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Other features

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


  • Officially announced:
    • 27 Mar 2007
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