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Motorola i930 / i920

Motorola i930 / i920
0"
176 x 220 pixels
0.3 MP VGA
RAM: GB
MEMORY: 0.064 GB
Announced: Sep 27, 2005
Market status: Released
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Sprint, Sprint Nextel

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Thick body (1.20 inches inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM memory ( GB RAM)
  • Low-resolution camera (0.3 megapixels VGA)

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Description

Motorola i930 is an iDEN smartphone operating on Windows Mobile 2003 SE OS. It also adds tri-band GSM frequencies for global roaming. The i930 features a built-in camera with flash and video record capability, expandable through SD cards memory, and an infrared port

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Windows Mobile Standard (2003 SE)
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.50 x 1.90 x 1.20 inches (89 x 48 x 30 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.90 oz (167 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
  • Features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 176 x 220 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
  • Additional display:

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

      • STN
    • Resolution:

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

      • 96 x 65 pixels
    • Colors:

      Colors - Shows the number of colors that the additional display supports

      • 4096

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA
    • Flash:
      • Yes
  • 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.

    • 180 MHz
  • 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.

    • GB RAM / 32 MB ROM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.064 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • SD

Battery

  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Ion
  • Talk time:
    • 2.80 hours
      the average is 15 h (876 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 4.0 days (95 hours)
      the average is 16 days (377 h)

Cellular

  • iDEN:

    iDEN - iDEN (Integrated Digital Enhanced Network) is a wireless network standard developed by Motorola and used by Nextel Wireless. It operates at 800Mhz, 900Mhz and 1500Mhz frequency bands and it is a mixture of TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access) and GSM arhitecture. It allows the use of one mobile device as a digital phone, pager, two-way radio and fax/modem.

    • 800 MHz
  • GSM:
    • 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Phone features

  • Notifications:
    • Service lights, Polyphonic ringtones (16 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Other features:
    • Voice recording, TTY/TDD, Push-to-Talk

Connectivity

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

  • Officially announced:
    • 27 Sep 2005

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 19 May 2005
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        AZ489FT5843 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

    • Head:
      • 0.87 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 1.21 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz

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