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Nokia 6590

Apr 16, 2002
Market status

US carrier availability

Discontinued: AT&T, AT&T Wireless


No pros


  • No rear camera
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.75 inches inches)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment




This dual-band GSM phone features GPS location, GPRS high-speed data, custom faceplates and ringtones, digital TTY, FM Radio, EMS picture messaging, MMS support, voice memo, voice dialing and Internet browsing capabilities.

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  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.78 x 1.69 x 0.75 inches (96 x 43 x 19 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 2.90 oz (82 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
  • Design features:
    • Exchangable faceplates, Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)


  • Resolution:
    • 96 x 65 pixels


  • Talk time:
    • 3.75 hours
      the average is 15 h (890 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 10.0 days (240 hours)
      the average is 18 days (434 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 750 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion


  • Radio:
      • FM

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • XHTML, WAP 2.1, WML, cHTML


  • GSM:
    • 850, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • GPRS
  • 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.

    • E-OTD

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 500 entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Predictive text input (T9)
  • Games:
      • Yes


  • Other:
    • Computer sync, Infrared
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Vibration, Phone profiles
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

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 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

      • 16 Apr 2002
      • FCC ID value:

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

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