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Nokia 6790 Surge

Nokia 6790 Surge
2.4"
240 x 320 pixels
2 MP
RAM: 0.125 GB
BATTERY: 1500 mAh (4.00h 3G talk time)
MEMORY: 0.12 GB
Announced: Jul 13, 2009
Market status: Released
Release date: Jul 19, 2009
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

US carrier availability

Discontinued: AT&T

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM memory (0.125 GB RAM)
  • Low pixel density screen (167 ppi)
  • Low-resolution camera (2 megapixels)

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Description

Nokia 6790 Surge is a futuristic looking side-slider GSM smarthphone with a full QWERTY keyboard. It runs on the Symbian 9.3, S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2 OS and sports a 2-megapixel camera, GPS and a 2.5 mm jack.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Symbian (9.3), S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2
  • Form factor:
    • Side-Slider
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.84 x 2.28 x 0.61 inches (97.6 x 58 x 15.6 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.38 oz (124 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
  • Features:
    • Full keyboard, Soft keys (2)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.4 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.

    • 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:
    • 31.58 %
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom, Self-timer
    • Settings:
      • White balance presets
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Burst mode, Effects
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Video sharing

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.

    • 0.125 GB RAM / 256 MB ROM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.12 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 1500 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Ion
  • Talk time:
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (876 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 16.7 days (400 hours)
      the average is 16 days (377 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 17 h (991 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 16.7 days (400 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 17.00 hours

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, RealVideo 10
  • Radio:
      • FM
  • Headphones connector:
    • 2.5mm

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • S60 OSS Browser
    • supports:
      • HTML, XHTML, WAP 2.0, Flash Lite (3.0), CSS, JavaScript

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s
  • 2G Data:
    • EDGE
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Phonebook:
    • 1000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, World clock, Converter, Document viewer, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (T9), MMS
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
  • Instant Messaging:
      • AOL, Windows Live / MSN, ICQ
  • 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.

      • Midp 2.0, CLDC 1.1
  • Games:
      • Yes
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Object Push (OPP), Generic Access (GAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Basic Printing (BPP), Human Interface Device (HID), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Basic Imaging (BIP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), SIM Access (SAP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • 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.

    • GPS
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, SyncML

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 13 Jul 2009

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

      • 30 Jun 2009
      • FCC ID value:

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

        QMNRM-599 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:
      • 0.81 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.20 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
  • EU SAR:
    • Head:
      • 0.77 W/kg
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