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Nokia 8260

Posted
Sep 8, 2000
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: AT&T, AT&T Wireless

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • No rear camera
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.80 inches inches)
  • Lacks an e-mail client
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

This TDMA phone features custom ringtones, multiple language support, ringer profiles and 2-way text messaging.

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.10 x 1.80 x 0.80 inches (104 x 46 x 20 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.40 oz (96 g)
      the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 3.30 hours
      the average is 12 h (711 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 8.0 days (192 hours)
      the average is 21 days (493 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 920 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Technology

  • AMPS:

    AMPS - Advanced mobile phone standard. Analogue standard used widely in North America.

    • 800 MHz
  • TDMA:

    TDMA - Time Division Multiple Access. A multiplexing technology used with satellites and cellular phones, in which multiple channels of data are interleaved (each signal is assigned to a different time interval, and the signals are transmitted by taking turns). . For cellular, TDMA triples the capacity of the original analog method. The GSM cellular system is also based on TDMA, but GSM defines the entire network, not just the air interface.

    • 800, 1900 MHz

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 250 entries, Caller groups, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (T9)
  • Games:
      • Yes
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Vibration, Phone profiles

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

      • 08 Sep 2000
      • FCC ID value:

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

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