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Nokia 8270

Posted
Feb 28, 2002
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Cricket

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • No rear camera
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.90 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 CDMA phone features custom covers and ringtones, multiple language support, ringer profiles, 2-way text messaging and Internet browsing capabilities.

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.00 x 1.80 x 0.90 inches (102mm x 46mm x 23mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.00 oz (85 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, Exchangable faceplates, Soft keys (2)

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 2.50 hours
      the average is 12 h (736 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 4.0 days (96 hours)
      the average is 21 days (505 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 750 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Openwave 4.1 browser

Technology

  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 1900 MHz

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 250 entries
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Alarm, Calendar
  • 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

      • 28 Feb 2002
      • FCC ID value:

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

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