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Nokia 8290

Posted
Jun 7, 2000
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: AT&T, T-Mobile

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • No rear camera
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.68 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 GSM phone features custom ringtones and covers, Infrared, MMS support, ringer profiles, PIM feature and voice dialing.

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.00 x 1.75 x 0.68 inches (102 x 44 x 17 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 2.80 oz (79 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
  • Design features:
    • Exchangable faceplates, Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 2.50 hours
      the average is 12 h (690 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 4.0 days (96 hours)
      the average is 20 days (488 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 750 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 1900 MHz

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 250 entries
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, Currency converter
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Predictive text input (T9)
  • Games:
      • Yes

Connectivity

  • Other:
    • Computer sync, Infrared
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Vibration, Phone profiles
    • Voice dialing

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

      • 07 Jun 2000
      • FCC ID value:

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

        LJPNSB-7 link
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