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Nokia N-Gage

Nokia N-Gage
176 x 208 pixels
BATTERY: 850 mAh
Announced: Feb 5, 2003
Market status: Released
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

US carrier availability

Discontinued: T-Mobile, AT&T Wireless


No pros


  • No rear camera
  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.80 inches inches)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)




This world enabled GSM gaming device supports multiplayer games via Bluetooth. It features color display, MMC/SD card slot, GPRS high-speed data, FM Radio, MMS and EMS support, E-Mail client, J2ME support, speakerphone, SyncML, and wireless Internet.

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  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Symbian
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.26 x 2.74 x 0.80 inches (134 x 70 x 20 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.83 oz (137 g)
      the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
  • Features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)


  • Resolution:
    • 176 x 208 pixels
  • 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
  • Colors:
    • 4096


  • Storage expansion:
    • MMC


  • Capacity:
    • 850 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Ion
  • Talk time:
    • 3.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (874 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 7.3 days (175 hours)
      the average is 15 days (365 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 8.00 hours


  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, WAV
  • Radio:
      • FM
  • Headphones connector:
    • 2.5mm

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • XHTML


  • GSM:
    • 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • 2G Data:
    • GPRS
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Speakerphone
  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Converter, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (T9), MMS
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP
  • Games:
      • JAVA downloadable
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice recording
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  • Bluetooth:
      • 1.1
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Handsfree (HFP), Dial-up networking (DUN), Object Push (OPP), Fax (FP)
  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, SyncML


  • Officially announced:
    • 05 Feb 2003

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

      • 08 Jun 2003
      • FCC ID value:

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

        PDN-NEM4 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:
      • 0.24 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.47 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
  • EU SAR:
    • Head:
      • 0.37 W/kg
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