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Pantech PN-820

Posted
Feb 5, 2007
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Verizon

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Low pixel density screen (182 ppi)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Single-core processor
  • Too little RAM memory (128 MB RAM)
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.78 inches inches)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 320 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (1.3 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera

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Description

Pantech's clamshell Smartphone runs on Windows Mobile 5 and operates in dual-band CDMA/EV-DO networks. It is relatevely small phone with retractable antenna, two color displays and full smartphone functionality

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Windows Mobile Standard (5.0)
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.84 x 2.03 x 0.78 inches (97.5 x 51.5 x 20 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.92 oz (111 g)
      the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.2 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.

    • 182 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:
    • 29.80 %
  • Colors:
    • 65 536
  • Additional display:

    Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

      • TFT
    • Resolution:

      Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

      • 96 x 96 pixels
    • Physical Size:
      • 1.07 inches
    • Colors:

      Colors - Shows the number of colors that the additional display supports

      • 65 536

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, 312 MHz, Intel XScale PXA270
  • 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.

    • 128 MB RAM / 64 MB ROM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.064 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • miniSD

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 3.33 hours
      the average is 12 h (702 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 6.0 days (145 hours)
      the average is 20 days (485 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 950 mAh

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Internet Explorer Mobile

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.

    • 800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EV-DO
  • 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

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 1.2
  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Other:
    • Computer sync
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as Verizon Wireless PN-820


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