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Sanyo SCP-8400

Announced
Sep 12, 2006
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Sprint

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (1.00 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

The successor of the 8300 cuts the analog but is still dual-band CDMA/EV-DO clamshell with large QVGA internal dislay and retractable antenna. SCP-8400 has microSD slot, music player, 1.3-megapixel camera with flash and macro

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Clamshell
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.40 x 1.80 x 1.00 inches (86 x 45.5 x 25.5 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.60 oz (102 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, Exchangable faceplates, Soft keys (2)
  • Side Keys:
    • Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Camera shutter, Other

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 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:
    • 65 536
  • Additional display:

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

      • Color, TFT
    • Resolution:

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

      • 128 x 160 pixels
    • Colors:

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

      • 65 536

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom, Macro mode
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.06 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (690 min)
  • Capacity:
    • 1000 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, 3GPP, 3GPP2

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • WAP 2.0

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
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 500 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Alarm, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (T9), MMS
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Yes
  • Games:
      • JAVA downloadable

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 1.1
    • Profiles:
      • Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Dial-up networking (DUN), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), File Transfer (FTP), Object Push (OPP)
  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Headphones connector:
    • 2.5mm
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • Voice dialing, Voice recording, TTY/TDD, Push-to-Talk

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

      • 21 Aug 2006
      • FCC ID value:

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

        AEZSCP-84H link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

    • Head:
      • 1.10 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 1.33 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 12 Sep 2006
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