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Siemens U15

Posted
Sep 16, 2003
Market status
Released

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (GPRS, UMTS)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.94 inches inches)
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

Siemens U15 is based on the Motorola A835 hardware and features UMTS global roaming phone, dual cameras, video calling, GPS, Java, Bluetooth and speakerphone.

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.35 x 2.08 x 0.94 inches (136 x 53 x 24mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.93 oz (140 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 176 x 220 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

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA
  • Camcorder:
      • 220x176
    • Features:
      • Video calling

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 1.80 hours
      the average is 12 h (732 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 10.4 days (250 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 800 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Polymer

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, WAV
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • WAP 2.0

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • GPRS, UMTS
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
  • 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.

    • A-GPS

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 500 entries, Picture ID
  • Organizer:
    • Countdown timer, Calculator, Stopwatch, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (iTAP), MMS
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP
  • Games:
      • JAVA downloadable
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Connectivity

  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, Infrared, SyncML

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • 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

      • 16 Sep 2003
      • FCC ID value:

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

        IHDT6DQ1 link
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