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Sony Ericsson K608

Announced
Jun 13, 2005
Market status
Released

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (UMTS)
  • 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

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Description

K608 is a 3G device which supports both UMTS and GSM (900/1800/1900 Mhz) networks. Sony Ericsson's dual front camera/phone design makes the handset vertical when it's a phone, and horizontal when it's a camera, and the fully featured 1.3 MegaPixel camera includes an active lens cover for swift activation and extra protection.

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Design

  • Dimensions:
    • 4.10 x 1.80 x 0.80 inches (105 x 45.5 x 19.5 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.70 oz (105 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
  • Features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys

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

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Yes
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Video calling

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.032 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 900 mAh
  • User replaceable:
    • Yes
  • Talk time:
    • 8.25 hours
      the average is 14 h (825 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 15.4 days (370 hours)
      the average is 16 days (384 h)

Multimedia

  • Radio:
      • FM

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • UMTS

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, Infrared
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Speakerphone
    • Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 13 Jun 2005

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

      • 30 Jun 2005
      • FCC ID value:

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

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  • 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:
      • 0.70 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.68 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz

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