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Sony Ericsson K790

Announced
Feb 28, 2006
Market status
Released

Pros

  • Features a Xenon flash - better than a standard LED

Cons

  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.90 inches inches)
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

The succesor of K750, K790 has an upgraded 3.2 mega pixel camera, increased screen size to QVGA (240x320 pixels), and Memory Stick Micro (M2). The difference between K800 and K790 is that the latter does not have 3G support. Other features supported by K790 include Bluetooth, multimedia player and full HTML browser

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Design

  • Dimensions:
    • 4.10 x 1.80 x 0.90 inches (105 x 47 x 22 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.10 oz (115 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.0 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.

    • 200 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
  • Colors:
    • 262 144

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 3.2 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Xenon
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Effects
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.064 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • Memory Stick Micro (M2)

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 7.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (732 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 14.6 days (350 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 900 mAh

Multimedia

  • Radio:
      • FM, RDS

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • NetFront

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 1800, 1900 MHz
    • Other version supports GSM 900/1800/1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device
  • Other:
    • Infrared

Other features

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

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 28 Feb 2006

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