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Sony Ericsson P800

Posted
Oct 15, 2002
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: T-Mobile, AT&T Wireless

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (1.06 inches inches)
  • Resistive touchscreen technology means its display is less sensitive than you would like it to be
  • Low resolution display (208 x 320 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (0.3 megapixels VGA)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Proprietary USB connector - have to use its cable instead of a standard microUSB
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • Lacks a proximity sensor that turns the display оff during a phone call
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

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Description

This global roaming Smartphone runs Series 60 on Symbian OS 7. It features color display, touch screen, built-in camera, Java, Bluetooth, GPRS high speed data, email and web browsing.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Symbian (7.0) UIQ 2.0
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.61 x 2.32 x 1.06 inches (117 x 59 x 27 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.60 oz (159 g)
      the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, Stylus

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 208 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:
    • 4096
  • Touchscreen:
      • Resistive

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.012 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • Memory Stick Duo

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 13.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (711 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 16.7 days (400 hours)
      the average is 21 days (493 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1000 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Polymer

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • HTML, WAP 2.0

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • GPRS
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 1000 entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP
  • JAVA:

    JAVA - J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition) is a technology that allows programmers to use the Java programming language and related tools to develop programs for mobile wireless information devices such as cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). J2ME consists of programming specifications and a special virtual machine, the K Virtual Machine, that allows a J2ME-encoded program to run in the mobile device.

      • Yes
  • Games:
      • JAVA downloadable

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 1.1
    • Profiles:
      • Headset (HSP), Dial-up networking (DUN), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Object Push (OPP), Serial Port (SPP)
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Connector:
      • Proprietary
  • Headphones connector:
    • Proprietary
  • Charging connector:
    • Proprietary
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, Infrared, SyncML

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Silent mode, Speakerphone
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

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

      • 15 Oct 2002
      • FCC ID value:

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

        PY77130501 link
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