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Sony Ericsson P900

Posted
Oct 14, 2003
Market status
Released

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.90 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
  • 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 world enabled GSM device features color touch screen, built-in camera, Memory Stick Duo expansion card slot, Bluetooth, streaming video, speakerphone, handwriting recognition, voice dialing, J2ME support and wireless Internet.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Symbian (7.0) UIQ 2.1
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.50 x 2.20 x 0.90 inches (115 x 57 x 24 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.29 oz (150 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 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:
    • 65 536
  • Touchscreen:
      • Resistive

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA
    • Features:
      • Night mode, Self-timer
  • Camcorder:
      • 220x176

Hardware

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, ARM9
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.016 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • Memory Stick Duo

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 16.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (740 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 20.0 days (480 hours)
      the average is 20 days (492 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1260 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Polymer

Multimedia

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

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • HTML, XHTML, WAP 2.0, WML, cHTML

Technology

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

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (T9), 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.

      • Midp 2.0
  • Games:
      • JAVA downloadable

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 1.1
  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Charging connector:
    • Proprietary
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, Infrared, SyncML

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Polyphonic ringtones (24 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, 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

      • 24 Oct 2003
      • FCC ID value:

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

        PY7FAB1021011 link
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