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Sony Ericsson R306

Sony Ericsson R306
128 x 160 pixels
1.3 MP
BATTERY: 930 mAh
MEMORY: 0.005 GB
Announced: Jan 24, 2008
Market status: Released
Release date: Aug 4, 2008
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM


  • Small dimensions (3.54 x 1.88 x 0.62 inches)


  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment




Sony Ericsson R306 is a 100% radio dedicated phone. Even though it is a clamshell phone, “it looks and it sounds like a radio”. On the front panel of the device, when closed, you can see the two stereo speakers, the radio control buttons, and an OLED display.

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  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • Form factor:
    • Clamshell
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.54 x 1.88 x 0.62 inches (90 x 48 x 16 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.28 oz (93 g)
      the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
  • Features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)
  • Keys:
    • Left: Volume control, Other


  • Resolution:
    • 128 x 160 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
  • Additional display:

    Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

      • Black & White, OLED
    • Resolution:

      Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

      • 32 x 96 pixels


  • Camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes


  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.005 GB


  • Capacity:
    • 930 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Polymer
  • Talk time:
    • 9.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (880 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 17.1 days (410 hours)
      the average is 16 days (375 h)


  • Radio:
      • FM, AM

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • XHTML, WAP 2.0


  • GSM:
    • 850, 1800, 1900 MHz
    • Other version supports GSM 900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 2G Data:
    • GPRS
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Phonebook:
    • 1000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, Timer, Stopwatch, Notes
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Predictive text input
  • 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, CLDC 1.1
  • Games:
      • Downloadable
  • Other features:
    • Voice recording


  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device
  • Charging connector:
    • Proprietary


  • Officially announced:
    • 24 Jan 2008

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

      • 31 Jul 2008
      • FCC ID value:

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

        PY7A1032081 link
  • 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:
      • 0.17 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.31 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
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