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Sony Ericsson W380

Sony Ericsson W380
1.9"
176 x 220 pixels
1.3 MP
BATTERY: 900 mAh
MEMORY: 0.014 GB
Announced: Nov 6, 2007
Market status: Released
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

  • Small dimensions (3.62 x 1.92 x 0.62 inches)

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • Low pixel density screen (148 ppi)

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Description

Sony Ericsson W380 is a clamshell Walkman phone of mid-level. On its front it has music dedicated keys and OLED display that hides when inactive. In order to keep the cost low, it has small 176x220 pixels display and 1.3-megapixel camera.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • Form factor:
    • Clamshell
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.62 x 1.92 x 0.62 inches (92 x 49 x 16 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.52 oz (100 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
  • Features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)
  • Keys:
    • Right: Volume control

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 1.9 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 176 x 220 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.

    • 148 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
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 25.34 %
  • Colors:
    • 262 144
  • Additional display:

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

      • Greyscale, OLED
    • Resolution:

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

      • 36 x 128 pixels

Camera

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

Hardware

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

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 900 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Polymer
  • Talk time:
    • 7.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (876 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 12.5 days (300 hours)
      the average is 16 days (377 h)

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), 3GP
  • Radio:
      • FM, RDS

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Access NetFront 3.3 Browser
    • supports:
      • HTML, XHTML, WAP 2.0

Cellular

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

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Phonebook:
    • 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
  • 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, CLDC 1.1
  • Games:
      • Yes
  • Other features:
    • Voice recording

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Synchronization (SP)
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device
  • Charging connector:
    • Proprietary
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 06 Nov 2007

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

      • 21 Feb 2008
      • FCC ID value:

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

        PY7A1032051 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:
      • 0.67 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 1.13 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
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