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Sony Ericsson Yendo a

Announced
Jun 16, 2010
Market status
Released

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Low pixel density screen (154 ppi)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 320 pixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

This is the american version of Sony Ericsson Yendo. The phone has a 2.6-inch touchscreen and the same user interface found on the X8 and X10 mini. However, under the custom UI, there will not be Android, but Sony Ericsson's proprietary platform. Still, the Yendo will bring along all that you love about Sony Ericsson's Walkman phones, including the Walkman player, TrackID and PlayNow, as well as features like a 2MP camera, 3.5mm jack and 156MHz processor.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.68 x 2.05 x 0.62 inches (93.5 x 52 x 15.8 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 2.86 oz (81 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
  • Colors:
    • Black, Purple, Pink, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Red, White, Gray

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.6 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.

    • 154 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:
    • 43.01 %

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

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, 156 MHz, ARM946
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.005 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 8 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 3.50 hours
      the average is 15 h (877 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 13.0 days (312 hours)
      the average is 16 days (377 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 970 mAh

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Music recognition
  • Radio:
      • FM

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 1900 MHz

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
    • Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 16 Jun 2010

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

      • 01 Sep 2010
      • FCC ID value:

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

        PY7A1880028 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:
      • 1.30 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.95 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 850 MHz

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This device is also known as Sony Ericsson W150a, Sony Ericsson Yizo


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