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VKMobile Kickflip

Posted
May 4, 2006
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Helio

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.98 inches inches)
  • Lacks an e-mail client
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

The Kickflip is pearl white phone that can swivel in both left-to-right and contrariwise to open. Its multimedia phone with QVGA display, 2-megapixel camera with flash, and high-speed EV-DO for Internet and streaming of video and audio content

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Design

  • Dimensions:
    • 3.88 x 1.96 x 0.98 inches (98.5 x 50 x 25 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.47 oz (127 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 240 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:
    • 262 144

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom, Mirror, Burst mode, Effects
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.07 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 3.30 hours
      the average is 11 h (675 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 8.0 days (192 hours)
      the average is 20 days (477 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1050 mAh

Technology

  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EV-DO
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS
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Connectivity

  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Other:
    • TV-Out, Computer sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • Voice recording, TTY/TDD

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as Helio Kickflip


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