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BlackBerry 7290 Remove phone

Posted: 29 Sep 2004
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 06 Dec 2004
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSBlackBerryBlackBerry 
Dimensions4.50 x 2.90 x 0.90 inches (113 x 75 x 22 mm)4.50 x 2.90 x 1.10 inches (114 x 75 x 28 mm) 
Weight4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
6.10 oz (174 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
FeaturesFull keyboardFull keyboard 
Display
Resolution240 x 160 pixels240 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.

TFTLCD 
Hardware
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

4 MB RAM / 32 MB ROM  
Built-in storage 0.032 GB 
Battery
Capacity1000 mAh900 mAh 
Talk time4.00 hours
the average is 15 h (875 min)
2.92 hours
the average is 15 h (875 min)
 
Stand-by time9.0 days (216 hours)
the average is 16 days (388 h)
3.1 days (75 hours)
the average is 16 days (388 h)
 
Technology
iDEN

iDEN - iDEN (Integrated Digital Enhanced Network) is a wireless network standard developed by Motorola and used by Nextel Wireless. It operates at 800Mhz, 900Mhz and 1500Mhz frequency bands and it is a mixture of TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access) and GSM arhitecture. It allows the use of one mobile device as a digital phone, pager, two-way radio and fax/modem.

 800 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
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
BluetoothYesYes 
USBYesYes 
OtherComputer syncComputer sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Vibration, SpeakerphoneVibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
OtherTTY/TDDTTY/TDD, Push-to-Talk 
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

29 Sep 200417 Nov 2004 
FCC ID value: L6ARAP40GW linkFCC ID value: L6ARAL11IN 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).

   
Head0.31 W/kg  
Measured in1900 MHz  
Body1.38 W/kg  
Measured in1900 MHz  

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