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PCD 9900

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Posted: 05 Nov 2004
Market Status: Released

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Design
Dimensions3.66 x 1.89 x 0.93 inches (93 x 48 x 23.6 mm)  
Weight4.10 oz (116 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
  
Display
Resolution240 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  
Colors262 144  
Additional display

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

STN  
Colors

Colors - Shows the number of colors that the additional display supports

65 536  
Camera
Camera0.3 megapixels VGA  
FlashYes  
CamcorderYes  
Battery
Talk time3.30 hours
the average is 11 h (678 min)
  
Stand-by time15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 20 days (479 h)
  
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  
AMPS

AMPS - Advanced mobile phone standard. Analogue standard used widely in North America.

800 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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Other features
NotificationsVibration, Speakerphone  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice recording, TTY/TDD  

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