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PCD CDM-8500

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Posted: 09 Aug 2002
Market Status: Released

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Design
Dimensions3.30 x 1.60 x 0.90 inches (84 x 41 x 23 mm)  
Weight3.20 oz (91 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
  
FeaturesNumeric keypad, Soft keys  
Battery
User replaceableYes  
Talk time2.50 hours
the average is 14 h (825 min)
  
Stand-by time4.6 days (110 hours)
the average is 16 days (384 h)
  
Cellular
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  
Connectivity
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  
Other features
NotificationsVibration, Speakerphone  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD  
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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

09 Aug 2002  
FCC ID value: PP4TX-50C link  

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