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Posted: 09 Sep 2008
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Mobile Professional (6.1)Windows Mobile Professional (6.1) 
Dimensions4.41 x 2.24 x 0.52 inches (112 x 57 x 13 mm)4.00 x 2.10 x 0.60 inches (102 x 53 x 15 mm) 
Weight4.34 oz (123 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
4.20 oz (119 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
FeaturesStylusStylus 
Display
Physical size3.2 inches2.8 inches 
Resolution240 x 400 pixels480 x 640 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.

146 ppi290 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.

TFTTFT 
Screen-to-body ratio45.73 %43.53 % 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels3.2 megapixels 
FlashLED  
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoomAutofocus 
Shooting ModesPanorama  
CamcorderYesYes 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

 Qualcomm MSM7500A 
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, 528 MHz 
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.

128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM192 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM 
Built-in storage8 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time5.50 hours
the average is 15 h (877 min)
4.16 hours
the average is 15 h (877 min)
 
Stand-by time12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 16 days (377 h)
14.6 days (350 hours)
the average is 16 days (377 h)
 
Capacity1440 mAh1340 mAh 
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Multimedia
RadioFM, RDS  
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 MHz800, 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.

GPSGPS 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR2.0, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
Connector miniUSB 
OtherTV-Out, Computer syncComputer sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4M4 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced25 Nov 2008  
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

28 Aug 200829 Dec 2008 
FCC ID value: A3LSCHI910 linkFCC ID value: NM8DIAM400 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).

   
Head1.18 W/kg0.85 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz1900 MHz 
Body0.63 W/kg0.48 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz1900 MHz 

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