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T-Mobile Sidekick Remove phone

Posted: 30 Jul 2008
Market Status: Released
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T-Mobile Sidekick LX Remove phone

Posted: 30 Jan 2009
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSDanger (4.7)Danger 
Dimensions4.70 x 2.30 x 0.70 inches (119 x 58 x 18 mm)5.20 x 2.40 x 0.64 inches (132 x 61 x 16 mm) 
Weight4.50 oz (128 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
FeaturesFull keyboardFull keyboard 
Display
Physical size2.6 inches3.2 inches 
Resolution240 x 400 pixels854 x 480 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.

179 ppi306 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 ratio27.59 %35.05 % 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels3.2 megapixels 
Flash Yes 
Hardware Features Autofocus 
Software Features Digital zoom 
Camcorder220x176Yes 
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.

0.125 GB RAM / 64 MB ROM  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD 
Battery
Capacity1030 mAh1250 mAh 
User replaceableYesYes 
Talk time5.00 hours
the average is 14 h (838 min)
5.50 hours
the average is 14 h (838 min)
 
Stand-by time9.0 days (216 hours)
the average is 16 days (389 h)
8.0 days (192 hours)
the average is 16 days (389 h)
 
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Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz 
Data HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
NotificationsPolyphonic ringtones, Vibration, SpeakerphonePolyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice recording, TTY/TDDVoice recording, TTY/TDD 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR2.0 
USBYesYes 
ConnectorminiUSBminiUSB 
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 
OtherComputer sync, SyncMLComputer sync 
Availability
Officially announced30 Jul 200817 Apr 2009 
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

19 May 200808 Apr 2009 
FCC ID value: APYNAR0064 linkFCC ID value: APYNAR0065 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).

   
Head0.81 W/kg0.40 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz1900 MHz 
Body0.68 W/kg0.46 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz1900 MHz 

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