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i-mate PDAL

Posted
Nov 22, 2006
Market status
Released

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE)
  • Low pixel density screen (167 ppi)
  • Single-core processor
  • Too little RAM memory (64 MB RAM)
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.66 inches inches)
  • Resistive touchscreen technology means its display is less sensitive than you would like it to be
  • Low resolution display (240 x 320 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (2 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • Lacks a proximity sensor that turns the display оff during a phone call
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

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Description

i-mate PDAL is a Quad-band GSM Pocket PC featuring 200 Mhz TI OMAP processor, 65k color QVGA display, 2.0 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, EDGE, MicroSD card slot and runs Windows Mobile 5.0

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Windows Mobile Professional (5.0)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.40 x 2.20 x 0.66 inches (112 x 56 x 17 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.09 oz (116 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.4 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 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.

    • 167 ppi
  • Colors:
    • 65 536
  • Touchscreen:
      • Yes

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

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.

    • TI OMAP850
  • 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, 200 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.

    • 64 MB RAM / 128 MB ROM
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (713 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 6.2 days (150 hours)
      the average is 20 days (489 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1100 mAh

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Internet Explorer Mobile

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 1.2
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • USB 1.1
  • Other:
    • Computer sync
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Service lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Speakerphone
    • Voice recording

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