Alcatel OT-980

Posted:
Sep 1, 2010
Market status:
Released

Display

Display size:

2.8 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

143 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

35.69 %

Colors:

262 144

Touchscreen:

Resistive

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 megapixels

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Form factor:

Slider

Dimensions:

4.43 x 2.38 x 0.63 inches (112.5 x 60.4 x 15.9 mm)

Weight:

4.40 oz (125 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Features:

Full keyboard

Keys:

Right: Volume control

Colors:

Black, Gray

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core

RAM:

0.25 GB

ROM:

512 MB

Internal storage:

0.194 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (2.1)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols:

Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Object Push (OPP), Generic Access (GAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncML

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

1150 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

8.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G):

6.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Music playback:

35.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calculator, Unit converter, Currency converter, Document viewer (PDF), Alarm, Calendar (Unlimited entries)

Messaging:

SMS, Predictive text input, MMS

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

JAVA:

Yes

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.70 W/kg

Body:

1.16 W/kg

EU SAR:

Head:

0.64 W/kg
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Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • The touchscreen uses resistive technology, which is not responsive
  • Thick body (0.63 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM

Description

The Alcatel OT-980 is a vertical slider phone for the texters on a budget that want a smartphone. The features of the device include Android 2.1 Eclair, a 2.8 inch resistive touchscreen display, hardware QWERTY keyboard, HSPA, Wi-Fi, GPS and a 2 megapixel camera.

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