HTC Touch Viva

Announced:
Sep 16, 2008
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 20, 2008

PhoneArena Rating:

7.0
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Display

Display size:

2.8 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

143 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

39.66 %

Colors:

65 536

Touchscreen:

Resistive

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 megapixels

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.09 x 2.32 x 0.62 inches (104 x 59 x 15.7 mm)

Weight:

3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Features:

Notification light, Stylus, D-Pad

Keys:

Left: Volume control

Multimedia

Headphones:

miniUSB

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

TI OMAP850

Processor:

Single core, 201 MHz

RAM:

0.1 GB

ROM:

256 MB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Windows Mobile Professional (6.1)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

miniUSB, USB 2.0

Charging connector:

miniUSB

Other:

Computer sync

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

1100 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

8.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

11.2 days (270 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Internet browsing

Browser:

Opera Browser

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, Notes

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP

Instant Messaging:

Yes

JAVA:

Yes

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 26, 2008

FCC ID value:

NM8OPB link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.94 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

1.37 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 16, 2008
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Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • The touchscreen uses resistive technology, which is not responsive
  • Thick body (0.62 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Lacks GPS

Description

The HTC Touch Viva is the budget model in the Touch series, lacking 3G and GPS. It is similar to the original Touch but runs the latest generation TouchFLO 3D interface available also on the Touch HD and Touch 3G.

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