Nokia 6790 Surge

Announced:
Jul 13, 2009
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jul 19, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

6.0
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  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

2.4 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

167 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

31.58 %

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 megapixels

Video recording:

Yes

Features:

Video sharing

Design

Dimensions:

3.84 x 2.28 x 0.61 inches (97.6 x 58 x 15.6 mm)

Weight:

4.38 oz (124 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Soft keys

Hardware & Performance

RAM:

0.1 GB

ROM:

256 MB

Internal storage:

0.12 GB

OS:

Symbian (9.3), S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Talk time:

5.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1393 min)

Stand-by time:

16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Talk time (3G):

4.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Music playback:

17.00 hours

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 1900 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.0

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS

Other:

Computer sync, SyncML

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Radio:

FM

Headphones connector:

2.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 30, 2009

FCC ID value:

QMNRM-599 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.81 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.20 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

EU SAR:

Head:

0.77 W/kg

This device is also known as Nokia Mako

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Thick body (0.61 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (167 ppi)

Description

Nokia 6790 Surge is a futuristic looking side-slider GSM smarthphone with a full QWERTY keyboard. It runs on the Symbian 9.3, S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2 OS and sports a 2-megapixel camera, GPS and a 2.5 mm jack.

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