Toshiba PORTEGE G500

Announced:
Feb 12, 2007
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

7.3
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Display

Display size:

2.3 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

174 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

35.08 %

Colors:

65 536

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 megapixels

Flash:

Yes

Software Features:

Digital zoom

Video recording:

Yes

Features:

Video calling

Front:

Yes

Design

Form factor:

Slider

Dimensions:

3.77 x 1.92 x 0.90 inches (96 x 49 x 22.9 mm)

Weight:

4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (swipe)

Features:

Soft keys (2)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter

Multimedia

Headphones:

2.5 mm jack

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, WMV

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 416 MHz, Marvell PXA270

RAM:

0.06 GB

ROM:

128 MB

Storage expansion:

miniSD

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Windows Mobile Standard (5.0)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

USB 1.1

Other:

VoIP, Computer sync

Cellular

UMTS:

2100 MHz

GSM:

900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

1200 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

4.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G):

3.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Internet browsing

Browser:

Opera 8.6 Browser

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, 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, Microsoft Exchange, Visto, Push e-mail

Instant Messaging:

Yes

JAVA:

Midp 2.0

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 09, 2007

FCC ID value:

SP2-RG4-E01 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.22 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

1.44 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 12, 2007
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Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.90 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • Too little RAM
  • Lacks GPS

Description

Toshiba Portege G500 is standard slider, based on Windows Mobile 5 for Smartphones. The main features of G500 include high-speed HSDPA data, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 2-mega pixel camera, Fingerprint authentication and tri-band GSM for Europe.

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