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Motorola A840

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The first phone in the world to support voice and data on both domestic CDMA networks, and overseas GSM networks. Key features include dual color displays, a megapixel camera with flash, MP3 player, memory card slot, speakerphone, advanced voice dialing, and e-mail client.

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CDMA 850 / 1900
GSM 900 / 1800
CDMA (2G / 3G)
850 MHz / band 5 / BC0   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
1900 MHz / band 2 / BC1   PCS (Americas)

GSM (2G)
900 MHz / band 8   (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1800 MHz / band 3   DCS (Europe, Asia, Africa)
Weight 4.06 oz   (115 g)
Dimensions 3.7" x 1.93" x 0.92"   (94 x 49 x 23.4 mm)
Battery Talk: 4.2 hours max.   (250 minutes)
Standby: 185 hours max.   (7.7 days)
LiIon, Removable
Display Type: LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
Resolution: 176 x 220 pixels
Colors: 262,144 (18-bit)
OS / Platform (proprietary)
Processor ?
Memory 16 MB internal storage
Phone Book Capacity 500
SIM card size Traditional / Mini (2FF)
FCC ID IHDT56EF1 » (approved Jun 9, 2004)

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Group Features   Show all features
Adjustable Text Size -
Bluetooth -
BREW works in both CDMA and GSM modes
Call Screening -
Camera Resolution: 1+ megapixel
LED flash /
Changeable Body Plates -
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones supports MP3 and MIDI formats
Data Tethering Yes
Email Client Protocols Supported: POP3
EMS / Picture Messaging Yes
External Antenna Jack -
External Display color LCD / 98 x 67 pixels
Fast Charging -
Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight -
Flight Mode -
FM Radio -
FM Transmitter -
Front-Facing Camera -
Games downloadable via BREW
GPS / Location Yes
Hard Drive -
HD Voice -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) -
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) located on top
Hearing Aid Compatible -
High-Speed Data Technology: 1xRTT
plus GPRS in GSM mode
Infrared (IR) -
Instant Messaging -
Java (J2ME) -
Key Lock Switch -
Live TV -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD (TransFlash)
slot located on top
Miracast -
MirrorLink -
Mobile Hotspot -
Multiple Languages Yes
Music Player Yes
PC Sync Yes
PictBridge -
Picture ID Yes
Predictive Text Entry Technology: iTAP
Push-To-Talk -
Real-Music Ringers Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Ringer Profiles -
Ruggedized -
Side Keys up/down, smart keys on left / camera and voice keys on right
Speaker Phone Type: Full-duplex
Stereo Speakers -
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Text Messaging (SMS) Yes
Text Messaging Templates Yes
Touch Screen -
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
TV Output -
Vibrate Yes
Video Capture -
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-independent (automatic)
plus voice digit dialing and "OBEYMEMOTO" voice commands
WAP / Web Browser Browser Software: Openwave 6.2
WAP 2.0
Water-Resistant -
Wi-Fi -
Wireless Charging -


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