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NEC 232E

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This clamshell GSM phone is NEC's first mid-range phone - and first model with EDGE - for North America. Notable features include a suite of unique fitness and diet functions (carrier-dependent). Other features include a VGA camera with LED flash, internal antenna, voice dialing, and 40-chord polyphonic ringtones.

This phone is not currently available from any major U.S. carrier. It is compatible with some U.S. networks, and may be available from third-party dealers or smaller, regional carriers.


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Display 128 x 160 pixels
Battery 700 mAh
Talk: 5 hours max.
Standby: 150 hours max.
Processor ?
Storage Not expandable
4.6 MB of partitioned (non-shared) memory

LED flash / self-timer / brightness control

Weight 3.35 oz   95 g
Dimensions 3.54 x 1.69 x 0.91 in   90 x 43 x 23.1 mm
OS / Platform (proprietary)
Network Bands

GSM: 850, 1800, 1900

GSM   2G
band 5 / 850 MHz   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
band 3 / 1800 MHz   DCS (Europe, Asia, Africa)
band 2 / 1900 MHz   PCS (Americas)
Data Technology EDGE
Phone Book Capacity 500
SIM card size Traditional / Mini   2FF

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Group Features   Show all features
Adjustable Text Size -
Alarm Yes
Barometer -
Bluetooth -
Calculator plus currency converter
Calendar Yes
Call Screening -
Changeable Body Plates Yes
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes
Data Tethering Yes
Dual-SIM -
Email Client Protocols Supported: POP3, SMTP
EMS / Picture Messaging Yes
External Antenna Jack -
Extra Display monochrome LCD / 2-color backlight / 30 x 96 pixels
Fast Charging -
Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight -
FM Radio -
FM Transmitter -
Games Number of games: 3
GPS / Location -
HD Voice -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) -
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) -
Hearing Aid Compatible -
Infrared (IR) -
Instant Messaging -
Java (J2ME) Version: DoJa
Memory Card Slot -
Miracast -
MirrorLink -
Mobile Hotspot -
Multiple Languages Languages Supported: English, French, Spanish
Music Player -
Picture ID Yes
Predictive Text Entry Technology: T9
Push-To-Talk -
Real-Music Ringers -
Ringer ID -
Ringer Profiles Yes
Ruggedized -
Satellite -
Side Keys up/down keys on left
Speaker Phone -
Stereo Speakers -
Stylus -
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Text Messaging Templates -
To-Do List Yes
Touch Screen -
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
TV Output -
USB operates as read-only USB flash drive for offloading photos, etc.
Video Calling -
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-dependent (tags)
up to 10 / plus voice digit dialing
Voice Memo Number of entries: 20
up to 20 seconds each
VR-ready -
WAP / Web Browser Browser Software: Openwave 7.0
Water-Resistant -
Wi-Fi -
Wireless Charging -


FCC ID A98-KMP6J1N1 »   approved Mar 31, 2004

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