Casio G'zOne Brigade C741 is a rugged CDMA clamshell for Verizon Wireless. The devices sports a circular OLED display, a full 4-row QWERTY keyboard and Push-to-Talk Capabilities.
Network technology - Referes to the kind of network technology used. Three major technologies are used today - TDMA, CDMA and GSM.
CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.
Data - Shows the particular phone's type of data. the major mobile phone data types are GPRS, CDMA2000 1xRTT, EDGE, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS, etc.
Design - Phone design type
Form Factor - Refers to the form factor of a phone. The main handset designs are bar, clamshell, slide, swivel
Dimensions - Phone's dimensions
Weight - Phone's weight
Antenna - Refers to the type of the antenna. The major types are retractable, stub-retractable, stub-nonretractable, internal
Display - Phone's main display
Type - Refers to the type of the display. There are four major display types: Greyscale, Black&White, LCD:STN-color and LCD:TFT-color
Technology - Refers to the type of the color displays. There are five major types: LCD, TFT, TFD, STN and OLED
Resolution - Refers to the width and the height of the display
Colors - Shows the number of colors that the display supports
Additional Display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display
Type - Refers to the type of the additional display. There are four major display types: Greyscale, Black&White, LCD:STN-color and LCD:TFT-color
Type - Refers to the type of the color displays. There are five major types: LCD, TFT, TFD, STN and OLED
Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display
Type - Refers to the battery type. Three major battery typesare used: Li-Ion, Li-Polymer, Ni-MH
Capacity - Shows the battery capacity in mAh
Talk time - Maximum talk time in hours
Stand-by time - maximum Stand-by time in hours
BREW version - BREW is a thin, efficient applications execution environment designed specifically for wireless devices. QUALCOMM is providing BREW free of charge to handset makers for integration onto their devices. The company is also providing the BREW Software Development Kit (SDK) to developers free of charge. The SDK includes the full BREW applications platform, plus a variety of tools for writing BREW applications.
Camera - Camera specs
Type - Shows the type of the particular phone's camera: built-in immobile; built-in swivel or a separate accessory
Resolution - Shows the particular phone's camera resolution. The major mobile phone camera resolutions available are QCIF; CIF; VGA (640x480); 1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.0 and 3.0 megapixels.
Flash - Capability to produce an instantaneous flash of light in order to illuminate a scene when taking a photograph
Music Player - Audio support such as MP3
Video Playback - Video support such as MPEG4
Internet Browsing - Capability to access special Internet sites using the mobile phone
Browser name - Shows any special features of the particular phone's Internet browser
Support - Capability to store scheduling and event information in the phone. Some phones also offer the ability to sound an alert or vibrate to remind of upcoming events
Support - Shows that the phone has an alarm, which can be set to go off
Support - An organized list of text items that can be entered into the phone to help the user remember and keep organized
Support - Text message, also called SMS (Short Message Service) is a short text messages, which can be sent and receieved by the particular phone
EMS - Enhanced Message Service - a type of extended SMS. Allows users not only to send plain text messages, but also to include pictures, animations, melodies and formatted type.
MMS - MMS - Multimedia Messaging Service - method of transmitting graphics, video clips, sound files and short text messages over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.
Templates - Pre-set text that can be used to quickly send common messages without typing the message itself
Predictive Text Input - Predictive Text Input is a intelligent software that make typing words easier on a mobile phone keypads. It uses a built in dictionaries. You press the numbers that carry the characters that you want to type only once, and the software tries to guess what word you are attempting to type.
Type - Shows the type of the Predictive Text Input. The major types available are T9, iTAP and eZiText
Memory Expansion - Capability to add additional memory to your phone.
Slot Type - Shows what type of additional memory can be added to the particular phone. Eight major memory slot types are available: MMC, SD, CF, Memory Stick Duo, miniSD, RS MMC, TransFlash (microSD), Memory Stick Pro Duo
Maximum card size - Shows the capacity of the memo0ry expansion slot that can be added
Bluetooth - Low power radio technology replacing the need for wires connecting electronic devices such as personal computers, printers, palm top computers and mobile phones.
Version - Shows the paricular phone's Bluetooth version
EDR - Refers to any special features of the particular phone's Bluetooth
Computer synchronization - The phone's ability to synchronize its data with a computer application. The Synchronization involves the transfer of data from one device to a computer or vice versa.
Polyphonic ringtones - Old-style ringtones play one musical note at a time, whereas polyphonic ringtones play multiple notes, creating a fuller, richer and more realistic sound. At the same time, polyphonic ringer phones usually play multiple instruments and are equipped with better-sounding speakers.
Support - Shows whether the particular phone supports polyphonic ringtones or not
Supported formats - Shows any special features of the particular phone's polyphonic ringtones
Vibration Alert - Capability to vibrate when receiving calls
Speaker Phone - Allows the user to use the phone without holding it (can be placed at a short distance). This is a very useful feature, if you have to hold for a long time, or numerous people have to participate in the conversation.
Voice recording - The ability to store short notes(memos) in the memory of your phone.
TTY/TDD - Special feature enabling deaf/hard of hearing or speech individuals to communicate with hearing individuals.
Push-to-Talk - Two way radio communication which features walkie-talkie like functionality
FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.
Date Approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission
FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone
US SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.