Commonly used terms 3G 3G is the third generation of mobile phone standards and technology as released by the International Mobile
Telecommunications program (IMT- 2000). 3G technologies will allow various network operators to provide more advanced services and better networking capabilities. It will also support various high-end features like VoIP services, video calls, and high speed broadband. A2DP A2DP is an acronym for Advanced Audio Distribution Profile. It is a one-way pro le, unlike a headset or handsfree connect as it cannot help users connect calls wirelessly. It can only stream music on a stereo signal through a Bluetooth connection to headphones or speakers. AMOLED display AMOLED is an acronym for Active-matrix organic light-emitting diode and is used to reduce power consumption on portable devices like cell phones and media players. Performance-wise, it is at par with its passive-matrix OLED counterparts, but it requires less power, thus ensuring longer battery runtime. Android A Linux-based smartphone operating system, Android is a more popularly known as the software platform created by Google. The platform is open source and cross platform, so it can run on any device designed for it. The system is supported by the Open Handset Alliance. CDMA CDMA is an acronym for Code-Division Multiple Access and it falls under the purview of the 3G mobile standards of mobile phone technology, which uses the CDMA channel access to enable transfer of voice, data, and signaling data between mobile phones and cell phone towers. EDGE EDGE is an acronym for Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution. It is also referred to as EGPRS or Enhanced GPRS. EDGE is a digital mobile phone technology that enables faster and more reliable data transfer. Although this technology is part of the 3G de nition, it is classi ed as a 2.75G technology. EDGE benefits users who work with data applications requiring high speed, like multimedia programs. Unlike the 3G evolution, which requires an entire network by itself, EGDE is a technology that is used as an addendum to mobile networks using the GSM technology. GSM GSM is an acronym for Global System for Mobile Communications. It¶s the most widely used standard for cell phones all over the world. A GMS enabled phone enables its users to change serviced providers without changing their handsets via a small smart card called the Subscriber Identity Module, commonly known as a SIM card. GSM also supports upgraded packets like GPRS and EDGE. Half-QWERTY keypad A half-QWERTY pad falls midway between a full QWERTY and numeric keypad. It has two alphabets on each key. This way, the keypad is narrow enough to let the user type with one hand while holding the device with ease. IMEI IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity. It is a unique number provided to GSM and 3G enabled mobile handsets. It is embedded in the cell phone. It can usually be found beneath the battery It enables you to identify whether a particular mobile handset is original or not. It can only
This keypad resembles the alphabet keyboard on the computer and helps you type on your smartphone with ease. just like a joystick. It has a small ball fit inside the surface of the device. a faster processor. rather than making the client wait and collect mail manually. Using a stylus improves the precision of the touch interface. essentially it s a mobile phone which features the functionalities similar to that of a computer. A stylus is also very helpful for drawing or writing directly on the screen. You can nd out the IMEI of your phone by typing *#06# on your GSM or 3G mobile phones. It is of great help to people who constantly communicate on the move. a larger display. following a similar format as the IMEI. and touchbased cell phones.
. It is most helpful while typing out email and formal correspondence. which is partially exposed to let the user rotate it in any direction with his fingers. graphics tablets. Smartphone While there is no sure way of describing a smartphone. Push email Push email is a serviced provided in smartphones and PDAs to deliver emails to the device in realtime. Stylus A Stylus is a pen-shaped input device mainly used for PDAs. which ³pushes´ emails to the client as soon as it arrives. especially if the options to be selected are small. it have no bearing on the service provider.identify devices. Trackball A trackball is pointing device that features a four-axis control. and can run specially designed o ce and communication applications. QWERTY keyboard layout QWERTY are the first six letters that appear in the first row of a standard English keyboard. Such devices have a dedicate OS. Newer models equipped with the CDMA equipment use MEID or Mobile Equipment Identifier. Push email works on a simple technique. Tablet PCs. BlackBerry was the rst smartphone/PDA to offer this technology to its users. allowing faster scrolling in all four directions.