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This wiki is a community effort, and the goal is to document these devices as in-depth as possible. Refer to this guide to reinforce the integrity of any pages you may add.

Cell Phones and Other Handhelds[edit]

Include basic information about the device, such as the model and release year. A brief synopsis of the device is also desirable, but not mandatory.


Templates used for recording the specifications of devices posted here.

Any fields that are left blank won't appear on the page (so you don't have to worry about adding a value for each one).



| phonemodel=
| chipset=
| gpu=
| plat=
| disp=
| subdisp=
| led=
| sensors=
| flash=
| ram=
| cardslot=
| phonebook=
| cdconn=
| chargeconn=
| dataconn=
| fccid=



| phonemodel=
| modes=
| data=
| wlan=
| sim=
| irda=
| bt=
| btprof=
| pclink=
| tethering=



| phonemodel=
| typemethods=
| touch=
| softkeys=
| sidekeys=



| phonemodel=
| rearcam=
| video=
| frontcam=
| imagefmt=
| soundfmt=
| videofmt=
| speakerconf=
| lineout=
| synth=
| extras=



| phonemodel=
| sms=
| ems=
| mms=
| im=
| email=



| phonemodel=
| java=
| brew=
| mophun=


If applicable, list any variants of the device and what the differences are.


List known specifications of the device here. For examples on how this should be formatted, refer to Sony Ericsson T300 or Palm Treo 650.


  • Chipset or CPU: The main processor of the device; usually in the form of a SoC, multi-chip solution, or individual processor.
  • Media DSP or GPU: Some phones have a separate DSP or GPU to control the display (integrated with the SoC, or not). If it has one that you know of, list it here.
  • Platform or OS: The main software of the device. For feature phones this is mainly used for categorization purposes if the name of the software on the device is unknown. Some examples are:
    • Series 40
    • A200 Platform
    • Palm OS 5.4 (Garnet)
    • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Display: The main display of the device. Indicate the screen resolution, display technology, and type of digitizer if applicable.
  • Secondary display: Any additional display on the device, usually in the form of the outer display on a flip phone.
  • Sensors: Any special sensors equipped on the device, such as GPS, accelerometers, photoresistors, and proximity sensors.
  • Status LED: List if the device has any LEDs used to indicate status.
  • Flash memory: The size of the flash storage on the device. If it's unknown, indicate the amount of storage available to the user.
  • RAM: If known, list the device's RAM size.
  • Card slot: List if the device has a card slot for expandable storage.
  • Phonebook capacity: Not required, but some devices have a preset limit for how many contacts you are allowed to store.
  • Charging and data connector: The type of charging connector that the device accepts. If the port is used for only charging, list as Charging connector.
  • Data connector: Some devices have a data/serial connector independent from the charging port. If the device has one, list it here.
  • FCC ID: It's preferred that you include this as having a known FCC ID on hand helps determine an estimate for when the device was released.


  • Operating modes: The type of network that the device operates on, if applicable. Some examples are:
    • GSM (850/900/1800/1900)
    • CDMA
    • iDEN
    • AMPS
    • TDMA
    • PCS
  • Data: The type of data connection that the device uses to connect to mobile internet. Mostly used for internet and MMS. Examples:
    • GPRS
    • HSDPA
    • 1X
  • SIM size: If the device accepts a SIM card, indicate which size it uses (mini, micro, nano).
  • WLAN: List if the device is capable of connecting to a WLAN network and what version of IEEE 802.11 is supported.
  • IrDA: List if the device is capable of Infrared data transfer.
  • Bluetooth: List if the device is Bluetooth-enabled, and the Bluetooth version.
  • Bluetooth profiles: If applicable, list the Bluetooth profiles that the device supports.
  • PC Link: If known, list the level of compatibility with PC software. For example, if a device natively supports file transfer using a PC sync application.
  • Data tethering: List if the device is capable of tethering with another device to act as a modem.


  • Rear camera: If the device has a camera, list the maximum resolution of the camera, and features of the camera application.
  • Video: The resolution and frame rate, if known, of videos captured by a camcorder-enabled device.
  • Front camera: Camera used for video calling on some 3G devices. Include if applicable.


  • Supported image formats: The types of image formats that are supported to be viewed on the device.
  • Supported audio formats: The types of audio formats that are supported to either be played as media, or used as ringtones, on the device.
  • Supported video formats: The types of video formats that are supported to be played back on the device.
  • Line out: The type of port on the device that is used for connecting headsets, handsfree devices, or headphones.
  • Speaker configuration: The number of speakers on the device and what they are used for. Examples:
    • Single ear speaker
    • Ear speaker, loudspeaker
    • Stereo front-facing speakers
  • Synthesizer: If applicable, list the MIDI playback engine used by the device.
  • Extras: Any additional media-related software features, such as photo editors, ringtone composers, etc.


  • SMS: List if the device is capable of sending and receiving SMS messages, and if they are displayed in a threaded view.
  • EMS: List if the device is capable of sending and receiving EMS messages.
  • MMS: List if the device is capable of sending and receiving multimedia messages.
  • IM: Any instant messaging clients included on the device.
  • Email: Any email client included on the device, if applicable, and supported protocols.


  • Java: List if the device is capable of running Java applications natively and what its MIDP and CLDC versions are.
  • Any special software runtimes (such as BREW or Mophun) should be listed if they are supported.


  • Supported batteries:
    • The type of battery included with the device, and any other battery that will work in the device, if applicable. List the output voltage, capacity, and chemical composition if known.
  • Supported chargers:
    • The type of charger that shipped with the device, and any other charger that will work with the device.
  • Supported accessories:
    • Any special accessories that are compatible with the device, such as those coupled with a data port, SDIO slot, or CompactFlash slot.