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  SE P900 in short
P900 uses UIQ 2.1 user interface. The UI is fully customizable using themes - packs of skins, images, color schemes and ringtones. P900 supports videorecording with audio and the recording time is only limited by free storage memory (about 1 MB per minute - 2 hours on 128 MB Memory stick). New, fully electronic flip is not only much more solid, but it also provides much bigger display area in Flip closed mode than P800 - 208x208 pixels. P900 supports T9 predictive text input. Internal storage memory has been expanded to 16 MB. New display supports 16-bit palette (65,536 colors).
UIQ is a customizable pen-based user interface platform for media-rich mobile phones based on Symbian OS. UIQ offers users enchanting interaction through its pen-based user interface and large display. It is designed to offer easy access to the wide variety of data services in 2.5 and 3G networks. UIQ phones use large, touch sensitive screens (208-240*320 pixels, 12 or 16-bit color). The latest UIQ 2.1 release brings advanced UI personalisation with Themes, Java MIDP 2.0 and enhanced multimedia and network support.


General data:

  • Product name: P900 (Latin and Chinese), P908 (Chinese for People's Republic of China)
  • Dimensions: 57 x 115 x 24 mm
  • Weight: 150 g with battery and flip
  • System and power class: E-GSM 900 class 4, GSM 1800 class 1, GSM 1900 class 1
  • Antenna: built-in
  • Speech coding: HR, FR, EFR (where available)
  • SIM card: small plug-in card, 3V or 5V
  • Operating system: Symbian OS v7.0 with UIQ 2.1 User Interface
  • Processor: 32-bit RISC ARM9
  • Internal user storage memory: 16 MB (P900), 13 MB (P908)
  • External storage: Memory stick Duo card (32 MB supplied, up to 128 MB supported)
  • Talk time: up to 13 hours
  • Standby time: up to 400 hours
  • HSCSD maximum data rate: 28,8 kbps + 14,4 kbps
  • GPRS maximum data rate: 85,6 kbps + 21,4 kbps (with CS-4 coding scheme)
  • Screen type: TFT, touch sensitive, anti-reflective, back-light, variable intensity
  • Display size: Flip open: 208x320 pixels, 40x61 mm. Flip closed: 208x208 pixels, 40x40 mm
  • Pixel size: 0,192 mm
  • Colour resolution: 16 bit, 65,536 colors
  • Keypad: 16 keyswitches on hinged/removable keypad, Jog Dial: 5-way (up, down, towards, away, select), browser button, CommuniCam button, On-Off button
  • Text input: Flip closed: T9 or multitap; Flip open: Touchscreen or virtual keyboard
  • Third party application support: C++, Personal Java, Java MIDP / CLCD 2.0, AppForge Mobile VB


  • Handsfree options: Built-in Office speakerphone, Portable handsfree, Bluetooth headset, Stereo headset
  • Picture phone book: Picture of contact when making outgoing call; Picture of caller when incoming call CLI matches entry in Contacts; Pictures of contacts shown on speed dial
  • Personal ringtones: Sound clips as personal ringtones and alerts: MP3, ARM, AU, iMelody, MIDI, RMF (Beatnik) and WAV
  • Voice control: Voice dialling, Voice answering (answer or send "busy"), Magic Word activation. 40 seconds storage for approx. 50 words and contact names
  • Other features: Support for calling cards, Access most applications whilst on a phone call, Flight mode (use P900 as a PDA in locations where radio transmitters must be switched off), SIM Application Toolkit, USSD, ALS (Alternate Line Selection)

PDA applications:

  • Contacts (address book)
  • Calendar (Diary)
  • Tasks ("To-Do" list)
  • Jotter (Text and "ink" notes)
  • Sound recorder (Dictaphone)
  • Time (World Clock)
  • Calculator
  • English-Chinese-English Dictionary (P908 only)
  • Lunar Calendar (P908 only)

Integrated CommuniCorder:

  • Image size - still camera: 640x480 (VGA), 320x240 (QVGA), 160x120 (QQVGA)
  • Image size - video camera: 176x144 (QCIF)
  • Color depth: 24-bit (16,7 million colors)
  • Storage format - still camera: JPEG/JFIF, 3 quality (compression) levels, user-selectable
  • Storage format - video camera: Picture: 3GPP/MPEG-4; Sound: AMR. Unlimited recording time with audio.
  • Other features: Delay timer, Brightness and Contrast settings, Lighting (4 preset values + automatic), Flicker free setting (for fluorescent lighting), Backlight mode, CommuniCorder button switches to viewfinder and acts as the shutter, Night mode, Mute shutter, Jog Dial acts as mode selection and alternative shutter button, On-screen icons show quality setting and remaining pictures or video clip time, Quick share feature provides rapid switch to MMS with picture or video ready to send

Pictures (Image viewer):

  • Formats: JPEG, BMP, GIF (including animated), MBM, PNG, WBMP
  • Sharing via: IR, Bluetooth, MMS, email, PC file transfer, Memory stick

Image Editor:

  • Usage: Available from the Pictures application and when composing MMS messages
  • Functions: Crop, Rotate, Rescale, Colour, Pen size, Eraser

Video Player:

  • File format: .3GP (3GPP PSS), .MP4 (MPEG-4)
  • Streaming transport: RTSP according to 3GPP
  • Video coding: MPEG-4 Simple Visual Profile Level 0, H263 Profile 0 Level 10, H263 Profile 3 Level 10
  • Audio coding: AAC, AMR

Music Player:

  • File format: AMR, AU, WAV, MP3, General MIDI level 1 with 16-voice polyphony, RMF, iMelody
  • Features: Playlists, Loop, Automatic pause on phone call, MP3 ID3 tag details displayed

Messaging - SMS:

  • Classes: 0, 1, 2
  • Bearer: GSM and GPRS
  • Broadcast: Basic and Extended channel
  • Concatenated messages: up to 255 messages

Messaging - EMS:

  • Standards compliance: 3GPP 23.040 Version 4
  • Supported objects: sounds, melodies, pictures, animations
  • Image editor: user may create and edit icons (16x16 and 32x32 pixels)

Messaging - MMS:

  • Image formats: GIF (including animated), JPG, BMP, WBMP, PNG
  • Audio format: AMR, AU, iMelody, MIDI, WAV
  • Presentation: SMIL
  • Conformance: 3GPP 23.140 V5.0, Nokia/Ericsson "MMS Conformance Document V2.0.0"

Messaging - E-mail:

  • Incoming mail server support: POP3, IMAP4
  • Outgoing mail server support: SMTP
  • Content coding: MIME compliant
  • Attachment viewers: vCard, vCal, pictures, Video player, Music player, document viewers
  • Other features: Automatic download of messages over GPRS 'always on' connection

Document viewers:

  • Onboard: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat PDF
  • Supplied on CD-ROM: over 20 formats including ZIP, TIF, FAX, Lotus, WordPerfect, RTF, Outlook message, PCX, MS Project, MS Visio and more

Internet browser:

  • Languages: HTML 3.2 (excluding features such as frames and Javascript that are not revelant to a small screen device), WML 1.3, WBXML, xHTML Basic, xHTML Mobile Profile, cHTML
  • WAP version: WAP 2.0
  • Scripting: Compiled WML scripts
  • Style sheets: WCSS
  • Images: BMP, WBMP, GIF (including animated), JPEG, PNG
  • Bearer: GPRS, HSCSD, CSD
  • Security: WTLS Class 1, 2, 3; WTLS Cipher RC5 with 128-bit; TLS/SSL; TLS Cipher RC4 with key lenght 128, SignText
  • Certificates: Preinstalled: Baltimore, Entrust, GlobalSign, RSA and VeriSign. Download: WTLS, X509
  • WIM: WIM interface including SIM-WIM (SWIM)
  • Bookmarks: Yes, number only limited by available user storage
  • Bookmark import/export: IrDA, Bluetooth, SMS, MMS, email
  • Home page: Yes
  • Cache: 15 kB - 1 MB user-configurable; 600 kB default
  • Clear cache function: Yes
  • Cookies: Yes
  • Hyperlinks: Underlined in text; Image according to Style Sheet
  • WAP Accounts/Profiles:Yes. Integrated with bookmarks. Quantity only limited by available user storage
  • OTA support: Ericsson/Nokia OTA, WAP Forum Provisioning
  • User Agent Profiles: Yes, list of client capabilities


  • Compliant with M-Services specification, Phase 1

User personalisation:

  • Wallpaper: BMP, GIF, Animated GIF, JPEG, MBM, PNG, WBMP. 208x189 pixels in Flip closed mode and 208x254 pixels in Flip Open mode. In FO mode, only the first frame of an animated GIF is displayed
  • Screen saver FC and FO: BMP, GIF, JPEG, MBM, PNG, WBMP. Animated GIF supported (animation uses more power). 208x320 pixels Flip open image size. 208x208 pixels visible area with flip closed (same image as in FO mode)
  • Ringtones and Alarm tones: MP3, AMR, AU, iMelody, MIDI, RMF, WAV. Recommended format for WAV files is PCM, 22 kHz, 8-bit, mono ("radio quality")
  • Picture Phonebook: BMP, GIF, JPEG, MBM, PNG, WBMP (picture formats that may be loaded into Contacts)
  • Application selection: Applications available via FC on-screen icons. Applications available from Application Picker in FO mode.
  • Themes: Downloadable Themes packages containing FO and FC background pictures, color schemes, ringtones, "skins" for UI elements (like title bars), icons etc.

Bluetooth technical data:

  • Compatibility: Bluetooth specification 1.1
  • Coverage area: up to 10 meters (33 feet)
  • Supported profiles: Generic access profile, Serial port profile, Generic Object Exchange Profile, Dialup Networking Profile, Object Push Profile, Headset Profile, File Transfer Profile

Infrared technical data:

  • Data transmission rate: Max speed between phone and IrDA device - SIR: up to 115,200 bps

Remote synchronisation:

  • Data: Contacts, Calendar, Tasks
  • Bearer: HTTP
  • Protocol: SyncML

Local synchronisation:

  • Data: Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, Jotter Text Notes, email
  • Bearer: Bluetooth, IrDA, USB
  • Protocol: SyncML
  • PC applications supported: Lotus Organiser 5 & 6, Lotus Notes 5.0 & 6, Microsoft Outlook 98, 2000, 2002

PC Suite for P900:

  • Local synchronisation (as above)
  • Drag and drop file transfer between P900 and PC (e.g. Word documents, JPEG images)
  • Backup and restore of user data and settings
  • Software installation utility
  • Language change utility
  • Dial-up networking wizard
  • Drivers for P900 to be used as a wireless modem
  • Interactive Learning Video
  • Soft copies of user documentation


  • Data protection: SIM PIN (at power on). Device Lock (at power on and/or activated by screen saver)
  • Browser: TLS, SSL, WTLS, Certificate handling
  • Third party applications: Support for signed applications
  • Intranet access: SecureID from RSA Security, SafeWord from Secure Computing

Remote configuration:

  • Ericsson/Nokia OTA Settings: WAP account (account name and WAP gateway information), ISP settings (bearer information, user name, password), Bookmark (name and URL), SyncML settings, MMS settings
  • WAP Forum specifications: WAP account, ISP settings
  • Smart Messaging specification: ISP settings, email account


  • Solitaire
  • Chess, including multi-player games over SMS

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