Nokia 6650

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Nokia 6650
Nokia6650 unlocked.jpg
ManufacturerNokia
Compatible networksGSM 900 and 1800 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
First releasedSeptember 2002
Availability by region2003; 19 years ago (2003)
PredecessorNokia 6310i
SuccessorNokia 6630
Nokia N91
RelatedNokia 6100
TypeCamera phone
Form factorBar
Dimensions132 mm (5.2 in) H
52 mm (2.0 in) W
25 mm (0.98 in) D
Mass141 g (5.0 oz)
Operating systemNokia Series 40
Memory7 MB internal
Removable storageNone
BatteryRemovable 950 mAh Li-Ion
DisplayTFT LCD (4096 colors, 128 x 160 pixels)
SoundLoudspeaker, vibration motor
Rear cameraVGA camera
ConnectivityBluetooth 1.1, Infrared
Data inputsPush buttons
SAR0.64 W/kg

Nokia 6650 is a mobile phone developed by Nokia. It was the company's first 3G phone, first leaked in June 2002[1][2] and eventually unveiled on 26 September 2002.[3] It was also the first device supporting the 3G W-CDMA 2100 MHz band.[4]

A 1900 MHz version known as the 6651 was released for the North American market soon after. Alongside the jointly-launched Motorola A845, the pair were the first UMTS 3G phones launched in America, on the short-lived AT&T Wireless UMTS network (the network later shut down, as part of the merger with Cingular Wireless - which eventually debuted its own 3G UMTS network). As a result, the Nokia 6651 was one of only two phones that ever launched on the AT&T Wireless 3G network.[5]

Its appearance is very similar to that of Nokia 6100, but with a larger screen and external antenna (it was the last Nokia candybar phone with an external one). The 6650 uses the Nokia Series 40 platform, and is equipped with a VGA camera and supports Java ME applications. The device has 4096 colours and features Bluetooth, Infrared and a WAP browser.[3][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nokia's first 3G phone sets sail". CNET. 13 July 2003. Retrieved 2020-12-02.
  2. ^ "Nokia's first 3G phone". Gizmodo. 13 June 2003. Retrieved 2020-12-02.
  3. ^ a b Wearden, Graeme (26 September 2002). "Nokia takes wraps off first 3G phone". ZDNet. Retrieved 2020-12-02.
  4. ^ "World's First GSM / 3G Dual Band Mobile". 3G. Archived from the original on 11 January 2007. Retrieved 1 December 2020.
  5. ^ "AT&T Rolls Out 3G Wireless in Four Cities". 20 July 2004.
  6. ^ "Nokia 6650". GSMArena. Retrieved 1 December 2020.