Glossary

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2G | 3G |  3.5mm headphone jack | 4G |  5G |  802.11

A

A-GPS (Assisted GPS) |  A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) |  AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) |  Accelerometer |  Airplane mode |  Alarm Clock |  Alphanumeric |AMOLED display (Active-matrix organic light-emitting diode) |  Analog |  Android |  ANT+| Antenna |  Aperture |  APN (Access Point Name) |  Apple AirPlay |  Apple AirPlay 2| Apple iOS |  Apple iOS 10 |  Apple iOS 11 |  Apple iOS 12 |  Apple iOS 7 |  Apple iOS 8 |  Apple iOS 9 |  Apple Pay |  aptX |  Audio jack |  Auto-focus |  AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)

B

Bada OS |  Band |  Bandwidth |  Bar |  Base Station |  Battery Charging |  BeiDou Navigation Satellite System |  Benchmarking |  Biometrics |  Bit |  BlackBerry OS |BlackBerry Playbook OS |  Bluetooth |  bps (Bits per Second) |  Brand | Broadband |Browser |  Byte

C

Calculator |  Calendar |  Call alerts |  Calling Plan |  Camera |  Capacitive Touchscreen|  Car Kit |  Carrier |  CDMA (Code-Division Multiple Access) | CDMA2000 |  Cell |Chipset |  cHTML (Compact HyperText Markup Language) |  CIF (Common Intermediate Format) |  Clamshell |  CMOS (Complementary metal-oxidesemiconductor) |  Color depth|  Concatenated SMS |  Connected GPS | Construction |  Corning Gorilla Glass |CPU (Central Processing Unit) |  Crosstalk |  CSTN (Color Super Twisted Nematic) |CTIA |  Custom ringtones |  CyanogenMod

D

D-Pad (Direction Pad) |  Data Disclaimer |  DC-HSDPA (Dual Carrier or Dual Cell High-Speed Downlink Packet Access) |  Digital Zoom |  Display type |  DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) |  DNSe (Digital Natural Sound engine) |  Downlink |  DRM (Digital Rights Management) |  Dual-band |  Dual-Mode |  Dual-SIM |  DVB-H (Digital Video Broadcasting – Handheld) |  Dynamic Memory

E

EDGE (Enhanced Data for Global Evolution) |  EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) |  EGPRS |EGSM (Extended GSM) |  Email client |  Emoji |  EMS (Enhanced Message Service) |eSIM | EV-DO |  EV-DV |  Exchangeable covers |  External Antenna Jack |  External Display

F

FCC (Federal Communications Commission) |  Feature Phone |  Femtocell |  Firefox OS| Firmware |  Fixed-focus |  Flash Memory |  Flight mode |  Flip-down phone |  FM Radio |  FM Transmitter |  Form factor |  FOTA (Firmware Over-The-Air) |  FPS (Frames Per Second) |  Frame Error Rate |  Frequency |  FTP (File Transfer Protocol)

G

Galileo (Global Navigation Satellite System) |  GB (Gigabyte) |  Gbps (Gigabits per second)| Geo-tag |  GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System) |  GPRS |  GPS (Global Positioning System) |  gpsONE |  gpsOneXTRA Assistance technology |  GPU (Graphics Processing Unit)

H

H.263 |  H.264 |  H.265 |  Half-QWERTY keyboard layout |  Handwriting recognition |Haptics |  HEVC |  Hot Spot |  Hot Swap |  HSCSD (High-Speed Circuit Switched Data)|  HSDPA (High-Speed Downlink Packet Access) |  HSDPA+ (High-Speed Downlink Packet Access Plus) |  HSP (Headset Profile) |  HSUPA (High-Speed Uplink Packet Access) |HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) |  Hz (Hertz)

I

iDEN (Integrated Digital Enhanced Network) |  Image Signal Processor (ISP) |  IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) |  IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) |  IP (Internet Protocol) |  IP Ratings |  IrDA (Infrared Data Association)

J

Java

K

KB (Kilobyte) |  Kbps (Kilobits per second) |  Key Guard |  Key Lock Switch

L

Land line |  LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) |  LED (Light-Emitting Diode) |  Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) |  Li-Polymer (Lithium Polymer) |  LiMo OS |  Linux |  Location-Based Services (LBS) |  Lock code |  Long SMS |  Long Term Evolution (LTE) |  Loudspeaker

M

Macro |  Maemo OS |  Magnetometer |  mAh |  Mass Storage mode |  MB (Megabyte)|  Mbps (Megabit per second) |  MeeGo OS |  Megapixel |  Memory card slot |  Memory effect |  Messaging |  MHz (Megahertz) |  Micro USB |  microSD | microSDHC |Microsoft Exchange (Server) |  MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) | MIDP (Mobile Information Device Profile) |  Mil-Spec (MIL-STD) |  MIMO |  Mini-USB | miniSD |MMC |  MMCmobile |  MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) |  Mobile games | Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) |  Mobile IM (Instant Messaging) |  Mobile WiMAX | Mobility DisplayPort (MyDP) |  Models |  Modem |  Monochrome |  MP3 (MPEG Layer 3) |MPEG (Motion Picture Experts Group) |  MPEG-4 video |  Multitouch input method |Music playback time (battery life) |  Music Player

N

NAND Memory |  Network capacity |  Network coverage |  NFC (Near Field Communication) |  NiCd (Nickel Cadmium) |  NiMH (Nickel Metal Hydride) |  NOR Memory |  Numeric keypad

O

OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) |  OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) |  Optical Zoom |  OS (Operating System) |  OTA (Over-The-Air) |  OTG

P

Packet Data |  Pager |  PC Sync |  PCS (Personal Communications Service) |  PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) |  Percentile rank |  Phone Book Access (PBA) |  Phone Life Cycle |  Phone Physical Attributes |  Phonebook |  PIM (Personal Information Manager/Management) |  PIN code (Personal Identification Number) |  Pixel |  Pixel density (Pixels Per Inch) |  Polyphonic ringtones |  POP3 (Post Office Protocol) |  Port |Predictive text input |  Price |  PTT (Push-To-Talk) |  PUK Code (PIN UnlocK Code) |Push

Q

QCIF (Quarter Common Intermediate Format) |  Quad-band |  Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) |  QVGA (Quarter Video Graphics Array) |  QWERTY keyboard layout

R

RAM (Random-Access Memory) |  RBDS (Radio Broadcast Data System) |  RDS (Radio Data System) |  Rechargeable Battery Types |  Resistive touchscreen |  Resolution |Ringer ID |  Ringing profiles |  Ringtone |  Roaming |  ROM (Read-Only Memory) |  RS-MMC (Reduced-Size Multi Media Card) |  RSA (Rural Service Area) |  RSS (Rich Site Summary) | Ruggedized (Rugged)

S

S60 user interface |  SAP (SIM Access Profile) |  SAR (Specific absorption rate) |  Screen protection |  SD (Secure Digital) |  Secondary camera |  Sensors |  Side Keys |  SIM| SIM lock |  Single-Band |  Skin |  Slimport |  Smart Watch |  Smartphone |  SMIL| SMS (Short Messaging Service) |  SNS (Social network service) |  Soft keys |  Soft Reset | Speed Dial |  Stand-by time (battery life) |  Stereo Speakers |  Streaming Video| Stylus |  Sub-QCIF |  SVGA |  Symbian |  SyncML

T

Talk time (battery life) |  TCP/IP |  TD-SCDMA (Time Division-Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access) |  TEST |  Tethering |  Text messaging (texting) |  TFD (Thin Film Diode) |  TFT (Thin Film Transistor) |  Theme |  To-Do list |  Touchscreen |  Trackball| Transflash |  Transflective |  Tri-band

U

UFS |  UI (User Interface) |  UIQ |  UMA |  UMTS |  Unlocked phone | Upload |UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) |  USB (Universal Serial Bus) |  USB On-The-Go |  USIM

V

VGA (Video Graphics Array) |  Video call |  Video Codec |  Voice dialing |  Voice mail |Voice memo |  VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) |  VPN (Virtual Private Network)

W

WAP (Wireless Application protocol) |  watchOS |  WCDMA(Wideband Code Division Multiple Access) |  Wear OS |  Wearable Technology |  webOS |  Wi-Fi |  Windows Mobile | Windows Phone OS |  Wireless email |  WLAN |  WMV (Windows Media Video)

X

Xenon flash

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