|AC Wall Charger
||An accessory device that allows you to power and/or charge your
phone from a wall outlet.
||The time elapsed between the start of a call achieved by
connecting to your service provider's network and the termination
of a call achieved by pressing the end button. Network connection
time includes signals received prior to voice transmission, such as
busy signals and ringing.
||A battery technology used in personal cellular telephones.
||Similar to a built-in phone book, this feature allows scrolling
alphabetically through the names in the directory for easy
||The technological basis for most current mobile phone systems.
Primarily designed to transmit sound waves, as in conversations.
||A digital feature allowing the sending of voice channel
operations (i.e., fax machines, personal computers with modems,
etc.) without having to manually seek an analog channel each time.
||The phone's internal memory allows callers to leave a personal
|Audible Keypad Tone
||Confirms that a key has been pressed properly. Helps avoid
airtime charges to incorrect numbers.
||Allows call answering without pressing the SND button. After a
brief ring, simply lift the unit to your ear and begin the
||Touching any key will illuminate the display and keypad for
||Timer Set On to automatically display the Last Call Timer at
the end of each phone call.
|Automatic Hands Free
||When this feature is enabled, simply hang up the phone to begin
a hands free conversation.
||When activated the phone will automatically lock each time it
is turned off to help prevent unauthorized use.
|Automatic Redial (on system busy)
||Upon a System Busy signal, simply press the SND button and the
phone will redial the call.
|Automatic Tone Altering (mobiles)
||In areas where quality phone connections cannot be made, the
phone will sound a series of beeps to signal that an incoming call
||When activated, incoming calls will cause the vehicle horn to
sound or (installation option) headlights to flash to alert the
user to return to the vehicle.
||A chargeable device used to provide phones with power. Nickel
Metal Hydride batteries (NiMH) provide very high capacity at a low
weight, and are also faster to charge.
|Battery Indicators Audible
||Tone "beeps" to alert that the battery is running low.
Visual...A "LoBat" message in the display indicates that the
battery is running low.
|Battery Meter/Dedicated Battery Meter
||A visual indicator of the estimated time remaining on the
battery helps avoid dropped calls due to insufficient current
|Battery status/ Battery charge display
||Displays battery charge remaining.
||The effect that causes a user to get a busy signal indicating
there are no free channels.
||A low-power, short-range wireless technology designed for local
area voice and data communications. It enables the exchange of
information between many devices, including certain wireless
phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), notebook PCs and
handheld PCs. This technology allows you to use a wide range of
computing and telecommunications devices, almost wherever and
whenever you want.
||If the mobile phone is left active and an incoming call is not
answered, the message "Call" will be displayed to inform the user
of a call attempt.
||If the mobile phone is wired to turn on and off with the
vehicle ignition, calls will not be terminated when the ignition is
||Privately page an individual by sending an audible tone.
|Call Alert Stacking
||With Call Alert Stacking, you can either clear a Call Alert or
save it to the queue for later recall.
||Allows you to set your phone to prohibit certain incoming or
outgoing phone calls.
||Enables you to divert incoming calls to another phone or
||Allows you to set your phone to forward all calls to an
alternate phone number.
||Enables you to put a caller on hold while a second call is
answered or made.
|Call Line Identifier
||Phone numbers with Calling Line ID information are
displayed, so you can choose which calls to answer.
||Keep track of the time you accrue each month toward an
allotment of airtime minutes.
||While making a call, the phone will alert you that another
person is trying to call you. You can choose to answer the call or
it will forward to your voice mail.
||A service that allows you to see your caller's number before
|CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access)
||CDMA separates communications by code. Voice is broken into
digitized bits, and groups of bits are tagged with a code. Each
code is associated with a single call in the network. Groups of
bits from one call are randomly transmitted along with those of
other calls. Then they are reassembled in the correct order to
complete the conversation.
|CDMA 1X (Code Division Multiple Access, First Generation)
||CDMA 1X is a new technology that offers increased speed and
value-added applications such as high-speed Internet access,
advertising and video conferencing, as well as downloading music
and data directly from the Internet to your mobile phone, laptop
computer, or PDA.
|Cigarette Lighter Adapter
||An accessory device that allows you to power and/or charge your
phone from a car's cigarette lighter.
||Calling Line Identification is a service that allows the number
of a caller to be accessed by the recipient though services such as
||A directory located within the handset that includes all
contacts and groups that have been assigned by the user
||A term generally applied to radio technology in which a handset
is used within a restricted distance from its corresponding base
||Denotes the area in which a mobile phone can make and receive
calls. It is often described by networks in terms of the percentage
of population that can use the service rather than actual
||Circuit Switched Data - what you use when you do a dial up data
or fax call from your phone. Different way of shifting data to GPRS.
Has slower speeds/ higher cost generally than GPRS.
||Data-capable phones enable transmission of data from a laptop,
portable fax machine or personal digital assistant equipped with a
modem and an auxiliary jack.
||Ability of a device to transmit or receive data.
||Your mobile phone can be used to send and receive fax and data
files, access the Internet and send e-mail when connected to mobile
||A term for GSM1800 referring to a digital mobile phone system
using the 1800MHz band.
||Digital Enhance Cordless Telecommunication. A digital cordless
phone standard that is often found on domestic digital cordless
|Delayed Call Placement
||Programs the unit to place a call after a user-designated
number of minutes have passed. Helps user remember to place
||The general term for communications technologies that digitize
transmissions into binary code.
||Calls from a designated list of phone numbers will ring in a
special way (network and subscription dependent feature -- not
available in all areas).
|Dual Battery Capability
||Allows you to use a main and auxiliary battery on your phone
for extended talk times.
||Dual Tone Multi-Frequency. The process of sending
multi-frequency tones across a mobile phone network. Used for tone
dialling and accessing various services.
||A feature on some mobile phones that allows the handset to
operate using either the GSM1800 and GSM900 frequencies to overcome
capacity restrictions. All new mobile phones in the AUSTRALIA can
utilise this service if available.
||A phone that can operate on two different standards.