Nokia is first to deliver new dual mode AMPS TDMA Portable Cellular Telephone for IS-136 TDMA Markets.TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 25, 1996--Nokia Mobile Phones, Europe's largest manufacturer of cellular phones, today introduced the Nokia 2160, the first available dual mode AMPS/TDMA phone designed to work on the new IS-136 TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access) A satellite and cellular phone technology that interleaves multiple digital signals onto a single high-speed channel. For cellular, TDMA triples the capacity of the original analog method (FDMA). digital cellular network.
The new phone, which is available in a fashionable array of artistic designs, features all of the award winning Nokia features. These include Nokia's pioneering, big-screen 30-character super-twist LCD display with permanent signal and battery strength indicators, separate voice mail and text-message-waiting indicators, and nine "one-touch" dialing keys for instant access to emergency services emergency services Emergency care '…services …necessary to prevent death or serious impairment of health and, because of the danger to life or health, require the use of the most accessible hospital available and equipped to furnish those services' , voice mail and frequently called numbers. All of the features offered are easily accessible via Nokia's user-friendly menu with help text and soft-key interface.
In addition, the 2160 is analog data Data that is recorded in a form that is similar to its original structure. Contrast with digital data. See analog. ready via an optional cable that enables the user to connect the phone to a compatible PCMCIA (Personal Computer Memory Card International Association, San Jose, CA, www.pcmcia.org) An international standards body and trade association that was founded in 1989 to establish a standard for connecting peripherals to portable computers. PCMCIA created the PC Card. See PC Card. modem card for sending and receiving faxes, data and e-mail anywhere within a cellular network. Finally, a full complement of accessories ranging from rapid AC and DC chargers to installed hands-free car kits with 3-watt boosters are also available.
The 2160 has been designed to support all of the most advanced IS-136 TDMA digital features available today. These include authentication, call forwarding call forwarding
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Noun 1. , calling line identification, call waiting, selective call acceptance, short message service and voice privacy.
At 8.3 ounces, (with optional 550 mAh nickel-metal-hydride battery), the 2160 provides talk times of 45 minutes (analog)/70 minutes (digital) and standby times of 14-19 hours (analog)/26-30 hours (digital). These performance times are also available with an optional 550 mAh nickel-metal-hydride vibrating vibrating,
v using quivering hand motions made across the client's body for therapeutic purposes. battery that provides silent call notification. In its standard 9.8 ounce configuration (1100 mAh nickel-cadmium battery The nickel-cadmium battery (commonly abbreviated NiCd and pronounced "nye-cad") is a popular type of rechargeable battery using nickel(IV) oxide and metallic cadmium as electrodes. ), the 2160 provides talk times of 90 minutes (analog)/150 minutes (digital) and standby times of 28-38 hours (analog)/52-60 hours (digital). Lastly, an optional 1500 mAh nickel-metal-hydride battery provides talk times of 2 hours (analog)/3.5 hours (digital) and standby times of 40-53 hours (analog) and 71-83 hours (digital).
"The 2160 builds upon the award-winning design of the Nokia 2120 and does an outstanding job of incorporating the most powerful IS-136 digital features available today into a phone that is not only beautiful to look at but simple to use," said John Ferrari, product marketing specialist for Nokia Mobile Phones, Inc. "With a Nokia 2160 and its on-line help text, any user can feel comfortable using advanced digital features without having to carry around an owner's manual. This represents a major step in the industry's effort to deliver the benefits of digital cellular service to the masses."
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This amount is calculated by subtracting the following items from gross sales: merchandise returned for credit, allowances for damaged or missing goods, freight of $8.4 billion. The company is Europe's largest manufacturer of cellular telephones, and is a pioneer in digital switching and cellular telephone technology. Nokia shares trade on six stock exchanges throughout the world, including the New York Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
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