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Sanyo Katana review

7.3/10 AVG.
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7.3/10
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The Sanyo Katana currently has an Informr score of 7.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 141 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Sanyo’s Katana is a very thin flip that features a color outer display, VGA camera, Bluetooth, USB connectivity, speakerphone and a unique in-phone answering feature for call screening.

With the Katana you also get a 700-entry address book, alarm, calculator, calendar, voice memo and a WAP browser. It also includes Predictive Text for faster input.

The Sanyo Katana allows you to text, MMS, take pictures and access the internet. You can also customize via custom graphics and ringtones, picture and ringer ID.

Anyone looking for an attractive, slim flip should include the Katana on their list.


Operating system
Custom
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
2.2"
Camera
VGA (640 x 480)



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Screen Size
2.2"

The Sanyo Katana's screen size is 2.2 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown

There is a processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
VGA (640 x 480)

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard VGA (640 x 480) camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
5 MB

Internal memory is 5 MB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
820mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 820 mAh battery. Sanyo's performance ratings are 7 days standby time.

Sanyo Katana Specs

Overview
Release date July 7, 2006
Regions available USA, Canada
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
CDMA:
850/1900 MHz
AMPS
Data:
1xRTT
SIM card size
No
Dual SIM No
Operating System No
Processor
Internal Storage 5 MB
RAM No
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.28 W/kg
Body: 1.05 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 820 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 7 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Flip
Colors Blue Sapphire, Cherry Blossom Pink, Mystic Black, Polar White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 9.9 x 5.1 x 1.5 cm (3.9 x 2 x 0.6 in)
Weight 96 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 65k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 2.2 inches
Secondary Display Color LCD, 96 x 64 pixels, 65k
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Standard / 12-key Numeric
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry T9
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock No
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity 500
Multiple Numbers Per Contact 7 numbers
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols No
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, AIM, MSN
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB No
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles DUN, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
Expansion Slot Info
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications No
Brew Applications Yes
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
VGA (640 x 480)
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Brightness control, Self-timer, White balance
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback No
Audio Formats No
Radio No
Video Playback No
Video Playback Formats No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack Yes
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Viewable document types No
Weather Yes
Stocks Yes
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Sanyo SCP-6600

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