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Psion Series 5 8MB Special Edition Detailed Tech Specs

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General AttributesGeneral Attributes: 

BrandBrand name of the device. This may match with the manufacturer Psion
ModelOne or more (separated by /) specific model name identifies this device. This field may include model code too. Series 5 8MB Special Edition
ReleasedFirst official market release date in (year, month) 1997 Sep
Hardware DesignerThe company which designed this device Psion
ManufacturerThe company which produces this device Psion
OEM IDThe OEM ID is internal code and refers to a specific variant of the model series S5SE
General ExtrasHardware extras like stylus, kickstand, rotatatble screen, rotatable keyboard, haptic feedback, etc.  Passive stylusStylus in default package
Device CategorySmartphone, tablet, smart watch, PDA, palmtop, etc.  PalmtopCompact, clamshell, usually touchscreen mobile computer which has physical keyboard and has no built-in cellular modem.
Market CountriesCountries where the device was officially sold. Overlap is possible.  Ireland, United Kingdom (UK)
Market RegionsRegions where the device was officially sold.  Overlap is possible.  Europe, Western Europe

Physical AttributesPhysical Attributes: 

WidthWidth is horizontally measured between the left and right edges of device according to the default display orientation 170 mm
6.69 inchWidth measured in inches
HeightHeight is vertically measured between the bottom and top edges of device according to the default display orientation 90 mm
3.54 inchHeight measured in inches
DepthDepth refers to the thickness of the device. Depth is usually the smallest dimension of the device 23 mm
0.91 inchesDepth measured in inches
Bounding VolumeThe volume of the smallest cuboid which can bound the device in cubecentimetres 351.9 ccm
MassThe mass of the device including standard battery and stylus (if any and it can be inserted into the device) measured in grams 354 g
12.49 ouncesThe mass of the device including standard battery and stylus (if any and it can be inserted into the device) measured in ounces

Software EnvironmentSoftware Environment: 

PlatformThe family of the operating system like Android, iOS, Windows Phone/Mobile, Palm OS, etc.  SymbianSymbian OS / EPOC (EPOC, S60, S80, S90, UIQ, MOAP)
Operating SystemPre-installed (usually embedded) operating system which the device was released with. Symbian EPOC Release 3Symbian EPOC Release 3
Operating System Kernel VersionThe OS kernel is the primary component of an operating system which manages hardware and software resources, schedules tasks and threads and provides interface for the upper software layers (system calls, interrupts, APIs, etc.) R3

Application processor, ChipsetApplication processor, Chipset: 

CPU ClockFrequency of the square signal which schedules the internal operation of microprocessor (synchronous sequential logic). The current consumed by the processor is approximately proportional to clock rate. 18.432 MHz
CPUManufacturer part number and most important characteristics of the IC which includes the main application processor or processors ARM 7100, 1995, 32 bit, single-core, 8 Kbyte I-CacheARM 7100, 1995, 32 bit, single-core, 8 Kbyte I-Cache

Operative MemoryOperative Memory: 
RAM TypeType of volatile memory IC which specifies RAM architecture, timing characteristics, refresh mode, voltage levels and physical design of the IC. Two major types of random-access memory is static RAM (SRAM) periodically refreshed dynamic RAM (DRAM).  EDO DRAM
RAM CapacityCapacity of the random access memory in mebibytes (binary megabytes) 8 MiB RAM

Non-volatile MemoryNon-volatile Memory: 
Non-volatile Memory TypeType of NV memory IC which determines storage technology, programming / erasing method and write endurance  EPROM
Non-volatile Memory CapacityCapacity of the primary non-volatile memory in mebibytes (binary megabytes)  6 MiB non-volatile

DisplayDisplayAll parameters that related to display

Display ResolutionHorizontal and vertical resolution of the primary display. In case of display with rounded edges this refers to the smallest bounding rectangle. 640x240
153600 pixelsThe total number of pixels is the product of horizontal and vertical number of pixels
Display DiagonalThe distance measured between the furthest corners of the display. In case of display with rounded edges this refers to the diagonal of the smallest bounding rectangle. 142 mm
5.6 inchDisplay Diagonal in inches
Display WidthThe distance between the vertical edges of the display (horizontal display size). In case of display with rounded edges this refers to the smallest bounding rectangle. 132.96 mm
5.23 inchDisplay width in inches
Display HeightThe distance between the horizontal edges of the display (vertical Display Size). In case of display with rounded edges this refers to the smallest bounding rectangle. 49.86 mm
1.96 inchDisplay height in inches
Horizontal Full Bezel WidthDefined as the sum of width of left and right vertical display bezels. If the display panel is located in the middle width of left and right bezels are the same and their width is the half of the full bezel width. 37.04 mm
Display AreaCalculated display area is the product of max. horizontal and vertical display sizes. In case of display with rounded edges or notch this refers to the smallest display bounding rectangle. 6629.3 square millimeter
Display Area UtilizationRegular display area per regular front panel area ratio. This approximated indicator does not count with possible rounded corners (neither on front panel nor on display) or display notches. 43%
Pixel SizeCalculated pixel size based on display diagonal, resolution and aspect ratio 0.20775 mm/pixel
Pixel DensityIndicates the number of pixels per inch 122 PPI
Display TypeDisplay technology, e.g. Color/ monochrome e-ink, STN, PM-OLED, AM-OLED, TN-TFT, IPS TFT, ASV TFT, MVA TFT, PVA TFT, PLS TFT  Monochrome STN LCDGrey/monochrome STN (super-twisted nematic). This is a passive matrix LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) technology. display
Display Color DepthColor depth defines how many colors or greyscales can be displayed 2 bit/pixel
Number of Display ScalesMaximal number of displayable colors or scales 4
Display IlluminationForm of illumination used for lighting or backlighting LCD display in dark and dim ambient condtions.  Electroluminescence PanelAn Electroluminescence Panel emits uniform light over its entire surface
Display Light Reflection ModeThe ratio between reflected and transmitted light depends on reflection mode thus display technology. Possible options: transflective, reflective, transmissive, etc.  reflectiveReflective LCD has high reflectance factor. Hence it reflects the most of the incident ambient light. A reflective LCD is excellently readable in bright sunlight with or without illumination but illumination (not backlighting) reduce readability.
Scratch Resistant ScreenUsual types: Gorilla Glass generations, DragonTrail/X, Sapphire Glass  No

Graphical SubsystemGraphical Subsystem: 

Audio/Video InterfacesAudio/Video Interfaces: 
A/V OutAudio/Video outputs form a heterogeneous group of interfaces that allow the user to connect the device to various external analog/digital multimedia devices (monitors, projectors, HD TVs) and play multimedia content. For example: MHL, DisplayPort, HDMI, e  No

Audio SubsystemAudio Subsystem: 

Audio Channel(s)Number of independent channels supported by the audio subsystem of the device, e.g.: mono, stereo, 5.1, 7.1, etc.  mono

Sound Recording: 
A/D Converter Nominal ResolutionThe resulution (Q) of the analog/digital converter which converts the analog voltage signal of the built-in microphone or microphone input to a series of Q-wide binary samples 12 bit quantization
Microphone(s)Analog or digital sound receiver. Main applications: voice calls, active noise cancellation, voice command, voice/video recording, voice identification  mono

Sound Playing: 
D/A Converter Nominal ResolutionThe resulution (R) of the digital/analog converter which converts a series of R-wide binary samples to the analog voltage signal of the built-in speaker or audio out   8 bit quantization
Loudpeaker(s):   mono
Audio Output:   No

Cellular PhoneCellular Phone: 

Supported Cellular BandsList of supported cellular networks with band names. For example GSM900 refers to the GSM system with the 890-915 MHz uplink and 935-960 downlink bands.  No

Secondary Cellular PhoneSecondary Cellular Phone: 
Sec. Supported Cellular Networks:   No

Control PeripheralsControl Peripherals: 

Touchscreen TypeDetermines how the touchscreen module senses the touch of the screen  Resistive touch sensing screen
Touchscreen Simultaneous Touch PointsDetermines how many touches the touch-sensitive screen module is able to simultaneously detect  Single-touch
KeyboardConventional input peripheral which allows the user to enter characters by pressing a dedicated key  Built-in QWERTY
Number of keysThe total number of keys in case of QWERTY or other standard keyboards OR the number of keys excluding navigation buttons in case of special keybaords 53
Directional PadA four-way mechanism that allows the selection of certain on-screen objects  Four-way (without action button)-way


Communication InterfacesCommunication Interfaces: 

Expansion InterfacesNon-volatile memory and/or I/O expansion interfaces. For example: microSD, microSDXC, SDHC, CF II., PCMCIA III., etc.  CompactFlash Type I., CompactFlash Type II.
USBFirst or the only USB port. USB is a common high-speed serial bus standard that allows data and power transfer between the mobile device and another computer. Version of USB identifies USB standard.  No
USB Speed RateDetermines the highest available data transfer speed of first USB port. Usual standard speed levels: High-Speed (HS), Super-Speed (SS)  No
USB ConnectorPhysical USB connector layout. Most common types: micro-USB, USB A, USB Type-C or proprietary (e.g. Lightning)  No
BluetoothIEEE 802.15 is a short-range radio technology standard that allows transfer of data, and the use of accessories such as wireless audio devices and printers. This field specifies the supported BT version.  No
Wireless LANWireless LAN / WLAN / Wi-Fi: 802.11 defines a medium-range wireless data link that allows for internet access and data transfer. This field enumerates the supported protocols (e.g. 802.11a/b/g/n).  No
IRInfrared Port (IR): Near-field (within 1 meter) wireless optical data link mainly for connecting mobile devices, accessories and consumer electronic devices (remote control).  IrDA 1.1
115200bit/s (SIR/CIR)Determines the highest available data transfer speed of IR port
SerialUniversal Asynchronous Receiver-Transmitter (UART) is a configurable asynchronous serial data link  Recommended Standard 232
Serial Connector:   Proprietary
Serial Data Rate:   115200 bps

Multimedia BroadcastMultimedia Broadcast: 

FM Radio ReceiverWith a bulit-in FM radio the device is able to receive FM (frequency modulated) broadcast in 79 - 108 MHz band.  No

Satellite NavigationSatellite Navigation: 


CameraCameraPrimary camera usually has better imaging capabilities than secondary camera if any

Camera Image SensorRefers to the semiconductor technology of image sensor (FSI CMOS, BSI CMOS, etc.)  No
FocusCD AF, PD AF, Laser AF, etc. No / Not supported means there is no adjustable optical system or no camera built-in at all  No
FlashA flash is used to brighten dark areas when taking photographs; is also used as a flashlight. This field contains the exact type of the flash.  No

Secondary CameraSecondary CameraWidely used for video telephony or taking selfies

Secondary Camera SensorRefers to the semiconductor technology of sec camera image sensor (FSI CMOS, BSI CMOS, etc.)  No

Power SupplyPower Supply: 

BatteryBattery technology  AA pencil battery
removablePossible options: removable, built-in
Nominal Battery VoltageIf there are more than 1 cells in the battery nominal battery voltage is the sum of voltage of cells in series. 3 Volts
Number of battery cellsIn case of high power consumption it is more efficient to connect more than 1 cells in the battery in series to minimize current thus loss. 2
Estimated Battery LifeEstimated always-on battery life of the device in case of common usage conditions 20 hours

Ingress Protection Ingress Protection : 

Protection from solid materialsIngress Protection Standards. IP First digit: Protection from solid objects or materials  Yes
Protection from liquidsIngress Protection Standards. IP Second digit: Protection from liquids  Yes

Built-in SensorsBuilt-in Sensors: 


Datasheet Attributes: 
Data IntegrityData integrity level determines the integrity of the published information. Final datasheets are not intended to be modified in the future, preliminary ones can be based on unofficial information or speculations, incomplete ones are also preliminary b  Final
AddedThe exact time of the datasheet addition 2017-12-04 22:44
 
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