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Our online glossary is here to help you make sense of the terminology used in the cell phone industry. It covers mobile technologies, such as 3G and 4G, and even includes a bit of information on smartphone operating systems and the companies that make the cell phones and other mobile technology devices we all use.

What is "communicator"?

A communicator is a style of smartphone made popular by Nokia's 9000 series of handsets, such as the 9300 and the 9500. A communicator is generally regarded to be a clamshell device that has its hinge on one of its long edges that contains a QWERTY keyboard and a landscape oriented display on the inside. The word communicator is also used to refer specifically to Nokia's 9000 series of handsets.

See Also: Nokia, clamshell, QWERTY

Referred to by: S60, S80

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