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Glossary Term List

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.

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1080p - 1080p is an HD standard that defines a screen resolution of ...

1xEV-DO [AKA "EV-DO"] - Commonly known simply as EV-DO, CDMA 1xEV-DO is a 3G technol...

1xEV-DO Rev A [AKA "EV-DO Rev. A"] - EV-DO Rev A is a 3G CDMA technology that is an upgrade of tr...

1xEV-DV [AKA "EV-DV"] - EV-DV, written in full form as 1xEV-DV, is a 3G voice and da...

1xRTT - 1xRTT is a data transmission system used on CDMA networks th...

2.5G - 2.5G is a sometimes used term that refers to GPRS class wire...

2.75G - 2.75G is a term occasionally used to refer to EDGE data conn...

2160p [AKA "QFHD"] - QFHD, which stands for "quad full HD," is a video resolution...

2G - 2G is short for Second Generation, the name usually given to...

3G - 3G, or Third Generation, is a somewhat generic term for netw...

3GPP - The 3GPP is a standards body that works within the scope of ...

3rd Generation Partnership Project [AKA "3GPP"] - The 3GPP is a standards body that works within the scope of ...

4G - 4G is the term used to refer to the next wave of high-speed ...

4K2K [AKA "QFHD"] - QFHD, which stands for "quad full HD," is a video resolution...

720p - 720p is an HD standard that defines a screen resolution of 1...

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