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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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S-DMB [AKA "DMB"] - DMB stands for Digital Multimedia Broadcasting and is a suit...

S-LCD [AKA "Super LCD"] - Super LCD (SLCD) is a display technology used by numerous ma...

S-LCD2 [AKA "Super LCD"] - Super LCD (SLCD) is a display technology used by numerous ma...

S40 - S40 is the platform that Nokia runs on its feature phone han...

S60 - Formerly known as Series 60, Nokia's S60 is a smartphone pla...

S80 - S80, previously known as Series 80, is the software platform...

S90 - S90, previously known as Series 90, is the software platform...

Samsung - Samsung is the largest mobile phone maker in its home market...

Samsung Mobile [AKA "Samsung"] - Samsung is the largest mobile phone maker in its home market...

Sanyo - Sanyo is a Japanese manufacturer that produces CDMA and UMTS...

SAR - The SAR, or specific absorption rate, of a mobile phone is t...

screen resolutions - There are a number of names and abbreviations that are used ...

Screen Type [AKA "Display Type"] - The display type may be seen on a specification sheet for a ...

SD - Secure Digital cards, most commonly referred to simply as SD...

second generation [AKA "2G"] - 2G is short for Second Generation, the name usually given to...

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