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Sanyo Katana Eclipse X review

4/10 AVG.
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4/10
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The Sanyo Katana Eclipse X currently has an Informr score of 4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 3 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Fusing cutting-edge style with powerful music capabilities, the Katana® Eclipse X offers a unique new illumination feature that allows you to identify callers and messages with customizable light effects.

Released for Sprint, the Katana Eclipse X is enhanced with One Click, allowing consumers to access functions they use most. One Click can personalize the home screen to organize options such as text messaging, Google search, Sprint Navigation, email, favorite Web sites, music and call log. It can access Google or add shortcuts to websites on the home screen. Scrolling its customizable carousel-style menu offers status alerts - for example, the number of new messages appears. The Katana Eclipse X is compatible with Sprint TV for live and on-demand content, Sprint Music Store for full-length tracks, Sprint Radio with more than 150 channels and an integrated MP3 player with microSD card slot supporting up to 8GB (256 MB card included). Additional features include stereo Bluetooth technology, external music navigation controls and a 1.3-megapixel camera with zoom and video camcorder.

Also included is a 500 name capacity, customizable phone book, alarm, calendar, calculator, stopwatch and the ever present World Clock. There are voice command controls for dialing, recording and speakerphone.


Operating system
Custom
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
Unknown
Camera
1+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


MobileBurn

The inside of the Eclipse X features a large keypad with with rectangular keys that seemed a bit stiff during use. The phone offers dedicated back, speaker, and camera buttons, but it should be noted that none of the keys located around the d-pad cluster can be read in the dark, even when the backli...

- Michelle Ruhfass, MobileBurn


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Screen Size
Unknown

The Sanyo Katana Eclipse X's screen size is Unknown with x pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown

There is a processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
1+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 1+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
10 MB

Internal memory is 10 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 8 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
840mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 840 mAh battery. Sanyo's performance ratings are 7 days standby time.

Katana Eclipse X Specs

Overview
Release date November 4, 2008
Regions available USA
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
CDMA:
800/1900 MHz
Data:
1xRTT, EV-DO
SIM card size
No
Dual SIM No
Operating System No
Processor
Internal Storage 10 MB
RAM No
ROM No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.6 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 840 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 Black, Pink
Dimensions [H x W x D] 9.1 x 4.8 x 1.8 cm (3.6 x 1.9 x 0.7 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 Unknown
Secondary Display Color LCD (TFT), 96 x 96 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 No
Any Key Answer Yes
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 Unknown
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, Windows Live
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 8 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Unknown
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
1+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
12x digital
Flash
No
Additional Rear Camera Info
Brightness control, Effects, Frames, Self-timer, White balance
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
15 fps
Front Camera
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, AAC+, AAC
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats MPEG-4
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 2.5mm
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 No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps No ()
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Sanyo SCP-6750

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