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Device Name Inter@ctive Pager 900
Family Name Inter@ctivePager
Code Name RIM 900
Announced Date September 18th, 1996
Released Date September 18th, 1996
Colors Black
Notes Very first handheld device released by RIM.
Device was nicknamed "The Bullfrog" and "The Hamburger" because it fit in the palm of your hand.
Size & Weight
Height 76 mm
Width 99 mm
Depth 35 mm
Weight 277 grams
Screen Resolution 4 x 30
Model 2xAA
Keyboard Type QWERTY
System Memory/RAM 640 KB Flash ROM
Built-in Storage 128 KB Static RAM
Wireless Connectivity
Network Bands Network: Mobitex Network
Transmitting: 896 to 902 MHz Receiving: 935 to 941 MHz Transmitting output: 2 Watt
External Features
Data Port RS-232C (Serial)
Research Sources
· 1996.09.18-RIM_Press_Release.png
· 1996.09.18-RIM_Press_Release_-_ARDIS_Support.png
· 1996.09.18-RIM_Press_Release_-_PCS_Narrowban_Support.png
· 1996.09.18-RIM_Press_Release_-_RAM_Support.png
· RIM_Spec_Sheet_For_InteractivePager(Mobitex).png
· Wikipedia_-_Interactive_Pager.pdf