A handset which has the ability to operate on several frequencies and several types of communications systems. For example, the Globalstar system will have the capability of operating in either a cellular or satellite mode.
Dual mode phones that support more that one technology. For example a 800 MHz CDMA phone that also supports 800 MHz AMPS. You can also have phones that support dual band/dual mode such as the Nokia 6185 which is 800, 1900 MHz CDMA and 800 MHz AMPS. Dual mode phones allow you to access different technologies in the same or different geographic regions, essentially giving your phone a wider coverage area.
Dual mode mobile phones work on more than one network (for example, digital and analog) - this is extremely useful if you want the advantages of a digital phone, but regularly visit areas where analog is the only service available. Back to the top.
Dual mode mobile phones have more than one air interface and hence can work on more than one network. One example is phones that operate on both digital and analog networks. They are quite useful if you want the advantages of a digital phone, but regularly visit areas where analog is the only service available.
Dual mode phones or radios are devices that support more than one technology. Typically, this is either CDMA and AMPS or TDMA and AMPS, but other dual mode phones are starting to appear on the market, such as GSM and TDMA.
Dual mode mobile phones have more than one air interface and hence can work on more than one network. One example is phones that operate on both digital and analog networks. Another example is phones that could work in both cdma2000 and W-CDMA networks.
Functionality that allows a mobile phone to operate in two different modes for greater roaming capabilities. For example, a mobile phone may be equipped to support both CDMA2000 and WCDMA standards to send and receive calls.
A Dual Mode mobile phone can run on one or more operating system, and have more than one interface. It can be useful if you want to switch from a digital phone and if it is not available on the network you are on in one area, you can switch to analog.