Qualcomm PDQ 800

Description (Brief):

In 1998 Qualcomm introduced their model PDQ-800 cellular phone. An early so-called “smart phone,” the PDQ-800 combined a cell phone with a personal digital assistant (or PDA) based on the interface used by Palm Pilots. The user simply flipped down the number pad and wrote Palm “Graffiti” characters with a stylus to interface with the unit.

Date Made: 19981999

Maker: Qualcomm

Location: Currently not on view (box)

See more items in: Work and Industry: Electricity, Communications, American Enterprise

Exhibition: American Enterprise

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: from Daniel Henderson

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2003.0095.054Catalog Number: 2003.0095.054Accession Number: 2003.0095

Object Name: smart phonecellular telephonepersonal digital assistant

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 17.6 cm x 6.5 cm x 2.9 cm; 6 15/16 in x 2 9/16 in x 1 1/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-4cf7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1191491

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