The C290 is the first Sprint PCS Vision-enabled phone from Motorola. Offering a large and vibrant 65K-color display, soft-touch exterior and sleek, compact design, the C290 is ideal for consumers who want a stylish phone and the conveniences of voice communication, SMS Text Messaging, and Sprint PCS Vision services to help them stay connected. With Sprint PCS Vision, customers can personalize the C290 by downloading the latest images, ringers, games, and other applications, reflecting their unique interests and enjoying hours of entertainment on the go.
The Motorola C290 is a basic CDMA flip phone for Sprint. This phone also has an external antenna which is used to get a better reception. The phone’s screen is a 1.7” LCD. The Motorola C290 can be used as your personal organizer with the calendar and To-Do list. This phone rings with polyphonic ringtones. You can save 500 of phone book entries and can even put 5 different numbers per contact. The phone is simple in style yet sturdy. A brand new battery can give you a 8.5 days life on stand-by mode.