Template:Infobox information appliance

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Usage[edit source]

{{{name}}}
[[File:{{{logo}}}|frameless]]
[[File:{{{image}}}|300px]]
{{{caption}}}
Also known as {{{aka}}}
Developer {{{developer}}}
Manufacturer {{{manufacturer}}}
Product family {{{family}}}
Type {{{type}}}
Generation {{{generation}}}
Release date {{{releasedate}}}
Retail availability {{{lifespan}}}
Introductory price {{{price}}}
Discontinued {{{discontinued}}}
Units sold {{{unitssold}}}
Units shipped {{{unitsshipped}}}
Media {{{media}}}
Operating system {{{os}}}
System-on-chip used {{{soc}}}
CPU {{{cpu}}}
Memory {{{memory}}}
Storage {{{storage}}}
Removable storage {{{memory card}}}
Display {{{display}}}
Graphics {{{graphics}}}
Sound {{{sound}}}
Input {{{input}}}
Controller input {{{controllers}}}
Camera {{{camera}}}
Touchpad {{{touchpad}}}
Connectivity {{{connectivity}}}
Power {{{power}}}
Platform {{{platform}}}
Current firmware {{{currentfw}}}
Online services {{{service}}}
Dimensions {{{dimensions}}}
Weight {{{weight}}}
Best-selling game {{{topgame}}}
Backward
compatibility
{{{compatibility}}}
Predecessor {{{predecessor}}}
Successor {{{successor}}}
Related articles {{{related}}}
Website {{{website}}}
{{Infobox information appliance
| name         = 
| title        = 
| aka          = 
| logo         = 
| image        = 
| caption      = 
| developer    = 
| manufacturer = 
| family       = 
| type         = 
| generation   = 
| releasedate  = {{Start date|YYYY|MM|DD}}
| lifespan     = 
| price        = 
| discontinued = 
| unitssold    = 
| unitsshipped = 
| media        = 
| os           = 
| power        = 
| soc          = 
| cpu          = 
| memory       = 
| storage      = 
| memory card  = 
| display      = 
| graphics     = 
| sound        = 
| input        = 
| controllers  = 
| camera       = 
| touchpad     = 
| connectivity = 
| currentfw    =
| platform     = 
| service      = 
| dimensions   = 
| weight       = 
| topgame      = 
| compatibility= 
| predecessor  = 
| successor    = 
| related      = 
| website      = {{URL|example.org}}
}}

Parameters[edit source]

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools; see the monthly error report for this template.

TemplateData for Infobox information appliance

No description.

Template parameters

This template has custom formatting.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
NamenameNameTitle

Name of the appliance. Default it the article name. However it is a required parameter as it does not accept null.

Default
PAGENAME
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Logologo

File name of the logo to be appeared at the top of the infobox

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Logo sizelogo_size

Size of the logo. Default is 250px. Must not normally be changed.

Default
250px
Example
empty
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empty
Stringoptional
Logo alternative textlogo_alt

Alternative text for the logo, used when the web browser cannot display the image or when a visually-impaired person uses a screen reader.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Logo captionlogo caption

Caption for the logo. Must only be used to provide anything far more important than 'This is the logo of X'. e.g. used for inserting {{ffdc}} or {{deletable image-caption}}.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
ImageimageImagephotoPhoto

File name of the image of the appliance to be appeared at the top of the infobox.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Image sizeimage_sizeImageWidth

Image size. Defaults to 300px. The best practice is to ensure the image is displayed at the default resolution. Hence, use of this parameter is discouraged.

Default
300px
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Image alternative textalt

Alternative text for the screenshot (used by the blind and when web browsers cannot or do not load the image)

Default
empty
Example
empty
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empty
Stringoptional
Image captioncaption

Caption for the image of the appliance.

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
Stringoptional
Also known as? ("AKA")aka

Device nickname

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
Stringoptional
DeveloperdeveloperDeveloper

Name of the developer, if applicable

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Manufacturermanufacturer

Name of the manufacturer, if applicable

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
Stringoptional
Familyfamily

Product family

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
Stringoptional
TypetypeType

Type of the device

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
Stringoptional
Generationgeneration

Name of the device generation, if it is part of a line of products developed iteratively

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
Stringoptional
Release daterelease datereleasedatefirst_release_dateReleasedIntroduced

Date introduced

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
Stringoptional
Lifespanlifespan

Average expected lifespan

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
Stringoptional
Base pricebasepriceBasepricepriceMSRP

Price at the initial release. Per [[WP:NOTCATALOGUE]], "An article should not include product pricing information unless there is an independent source and a justified reason for the mention. Encyclopedic significance may be indicated if mainstream media sources (not just product reviews) provide commentary on these details instead of just passing mention..

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Discontinuation datediscontinuedDiscontinueddiscontinuation_date

Date at which the product is discontinued

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Units soldunits soldunitssold

Number of units sold, including pre-orders

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Units shippedunits shippedunitsshipped

Number of units shipped

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
MediamediaMedia

Supported media. Where applicable, consider using "removable storage" parameter instead.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Operating systemosOSoperatingsystem

Operating system bundled with the product

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
PowerpowerPower

Power consumption specifications

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
Stringoptional
System-on-chip usedsoc

System-on-chip used, if applicable

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
CPU make and modelcpuCPUprocessorProcessor

Central processing unit's brand name and model

Default
empty
Example
empty
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empty
Stringoptional
CPU clock speedCPUspeed

Central processing unit's clock speed, expressed in hertz

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Amount of memory installedmemoryMemoryRAM

Amount of volatile random-access memory installed on the appliance

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Memory typeRAMtype

Make and model of the volatile random-access memory modules used

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Storage devicestorage

Type(s) and specifications of non-volatile internal storage device(s)

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Removable storagememory card

Type(s) and specifications of non-volatile removable storage device(s) supported

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
DisplaydisplayDisplay

Specifications of included or supported display device, e.g resolution

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
GraphicsgraphicsGraphicsGPU

Specifications of the included graphics component, which is responsible for outputing content to display devices

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
SoundsoundSound

Specifications of audio subsystem

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
InputinputInput

Input devices included or supported. Specialized versions of this parameter include: Controllers, camera and touch pad.

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
Stringoptional
Controllerscontrollers

Video gaming controller supported

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Cameracamera

Specifications of camera included

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Touchpadtouchpad

Specifications of touchpad included; e.g. make, model, number of buttons or whether it support multitouch

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
ConnectivityconnectivityConnectivity

Specifications of component that support data transfer in and out of the device, including networking subsystems

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Current firmwarecurrentfw

Indication of the current version of the device's firmware.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Underlying platformplatform

Name of any underlying platforms

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Online serviceonline serviceonlineserviceservice

Name of associated online service(s)

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
DimensionsdimensionsCasing

Dimensions

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Weightweight

Weight

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Best-selling video gametop gametopgame

Name of the best selling video game that works on the appliance, if appliable. Please include source and sale stats.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Compatibilitycompatibility

Details of backward compatibility with its predecessor

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Predecessorpredecessor

Name of predecessor

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
Successorsuccessor

Name of successor

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
Stringoptional
Relatedrelated

Name of sibling devices

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Stringoptional
WebsitewebsiteWebsite

URL of the official website, in a printer-friendly form. Consider using {{URL}} template.

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
Stringoptional

Important notes[edit source]

Under WP:NOPRICES, "product prices should not be quoted in an article unless they can be sourced and there is a justified reason for their mention". Use of the "price" field should therefore be the exception rather than the norm.

Microformats[edit source]

The HTML mark-up produced by this template includes an hCalendar microformat that makes event details readily parsable by computer programs. This aids tasks such as the cataloguing of articles and maintenance of databases. For more information about the use of microformats on Wikipedia, please visit the Microformat WikiProject.
Classes used

The HTML classes this microformat uses include:

  • attendee
  • contact
  • description
  • dtend
  • dtstart
  • location
  • organiser
  • summary
  • url
  • vevent
Please do not rename or remove these classes
nor collapse nested elements which use them.
The HTML mark-up produced by this template includes an hProduct microformat that makes a product's details readily parsable by computer programs. This aids tasks such as the cataloguing of articles and maintenance of databases. For more information about the use of microformats on Wikipedia, please visit the Microformat WikiProject.

If the product has a URL, use {{URL}} to include it.

Classes used

The HTML classes this microformat uses include:

  • brand
  • category
  • description
  • fn
  • hproduct
  • identifier
  • listing
  • photo
  • price
  • review
  • type
  • url
  • value
Please do not rename or remove these classes
nor collapse nested elements which use them.

Tracking category[edit source]

See also[edit source]