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Huawei DISCOVERY EXPEDITION

Posted
Jan 1, 2012
Market status
Released

Pros

  • Water-resistant phone

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Low pixel density screen (200 ppi)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 320 pixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks an e-mail client
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

The Huawei DISCOVERY EXPEDITION is a rugged candybar phone with a 2-inch color display, 2-megapixel camera, GPS, digital compass, flashlight, multimedia players and organizer.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • OS:
    • Brew Mobile Platform (Brew MP)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.51 x 1.99 x 0.63 inches (114.5 x 50.5 x 16 mm)
  • Rugged:
      • Water, Dust resistant
    • IP certified:
      • IP 57

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 200 ppi

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels

Hardware

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Qualcomm QSC6270
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 64 MB RAM / 128 MB ROM
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 5.10 hours
      the average is 12 h (741 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 18.8 days (450 hours)
      the average is 21 days (499 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 13 h (769 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 19.6 days (470 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1000 mAh

Multimedia

  • Radio:
      • FM
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Opera Mini

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS, A-GPS
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Connectivity

  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass

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