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Vertu CONSTELLATION

Posted
Oct 19, 2011
Market status
Released

Pros

  • High-resolution camera (8 megapixels)

Cons

  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (UMTS, EDGE)
  • Low pixel density screen (210 ppi)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • No front-facing camera

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Description

Vertu has updated its old CONSTELLATION phone with a new version bearing the same name. It sports a 3.5-inch nHD touchscreen display, Wi-Fi, GPS, web browser, multimedia players and 8-megapixel camera and has all of the precious materials the brand is famous for (leather, stainless steel etc.).

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Symbian
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.65 x 2.15 x 0.48 inches (118.2 x 54.5 x 12.2 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 7.02 oz (199 g)
      the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 3.5 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 360 x 640 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.

    • 210 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • AMOLED
  • Touchscreen:
      • Yes
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 8 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Dual LED
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

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.

    • Single core
  • Built-in storage:
    • 32 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 7.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (707 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 16.7 days (400 hours)
      the average is 20 days (490 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 4.50 hours
      the average is 15 h (901 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 16.7 days (400 hours)
      the average is 29 days (705 h)

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Radio:
      • FM
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Internet browsing

  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • UMTS, EDGE
  • 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
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • Yes
  • Wi-Fi:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • Yes

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