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AT&T Impulse 4G vs LG Thrive

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AT&T Impulse 4G Remove phone

Posted: 07 Sep 2011
Market Status: Released
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LG Thrive Remove phone

Posted: 13 Apr 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.2)Android (2.2) 
Dimensions4.72 x 2.56 x 0.46 inches (120 x 65 x 11.6 mm)4.47 x 2.32 x 0.53 inches (114 x 59 x 13 mm) 
Weight4.41 oz (125 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.58 oz (130 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.8 inches3.2 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels320 x 480 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.

246 ppi180 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.

TFTLCD 
Colors262 144262 144 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesProximity sensorProximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels3.2 megapixels 
FlashLED  
FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, Digital zoom 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)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 core600 MHz 
Built-in storage0.512 GB0.15 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
7.50 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
20.0 days (480 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Capacity1500 mAh1500 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support Facebook, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, 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.

GPSA-GPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.12.1 
Wi-FiYesYes 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced07 Sep 201112 Apr 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 280$ 180 

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