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Acer Liquid E1 vs HTC Desire C

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Acer Liquid E1 Remove phone

Posted: 25 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released
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HTC Desire C Remove phone

Posted: 15 May 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.1.1)Android (4.0.3) Sense 4 UI 
Dimensions5.20 x 2.70 x 0.39 inches (132 x 68.5 x 9.9 mm)4.22 x 2.39 x 0.47 inches (107.2 x 60.6 x 11.95 mm) 
Weight4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
3.46 oz (98 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.5 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution540 x 960 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.

245 ppi165 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.

IPS LCDLCD 
Screen-to-body ratio61.63 %56.06 % 
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLED  
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

 F2.8 
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 34.00 mm 
FeaturesAutofocusGeo tagging 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)640x480 (VGA) 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA  
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

 Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A 
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.

Dual core, 1000 MHzSingle core, 600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5 
Graphics processorYesAdreno 200 (enhanced) 
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.

1024 MB RAM512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage4 GB4 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time8.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
  
Stand-by time16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
  
Capacity1760 mAh1230 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Beats Audio 
RadioFMFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, Stereo speakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
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-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.0, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced24 Jan 2013  

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