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Alcatel OT-990A vs Alcatel OT-985

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Alcatel OT-990A Remove phone

Posted: 05 May 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 08 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.2)Android (2.3) 
Dimensions4.57 x 2.45 x 0.48 inches (116 x 62.2 x 12.15 mm)4.57 x 2.43 x 0.49 inches (116 x 61.8 x 12.5 mm) 
Weight 4.80 oz (136 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 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.

165 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.

TFTTFT 
Screen-to-body ratio50.50 %50.91 % 
Colors262 144262 144 
TouchscreenMulti-touchYes 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor  
Camera
Camera5 megapixels3 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoom  
CamcorderYes854 x 480 pixels 30 fps 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA0.3 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 MSM7227MediaTek MT6573 
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, 600 MHz, ARM11Single core, 650 MHz, ARM11 
Graphics processorAdreno 200PowerVR SGX 531 
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.

 256 MB RAM 
Built-in storage0.15 GB  
Maximum User Storage 0.150 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time6.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
11.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
26.7 days (640 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 6.50 hours
the average is 15 h (897 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 23 days (546 h)
 
Capacity1300 mAh1300 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
BrowserOpera Mini  
Built-in online services supportFacebook, TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 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.

A-GPSGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncDLNA 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3M3, T3 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 

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