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Alcatel OneTouch Fire Remove phone

Posted: 24 Feb 2013
Market Status: Released
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Google Nexus 4 Remove phone

Posted: 29 Oct 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSFirefoxAndroid (4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2) 
Dimensions4.53 x 2.45 x 0.48 inches (115 x 62.3 x 12.2 mm)5.27 x 2.70 x 0.36 inches (133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm) 
Weight3.81 oz (108 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Body material Glass 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches4.7 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels768 x 1280 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 ppi318 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.

TFTIPS LCD 
Colors262 14416 777 216 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels8 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Camera sensor size 1/4" 
Features CMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects, Voice activation 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera 1.3 megapixels 
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 MSM7227AQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 
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, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5Quad core, 1500 MHz, Krait 
Graphics processorAdreno 200 (enhanced)Adreno 320 
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 / 512 MB ROM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 16 GB 
Maximum User Storage0.160 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Talk time6.70 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
15.30 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
 
Stand-by time11.7 days (280 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
 
Talk time (3G)3.00 hours
the average is 14 h (863 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)9.2 days (220 hours)
the average is 22 days (520 h)
  
Capacity1400 mAh2100 mAh 
Not user replaceable Yes 
Wireless charging Built-in 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserFirefox  
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIM Yes 
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, Glonass 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n, n 5GHz 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
Other TV-Out, NFC, DLNA, Miracast, SlimPort, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsVibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer 
Hearing aid compatibility M3 
Other Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced24 Feb 201329 Oct 2012 
Shopping information
AccessoriesCharger head and Micro USB cable, 3.5 jack stereo headset, 2GB Micro SD cardUSB sync/charge cable, AC Adapter and cable, SIM ejection tool, Safety and Warranty information, Quick start guide 

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