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Alcatel OneTouch Fire vs Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0)

Alcatel OneTouch Fire Remove phone

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PA Rating - 3
Posted: 24 Feb 2013
Market Status: Released

Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0) Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 9.1

Posted: 13 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneTablet 
Phone functionality Yes 
OSFirefoxAndroid (4.1, 4.0.3) TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UX UI 
Dimensions4.53 x 2.45 x 0.48 inches (115 x 62.3 x 12.2 mm)7.63 x 4.82 x 0.41 inches (193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm) 
Weight3.81 oz (108 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
12.13 oz (344 g)
the average is 16.4 oz (467 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches7.0 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels1024 x 600 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 ppi170 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.

TFTSuper PLS LCD 
Colors262 14416 777 216 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels3 megapixels 
Features Smile detection, Exposure compensation, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
Front-facing camera 0.3 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 MSM7227A  
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-A5Dual core, 1000 MHz 
Graphics processorAdreno 200 (enhanced)Yes 
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 ROM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 32 GB 
Maximum User Storage0.160 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time6.70 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
  
Stand-by time11.7 days (280 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
  
Talk time (3G)3.00 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)9.2 days (220 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
  
Capacity1400 mAh4000 mAh 
Not user replaceable Yes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Stereo speakers 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserFirefox  
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS 
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 Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBProprietary 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device 
Other Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsVibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
Other Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced24 Feb 201313 Feb 2012 
Shopping information
AccessoriesCharger head and Micro USB cable, 3.5 jack stereo headset, 2GB Micro SD card  

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