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Alcatel OneTouch Idol Ultra vs Alcatel OneTouch Scribe X

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Alcatel OneTouch Scribe X Remove phone

Posted: 07 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.1)Android (4.1) 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions5.29 x 2.70 x 0.25 inches (134.4 x 68.5 x 6.45 mm)5.67 x 2.95 x 0.33 inches (144 x 75 x 8.5 mm) 
Weight4.06 oz (115 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
  
Side KeysLeft: Volume control  
ColorsBlack, Yellow, RedBlack 
Display
Physical size4.7 inches5.0 inches 
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 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.

312 ppi441 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.

Super AMOLEDIPS LCD 
Screen-to-body ratio66.09 %63.87 % 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels12 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Scenes, EffectsAutofocus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixelsYes 
Video capture1280x720 (720p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) 
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.

MediaTek MT6577  
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, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Quad core, 1400 MHz 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX531Yes 
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 RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage16 GB4 GB 
Maximum User Storage13.3 GB  
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time12.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
9.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
 
Talk time (3G)7.00 hours
the average is 15 h (897 min)
5.00 hours
the average is 15 h (897 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 23 days (546 h)
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 23 days (546 h)
 
Music playback20.00 hours  
Capacity1800 mAh2500 mAh 
TypeLi - IonLi - Ion 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Supported formatsMP3, AAC, eAAC, AAC+, AMRMP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, WAV 
Video playback   
Features

Features - Shows any special features of the particular phone's multimedia

Zoom, Stretch to fullscreenZoom, Stretch to fullscreen 
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264MPEG4, H.263, H.264 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Internet browsing
Browser   
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, HTML5 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSPA (unspecified) 
Global RoamingYesYes 
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-GPSGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation 
Phone features
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring IDCaller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID 
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, CalculatorCalendar, Alarm, Calculator 
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTPIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingHangouts / Google TalkHangouts / Google Talk 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
ProfilesAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP) 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
Wi-Fi DirectYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSB  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
Headphones connectormicroUSB3.5mm 
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced07 Jan 2013  
Shopping information
AccessoriesSlim charger head, microUSB cable, In-ear stereo headset, microUSB to 3.5mm jack adaptor, Quick guide  

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