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Alcatel OneTouch Scribe HD vs ZTE Nubia 5

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Alcatel OneTouch Scribe HD Remove phone

Posted: 07 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released
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ZTE Nubia 5 Remove phone

Posted: 26 Dec 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.2)Android (4.1.1) 
Dimensions5.67 x 2.95 x 0.33 inches (144 x 75 x 8.5 mm)5.43 x 2.7 x 0.29 inches (138 x 69 x 7 mm) 
Weight4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.51 oz (128 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size5.0 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.

294 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.

IPS LCDIPS LCD 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels13 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
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.

 F2.2 
FeaturesAutofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo taggingBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Face detection, Burst mode, Geo tagging, Panorama 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels2 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.

MediaTek MT6589Qualcomm 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.

Quad core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7Quad core, 1500 MHz, Krait 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX544320 
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 RAM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage4 GB16 GB 
Maximum User Storage2 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Talk time9.00 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
  
Stand-by time20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
  
Talk time (3G)5.00 hours
the average is 15 h (925 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 23 days (546 h)
  
Capacity2500 mAh2300 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Video playback   
Features

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

Zoom, Stretch to fullscreenZoom, Stretch to fullscreen 
RadioFM, RDS  
SpeakersLoudspeakerEarpiece, Stereo speakers 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

 800 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 11 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO 
Micro SIMYes  
Multiple SIM cards2 slots  
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, S-GPS 
NavigationYes  
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI Yes 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Silent modeHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation  
SensorsGyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced07 Jan 201326 Dec 2012 

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