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Alcatel OneTouch T20 vs BlackBerry PlayBook 3G+

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Alcatel OneTouch T20 Remove phone

Posted: 21 Jun 2012
Market Status: Released
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BlackBerry PlayBook 3G+ Remove phone

Posted: 27 Jan 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSAndroid (4.0.3)BlackBerry Tablet OS 
Dimensions6.77 x 5.28 x 0.46 inches (172 x 134 x 11.7 mm)7.60 x 5.10 x 0.40 inches (194 x 130 x 10 mm) 
Weight11.53 oz (327 g)
the average is 14.5 oz (413 g)
14.99 oz (425 g)
the average is 14.5 oz (413 g)
 
Display
Physical size7.0 inches7.0 inches 
Resolution1024 x 600 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.

170 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.

TFT  
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
Camera
Camera 5 megapixels 
Camcorder Yes 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA3 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.

 TI OMAP4460 
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-A8Dual core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorYesPowerVR SGX540 @ 384 MHz 
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.

1000 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage4 GB32 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Stand-by time5.8 days (140 hours)
the average is 36 days (861 h)
  
Capacity2900 mAh4800 mAh 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
Video playback   
Features

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

Zoom, Stretch to fullscreen  
SpeakersStereo speakers  
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+  
Technology
UMTS 800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
Data HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 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.

 GPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectorminiUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB Host  
HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D) 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncNFC, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
Notifications Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording 

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