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Posted: 06 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released

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Device typeTabletTablet 
OSAndroid (4.0)Android (4.1.2, 4.0, 3.2) 
Dimensions7.6 x 5.4 x 0.4 inches (193 x 137 x 10.3 mm)7.62 x 4.82 x 0.39 inches (193.6 x 122.4 x 9.9 mm) 
Weight13.9 oz (395 g)
the average is 15.3 oz (437 g)
12.17 oz (345 g)
the average is 15.3 oz (437 g)
Physical size7.0 inches7.0 inches 
Resolution1280 x 800 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.

216 ppi170 ppi 

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.

Screen-to-body ratio53.66 %58.19 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera 3 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Hardware Features Autofocus 
Software Features Smile detection 
Shooting Modes Panorama 
Camcorder 1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels2 megapixels 
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 - 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-A9Dual-core, 1200 MHz 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX540 @ 384 MHzYes 
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.

Built-in storage16 GB32 GB 
Maximum User Storage12.6 GB  
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 64 GB 
Capacity 4000 mAh 
TypeNot user replaceableNot user replaceable, Li - Ion 
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Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersStereo speakers  
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
Data HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSPA, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, GyroscopeAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Notifications Haptic feedback, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other features Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
Features Mass storage device, USB Host 
HDMIMicro HDMI (Type D)  

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.

Wi-Fi positioningGPS 
Navigation Yes 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Officially announced06 Sep 201230 Sep 2011 
Shopping information
Warranty period12 Months  
AccessoriesUSB 2.0 cable, and Quick Start Guide  
MSRP price$ 199  
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

 16 Nov 2011 
 FCC ID value: A3LGTP6200 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

Head 1.09 W/kg 
Body 1.16 W/kg 

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