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Posted: 02 Mar 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 01 Sep 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSiOS (8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1, 5, 4.x)Android (4.0.4, 3.2) 
Dimensions9.50 x 7.31 x 0.34 inches (241.2 x 185.7 x 8.8 mm)7.74 x 5.24 x 0.31 inches (196.7 x 133 x 7.89 mm) 
Weight21.41 oz (607 g)
the average is 21.6 oz (618 g)
11.82 oz (335 g)
the average is 21.6 oz (618 g)
 
ColorsBlack, White  
Display
Physical size9.7 inches7.7 inches 
Resolution1024 x 768 pixels1280 x 800 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.

132 ppi196 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 LCDSuper AMOLED Plus 
Screen-to-body ratio65.03 %65.70 % 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor 
Camera
Camera0.7 megapixels3 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Hardware Features Autofocus 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA2 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.

Apple A5  
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, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Dual-core, 1400 MHz 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX543MP2Mali-400MP GPU 
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.

0.5 GB RAM1 GB RAM 
Built-in storage64 GB64 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity6944 mAh5100 mAh 
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - PolymerNot user replaceable, Li - Ion 
Video playback 10.00 hours 
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Multimedia
MirroringTV-out  
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
Cellular
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, 1900 MHz  
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
Data HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope 
NotificationsSilent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice recordingVoice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietaryProprietary 
Features USB Host 
HDMIYes  
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.

A-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced02 Mar 201101 Sep 2011 
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

02 Mar 201121 Nov 2011 
FCC ID value: BCGA1397 linkFCC ID value: A3LGTP6800 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 0.10 W/kg 
Body1.15 W/kg  
Measured in1900 MHz  

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