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Apple iPod touch 3rd generation Remove phone

Posted: 09 Sep 2009
Market Status: Released
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Apple iPhone 4 Verizon Remove phone

Posted: 11 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletSmart phone 
OSiOS (3.x)iOS (7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1, 5, 4.x) 
Dimensions4.30 x 2.40 x 0.33 inches (109 x 61 x 8 mm)4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches (115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm) 
Weight4.05 oz (115 g)
the average is 17.8 oz (507 g)
4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (152 g)
 
Materials Main body: glass; Accents: aluminum 
Colors Black, White 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels640 x 960 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.

165 ppi326 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.

LCDIPS LCD 
Screen-to-body ratio54.79 %55.27 % 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera 5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
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.

 F2.8 
Camera sensor size 1/3.2" 
Features Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
Camcorder 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
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 A4 
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-A8 
Graphics processor PowerVR SGX535 
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.

256 MB RAM512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage64 GB32 GB 
Battery
Talk time 7.00 hours
the average is 14 h (870 min)
 
Stand-by time 12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 17 days (414 h)
 
Music playback30.00 hours  
Video playback6.00 hours  
Capacity789 mAh1420 mAh 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Preset equalizer, Background playback  
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
Internet browsing
BrowserSafariSafari 
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload) 
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, 1900 MHz 
Data EV-DO Rev.A 
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-GPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietaryProprietary 
FeaturesUSB chargingUSB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
Notifications Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation 
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibility M4, T4 
Other Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced09 Sep 200911 Jan 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 300 
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 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

 11 Jan 2011 
 FCC ID value: BCG-E2422A link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

   
Head 1.18 W/kg 
Measured in 1900 MHz 
Body 0.84 W/kg 
Measured in 800 MHz 

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