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BlackBerry Pearl 8130 vs Samsung Focus S

BlackBerry Pearl 8130 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 6.5
User Rating - 7.9

Posted: 15 Aug 2007
Market Status: Released

Samsung Focus S Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 9.7

Posted: 12 Sep 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSBlackBerryWindows Phone 7.5 Mango 
Dimensions4.20 x 1.95 x 0.55 inches (107 x 50 x 14 mm)4.96 x 2.63 x 0.33 inches (126 x 67 x 8 mm) 
Weight3.40 oz (96 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
3.90 oz (111 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size 4.3 inches 
Resolution240 x 260 pixels480 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.

 217 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.

TFTSuper AMOLED Plus 
Colors65 53616 777 216 
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesDigital zoom, MirrorAutofocus 
CamcorderYes1280x720 (720p HD) (29 fps) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera 1.3 megapixels 
Hardware
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, 312 MHz, Intel XScaleSingle core, 1400 MHz 
Graphics processor Yes 
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.

32 MB RAM / 64 MB ROM  
Built-in storage 16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD  
Battery
Talk time3.66 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
6.50 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
 
Stand-by time9.0 days (216 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity900 mAh1650 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
Internet browsing
BrowserBlackBerry Browser  
Built-in online services support Facebook, Twitter 
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  
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataEV-DOHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE 
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.

GPSGPS 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.02.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n, a 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectorminiUSBmicroUSB 
Features USB charging 
OtherComputer syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3M4 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced01 Oct 200712 Sep 2011 
Shopping information
Accessories Battery, Charger, USB Cable, Hands-free 3.5mm Stereo Headset, Quick Start Guide 
MSRP price $ 550 

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