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Posted: 26 Oct 2010
Market Status: Released

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Device typeTabletTablet 
Phone functionality Yes 
OSBlackBerry Tablet OSAndroid (4.1, 4.0), TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UX UI 
Dimensions7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 inches (194 x 130 x 10 mm)10.10 x 6.90 x 0.38 inches (256.6 x 175.3 x 9.7 mm) 
Weight14.11 oz (400 g)
the average is 15.3 oz (437 g)
20.74 oz (588 g)
the average is 15.3 oz (437 g)
Physical size7.0 inches10.1 inches 
Resolution1024 x 600 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.

170 ppi149 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 ratio54.64 %65.79 % 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera5 megapixels3 megapixels 
Software Features Geo tagging 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera3 megapixels0.3 megapixels VGA 
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 OMAP4430  

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, 1000 MHz 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX540 @ 304 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 storage64 GB32 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Capacity 7000 mAh 
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable, Li - Ion 
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Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
Data HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
NotificationsSpeakerphoneFlight mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording 
Bluetooth2.1, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBYesUSB 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.

GPSA-GPS, Glonass 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Officially announced27 Sep 201026 Feb 2012 

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