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Posted: 28 Oct 2011
Market Status: Released

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Posted: 02 May 2011
Market Status: Released

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSBlackBerry (7)BlackBerry (7.1, 7) 
Dimensions4.53 x 2.64 x 0.44 inches (115 x 67 x 11.3 mm)4.53 x 2.60 x 0.41 inches (115 x 66 x 10.5 mm) 
Weight5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
FeaturesFull keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad)Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad) 
Physical size2.8 inches2.8 inches 
Resolution640 x 480 pixels640 x 480 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.

286 ppi286 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 ratio31.47 %31.95 % 
FeaturesProximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
Software FeaturesDigital zoom, Geo taggingDigital image stabilization, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
Shooting ModesScenesScenes 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) 
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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8655  

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, 1200 MHzSingle core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655 
Graphics processorYes  
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.

0.75 GB RAM0.75 GB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB8 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Capacity 1230 mAh 
TypeUser replaceableUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time 6.60 hours
the average is 15 h (874 min)
Stand-by time 12.8 days (307 hours)
the average is 15 days (365 h)
Talk time (3G) 5.90 hours
the average is 17 h (1012 min)
Stand-by time (3G) 12.8 days (307 hours)
the average is 21 days (506 h)
Music playback 50.00 hours 
Video playback 7.40 hours 
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SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation  

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 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/sHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T3  
Other features Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
BluetoothYes2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n, a802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 

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.

OtherNFC, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Officially announced27 Oct 201102 May 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 510 
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

05 Dec 2011  
FCC ID value: L6AREQ70UW 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).

Head0.70 W/kg1.29 W/kg 
Body1.35 W/kg0.78 W/kg 

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