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Posted: 13 Aug 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSLinuxAndroid (2.3.3, 2.2) 
Dimensions4.41 x 2.29 x 0.57 inches (112 x 58.1 x 14.6 mm)4.69 x 2.38 x 0.56 inches (119 x 60.4 x 14.1 mm) 
Weight4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches3.7 inches 
Resolution272 x 480 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.

155 ppi252 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.

 TFT 
Screen-to-body ratio53.53 %54.11 % 
Colors65 536  
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera3 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoom, Geo taggingAutofocus 
Camcorder 1280x720 (720p HD) 
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.

 Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM7230 
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, 800 MHz 
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.

128 MB RAM512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage4 GB4 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (702 min)
9.83 hours
the average is 12 h (702 min)
 
Stand-by time10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 20 days (485 h)
17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 20 days (485 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 6.66 hours
the average is 15 h (911 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 23 days (542 h)
 
Capacity1100 mAh1300 mAh 
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Multimedia
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support Facebook, YouTube (upload), Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz1700/2100, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/sHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 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, A-GPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.02.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectorminiUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device 
OtherComputer syncUMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3M3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced31 Jan 2008  
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 200 

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