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Posted: 07 Dec 2010
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Posted: 05 Jan 2011
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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4, 4.0.3, 4.0.2, 2.3.6, 2.3.3, 2.3)Android (2.3.6, 2.3.4, 2.2) 
Dimensions4.88 x 2.48 x 0.43 inches (123.9 x 63 x 10.88 mm)4.64 x 2.50 x 0.43 inches (117.75 x 63.5 x 10.95 mm) 
Weight4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.0 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels540 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.

233 ppi275 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.

Super AMOLED  
Screen-to-body ratio58.33 %58.94 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDDual 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 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Software FeaturesGeo taggingGeo tagging 
Settings White balance presets 
Shooting ModesNight modeScenes, Effects 
Camcorder720x480 (DVD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo light, Video callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA0.3 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.

Samsung Exynos 3NVIDIA Tegra 2 
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-A8Dual-core, 1000 MHz 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX540Yes 
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.

512 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage16 GB16 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity1500 mAh1930 mAh 
User replaceableYesYes 
Talk time14.00 hours
the average is 14 h (825 min)
8.80 hours
the average is 14 h (825 min)
 
Stand-by time29.7 days (713 hours)
the average is 16 days (384 h)
11.0 days (264 hours)
the average is 16 days (384 h)
 
Talk time (3G)6.00 hours
the average is 16 h (960 min)
9.00 hours
the average is 16 h (960 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)17.8 days (427 hours)
the average is 22 days (517 h)
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 22 days (517 h)
 
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Multimedia
MirroringDLNADLNA 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D), 1.3 
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-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
OtherNFC, Computer sync, OTA sync, VoIPComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3M3, T3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced07 Dec 201005 Jan 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 530$ 600 
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

22 Oct 201009 Feb 2011 
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9020T linkFCC ID value: IHDP56LS1 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).

   
Head0.51 W/kg1.45 W/kg 
Measured in1700 MHz  
Body0.78 W/kg0.63 W/kg 
Measured in850 MHz  

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