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HP IPAQ 500 vs Sony Xperia Z

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HP IPAQ 500 Remove phone

Posted: 26 Feb 2007
Market Status: Released
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Sony Xperia Z Remove phone

Posted: 07 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - T-Mobile

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Mobile Standard (6.0)Android (4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.1.2) 
Dimensions4.21 x 1.91 x 0.64 inches (107 x 48.6 x 16.3 mm)5.47 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (139 x 71 x 7.9 mm) 
Weight3.60 oz (102 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
5.15 oz (146 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Body material Glass 
Rugged Water, Dust resistant 
IP certified IP 57 
Display
Physical size2.0 inches5.0 inches 
Resolution176 x 220 pixels1080 x 1920 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.

141 ppi443 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.

TFTTFT 
Colors65 53616 777 216 
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera1.3 megapixels13.1 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesDigital zoom, White balance presetsBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects, Self-timer 
CamcorderYes1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Features Digital image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Video calling 
Front-facing camera 2.2 megapixels 
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.

TI OMAP850Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 
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, 200 MHzQuad core, 1500 MHz, Krait 
Graphics processor Adreno 320 
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.

64 MB RAM / 128 MB ROM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 16 GB 
Maximum User Storage 11 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSDmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time6.50 hours
the average is 12 h (709 min)
11.00 hours
the average is 12 h (709 min)
 
Stand-by time7.8 days (188 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 14.00 hours
the average is 15 h (892 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 22.1 days (530 hours)
the average is 29 days (705 h)
 
Capacity1100 mAh2330 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer Mobile  
Built-in online services support Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE 800 (band 18), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz 
DataEDGELTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), , HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIM Yes 
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.

 GPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth1.24.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 1.1USB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
OtherComputer sync, VoIPTV-Out, NFC, DLNA, Miracast, MHL, 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 
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibility M3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced12 Feb 200707 Jan 2013 
Shopping information
Accessories Quick charger EP881, USB media cable, Wired Headset EX300AP, Internal battery 

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