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HP iPAQ 600 vs HP IPAQ 500

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HP iPAQ 600 Remove phone

Posted: 06 Sep 2007
Market Status: Released
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HP IPAQ 500 Remove phone

Posted: 26 Feb 2007
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Mobile Professional (6.0)Windows Mobile Standard (6.0) 
Dimensions4.60 x 2.37 x 0.68 inches (117 x 60.3 x 17.5 mm)4.21 x 1.91 x 0.64 inches (107 x 48.6 x 16.3 mm) 
Weight5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
3.60 oz (102 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.8 inches2.0 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 pixels176 x 220 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.

143 ppi141 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 53665 536 
TouchscreenYes  
Camera
Camera3 megapixels1.3 megapixels 
FlashLED  
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoomDigital zoom, White balance presets 
Camcorder220x176Yes 
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 OMAP850 
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, 520 MHz, Marvell PXA270Single core, 200 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 RAM / 256 MB ROM64 MB RAM / 128 MB ROM 
Storage expansionmicroSDmicroSD 
Battery
Talk time4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
6.50 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
7.8 days (188 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Capacity1590 mAh1100 mAh 
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Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer MobileInternet Explorer Mobile 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz  
DataEDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/sEDGE 
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-GPS  
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR1.2 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g 
USBUSB 2.0USB 1.1 
External antennaYes  
OtherComputer syncComputer sync, VoIP 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced05 Sep 200712 Feb 2007 

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