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HTC Arrive vs HTC Radar

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Posted: 25 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 01 Sep 2011
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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Phone 7.5 MangoWindows Phone 7.5 Mango 
Dimensions4.63 x 2.32 x 0.61 inches (118 x 59 x 15 mm)4.74 x 2.42 x 0.43 inches (120.5 x 61.5 x 10.9 mm) 
Weight6.49 oz (184 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.6 inches3.8 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 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.

259 ppi246 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.

 S-LCD 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
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.

 F2.2 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoom, ScenesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera 0.3 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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD8650Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255 
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, ScorpionSingle core, 1000 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processorAdreno 200Adreno 205 
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 RAM 
Built-in storage16 GB8 GB 
Battery
Talk time6.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time 20.0 days (480 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 8.08 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 22.3 days (535 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
 
Capacity1500 mAh1520 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer  
Built-in online services supportFacebookFacebook, Twitter 
Technology
CDMA

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  
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 900, 2100 MHz 
DataEV-DO Rev.AHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 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.

GPS, A-GPSGPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingUSB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced24 Feb 201101 Sep 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 490$ 500 

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