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HTC Desire C Remove phone

Posted: 15 May 2012
Market Status: Released
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Samsung Galaxy Ace Remove phone

Posted: 14 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released
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Samsung GALAXY Ace 2 Remove phone

Posted: 21 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (4.0.3), Sense 4 UIAndroid (2.3, 2.2)Android (4.1.2, 2.3.6), TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UX UI
Dimensions4.22 x 2.39 x 0.47 inches (107.2 x 60.6 x 11.95 mm)4.43 x 2.36 x 0.45 inches (112.4 x 59.9 x 11.5 mm)4.66 x 2.45 x 0.41 inches (118.3 x 62.2 x 10.5 mm)
Weight3.46 oz (98 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
4.30 oz (122 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
Display
Physical size3.5 inches3.5 inches3.8 inches
Resolution320 x 480 pixels320 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.

165 ppi165 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.

LCDTFTSuper PLS LCD
Screen-to-body ratio56.06 %54.08 %55.80 %
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorProximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor, Proximity sensor
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels5 megapixels
Flash LEDLED
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 F2.8
Focal length (35mm equivalent)34.00 mm  
Hardware Features AutofocusAutofocus
Software FeaturesGeo taggingSmile detectionTouch to focus, Smile detection, Blink detection, Geo tagging
Settings White balance presetsISO control
Shooting Modes Burst mode, Panorama, EffectsBurst mode, Panorama, Scenes, Effects
Camcorder640x480 (VGA)320x240 (QVGA) (20 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
Features  Video sharing
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 MSM7225AQualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227 
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, 600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5Single core, 800 MHz, ARM11Dual-core, 800 MHz
Graphics processorAdreno 200 (enhanced)Adreno 200Yes
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.

0.5 GB RAM 0.75 GB RAM
Built-in storage4 GB0.158 GB4 GB
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB
Battery
Capacity1230 mAh1350 mAh1500 mAh
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion
Talk time 11.00 hours
the average is 15 h (876 min)
16.33 hours
the average is 15 h (876 min)
Stand-by time 26.7 days (640 hours)
the average is 16 days (377 h)
27.9 days (670 hours)
the average is 16 days (377 h)
Talk time (3G) 6.50 hours
the average is 17 h (991 min)
7.50 hours
the average is 17 h (991 min)
Stand-by time (3G) 17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
26.7 days (640 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
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Multimedia
Mirroring DLNADLNA
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Beats AudioAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.03.0
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n
Mobile hotspotYes Yes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
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-GPSGPS, Glonass
NavigationYesYesYes
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA syncNFC, Computer sync, OTA sync
Availability
Officially announced 26 Jan 201121 Feb 2012
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

 08 Dec 201011 Apr 2012
 FCC ID value: A3LGTS5830 linkFCC ID value: A3LGTI8160 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).

   
Head 0.69 W/kg0.33 W/kg
Measured in 1900 MHz 
Body 1.31 W/kg0.59 W/kg
Measured in 1900 MHz 
Product Specific Use  0.62 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission  0.76 W/kg
EU SAR   
Head 0.84 W/kg 

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