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HTC Flyer CDMA vs Motorola PHOTON 4G

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HTC Flyer CDMA Remove phone

Posted: 29 Sep 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 09 Jun 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3.3)Android (2.3) 
Dimensions7.69 x 4.80 x 0.52 inches (195.4 x 122 x 13.2 mm)5.00 x 2.63 x 0.48 inches (126.9 x 66.9 x 12.2 mm) 
Weight14.82 oz (420 g)
the average is 14.5 oz (413 g)
5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size7.0 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution1024 x 600 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.

170 ppi256 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.

TFT  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8 megapixels 
Flash Dual LED 
FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, Digital zoom 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD), 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels0.3 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 SnapdragonNVIDIA 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, 1500 MHzDual core, 1000 MHz 
Graphics processorYes  
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.

1024 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage32 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time 10.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time61.2 days (1470 hours)
the average is 36 days (861 h)
8.3 days (199 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 9.10 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 13.1 days (314 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
 
Capacity4000 mAh1700 mAh 
Not user replaceableYes  
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer 
Radio FM 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebookFacebook, Flickr, Picasa/Google+ 
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 MHz800, 1900 MHz 
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataEV-DO Rev.AHSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, EV-DO Rev.A, WiMAX 
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
Bluetooth3.02.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D), 1.3 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibility M4, T4 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced29 Sep 201109 Jun 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 550 

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