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HTC HD mini vs BlackBerry Storm 9500

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Posted: 17 Dec 2009
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 24 Sep 2008
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Mobile Professional (6.5)BlackBerry (4.7.x) 
Dimensions4.09 x 2.27 x 0.46 inches (103.8 x 57.7 x 11.7 mm)4.43 x 2.45 x 0.54 inches (112.5 x 62.2 x 13.9 mm) 
Weight3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.2 inches3.2 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels360 x 480 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.

180 ppi185 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 
Colors 65 536 
TouchscreenMulti-touchYes 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels3.2 megapixels 
Flash Yes 
FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA)Yes 
Hardware
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.

600 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.

384 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM128 MB RAM / 192 MB ROM 
Built-in storage 1 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time7.25 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
5.50 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
 
Stand-by time14.2 days (340 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
 
Talk time (3G)6.66 hours
the average is 15 h (903 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
  
Capacity1200 mAh1400 mAh 
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Multimedia
RadioFM  
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
BrowserOpera MobileHTML Browser 
Built-in online services supportFacebook, Twitter  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEEDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 
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 
NavigationYes  
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device  
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (32 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced16 Feb 201008 Oct 2008 

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