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HTC Nexus One Remove phone

Posted: 17 Mar 2010
Market Status: Released
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HTC Desire Remove phone

Posted: 15 Dec 2009
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3.4, 2.2, 2.1)Android (2.2, 2.1) 
Dimensions4.69 x 2.35 x 0.45 inches (119 x 59.8 x 11.5 mm)4.69 x 2.36 x 0.47 inches (119 x 60 x 11.9 mm) 
Weight4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
 
FeaturesTrackballOptical Mouse (Touchpad) 
Display
Physical size3.7 inches3.7 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.

252 ppi252 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.

AMOLEDAMOLED 
Screen-to-body ratio54.80 %54.57 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Software FeaturesGeo taggingFace detection, Geo tagging 
Camcorder720x480 (DVD) (20 fps)800 x 480 pixels 
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 S1Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 
ModelQSD8250QSD8250 
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 200 
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 / 512 MB ROM0.5625 GB RAM / 512 MB ROM 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity1400 mAh1400 mAh 
User replaceableYesYes 
Talk time10.00 hours
the average is 14 h (835 min)
6.66 hours
the average is 14 h (835 min)
 
Stand-by time12.1 days (290 hours)
the average is 16 days (390 h)
14.2 days (340 hours)
the average is 16 days (390 h)
 
Talk time (3G)7.00 hours
the average is 16 h (963 min)
6.50 hours
the average is 16 h (963 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 22 days (526 h)
15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 22 days (526 h)
 
Music playback20.00 hours  
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Multimedia
Music player   
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation  
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
NotificationsService lights (1, Multiple color), Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3  
Other featuresVoice recordingVoice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.12.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device 
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, Cell IDGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced 16 Feb 2010 
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

29 Jan 201019 Apr 2010 
FCC ID value: NM8PB99110 linkFCC ID value: NM8PB99400 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).

   
Head0.96 W/kg1.48 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz1900 MHz 
Body0.72 W/kg0.69 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz1900 MHz 

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