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HTC Paradise Remove phone

Posted: 10 Nov 2010
Market Status: Canceled

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Posted: 21 Sep 2010
Market Status: Released

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroidAndroid (2.3, 2.2) 
Dimensions 4.75 x 2.40 x 0.54 inches (121 x 61 x 14 mm) 
Weight 6.98 oz (198 g)
the average is 5.1 oz (146 g)
Physical size 3.8 inches 
Resolution 480 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.

 246 ppi 

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.

Screen-to-body ratio 55.88 % 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera3.2 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoom, Geo taggingAutofocus 
CamcorderYes1280x720 (720p HD) 
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 S2 MSM7630 

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, 800 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processor Adreno 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 storage 2 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC 
Talk time 6.30 hours
the average is 13 h (796 min)
Stand-by time 13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 17 days (419 h)
Capacity 1400 mAh 
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SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, TwitterFacebook, Twitter 

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 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900 MHz2100 MHz 
DataEDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/sHSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, EV-DO Rev.A 

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.

Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights (1), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3M4, T4 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 150 

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