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Kyocera Brio vs LG Viper 4G LTE

Kyocera Brio Remove phone

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User Rating - 5.5

Posted: 09 Sep 2011
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Ting, Virgin Mobile

LG Viper 4G LTE Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7
Posted: 09 Jan 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Sprint, Ting

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Design
Device typeFeature phoneSmart phone 
OS Android (4.0, 2.3) 
Dimensions4.47 x 2.37 x 0.57 inches (114 x 60 x 14 mm)4.59 x 2.44 x 0.46 inches (117 x 62 x 12 mm) 
Weight3.70 oz (105 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
5.00 oz (142 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.2 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution320 x 240 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.

182 ppi233 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 16 777 216 
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera1.3 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Features Autofocus, Geo tagging 
Camcorder Yes 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
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.

 Dual core, 1200 MHz 
Graphics processor Yes 
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 RAM 
Built-in storage 2 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time4.70 hours
the average is 12 h (736 min)
7.00 hours
the average is 12 h (736 min)
 
Capacity870 mAh1700 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), 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 
FDD LTE 1900 (band 2) MHz 
Data LTE, EV-DO Rev.A 
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 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.03.0 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USB USB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
Other NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
Notifications Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T4M4, T4 
OtherTTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 09 Jan 2012 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 220  

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