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LG Decoy vs Verizon Wireless Salute

LG Decoy Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7
User Rating - 8.5

Posted: 15 Feb 2008
Market Status: Released

Verizon Wireless Salute Remove phone

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PA Rating - 4.5
User Rating - 5

Posted: 08 Feb 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device type Feature phone 
Dimensions4.01 x 1.97 x 0.67 inches (102 x 50 x 17 mm)4.02 x 2.01 x 0.60 inches (102 x 51 x 15 mm) 
Weight4.05 oz (115 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.2 inches2.4 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 pixels240 x 320 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 ppi167 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 
Colors262 14465 536 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels1.3 megapixels 
Features White balance presets, Digital zoom, Effects, Self-timer 
Camcorder320x240 (QVGA)  
Hardware
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC  
Battery
Talk time3.83 hours
the average is 12 h (736 min)
4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (736 min)
 
Stand-by time13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)
9.2 days (220 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)
 
Capacity800 mAh  
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Internet browsing
Built-in online services support Facebook, MySpace, Twitter 
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 
DataEV-DO  
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.

GPSGPS, E911 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.12.0, EDR 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibility M4, T3 
OtherVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced11 Jun 2008  
Shopping information
Accessories Battery, Wall Charger, Quick Reference Guide, Product Safety & Warranty Guide 
MSRP price $ 190 

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