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LG GT500 vs Sony Ericsson W518a

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LG GT500 Remove phone

Posted: 04 Aug 2009
Market Status: Released
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Sony Ericsson W518a Remove phone

Posted: 04 May 2009
Market Status: Released

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Design
Dimensions4.21 x 2.15 x 0.46 inches (107 x 54.5 x 11.8 mm)3.68 x 1.97 x 0.55 inches (93.5 x 50 x 14 mm) 
Weight3.46 oz (98 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
3.46 oz (98 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.0 inches2.2 inches 
Resolution240 x 400 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.

155 ppi182 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 144262 144 
TouchscreenYes  
Additional display

Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

 OLED 
Resolution

Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

 128 x 36 pixels 
Physical Size 1.10 inches 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels3.2 megapixels 
FlashYes  
FeaturesAutofocusDigital zoom 
CamcorderYesYes 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo sharing 
Front-facing camera Yes 
Hardware
Built-in storage0.06 GB0.1 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCMemory Stick Micro (M2) 
Battery
Talk time4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
 
Stand-by time12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Capacity 920 mAh 
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Multimedia
RadioFMFM, RDS 
Internet browsing
Browser Access NetFront Browser, RSS Feeds 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEEDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s 
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-GPSA-GPS 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.02.0, EDR 
Wi-FiYes  
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSB  
OtherComputer syncComputer sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3, AAC), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 15 Jul 2009 

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