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LG Octane vs LG Cosmos

LG Octane Remove phone

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PA Rating - 4.5
User Rating - 7.2

Posted: 27 Oct 2010
Market Status: Released

LG Cosmos Remove phone

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PA Rating - 6.5
User Rating - 5.8

Posted: 15 Mar 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeFeature phoneFeature phone 
Dimensions4.21 x 2.16 x 0.63 inches (107 x 55 x 16 mm)4.41 x 2.05 x 0.67 inches (112 x 52 x 17 mm) 
Weight4.50 oz (128 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
4.40 oz (125 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size 2.0 inches 
Resolution320 x 240 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.

 200 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 144  
Additional display

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

TFT  
Resolution

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

176 x 220 pixels  
Colors

Colors - Shows the number of colors that the additional display supports

262 144  
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels1.3 megapixels 
FlashLED  
FeaturesSmile detection, Burst mode, PanoramaWhite balance presets, Night mode, Effects 
CamcorderYes  
Hardware
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB 
Battery
Talk time6.33 hours
the average is 12 h (741 min)
6.00 hours
the average is 12 h (741 min)
 
Stand-by time14.2 days (340 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)
24.0 days (576 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)
 
Capacity 950 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byPlaylists  
SpeakersEarpiece, Stereo speakers  
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.

GPS, E911GPS, E911 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
USBYesYes 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device  
OtherComputer sync  
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphonePolyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4M3, T4 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced27 Oct 2010  
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 350$ 190 

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