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LG Optimus 3D MAX vs Sony Xperia sola

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LG Optimus 3D MAX Remove phone

Posted: 22 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released
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Sony Xperia sola Remove phone

Posted: 13 Mar 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3.6) Optimus 2.0 Lite UIAndroid (4.0.4, 2.3.7) 
Dimensions4.99 x 2.65 x 0.38 inches (126.8 x 67.4 x 9.6 mm)4.57 x 2.32 x 0.39 inches (116 x 59 x 9.9 mm) 
Weight5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
3.77 oz (107 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.3 inches3.7 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 x 854 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.

217 ppi265 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.

IPS LCDTFT 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
3DGlasses-free (Parallax barrier)  
Camera
Camera5 megapixels, Dual-lens (3D)5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Macro mode, Night mode, Mirror, Self-timerAutofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Exposure compensation, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Self-timer 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingContinuous autofocus, Video light 
3D captureVideos: Videos: 1280x720 (720p)  
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA  
Hardware
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.

TI OMAP4430ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500 
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, ARM Cortex-A9Dual core, 1000 MHz 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX540 @ 304 MHzYes 
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 RAM512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB8 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
6.00 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
 
Stand-by time17.6 days (422 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
19.6 days (470 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
 
Talk time (3G)3.00 hours
the average is 14 h (863 min)
5.00 hours
the average is 14 h (863 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 22 days (520 h)
19.8 days (475 hours)
the average is 22 days (520 h)
 
Capacity1520 mAh1320 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Sound effects 
RadioFMFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
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, A-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.02.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
HDMIvia microUSB  
OtherNFC, DLNA, MHL, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone/s Yes 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced22 Feb 201213 Mar 2012 
Shopping information
Accessories 2 SmartTags, stereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation 

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