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LG Optimus S vs PCD Chaser

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LG Optimus S Remove phone

Posted: 06 Oct 2010
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Ting
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PCD Chaser Remove phone

Posted: 07 Dec 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3, 2.2)Android (2.3) 
Dimensions4.47 x 2.32 x 0.52 inches (114 x 59 x 13 mm)4.5 x 2.2 x 0.55 inches (114 x 56 x 14 mm) 
Weight4.06 oz (115 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.2 oz (119 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.2 inches3.2 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 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.

180 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.

LCDLCD 
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesProximity sensorProximity sensor 
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels3 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesAutofocusGeo tagging 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (15 fps)Yes 
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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7627Qualcomm MSM7627T 
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.

Single core, 600 MHzSingle core, 800 MHz 
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.

 512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage0.14 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time5.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
5.80 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time 8.3 days (199 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Capacity1500 mAh1450 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, MySpace, TwitterYouTube (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 
DataEV-DO Rev.AEV-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, S-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, gYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer 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 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T4M3, T3 
OtherVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 50  

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