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Posted: 14 Dec 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.0, 2.3.7, 2.3)Android (4.0, 2.3.4) 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions5.02 x 2.72 x 0.33 inches (127.5 x 69 x 8.5 mm)4.92 x 2.48 x 0.34 inches (125 x 63 x 8.7 mm) 
Weight4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.13 oz (117 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Side KeysLeft: Volume controlRight: Volume control, Camera shutter 
Colors Black, Gray, Pink, Blue, White 
Display
Physical size4.3 inches4.2 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 ppi233 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 
Screen-to-body ratio59.74 %61.75 % 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels8.1 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.8F2.4 
FeaturesAutofocusCMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Self-timer 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo callingDigital image stabilization, Video light 
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels  
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 OMAP4430Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255 
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, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Single core, 1400 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX540 @ 304 MHzAdreno 205 
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 RAM (Dual-channel)512 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 333 MHz) / LPDDR2 
Built-in storage8 GB1 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time4.33 hours
the average is 11 h (671 min)
7.41 hours
the average is 11 h (671 min)
 
Stand-by time13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 20 days (478 h)
19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 20 days (478 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.00 hours
the average is 15 h (906 min)
7.61 hours
the average is 15 h (906 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 23 days (556 h)
19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 23 days (556 h)
 
Music playback 37.00 hours 
Video playback 6.41 hours 
Capacity1540 mAh  
TypeLi - IonLi - Ion 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition 
Supported formatsMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+MP3, AAC 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, XviDMPEG4, H.263, H.264 
RadioFMFM, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Browser   
supportsHTML, FlashHTML, Flash 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 1900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE 
Global RoamingYesYes 
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-GPSGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationYes  
Phone features
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring IDUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID 
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, CalculatorCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator 
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP 
Instant MessagingHangouts / Google TalkHangouts / Google Talk 
Games Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.0Yes 
ProfilesAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), AMP Manager Protocol (A2MP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol, Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP) 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n, aYes 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
Wi-Fi DirectYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
HDMIvia microUSBYes 
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
OtherNFC, DLNA, MHL, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Tethering, OTA sync, ANT+ 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

03 Nov 2011  
FCC ID value: ZNFP940 link  
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

   
Head0.32 W/kg  
Body0.73 W/kg  
Availability
Officially announced14 Dec 201131 Aug 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 500 

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