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LG Spectrum vs Motorola DROID X2

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LG Spectrum Remove phone

Posted: 09 Jan 2012
Market Status: Released
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Motorola DROID X2 Remove phone

Posted: 18 May 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.0.4, 2.3)Android (2.3, 2.2) 
Dimensions5.33 x 2.71 x 0.42 inches (135 x 69 x 11 mm)5.02 x 2.58 x 0.39 inches (127.5 x 65.5 x 9.90 mm) 
Weight4.99 oz (142 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.5 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels540 x 960 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.

326 ppi256 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.

LCD  
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDDual LED 
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.

F2.4  
FeaturesAutofocus, Face detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Scenes, Effects, Self-timerAutofocus, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo calling  
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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S3NVIDIA Tegra 2 
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, 1500 MHzDual core, 1000 MHz 
Graphics processorYes  
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 storage4 GB8 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time8.30 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
8.00 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
 
Stand-by time14.5 days (348 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
9.2 days (220 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Capacity1830 mAh1540 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Browser Android WebKit 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload)Facebook, Photobucket, Flickr, Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
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 
FDD LTE700 (band 13) MHz  
DataLTE, EV-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-GPSGPS, A-GPS, S-GPS 
NavigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.02.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIvia microUSBMicro HDMI (Type D) 
OtherDLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3M4, T3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced09 Jan 201218 May 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 700  

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