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Micromax A85 Remove phone

Posted: 17 Aug 2012
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 13 Jun 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.2)Android (4.0.4) 
Dimensions4.67 x 2.37 x 0.54 inches (118.7 x 60.1 x 13.8 mm)4.06 x 2.24 x 0.51 inches (103 x 57 x 13 mm) 
Weight 3.51 oz (99 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
ColorsBlackBlack, Blue, Red, White 
Display
Physical size3.8 inches3.2 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels320 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.

246 ppi180 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 ratio57.56 %51.97 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassProximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels3.2 megapixels 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus  
Software FeaturesGeo taggingDigital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timer 
CamcorderYes640x480 (VGA) 
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.

NVIDIA Tegra 2Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A 
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 MHzSingle core, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5 
Graphics processorYesAdreno 200 (enhanced) 
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.

 0.5 GB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB2.5 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity1500 mAh1500 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time3.30 hours
the average is 14 h (850 min)
5.00 hours
the average is 14 h (850 min)
 
Stand-by time10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 15 days (370 h)
19.6 days (470 hours)
the average is 15 days (370 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 4.50 hours
the average is 16 h (982 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 22.7 days (545 hours)
the average is 20 days (476 h)
 
Music playback 30.00 hours 
Video playback 3.00 hours 
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Multimedia
Mirroring TV-out 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition 
Video playback   
Features

Features - Shows any special features of the particular phone's multimedia

Zoom, Stretch to fullscreen  
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersLoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/sHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, GyroscopeAccelerometer 
NotificationsMusic ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent modeMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.12.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
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 
Navigation Yes 
OtherTethering, Computer syncTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced 13 Jun 2012 
Shopping information
Accessories Charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation. 
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 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

 17 Jul 2012 
 FCC ID value: PY7PM-0130 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head 1.28 W/kg 
Body 0.55 W/kg 
Product Specific Use 1.27 W/kg 

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