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Microsoft KIN ONE vs Motorola FLIPOUT US

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Microsoft KIN ONE Remove phone

Posted: 12 Apr 2010
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 05 Oct 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeFeature phoneSmart phone 
OS Android (2.1) 
Dimensions3.31 x 2.66 x 0.73 inches (84 x 68 x 19 mm)2.64 x 2.64 x 0.67 inches (67 x 67 x 17 mm) 
Weight3.90 oz (111 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.23 oz (120 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.6 inches2.8 inches 
Resolution320 x 240 pixels320 x 240 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.

154 ppi143 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 ratio36.85 %53.99 % 
Colors 262 144 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels3 megapixels 
FlashLED  
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital image stabilization  
Camcorder640x480 (VGA)352x288 (CIF) (25 fps) 
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 OMAP3410 
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, 720 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8 
Graphics processor PowerVR SGX530 
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.

256 MB RAM512 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM 
Built-in storage4 GB  
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time5.66 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
5.90 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time8.8 days (210 hours)
the average is 20 days (478 h)
15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 20 days (478 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 4.60 hours
the average is 15 h (907 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 23 days (555 h)
 
Capacity1240 mAh1170 mAh 
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Multimedia
RadioFMFM 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, MySpace, TwitterFacebook, Photobucket, MySpace, 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 MHz  
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 1900 MHz 
DataEV-DO Rev.AHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, EDGE 
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, E911A-GPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.12.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsPolyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation 
SensorsAccelerometerCompass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T4  
OtherTTY/TDDVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced12 Apr 201005 Oct 2010 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 50$ 80 

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