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Motorola DROID Remove phone

Posted: 14 Jul 2009
Market Status: Released

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Remove phone

Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - T-Mobile

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.2, 2.1, 2.0)Android (5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3) 
Form factorSide-SliderCandybar 
Dimensions4.56 x 2.36 x 0.54 inches (116 x 60 x 14 mm)5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm) 
Weight5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
FeaturesFull keyboard, D-PadStylus 
KeysRight: Volume control, Camera shutterLeft: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key 
Colors Black, Pink, White 
Physical size3.7 inches5.7 inches 
Resolution480 x 854 pixels1080 x 1920 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.

265 ppi386 ppi 

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.

Screen-to-body ratio54.34 %74.78 % 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3) 
Camera5 megapixels13 megapixels 
FlashDual LEDLED 
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.

Focal length (35mm equivalent) 31 mm 
Camera sensor size 1/3.06" 
Pixel size 1.12 μm 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Geo taggingDigital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Touch to focus, Self-timer 
SettingsWhite balance presetsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets 
Shooting ModesScenesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder720x480 (DVD) (24 fps)3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps) 
Recording formatH.264  
Features Digital image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling 
Front-facing camera 2 megapixels 
Video capture 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
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 OMAP3430Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 

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 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX530Adreno 330 
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.

0.25 GB RAM / 512 MB ROM3 GB RAM (Dual-channel, 800 MHz) / LPDDR3 
Built-in storage 64 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 64 GB 
Capacity1400 mAh3200 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Wireless charging Optional 
Talk time6.41 hours
the average is 15 h (874 min)
25.00 hours
the average is 15 h (874 min)
Stand-by time11.2 days (270 hours)
the average is 15 days (365 h)
22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 15 days (365 h)
Talk time (3G) 21.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1012 min)
Stand-by time (3G) 17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 21 days (506 h)
Stand-by time (4G) 15.8 days (380 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
Music playback 84.00 hours 
Video playback 13.00 hours 
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Mirroring DLNA, MHL 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art coverAlbum art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer 
Supported formatsMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR, OGG, MIDIMP3, AAC, eAAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
Internet browsing
supportsHTMLHTML, HTML5 
Built-in online services supportFacebookYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 

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, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD) Bands 17, 18, 5, 8, 4, 3, 2 
Data LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Micro SIM Yes 
VoLTE Yes 
Global Roaming Yes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer 
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
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, Document viewer, Calculator, World clockCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, Notes, Memo 
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingHangouts / Google TalkHangouts / Google Talk, ChatON 
Hearing aid compatibility T3 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Bluetooth2.1, EDR4.0 
Profiles/ ProtocolsAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP) 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, i802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band, ac 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
Wi-Fi Direct Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 3.0 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSB 

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 
NavigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+, Infrared 
Officially announced28 Oct 200904 Sep 2013 
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

12 Aug 200907 Nov 2013 
FCC ID value: IHDP56KC1 linkFCC ID value: A3LSMN9005 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).

Head1.49 W/kg0.24 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz  
Body1.38 W/kg0.72 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz  
Product Specific Use 1.04 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission 1.07 W/kg 
Head 0.29 W/kg 

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