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Motorola DROID 2 Remove phone

Posted: 10 Aug 2010
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 15 Nov 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3, 2.2)Android (2.2) 
Dimensions4.58 x 2.38 x 0.54 inches (116.3 x 60.5 x 13.7 mm)4.47 x 2.32 x 0.52 inches (114 x 59 x 13 mm) 
Weight5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
4.44 oz (126 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
FeaturesFull keyboard  
Display
Physical size3.7 inches3.2 inches 
Resolution480 x 854 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.

265 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.

TFTLCD 
Screen-to-body ratio53.64 %45.57 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels3.2 megapixels 
FlashDual LED  
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Software FeaturesGeo taggingSelf-timer 
Settings White balance presets, ISO control 
Shooting Modes Macro mode, Effects 
Camcorder720x480 (DVD) (30 fps)640x480 (VGA), 320x240 (QVGA) 
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 OMAP3630  
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, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8600 MHz 
Graphics processorPowerVR 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.

0.5 GB RAM  
Built-in storage8 GB0.15 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity1400 mAh1500 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time9.58 hours
the average is 14 h (857 min)
7.50 hours
the average is 14 h (857 min)
 
Stand-by time13.1 days (315 hours)
the average is 15 days (370 h)
20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 15 days (370 h)
 
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Multimedia
MirroringDLNA  
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation  
Cellular
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 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer 
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3M4 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g 
Mobile hotspotYes  
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.

A-GPSA-GPS, S-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced10 Aug 201015 Nov 2010 
Shopping information
Accessories Bluetooth Stereo Headset, Stereo Headset, Vehicle Power Charger, Car Mount, Holster 
MSRP price $ 80 
Regulatory Approval
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/kg  
Body1.50 W/kg  

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