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Motorola DROID RAZR Remove phone

Posted: 18 Oct 2011
Market Status: Released
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Samsung GALAXY Nexus Remove phone

Posted: 19 Oct 2011
Market Status: Released
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HTC Rezound Remove phone

Posted: 03 Nov 2011
Market Status: Released
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (4.1.2, 4.0, 2.3.6, 2.3.5)Android (4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2, 4.1.2, 4.1, 4.0.4, 4.0.1, 4.0)Android (4.0, 2.3.4)
Dimensions5.15 x 2.71 x 0.28 inches (130.7 x 68.9 x 7.1 mm)5.33 x 2.67 x 0.35 inches (135.5 x 67.94 x 8.94 mm)5.08 x 2.58 x 0.54 inches (129 x 65.5 x 13.65 mm)
Weight4.48 oz (127 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
6.00 oz (170 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
Body materialKevlar  
Display
Physical size4.3 inches4.7 inches4.3 inches
Resolution540 x 960 pixels720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 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.

256 ppi316 ppi342 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.

Super AMOLED AdvancedSuper AMOLEDS-LCD
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touchMulti-touch
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor
Camera
Camera8 megapixels5 megapixels8 megapixels
FlashLEDLEDDual 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.

F2.4F2.8 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Burst mode, Panorama, Scenes, EffectsAutofocus, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, PanoramaAutofocus, ISO control, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Scenes, Effects
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 720x480 (DVD) (120 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (60 fps)
FeaturesVideo callingVideo callingVideo calling
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels1.3 megapixels2 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.

TI OMAP4430TI OMAP4460Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660
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, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Dual core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Dual core, 1500 MHz
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX540 @ 304 MHzPowerVR SGX540Qualcomm Adreno 220
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 RAM1024 MB RAM1024 MB RAM
Built-in storage16 GB32 GB16 GB
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB
Battery
Talk time12.50 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
17.66 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
6.73 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
Stand-by time8.5 days (204 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
12.1 days (290 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
10.9 days (261 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
Talk time (3G) 8.33 hours
the average is 15 h (903 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 11.2 days (270 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
 
Capacity1780 mAh1750 mAh1620 mAh
Not user replaceableYes  
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer, Beats Audio
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYesYes
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
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 800, 1900 MHz
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE700 (band 13) MHz 700 (band 13) MHz
DataLTE, HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.AHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGELTE, EV-DO Rev.A
Micro SIMYes  
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-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPSGPS, A-GPS, E911
NavigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Turn-by-turn navigation
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.0, EDR3.03.0
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n
Mobile hotspotYesYesYes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingUSB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
HDMIMicro HDMI (Type D), 1.4via microUSBvia microUSB
OtherDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, MHL, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, MHL, Computer sync, OTA sync
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Additional microphone(s) Yes 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Compass
Hearing aid compatibility  M4, T4
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Availability
Officially announced18 Oct 201119 Oct 201103 Nov 2011
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 600 $ 300

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