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Motorola DROID XYBOARD 8.2 vs Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 LTE

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Motorola DROID XYBOARD 8.2 Remove phone

Posted: 06 Dec 2011
Market Status: Released
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Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 LTE Remove phone

Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSAndroid (4.0, 3.2)Android (4.0, 3.2) 
Dimensions8.50 x 5.47 x 0.35 inches (216 x 139 x 8.9 mm)9.09 x 6.21 x 0.34 inches (230.9 x 157.8 x 8.6 mm) 
Weight13.62 oz (386 g)
the average is 14.6 oz (417 g)
16.05 oz (455 g)
the average is 14.6 oz (417 g)
 
Display
Physical size8.2 inches8.9 inches 
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels1280 x 800 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.

184 ppi170 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.

IPS LCDTFT 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels3 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera1.3 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 OMAP4430  
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, 1500 MHz 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX540 @ 304 MHzYes 
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 RAM  
Built-in storage32 GB16 GB 
Battery
Stand-by time (3G)27.0 days (648 hours)
the average is 52 days (1250 h)
  
Stand-by time (4G)19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 48 days (1150 h)
  
Capacity3960 mAh6100 mAh 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload)Facebook 
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 
FDD LTE700 (band 13) MHz700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz 
DataLTE, EV-DO Rev.ALTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, 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.

GPS, A-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR3.0, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSBProprietary 
FeaturesMass storage device  
HDMI1.4  
OtherComputer sync, OTA sync, InfraredDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced06 Dec 201128 Aug 2011 

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