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Motorola ELECTRIFY M Remove phone

Posted: 02 Nov 2012
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 30 May 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - U.S. Cellular

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.1, 4.0.4)Android (4.2.2) TouchWiz Nature UX 2.0 UI 
Dimensions4.85 x 2.42 x 0.34 inches (123.1 x 61.5 x 8.7 mm)4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches (124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm) 
Weight3.92 oz (111 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
3.77 oz (107 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
Colors Black, White 
Display
Physical size4.3 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution540 x 960 pixels540 x 960 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 ppi256 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 AMOLED 
Screen-to-body ratio67.32 %66.77 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Geo taggingCMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Geo tagging, Voice activation 
Shooting ModesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), PanoramaHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Night mode 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA1.9 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.

 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930 
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, 1500 MHzDual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300 
Graphics processorYesAdreno 305 
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 RAM1536 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB8 GB 
Maximum User Storage5 GB5 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time16.60 hours
the average is 15 h (877 min)
  
Talk time (3G) 12.00 hours
the average is 16 h (942 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)18.0 days (432 hours)
the average is 24 days (568 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 24 days (568 h)
 
Stand-by time (4G)13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 23 days (560 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 23 days (560 h)
 
Music playback 49.00 hours 
Video playback 10.00 hours 
Capacity2000 mAh1900 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
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, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz  
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE700 (band 17), 850 (band 5), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1900 (band 2) MHz  
DataLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s)LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Micro SIM Yes 
VoLTE Yes 
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-GPS, S-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationTurn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.0, EDR4.0, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherNFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared, MirrorLink 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced01 Nov 201230 May 2013 
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).

   
Head 0.88 W/kg 
Body 1.40 W/kg 

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