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Motorola MOTO W7 Active Edition vs Sony Ericsson Xperia active

Motorola MOTO W7 Active Edition Remove phone

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Posted: 11 May 2009
Market Status: Released

Sony Ericsson Xperia active Remove phone

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PA Rating - 6.5
Posted: 22 Jun 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device type Smart phone 
OS Android (4.0, 2.3) 
Dimensions3.90 x 1.93 x 0.59 inches (99 x 49 x 15 mm)3.62 x 2.17 x 0.65 inches (92 x 55 x 16.5 mm) 
Weight3.70 oz (105 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
3.91 oz (111 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Rugged Water, Dust resistant 
Display
Physical size2.2 inches3.0 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 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.

182 ppi192 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.

TFTTFT 
Colors262 14416 777 216 
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesDigital zoomAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Scenes, Self-timer 
CamcorderYes1280x720 (720p HD) 
Features Video light 
Front-facing cameraYes  
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 S2 MSM8255 
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, Scorpion 
Graphics processor Adreno 205 
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.

 512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage0.03 GB0.32 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time8.00 hours
the average is 12 h (736 min)
4.88 hours
the average is 12 h (736 min)
 
Stand-by time12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)
14.6 days (351 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 5.50 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 14.0 days (335 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity910 mAh1200 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Features Music recognition 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support Facebook, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
OtherOther versions support GSM 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS 850/2100 MHz or GSM 900/1800/1900, UMTS 2100 MHz  
DataEDGE, UMTSHSPA (unspecified), 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, Glonass 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0Yes 
Wi-Fi Yes 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer syncDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, PedometerAccelerometer, Compass, Barometer 
OtherVoice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced11 May 200922 Jun 2011 
Shopping information
Accessories Sport stereo headset, Arm case, Wrist strap, 2GB microSD memory card, Exchangeable cover, Charger, microUSB cable for charging Synchronisation and file transfer, user documentation 

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