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Motorola MOTOSURF A3100 vs Motorola MOTOLUXE

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Motorola MOTOSURF A3100 Remove phone

Posted: 06 Jan 2009
Market Status: Released
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Motorola MOTOLUXE Remove phone

Posted: 06 Jan 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Mobile Professional (6.1)Android (2.3.7) 
Dimensions4.33 x 2.35 x 0.54 inches (110 x 59.7 x 13.7 mm)4.63 x 2.38 x 0.39 inches (117.7 x 60.5 x 9.85 mm) 
Weight4.20 oz (119 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
4.36 oz (124 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.8 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 pixels480 x 854 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.

143 ppi245 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 
Colors65 536  
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
FeaturesProximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera3 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashYesLED 
Features, AutofocusAutofocus, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Scenes, Effects 
CamcorderYes640x480 (VGA) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing cameraYes0.3 megapixels VGA 
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 MSM7201AQualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A 
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, 528 MHzSingle core, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5 
Graphics processor Adreno 200 (enhanced) 
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.

128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM512 MB RAM / 1024 MB ROM 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time6.80 hours
the average is 12 h (709 min)
6.50 hours
the average is 12 h (709 min)
 
Stand-by time12.4 days (298 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
18.8 days (450 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 4.50 hours
the average is 15 h (892 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 29 days (705 h)
 
Capacity1170 mAh1400 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserOpera Browser  
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPAHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
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-GPSGPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer syncDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced06 Jan 200905 Jan 2012 

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