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Motorola RAZR2 V8 vs Sony Ericsson W518a

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Motorola RAZR2 V8 Remove phone

Posted: 15 May 2007
Market Status: Released
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Sony Ericsson W518a Remove phone

Posted: 04 May 2009
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSLinux  
Dimensions4.05 x 2.08 x 0.46 inches (103 x 53 x 11.9 mm)3.68 x 1.97 x 0.55 inches (93.5 x 50 x 14 mm) 
Weight4.12 oz (117 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
3.46 oz (98 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.2 inches2.2 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 pixels240 x 320 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 ppi182 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 144262 144 
Additional display

Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

TFTOLED 
Resolution

Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

240 x 320 pixels128 x 36 pixels 
Physical Size2.00 inches1.10 inches 
Colors

Colors - Shows the number of colors that the additional display supports

262 144  
Camera
Camera2 megapixels3.2 megapixels 
FeaturesDigital zoom, Burst modeDigital zoom 
Camcorder220x176Yes 
Features Video sharing 
Front-facing camera Yes 
Hardware
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, 500 MHz, ARM II  
Built-in storage2 GB0.1 GB 
Storage expansion Memory Stick Micro (M2) 
Battery
Talk time8.33 hours
the average is 12 h (690 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 12 h (690 min)
 
Stand-by time11.7 days (280 hours)
the average is 20 days (488 h)
16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 20 days (488 h)
 
Capacity770 mAh920 mAh 
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Multimedia
Radio FM, RDS 
Internet browsing
BrowserOpera BrowserAccess NetFront Browser, RSS Feeds 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGEEDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s 
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 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.02.0, EDR 
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSB  
OtherComputer syncComputer sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3, AAC), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer 
OtherVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced15 May 200715 Jul 2009 

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