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Motorola SLVR L9 vs Samsung Sway

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Motorola SLVR L9 Remove phone

Posted: 13 Feb 2007
Market Status: Released
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Samsung Sway Remove phone

Posted: 01 Oct 2008
Market Status: Released

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Design
Dimensions4.46 x 1.92 x 0.45 inches (113.5 x 49 x 11.5 mm)4.15 x 1.96 x 0.47 inches (105 x 50 x 12 mm) 
Weight3.38 oz (96 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
3.56 oz (101 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.0 inches2.2 inches 
Resolution176 x 220 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.

141 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 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels2 megapixels 
FeaturesDigital zoom  
CamcorderYesYes 
Hardware
Built-in storage0.02 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSDmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time6.66 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
4.50 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time14.6 days (350 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Capacity880 mAh800 mAh 
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Multimedia
RadioFM  
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 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
DataEDGE  
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 
Connectivity
Bluetooth1.22.0 
USBYes  
ConnectorminiUSB  
OtherComputer sync  
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphonePolyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibility M4 
OtherVoice recording, Push-to-TalkVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced12 Feb 200706 Oct 2008 

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