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Motorola i1 Remove phone

Posted: 22 Mar 2010
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 17 Mar 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (1.5)Android (2.3.4, 2.2, 2.1) 
Dimensions4.65 x 2.28 x 0.50 inches (118 x 58 x 12.8 mm)4.69 x 2.35 x 0.45 inches (119 x 59.8 x 11.5 mm) 
Weight4.62 oz (131 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
RuggedWater, Dust, Shock, Temperature resistant  
MIL-STD-810 certifiedYes  
Display
Physical size3.1 inches3.7 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels480 x 800 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.

186 ppi252 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.

TFTAMOLED 
Screen-to-body ratio41.84 %54.80 % 
Colors262 144  
TouchscreenYesYes 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, EffectsAutofocus, Geo tagging 
Camcorder352x288 (CIF) (15 fps)720x480 (DVD) (20 fps) 
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 S1 QSD8250 
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, Freescale Zeus 2.0 ARM1136Single core, 1000 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processor Adreno 200 
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.

256 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM512 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM 
Built-in storage0.256 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time3.50 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time4.2 days (100 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
12.1 days (290 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 7.00 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
 
Capacity1400 mAh1400 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserOpera Mini 5.0  
Technology
iDEN

iDEN - iDEN (Integrated Digital Enhanced Network) is a wireless network standard developed by Motorola and used by Nextel Wireless. It operates at 800Mhz, 900Mhz and 1500Mhz frequency bands and it is a mixture of TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access) and GSM arhitecture. It allows the use of one mobile device as a digital phone, pager, two-way radio and fax/modem.

800, 900 MHz  
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
Data HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, 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.

A-GPSA-GPS, Cell ID 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR2.1 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Features USB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights (1, Multiple color), Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellationfor Noise cancellation 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3M3 
OtherVoice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-TalkVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced22 Mar 2010  
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 349  

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