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Motorola i856 vs Huawei IDEOS X1

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Posted: 02 Sep 2009
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 18 May 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device type Smart phone 
OS Android (2.2) 
Dimensions4.19 x 1.97 x 0.59 inches (106.5 x 50 x 15 mm)4.09 x 2.20 x 0.51 inches (104 x 56 x 13 mm) 
Weight2.99 oz (85 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
3.53 oz (100 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.2 inches2.8 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.

128 ppi143 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 
Colors 262 144 
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera1.3 megapixels3.2 megapixels 
Features Digital zoom 
Camcorder352x288 (CIF)Yes 
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 MSM7225 
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 MHz 
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 ROM 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time3.50 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
 
Stand-by time4.0 days (95 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
14.0 days (336 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Capacity1100 mAh1200 mAh 
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Multimedia
Radio FM 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
Internet browsing
BrowserOpenwave 7.21  
Built-in online services support Facebook 
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 2100 MHz 
Data HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, 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.

GPSGPS, A-GPS 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.12.1 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
Other Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsPolyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-TalkVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced02 Sep 2009  

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