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Motorola i867 vs Motorola i856

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Motorola i867 Remove phone

Posted: 19 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released
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Motorola i856 Remove phone

Posted: 02 Sep 2009
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSAndroid (2.1)  
Dimensions4.49 x 2.28 x 0.47 inches (114 x 58 x 12 mm)4.19 x 1.97 x 0.59 inches (106.5 x 50 x 15 mm) 
Weight4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
2.99 oz (85 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
RuggedShock, Vibration, Temperature resistant  
Display
Physical size3.1 inches2.2 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels176 x 220 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 ppi128 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 
Screen-to-body ratio43.33 %28.60 % 
TouchscreenMulti-touch  
FeaturesProximity sensor  
Camera
Camera3 megapixels1.3 megapixels 
FlashLED  
CamcorderYes352x288 (CIF) 
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, ARM v6  
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.

512 MB RAM  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time5.13 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
3.50 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time7.5 days (180 hours)
the average is 20 days (478 h)
4.0 days (95 hours)
the average is 20 days (478 h)
 
Capacity 1100 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
Browser Openwave 7.21 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+  
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 MHz800, 900 MHz 
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 
NavigationYes  
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.12.1 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
OtherComputer sync, OTA sync  
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphonePolyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation  
SensorsAccelerometer, Compass  
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3M3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-TalkVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-Talk 
Availability
Officially announced 02 Sep 2009 

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