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Motorola i940 Remove phone

Posted: 19 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 26 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSAndroid (2.1)  
Dimensions4.72 x 2.46 x 0.57 inches (120 x 62.5 x 14.5 mm)3.96 x 2.09 x 0.71 inches (101 x 53 x 18 mm) 
Weight5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
  
Display
Physical size3.5 inches2.2 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 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.

165 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.

TFT  
TouchscreenMulti-touch  
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor  
Additional display

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

 Yes 
Resolution

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

 128 x 160 pixels 
Physical Size 1.80 inches 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels2 megapixels 
FlashLED  
FeaturesAutofocus, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Scenes, EffectsDigital zoom 
Camcorder352x288 (CIF) (15 fps)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, 504 MHz, Freescale Zeus 2.0 ARM1136  
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  
Built-in storage0.512 GB0.18 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time6.75 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
3.41 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time5.6 days (135 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
4.2 days (100 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Capacity1820 mAh  
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, Twitter  
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.

GPS, A-GPSGPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDRYes 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingUSB charging 
Other Computer sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation  
SensorsAccelerometer, Compass  
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3  
OtherVoice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD, Push-to-TalkVoice dialing, Voice recording, Push-to-Talk 
Availability
Officially announced12 Jan 2012  

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