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Posted: 03 Oct 2008
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (9.4) S60 5th EditionAndroid (4.0, 2.3) 
Dimensions4.37 x 2.04 x 0.61 inches (111 x 51.7 x 15.5 mm)4.17 x 2.22 x 0.56 inches (106 x 56.5 x 14.2 mm) 
Weight3.84 oz (109 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.06 oz (115 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.2 inches3.2 inches 
Resolution360 x 640 pixels320 x 480 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.

229 ppi180 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 ratio49.08 %51.05 % 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
FeaturesProximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashDual LEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoomAutofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Scenes, Self-timer 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo light, Video calling 
Front-facing cameraYesYes 
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 S2 MSM8255 
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, 434 MHz, ARM11Single core, 1000 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processor3D image engineAdreno 205 
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.

128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage0.081 GB0.32 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time8.80 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
14.25 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time16.9 days (406 hours)
the average is 20 days (478 h)
16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 20 days (478 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.00 hours
the average is 15 h (907 min)
6.70 hours
the average is 15 h (907 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 23 days (555 h)
14.6 days (350 hours)
the average is 23 days (555 h)
 
Video call time3.00 hours  
Capacity1320 mAh1200 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Features Album art cover, Music recognition 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM 
Speakers Earpiece, Stereo speakers 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserS60 OSS Browser  
Built-in online services support Facebook, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
OtherEuropean version has UMTS 900/2100 MHz; Other version is GSM only  
DataHSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 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, Glonass 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDRYes 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage deviceMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
OtherTV-Out, UPnP, Computer sync, SyncMLDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced02 Oct 200822 Aug 2011 

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