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Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 08 Jun 2009
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Design
Device typeFeature phoneSmart phone 
OS iOS (6.1, 6, 5.1, 5, 4.x, 3.x) 
Dimensions3.86 x 1.89 x 0.58 inches (98 x 48 x 14.75 mm)4.50 x 2.40 x 0.48 inches (115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm) 
Weight3.53 oz (100 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
FeaturesNumeric keypad, Soft keys  
ColorsPink, GrayBlack, White 
Display
Physical size2.4 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 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.

167 ppi165 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.

TFTLCD 
Screen-to-body ratio37.90 %52.35 % 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels3 megapixels 
Hardware Features Autofocus 
Software FeaturesDigital zoom, Self-timerTouch to focus, Geo tagging 
SettingsWhite balance presets  
Shooting ModesBurst mode, Effects  
Camcorder320x240 (QVGA) (15 fps)640x480 (VGA) (30 fps) 
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, 600 MHz 
Graphics processor PowerVR SGX 535 GPU 
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 storage0.07 GB32 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC  
Battery
Capacity860 mAh1219 mAh 
Not user replaceable Yes 
Talk time5.40 hours
the average is 15 h (875 min)
12.00 hours
the average is 15 h (875 min)
 
Stand-by time15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 16 days (388 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 16 days (388 h)
 
Talk time (3G)3.66 hours
the average is 16 h (967 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)16.5 days (395 hours)
the average is 24 days (567 h)
  
Music playback27.00 hours30.00 hours 
Video playback6.35 hours10.00 hours 
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Multimedia
RadioFM  
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataUMTSHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS 
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 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBProprietary 
OtherComputer syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced24 Nov 200908 Jun 2009 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

14 Dec 200908 Jun 2009 
FCC ID value: PPIRM-598 linkFCC ID value: BCGA1303A link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head0.82 W/kg1.19 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz1900 MHz 
Body0.21 W/kg0.33 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz1900 MHz 
EU SAR   
Head0.97 W/kg  

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