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Nokia C5-05 vs HTC Explorer

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Nokia C5-05 Remove phone

Posted: 10 Oct 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 29 Sep 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (9.4) S60 5th EditionAndroid (2.3) 
Dimensions4.17 x 2.01 x 0.54 inches (105.8 x 51 x 13.8 mm)4.05 x 2.25 x 0.51 inches (102.8 x 57.2 x 12.9 mm) 
Weight3.28 oz (93 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
3.81 oz (108 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.

 TFT 
Screen-to-body ratio52.20 %51.86 % 
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels3 megapixels 
FeaturesWhite balance presets, Digital zoom, Self-timerGeo tagging 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (15 fps)640x480 (VGA) (19 fps) 
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 MSM7225A 
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, ARM11Single core, 600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5 
Graphics processor Adreno 200 (enhanced)  
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 / 512 MB ROM 
Built-in storage0.04 GB0.09 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GBmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time11.50 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
7.66 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
19.1 days (458 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
 
Talk time (3G)4.50 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
7.55 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)24.5 days (588 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
18.5 days (445 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
 
Capacity1000 mAh1230 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Preset equalizerAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, StereoFM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, FlickrFacebook, YouTube (upload), Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 900, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGE, GPRSHSDPA 14.4 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-GPSGPS 
NavigationPoints of interest (POI), Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC), Video ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 29 Sep 2011 
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia Battery BL-4U, Nokia Travel Charger AC-8 / AC-15, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-102, Nokia Connectivity Cable CA-101D, Nokia 2 GB microSD Card MU-37, User guide, Service Leaflet  

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