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Nokia C6-01 vs Sony Xperia U

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Nokia C6-01 Remove phone

Posted: 14 Sep 2010
Market Status: Released
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Sony Xperia U Remove phone

Posted: 26 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (Belle, Symbian^3)Android (4.0, 2.3.7) 
Dimensions4.09 x 2.07 x 0.55 inches (103.8 x 52.5 x 13.9 mm)4.41 x 2.13 x 0.47 inches (112 x 54 x 12 mm) 
Weight4.62 oz (131 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.2 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution360 x 640 pixels480 x 854 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 ppi280 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.

AMOLEDTFT 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashDual LEDLED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.8  
FeaturesFace detection, Geo tagging, Self-timerAutofocus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (25 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo light, Video callingVideo light, Video calling 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA0.3 megapixels VGA 
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.

 ST Erricson NovaThor U8500 
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, 680 MHz, ARM11Dual core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorYesARM Mali-400 MP 
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 / 1024 MB ROM512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage0.34 GB8 GB 
Maximum User Storage 4 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Talk time12.00 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
6.60 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
 
Stand-by time17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
10.8 days (260 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
 
Talk time (3G)4.83 hours
the average is 14 h (863 min)
5.60 hours
the average is 14 h (863 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)15.8 days (380 hours)
the average is 22 days (520 h)
19.7 days (472 hours)
the average is 22 days (520 h)
 
Capacity1050 mAh1320 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
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-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationPoints of interest (POI), Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.0, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage deviceMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, AMR), Video ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced14 Sep 201026 Feb 2012 
Shopping information
Accessories battery, exchangeable caps, stereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation 

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