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Nokia E6 vs BlackBerry Bold 9900

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Posted: 12 Apr 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 02 May 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (Belle, Anna)BlackBerry (7.1, 7) 
Dimensions4.55 x 2.32 x 0.41 inches (115.5 x 59 x 10.5 mm)4.53 x 2.60 x 0.41 inches (115 x 66 x 10.5 mm) 
Weight4.69 oz (133 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.5 inches2.8 inches 
Resolution640 x 480 pixels640 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.

325 ppi286 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 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
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.

F2.4  
Focal length (35mm equivalent)28 mm  
FeaturesFace detection, Exposure compensation, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timerDigital image stabilization, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (25 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA  
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, 680 MHz, ARM11Single core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655 
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 ROM768 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB8 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time14.80 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
6.30 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
 
Stand-by time28.0 days (672 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
12.8 days (307 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
 
Talk time (3G)7.50 hours
the average is 15 h (903 min)
5.90 hours
the average is 15 h (903 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)31.0 days (744 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
12.8 days (307 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
 
Video call time2.60 hours  
Capacity1500 mAh1230 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
FeaturesPreset equalizerAlbum art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, 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 
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-GPS, Cell IDGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.02.1 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTV-Out, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, AMR), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s)Yes  
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibility M3, T3 
OtherVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced12 Apr 201102 May 2011 
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia High Efficiency Charger AC-15, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-207, Nokia Connectivity Cable CA-179, Quick start guide  
MSRP price $ 700 

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