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Nokia Lumia 900 vs Samsung GALAXY Note LTE

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 8.6

Posted: 09 Jan 2012
Market Status: Released

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 9.1

Posted: 09 Jan 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Phone 7.8, 7.5 Refresh, 7.5 MangoAndroid (4.0, 2.3) TouchWiz UI 
Dimensions5.03 x 2.70 x 0.45 inches (127.8 x 68.5 x 11.5 mm)5.78 x 3.27 x 0.38 inches (147 x 83 x 10 mm) 
Weight5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
6.28 oz (178 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.3 inches5.3 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels800 x 1280 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.

217 ppi285 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.

AMOLEDSuper AMOLED 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels8 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.

F2.2F2.6 
Focal length (35mm equivalent)28.00 mm  
FeaturesAutofocus, Touch to focus, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo taggingAutofocus, Smile detection, Burst mode, Panorama, Scenes 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels2 megapixels 
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 APQ8055Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660 
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, 1400 MHz, ScorpionDual core, 1500 MHz 
Graphics processorAdreno 205Yes 
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.

512 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage16 GB16 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time7.00 hours
the average is 12 h (736 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 12 h (736 min)
 
Stand-by time14.6 days (350 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)
 
Talk time (3G)8.00 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
  
Capacity1830 mAh2500 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM  
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer 9 Mobile  
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Flickr, Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz 
DataLTE Cat3/4 Uplink 50 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGELTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Micro SIMYes  
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, S-GPS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningA-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, NFC, MHL, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone/sYes  
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Barometer 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3M3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced09 Jan 201209 Jan 2012 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 300 

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