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Nokia N79 vs Nokia N73

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Posted: 26 Aug 2008
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 28 Apr 2006
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (9.3) S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2Symbian (9.1) S60 3rd Edition 
Dimensions4.33 x 1.93 x 0.59 inches (110 x 49 x 15 mm)4.33 x 1.92 x 0.74 inches (110 x 49 x 19 mm) 
Weight3.42 oz (97 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.09 oz (116 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.4 inches  
Resolution240 x 320 pixels240 x 320 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 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 216262 144 
FeaturesLight sensor  
Camera
Camera5 megapixels3.2 megapixels 
FlashDual LEDYes 
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.

F2.8F2.8 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoom, Geo taggingAutofocus, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Macro mode, Scenes 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)352x288 (CIF) 
FeaturesVideo calling, Digital image stabilizationVideo calling 
Front-facing cameraYesYes 
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, 369 MHz, ARM11  
Built-in storage0.05 GB0.042 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCminiSD 
Battery
Talk time5.50 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
3.76 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
14.5 days (348 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Talk time (3G)3.50 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
  
Capacity1200 mAh1100 mAh 
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Multimedia
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS, Visual Radio, FM TransmiterFM, Visual Radio 
Internet browsing
BrowserS60 OSS BrowserHTML Browser 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900 MHz2100 MHz 
OtherOther version supports UMTS 900/2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEUMTS, 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-GPS  
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR2.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBProprietary 
FeaturesMass storage device  
OtherTV-Out, DLNA, UPnP, Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncML, VoIPInfrared 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-TalkVoice dialing, Voice commands, Push-to-Talk 
Availability
Officially announced26 Aug 200825 Apr 2006 

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