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Posted: 31 Mar 2010
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (Belle, Anna, Symbian^3)Symbian (Belle, Anna) 
Dimensions4.47 x 2.32 x 0.51 inches (113.5 x 59 x 12.9 mm)4.38 x 2.12 x 0.56 inches (111.3 x 53.8 x 14.1 mm) 
Weight4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
3.28 oz (93 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
ColorsBlack, Gray, Pink, Orange, Green, BlueBlack, Purple, Orange, Green, Blue, Gray 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches3.2 inches 
Resolution360 x 640 pixels360 x 640 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.

210 ppi229 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 
Screen-to-body ratio50.47 %47.12 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera12.1 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashXenon  
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  
Focal length (35mm equivalent)28.00 mm  
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Geo tagging, Self-timerGeo tagging, Self-timer 
SettingsExposure compensation  
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)640x480 (VGA) (15 fps) 
FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video callingVideo 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, 1000 MHz, ARM11 
Graphics processorYes  
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 / 512 MB ROM256 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM 
Built-in storage16 GB2 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time12.00 hours
the average is 15 h (877 min)
7.00 hours
the average is 15 h (877 min)
 
Stand-by time16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 16 days (377 h)
21.0 days (504 hours)
the average is 16 days (377 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.83 hours
the average is 16 h (942 min)
5.00 hours
the average is 16 h (942 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 24 days (568 h)
19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 24 days (568 h)
 
Music playback50.00 hours35.00 hours 
Video playback6.00 hours5.25 hours 
Capacity1200 mAh1110 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital PlusAlbum art cover 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS, FM TransmiterFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s 
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-GPSGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Points of interest (POI), Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.02.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB Host, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIMini HDMI (Type C)  
OtherTV-Out, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, MirrorLinkTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, AMR), Video ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s)for Video recording  
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced27 Apr 201002 Aug 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price€ 549  
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

26 Apr 201028 Jul 2011 
FCC ID value: PDNRM-596 linkFCC ID value: QTKRM-750 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head1.03 W/kg1.43 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz850 MHz 
Body0.75 W/kg1.31 W/kg 
Measured in1700 MHz850 MHz 
EU SAR   
Head1.02 W/kg  

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