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Nokia N86 8MP vs Nokia E72

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Posted: 17 Feb 2009
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 15 Jun 2009
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (9.3) S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2Symbian (9.3) S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2 
Dimensions4.07 x 2.02 x 0.65 inches (103.4 x 51.4 x 16.5 mm)4.49 x 2.28 x 0.39 inches (114 x 58 x 10 mm) 
Weight5.26 oz (149 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
4.52 oz (128 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.6 inches2.4 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 pixels320 x 240 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.

154 ppi167 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 
FeaturesLight sensorLight 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-F4.8F2.8 
Focal length (35mm equivalent)28 mm  
FeaturesAutofocus, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Self-timerAutofocus, Digital zoom 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)640x480 (VGA) (15 fps) 
FeaturesVideo calling, Digital image stabilizationVideo calling 
Front-facing cameraYes0.3 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, 434 MHz, ARM11Single core, 600 MHz, ARM11 
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.

75 MB RAM / 77 MB ROM128 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM 
Built-in storage8 GB0.25 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB 
Battery
Talk time6.30 hours
the average is 12 h (709 min)
12.50 hours
the average is 12 h (709 min)
 
Stand-by time13.1 days (315 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
20.0 days (480 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
 
Talk time (3G)3.90 hours
the average is 15 h (892 min)
6.00 hours
the average is 15 h (892 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)11.5 days (275 hours)
the average is 29 days (705 h)
24.0 days (576 hours)
the average is 29 days (705 h)
 
Capacity1200 mAh1500 mAh 
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Multimedia
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS, FM TransmiterFM, RDS, Visual Radio 
Internet browsing
BrowserS60 OSS BrowserS60 OSS Browser 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 1900, 2100 MHz900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 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.

A-GPSA-GPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR2.0, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage deviceMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTV-Out, UPnP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, VoIPDLNA, UPnP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncML, VoIP 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-Talk 
Availability
Officially announced17 Feb 200915 Jun 2009 

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