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Nokia N97 Remove phone

Posted: 02 Dec 2008
Market Status: Released
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Apple iPhone 4s Remove phone

Posted: 04 Oct 2011
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - AT&T, U.S. Cellular

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (9.4), S60 5th EditioniOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1, 5) 
Dimensions4.61 x 2.18 x 0.63 inches (117.2 x 55.3 x 15.9 mm)4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches (115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm) 
Weight5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
Materials Main body: glass; Accents: aluminum 
FeaturesFull keyboard  
Colors Black, White 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution360 x 640 pixels640 x 960 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 ppi326 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.

TFTIPS LCD 
Screen-to-body ratio52.08 %55.27 % 
Peak brightness 500 cd/m2 (nit) 
FeaturesProximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Oleophobic coating 
Camera
Camera5 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.

F2.8F2.4 
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 35.00 mm 
Camera sensor size 1/3.2" 
Pixel size 1.4 μm 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesDigital zoomFace detection, Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Geo tagging 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingDigital image stabilization 
Front-facing cameraYes0.3 megapixels VGA 
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.

 Apple A5 
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, ARM11Dual-core, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processor PowerVR SGX 543MP2 
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.

0.125 GB RAM / 256 MB ROM0.5 GB RAM 
Built-in storage32 GB64 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC  
Battery
Capacity1500 mAh  
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time6.66 hours
the average is 14 h (857 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 14 h (857 min)
 
Stand-by time17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 15 days (370 h)
8.3 days (200 hours)
the average is 15 days (370 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.33 hours
the average is 17 h (997 min)
8.00 hours
the average is 17 h (997 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 20 days (485 h)
  
Music playback37.00 hours40.00 hours 
Video playback4.50 hours10.00 hours 
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Multimedia
MirroringTV-outTV-out 
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS, FM Transmiter  
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation 
Cellular
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

 800, 1900 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Micro SIM Yes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR4.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBProprietary 
Features USB charging 
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, Glonass 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
OtherUPnP, Computer sync, SyncMLComputer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced02 Dec 200804 Oct 2011 
Shopping information
Accessories Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic, Dock Connector to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation 
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

05 Apr 200904 Oct 2011 
FCC ID value: QVVRM-505 linkFCC ID value: BCG-E2430A 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).

   
Head0.46 W/kg1.18 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz1900 MHz 
Body0.40 W/kg1.15 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz850 MHz 
EU SAR   
Head0.66 W/kg  

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