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Nokia N97 US vs Nokia Lumia 610

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Nokia N97 US Remove phone

Posted: 29 Apr 2009
Market Status: Released
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Nokia Lumia 610 Remove phone

Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (9.4) S60 5th EditionWindows Phone 7.5 Mango 
Dimensions4.61 x 2.18 x 0.63 inches (117.2 x 55.3 x 15.9 mm)4.69 x 2.44 x 0.47 inches (119 x 62 x 12 mm) 
Weight5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.64 oz (132 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches3.7 inches 
Resolution360 x 640 pixels480 x 800 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 ppi252 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 
Screen-to-body ratio52.08 %52.78 % 
Colors16 777 21665 536 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
FeaturesProximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 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.

F2.8F2.2 
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 28.00 mm 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoomAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Frames 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)640x480 (VGA) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingContinuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization 
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 S1 MSM7227A 
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, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5 
Graphics processor Adreno 200 (enhanced) 
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.

128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM256 MB RAM 
Built-in storage32 GB8 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC  
Battery
Talk time6.66 hours
the average is 11 h (671 min)
6.50 hours
the average is 11 h (671 min)
 
Stand-by time17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 20 days (478 h)
24.2 days (580 hours)
the average is 20 days (478 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.33 hours
the average is 15 h (906 min)
7.50 hours
the average is 15 h (906 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 23 days (556 h)
22.1 days (530 hours)
the average is 23 days (556 h)
 
Capacity1500 mAh1300 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS, FM TransmiterFM, Stereo 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
Internet browsing
BrowserS60 OSS Browser  
Built-in online services support Facebook, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIM Yes 
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, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Features USB charging 
OtherTV-Out, UPnP, Computer sync, SyncMLComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 27 Feb 2012 
Shopping information
Accessories MicroUSB Charger AC- 50, Battery BP-3L, Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Stereo Headset WH-208, Quick guide, Product information booklet 

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