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Nokia N97 mini vs Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro

Nokia N97 mini Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 7.8

Posted: 12 Aug 2009
Market Status: Released

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8.5
User Rating - 8.3

Posted: 06 May 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (9.4) S60 5th EditionAndroid (4.0, 2.3) 
Dimensions4.45 x 2.07 x 0.56 inches (113 x 52.5 x 14.2 mm)3.62 x 2.09 x 0.71 inches (92 x 53 x 18 mm ) 
Weight4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.80 oz (136 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.2 inches3.0 inches 
Resolution360 x 640 pixels320 x 480 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.

229 ppi192 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 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity 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.

F2.8  
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoomAutofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timer 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo light, Video calling, Digital 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.

 Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255 
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, 1000 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processor Adreno 205 
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 / 512 MB ROM512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB0.4 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time7.16 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
5.66 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
 
Stand-by time13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
13.8 days (331 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Talk time (3G)4.00 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
5.41 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)12.9 days (310 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
14.2 days (340 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity1200 mAh1200 mAh 
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Multimedia
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserS60 OSS Browser  
Built-in online services support Facebook, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 1900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 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 Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, gYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTV-Out, UPnP, Computer syncDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced02 Sep 200906 May 2011 

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