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Nokia X7 vs Apple iPhone 3GS

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Posted: 12 Apr 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 08 Jun 2009
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (Belle, Anna)iOS (6.1, 6, 5.1, 5, 4.x, 3.x) 
Dimensions4.71 x 2.47 x 0.47 inches (119.7 x 62.8 x 11.9 mm)4.50 x 2.40 x 0.48 inches (115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm) 
Weight5.15 oz (146 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.0 inches3.5 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.

184 ppi165 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.

AMOLEDLCD 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels3 megapixels 
FlashDual LED  
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  
FeaturesFace detection, Exposure compensation, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timerAutofocus, Touch to focus, Geo tagging 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (25 fps)640x480 (VGA) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo light, Video calling  
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, 600 MHz 
Graphics processorYesPowerVR SGX 535 GPU 
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 / 1024 MB ROM256 MB RAM 
Built-in storage0.35 GB32 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Talk time6.50 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
12.00 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
 
Stand-by time18.8 days (450 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Talk time (3G)4.50 hours
the average is 14 h (855 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)18.8 days (450 hours)
the average is 29 days (695 h)
  
Capacity1300 mAh1219 mAh 
Not user replaceable Yes 
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Multimedia
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS, FM Transmiter  
SpeakersEarpiece, Stereo speakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Browser Safari 
Built-in online services supportFacebook, TwitterYouTube (upload) 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, GPRSHSDPA 7.2 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.

GPS, A-GPSGPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.02.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBProprietary 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer 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/sfor Noise cancellation  
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced12 Apr 201108 Jun 2009 
Shopping information
AccessoriesFast Micro-USB Charger AC-10, Stereo Headset WH-701, 8 GB microSDHC Card MU-43 (pre-installed in the device), Quick start guide  

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