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Palm Centro CDMA vs HTC Arrive

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Palm Centro CDMA Remove phone

Posted: 28 Sep 2007
Market Status: Released
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HTC Arrive Remove phone

Posted: 25 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSPalm OS (5.4 (Garnet))Windows Phone 7.5 Mango 
Dimensions4.22 x 2.11 x 0.73 inches (107 x 53.5 x 18.5 mm)4.63 x 2.32 x 0.61 inches (118 x 59 x 15 mm) 
Weight4.20 oz (119 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
6.49 oz (184 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size 3.6 inches 
Resolution320 x 320 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.

 259 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.

TFT  
Screen-to-body ratio 53.23 % 
Colors65 536  
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera1.3 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesDigital zoomAutofocus, Digital zoom, Scenes 
CamcorderYes1280x720 (720p HD) 
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 QSD8650 
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, 1000 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processor Adreno 200 
Built-in storage 16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD  
Battery
Talk time3.50 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
6.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
  
Capacity1150 mAh1500 mAh 
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Internet browsing
BrowserBlazer 4.5 BrowserInternet Explorer 
Built-in online services support Facebook 
Technology
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 MHz800, 1900 MHz 
DataEV-DOEV-DO Rev.A 
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-GPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.02.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietarymicroUSB 
Features USB charging 
OtherComputer sync, InfraredComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T4M3, T3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced27 Sep 200724 Feb 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 490 

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