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Palm Centro CDMA vs Samsung Brightside

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Palm Centro CDMA Remove phone

Posted: 28 Sep 2007
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 07 Dec 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneFeature phone 
OSPalm OS (5.4 (Garnet))  
Dimensions4.22 x 2.11 x 0.73 inches (107 x 53.5 x 18.5 mm)4.37 x 2.37 x 0.56 inches (111 x 60 x 14 mm) 
Weight4.20 oz (119 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.30 oz (122 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size 3.1 inches 
Resolution320 x 320 pixels240 x 320 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.

 129 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 ratio 44.54 % 
Colors65 536262 144 
TouchscreenYesYes 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera1.3 megapixels3.2 megapixels 
FeaturesDigital zoomExposure compensation, White balance presets, Burst mode, Panorama, Night mode, Scenes, Self-timer 
CamcorderYesYes 
Hardware
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 
Built-in storage 0.256 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSDmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time3.50 hours
the average is 11 h (678 min)
6.50 hours
the average is 11 h (678 min)
 
Stand-by time12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 20 days (479 h)
14.6 days (350 hours)
the average is 20 days (479 h)
 
Capacity1150 mAh1000 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Playlists 
Internet browsing
BrowserBlazer 4.5 Browser  
Built-in online services support Facebook, Twitter 
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 
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 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.02.1, EDR 
USBYesYes 
ConnectorProprietarymicroUSB 
Features USB charging 
OtherComputer sync, Infrared  
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T4M4 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice commands, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced27 Sep 200728 Feb 2012 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 250 

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