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Palm Pixi Plus vs HTC Droid Incredible

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Palm Pixi Plus Remove phone

Posted: 27 Jan 2010
Market Status: Released
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HTC Droid Incredible Remove phone

Posted: 15 Apr 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSwebOS (1.3.5)Android (2.3.4, 2.2, 2.1) 
Dimensions4.37 x 2.17 x 0.43 inches (111 x 55 x 10.8 mm)4.63 x 2.30 x 0.47 inches (117.5 x 58.5 x 11.9 mm) 
Weight3.26 oz (92 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.60 oz (130 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.6 inches3.7 inches 
Resolution320 x 400 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.

195 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.

TFTAMOLED 
Colors262 144  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesProximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDDual LED 
Features Autofocus, Geo tagging 
CamcorderYes1280x720 (720p HD), 720x480 (DVD) 
Features Video light 
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 MSM7627Qualcomm 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, ARM11Single core, 1000 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processorAdreno 200Adreno 200 
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.

 512 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM 
Built-in storage8 GB8 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time5.20 hours
the average is 12 h (711 min)
5.21 hours
the average is 12 h (711 min)
 
Stand-by time14.6 days (350 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
6.1 days (146 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Capacity 1300 mAh 
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Multimedia
Radio FM 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support Facebook, MySpace, 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-DO Rev.AEV-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.

GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3M4, T3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced 15 Apr 2010 

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