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Palm Treo Pro vs Palm Treo 680

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Palm Treo Pro Remove phone

Posted: 23 May 2008
Market Status: Released
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Palm Treo 680 Remove phone

Posted: 13 Oct 2006
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Mobile Professional (6.1)Palm OS (5.4 (Garnet)) 
Dimensions4.49 x 2.36 x 0.53 inches (114 x 60 x 13 mm)4.40 x 2.30 x 0.80 inches (112 x 58 x 20 mm) 
Weight4.69 oz (133 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
5.50 oz (157 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Resolution320 x 320 pixels320 x 320 pixels 
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 
Colors65 53665 536 
TouchscreenYesYes 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels0.3 megapixels VGA 
FeaturesDigital zoomDigital zoom 
CamcorderYes352x288 (CIF) 
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 MSM7201  
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, 400 MHzSingle core, 312 MHz, Marvell PXA270 
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 / 256 MB ROM  
Built-in storage 0.064 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCMMC, SD 
Battery
Talk time5.00 hours
the average is 12 h (711 min)
4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (711 min)
 
Stand-by time10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Capacity1500 mAh1200 mAh 
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Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer MobileBlazer Web browser 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz  
DataEDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/sEDGE 
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
Bluetooth2.0, EDR1.2 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g  
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSB  
OtherComputer syncComputer sync, Infrared 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneVibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced20 Aug 200812 Oct 2006 

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