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BlackBerry 4G PlayBook Remove phone

Posted: 14 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released
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HP TouchPad Remove phone

Posted: 09 Feb 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSBlackBerry Tablet OSwebOS (3.0) 
Dimensions7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 inches (194 x 130 x 10 mm)9.45 x 7.45 x 0.54 inches (240 x 189 x 14 mm) 
Weight14.11 oz (400 g)
the average is 19.1 oz (546 g)
26.10 oz (740 g)
the average is 19.1 oz (546 g)
 
Display
Physical size7.0 inches9.7 inches 
Resolution1024 x 600 pixels1024 x 768 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.

170 ppi132 ppi 
Screen-to-body ratio54.64 %64.15 % 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels  
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)  
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing cameraYes1.3 megapixels 
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 S3 
Model APQ8060 
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.

Dual-core, 1000 MHzDual-core, 1200 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processorYesAdreno 220 
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.

1024 MB RAM  
Built-in storage 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity 6300 mAh 
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Multimedia
Speakers Stereo speakers 
Cellular
UMTS800, 900, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz  
FDD LTE700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz  
DataLTE  
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n, a802.11 b, g, n 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIMicro HDMI (Type D)  
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 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsSpeakerphoneMusic ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced06 Jan 201109 Feb 2011 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
 FCC ID value: B94HHI30C link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Body 1.16 W/kg 

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