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Samsung ATIV Odyssey vs Nokia Atlas

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Samsung ATIV Odyssey Remove phone

Posted: 29 Oct 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - U.S. Cellular
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Nokia Atlas Remove phone

Posted: 24 Aug 2012
Market Status: Not officially announced

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Phone 8Windows Phone 8 
Dimensions4.82 x 2.51 x 0.43 inches (122 x 64 x 11 mm)  
Weight4.41 oz (125 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
  
Display
Physical size4.0 inches  
Resolution480 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.

233 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.

Super AMOLED  
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels  
FlashLED  
FeaturesAutofocus  
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)  
Front-facing camera1.2 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 S4 Plus MSM8960  
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, 1500 MHz, Krait  
Graphics processorAdreno 225  
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 storage8 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB  
Battery
Stand-by time7.0 days (168 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
  
Capacity2100 mAh  
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer 10  
Built-in online services supportFacebook, 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 MHz  
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS2100 MHz  
FDD LTE700 (band 13) MHz  
DataLTE, HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-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  
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation  
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.1  
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n  
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0  
ConnectormicroUSB  
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync  
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
SensorsAccelerometer  
Hearing aid compatibilityM3  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording  
Availability
Officially announced29 Oct 2012  

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