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Samsung Alias 2 Remove phone

Posted: 26 Mar 2009
Market Status: Released
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Microsoft KIN TWO Remove phone

Posted: 12 Apr 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device type Feature phone 
Dimensions4.01 x 2.04 x 0.67 inches (102 x 52 x 17 mm)4.38 x 2.36 x 0.64 inches (111 x 60 x 16 mm) 
Weight4.34 oz (123 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
4.70 oz (133 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
 
FeaturesFull keyboard, Soft keysFull keyboard 
Display
Physical size2.6 inches3.4 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 pixels320 x 480 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.

154 ppi170 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 ratio39.67 %51.62 % 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Additional display

Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

STN  
Resolution

Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

128 x 128 pixels  
Physical Size1.30 inches  
Colors

Colors - Shows the number of colors that the additional display supports

65 536  
Camera
Camera2 megapixels8 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Hardware Features Autofocus 
Software FeaturesDigital zoomDigital image stabilization 
Shooting ModesEffects  
CamcorderYes1280x720 (720p HD) 
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.

 256 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 8 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC  
Battery
Capacity880 mAh1390 mAh 
User replaceableYesYes 
Talk time5.00 hours
the average is 14 h (825 min)
6.08 hours
the average is 14 h (825 min)
 
Stand-by time14.0 days (336 hours)
the average is 16 days (384 h)
9.7 days (232 hours)
the average is 16 days (384 h)
 
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Multimedia
Radio FM 
Speakers Stereo speakers 
Cellular
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 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.02.1 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
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, E911 
Other Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4M4, T3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDTTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced11 May 200912 Apr 2010 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 100 
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.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

23 Jan 2009  
FCC ID value: A3LSCHU750 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).

   
Head0.54 W/kg1.29 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz  
Body1.06 W/kg0.75 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz  

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