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Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 Remove phone

Posted: 22 Mar 2011
Market Status: Released
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Motorola XOOM 2 Remove phone

Posted: 03 Nov 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSAndroid (3.0)Android (3.2) 
Dimensions9.09 x 6.21 x 0.34 inches (230.9 x 157.8 x 8.6 mm)10.00 x 6.83 x 0.35 inches (253.9 x 173.6 x 8.8 mm) 
Weight15.98 oz (453 g)
the average is 15.3 oz (437 g)
21.13 oz (599 g)
the average is 15.3 oz (437 g)
 
Display
Physical size8.9 inches10.1 inches 
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels1280 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.

170 ppi149 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.

TFTLCD 
Screen-to-body ratio63.07 %67.13 % 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera
Camera3 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera2 megapixels1.3 megapixels 
Hardware
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 
Graphics processorYesYes 
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.

 1 GB RAM 
Built-in storage64 GB32 GB 
Battery
Capacity6000 mAh  
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable, Li - Ion 
Music playback 144.00 hours 
Video playback 10.00 hours 
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Multimedia
MirroringDLNADLNA 
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSPA, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer 
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.0, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietarymicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device 
HDMI 1.4 
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.

A-GPSGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced22 Mar 201103 Nov 2011 

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