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Posted: 12 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 07 Dec 2010
Market Status: Released

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3, 2.2)Android (4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4, 4.0.3, 4.0.2, 2.3.6, 2.3.3, 2.3) 
Dimensions4.82 x 2.54 x 0.39 inches (122 x 65 x 10 mm)4.88 x 2.48 x 0.43 inches (123.9 x 63 x 10.88 mm) 
Weight4.16 oz (118 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.0 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 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 ppi233 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 AMOLEDSuper AMOLED 
Screen-to-body ratio57.66 %58.33 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Software FeaturesSmile detection, Digital zoom, Self-timerGeo tagging 
SettingsISO control, White balance presets  
Shooting ModesBurst mode, Panorama, EffectsNight mode 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)720x480 (DVD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo light, Video calling 
Front-facing cameraYes0.3 megapixels VGA 
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.

Samsung Exynos 3Samsung Exynos 3 
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, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX540PowerVR SGX540 
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.

0.5 GB RAM0.5 GB RAM 
Built-in storage1 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Capacity1650 mAh1500 mAh 
User replaceableYesYes 
Talk time 14.00 hours
the average is 14 h (835 min)
 
Stand-by time 29.7 days (713 hours)
the average is 16 days (390 h)
 
Talk time (3G)6.50 hours
the average is 16 h (963 min)
6.00 hours
the average is 16 h (963 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 22 days (526 h)
17.8 days (427 hours)
the average is 22 days (526 h)
 
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Multimedia
MirroringDLNADLNA 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS1700/2100, 2100 MHz900, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSPA (unspecified), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3M3 
Other featuresVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.02.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
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-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncNFC, Computer sync, OTA sync, VoIP 
Availability
Officially announcedYes07 Dec 2010 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 200$ 530 
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

18 Jan 201122 Oct 2010 
FCC ID value: A3LSGHT959V linkFCC ID value: A3LGTI9020T 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).

   
Head0.90 W/kg0.51 W/kg 
Measured in1700 MHz1700 MHz 
Body1.23 W/kg0.78 W/kg 
Measured in1700 MHz850 MHz 

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