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Samsung Galaxy Tab AT&T vs Pantech Element

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Samsung Galaxy Tab AT&T Remove phone

Posted: 17 Sep 2010
Market Status: Released
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Pantech Element Remove phone

Posted: 09 Jan 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSAndroid (2.2)Android (4.0, 3.2) 
Dimensions7.48 x 4.74 x 0.47 inches (190.1 x 120.45 x 11.98 mm)8.36 x 6.12 x 0.42 inches (212 x 155 x 11 mm) 
Weight13.40 oz (380 g)
the average is 14.1 oz (404 g)
16.57 oz (470 g)
the average is 14.1 oz (404 g)
 
Rugged Water resistant 
Display
Physical size7.0 inches8.0 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 ppi160 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 ratio60.28 %60.04 % 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor 
Camera
Camera3 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus  
Camcorder720x480 (DVD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels2 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.

Samsung Exynos 3Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 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.

Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8Dual core, 1500 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX540Adreno 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.

512 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB 
Battery
Stand-by time 25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 40 days (948 h)
 
Capacity4000 mAh6400 mAh 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
specifications continue after the ad
Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebookYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE 700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGELTE, HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIM Yes 
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 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.02.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietarymicroUSB 
HDMI Yes 
OtherDLNA, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer 
OtherVoice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced02 Sep 201009 Jan 2012 

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