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Samsung Godiva vs BlackBerry PlayBook

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Samsung Godiva Remove phone

Posted: 14 Jan 2013
Market Status: Not officially announced
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BlackBerry PlayBook Remove phone

Posted: 26 Oct 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneTablet 
OSAndroid (4.1.2)BlackBerry Tablet OS 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions 7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 inches (194 x 130 x 10 mm) 
Weight 14.11 oz (400 g)
the average is 15 oz (429 g)
 
Display
Physical size 7.0 inches 
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1024 x 600 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 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.

 LCD 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor 
Camera
CameraYes5 megapixels 
CamcorderYes1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera 3 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 MSM8960TI OMAP4430 
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, 1400 MHz, KraitDual core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorYesPowerVR SGX540 @ 304 MHz 
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 (Dual-channel) 
Built-in storage 64 GB 
Battery
Type Li - Ion 
Not user replaceable Yes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Supported formatsMP3MP3, AAC, WMA 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264MPEG4, H.264, WMV 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Browser   
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, HTML5, Flash, JavaScript 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+  
Technology
FDD LTE700 (band 13) MHz  
DataLTE, 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-GPSGPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Phone features
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID  
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, CalculatorDocument viewer (Other, ZIP) 
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputPredictive text input 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeYes 
Instant MessagingHangouts / Google TalkYes 
Games Yes 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes2.1, EDR 
Wi-FiYes802.11 a, b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D) 
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneSpeakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
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 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

25 Feb 2013  
FCC ID value: A3LSCHI425 link  
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

   
Head0.36 W/kg  
Body0.83 W/kg  
Product Specific Use1.08 W/kg  
Simultaneous Transmission1.21 W/kg  
Availability
Officially announced 27 Sep 2010 

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