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Samsung Instinct s30 vs Palm Centro

Samsung Instinct s30 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 9
User Rating - 7

Posted: 07 Mar 2009
Market Status: Released

Palm Centro Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 7.5

Posted: 19 Feb 2008
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device type Smart phone 
OS Palm OS (5.4 (Garnet)) 
Dimensions4.57 x 2.17 x 0.48 inches (116 x 55 x 12 mm)4.22 x 2.10 x 0.73 inches (107.2 x 53.5 x 18.6 mm) 
Weight3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.23 oz (120 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.2 inches2.2 inches 
Resolution240 x 432 pixels320 x 320 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 ppi206 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 
Colors262 14465 536 
TouchscreenYesYes 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels1.3 megapixels 
FeaturesDigital zoomDigital zoom 
CamcorderYesYes 
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.

 Single core, 312 MHz, Intel 
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.

 64 MB RAM / 64 MB ROM 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD 
Battery
Talk time4.60 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
 
Stand-by time 12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity1000 mAh1150 mAh 
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Internet browsing
BrowserOpera 4.2 browserBlazer Web browser 
Technology
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 MHz  
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
DataEV-DOEDGE 
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  
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.02.0 
USB Yes 
Connector Proprietary 
OtherComputer syncComputer sync, Infrared 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-Talk 
Availability
Officially announced31 Mar 200919 Feb 2008 

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