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Samsung M370 vs Kyocera DuraCore

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Samsung M370 Remove phone

Posted: 05 Jan 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Ting
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Kyocera DuraCore Remove phone

Posted: 26 Jul 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeFeature phoneFeature phone 
OS Brew Mobile Platform (Brew MP) 
Dimensions3.80 x 1.97 x 0.70 inches (97 x 50 x 18 mm)3.90 x 2.00 x 0.90 inches (99 x 51 x 23 mm) 
Weight3.70 oz (105 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.40 oz (125 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Rugged Dust, Shock, Vibration resistant 
MIL-STD-810 certified Yes 
Display
Physical size2.4 inches2.0 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 pixels240 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.

167 ppi200 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.

LCDTFT 
Additional display

Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

YesYes 
Resolution

Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

 64 x 96 pixels 
Physical Size 1.00 inches 
Camera
Camera1.3 megapixels  
FeaturesDigital zoom, Self-timer  
Hardware
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.

128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM  
Built-in storage0.002 GB  
Battery
Talk time5.40 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
8.14 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
 
Capacity1000 mAh1360 mAh 
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Multimedia
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
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 MHz800, 1900 MHz 
Data 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.

GPSGPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.0, EDR 
USB USB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
Other OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsVibration, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibility M4, T4 
Other Voice dialing (Speaker independent), TTY/TDD, Push-to-Talk 
Availability
Officially announced05 Jan 201225 Jul 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 20$ 270 

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