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Samsung OMNIA HD vs Nokia N8

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Samsung OMNIA HD Remove phone

Posted: 06 Feb 2009
Market Status: Released
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Nokia N8 Remove phone

Posted: 31 Mar 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (9.4) S60 5th EditionSymbian (Belle, Anna, Symbian^3) 
Dimensions4.84 x 2.28 x 0.51 inches (123 x 58 x 12.9 mm)4.47 x 2.32 x 0.51 inches (113.5 x 59 x 12.9 mm) 
Weight5.08 oz (144 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.7 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution360 x 640 pixels360 x 640 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.

198 ppi210 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.

AMOLEDAMOLED 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
FeaturesProximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels12.1 megapixels 
FlashYesXenon 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

 F2.8 
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 28.00 mm 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Blink detection, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Self-timerAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, Geo tagging, Self-timer 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (24 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingDigital image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, 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.

TI OMAP3430  
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, 600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8Single core, 680 MHz, ARM11 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX530Yes 
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.

 256 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM 
Built-in storage16 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time13.50 hours
the average is 12 h (690 min)
12.00 hours
the average is 12 h (690 min)
 
Stand-by time25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 20 days (488 h)
16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 20 days (488 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 5.83 hours
the average is 15 h (915 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 23 days (542 h)
 
Video call time 2.66 hours 
Capacity1500 mAh1200 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital Plus 
RadioFM, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS, FM Transmiter 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support Facebook, OVI, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
Data HSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE 
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, A-GPS 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
HDMI Mini HDMI (Type C) 
OtherTV-Out, DLNA, Computer syncTV-Out, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, MirrorLink 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, AMR), Video ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s) for Video recording 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced16 Feb 200927 Apr 2010 
Shopping information
MSRP price € 549 

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