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Samsung Pixon12 vs Nokia N78

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Samsung Pixon12 Remove phone

Posted: 01 Jun 2009
Market Status: Released
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Nokia N78 Remove phone

Posted: 11 Feb 2008
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device type Smart phone 
OS Symbian (9.3) S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2 
Dimensions4.25 x 2.09 x 0.54 inches (108 x 53 x 13.8 mm)4.44 x 1.92 x 0.59 inches (113 x 49 x 15 mm) 
Weight4.04 oz (114 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
3.59 oz (102 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.1 inches2.4 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 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.

301 ppi167 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.

AMOLEDTFT 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenYes  
Camera
Camera12.1 megapixels3.2 megapixels 
FlashXenon, LEDLED 
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 
FeaturesDigital zoom, Geo tagging, White balance presets, Effects, Scenes, ISO control, Autofocus, Face detectionAutofocus, Digital zoom 
Camcorder720x480 (DVD) (30 fps)640x480 (VGA) (15 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera Yes 
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, 369 MHz, ARM11 
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.

 96 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM 
Built-in storage0.15 GB0.07 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time3.00 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
4.33 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
 
Stand-by time10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 3.16 hours
the average is 14 h (855 min)
 
Capacity1000 mAh1200 mAh 
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Multimedia
RadioFM, RDSFM, Stereo, Visual Radio, FM Transmiter 
Internet browsing
Browser S60 OSS Browser 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz850, 1900 MHz 
Other Other version supports UMTS 900/2100 MHz 
DataEDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/sHSDPA 3.6 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.

GPSA-GPS 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.0, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g 
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
OtherTV-Out, Computer syncUPnP, Computer sync, SyncML 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer  
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-Talk 
Availability
Officially announced01 Jun 200911 Feb 2008 

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