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Samsung SPH-A310 Remove phone

Posted: 19 Mar 2010
Market Status: Released
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Apple iPhone 5 Remove phone

Posted: 12 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon

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Design
Device typeBasic phoneSmart phone 
OS iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6) 
Dimensions3.87 x 2.16 x 0.97 inches (98 x 55 x 25 mm)4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm) 
Weight4.06 oz (115 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
 
Materials Main body: aluminum 
Colors Black, White 
Display
Physical size2.1 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution176 x 220 pixels640 x 1136 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.

134 ppi326 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.

 IPS LCD 
Screen-to-body ratio25.73 %60.82 % 
Peak brightness 500 cd/m2 (nit) 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Oleophobic coating 
Additional display

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

Yes  
Physical Size1.07 inches  
Camera
Camera 8 megapixels 
Flash LED 
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.

 F2.4 
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 33 mm 
Camera sensor size 1/3.2" 
Pixel size 1.4 μm 
Hardware Features Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software Features Face detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Geo tagging 
Settings Exposure compensation 
Shooting Modes High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama 
Camcorder 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling 
Front-facing camera 1.2 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.

 Apple A6 
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, 1300 MHz, Apple Swift 
Graphics processor PowerVR SGX543MP3 
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.

 1016 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 64 GB 
Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 
User replaceableYes  
Talk time3.00 hours
the average is 14 h (825 min)
  
Stand-by time12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 16 days (384 h)
9.4 days (225 hours)
the average is 16 days (384 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 8.00 hours
the average is 16 h (960 min)
 
Music playback 40.00 hours 
Video playback 10.00 hours 
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Multimedia
Mirroring TV-out 
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
Cellular
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, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz 
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE 700 (band 13), 850 (band 5), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 2100 (band 1) MHz 
Data LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Nano SIM Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR4.0 
Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USB Yes 
Connector Proprietary 
Features USB charging 
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.

 A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
Other Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop 
Other features
NotificationsPolyphonic ringtonesMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation, Video recording 
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibility M4, T4 
Other Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 12 Sep 2012 
Shopping information
Accessories Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation 
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 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

23 Sep 200812 Sep 2012 
FCC ID value: A3LSPHA310 linkFCC ID value: BCG-E2599A link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head1.22 W/kg1.18 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz  
Body1.10 W/kg1.18 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz  
Product Specific Use 1.18 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission 1.57 W/kg 

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