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Samsung SPH-A310 Remove phone

Posted: 19 Mar 2010
Market Status: Released
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LG 290C Remove phone

Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeBasic phoneBasic phone 
Dimensions3.87 x 2.16 x 0.97 inches (98 x 55 x 25 mm)4.09 x 1.94 x 0.63 inches (104 x 49 x 16 mm) 
Weight4.06 oz (115 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
3.60 oz (102 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
Features Numeric keypad, Soft keys, D-Pad 
Display
Physical size2.1 inches2.2 inches 
Resolution176 x 220 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.

134 ppi184 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.

 TFT 
Screen-to-body ratio25.73 %28.49 % 
Additional display

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

Yes  
Physical Size1.07 inches  
Camera
Camera 1.3 megapixels 
Battery
Capacity 900 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time3.00 hours
the average is 14 h (850 min)
3.00 hours
the average is 14 h (850 min)
 
Stand-by time12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 15 days (370 h)
7.5 days (180 hours)
the average is 15 days (370 h)
 
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, 1900 MHz 
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Phone features
NotificationsPolyphonic ringtonesPolyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Speakerphone 
Other features Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR2.1, EDR 
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 2008  
FCC ID value: A3LSPHA310 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/kg  
Measured in1900 MHz  
Body1.10 W/kg  
Measured in1900 MHz  

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