Samsung SPH-N270 (Matrix Phone) vs Sonim XP STRIKE
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Sprint - Discontinued
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Sprint - Available (since 24 Dec 2012)
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|Device type||Feature phone|
|OS||Brew Mobile Platform (Brew MP)|
|Dimensions||4.53 x 2.28 x 0.79 inches (115mm x 58mm x 20mm)||4.95 x 2.3 x 0.98 inches (126 x 58 x 25 mm)|
|Weight||4.66 oz (132 g)|
the average is 4.6 oz (131 g)
|6.52 oz (185 g)|
the average is 4.6 oz (131 g)
|Rugged||Water (Water), Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity proof|
|IP certified||IP 68|
|Resolution||128 x 160 pixels||240 x 320 pixels|
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.
|Features||Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Night mode, Effects|
|Camcorder||Other, 176 x 144 pixels|
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.
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|
|Maximum User Storage||0.170 GB|
|Talk time||9.50 hours|
the average is 12 h (745 min)
|Capacity||1000 mAh||1950 mAh|
|Radio||FM, Stereo, RDS|
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 MHz||800, 1900 MHz|
AMPS - Advanced mobile phone standard. Analogue standard used widely in North America.
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.
|Features||Mass storage device, USB charging|
|Other||Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync|
|Notifications||Polyphonic ringtones (40 voices), Vibration||Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone|
|Hearing aid compatibility||M4, T3|
|Other||Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording||Voice recording, Push-to-Talk|
|Officially announced||19 Dec 2012|