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Posted: 10 Mar 2009
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device type Smart phone 
OS Android (2.3.4, 2.3) 
Dimensions4.09 x 2.09 x 0.47 inches (104 x 53 x 11.9 mm)4.57 x 2.24 x 0.51 inches (116 x 57 x 13 mm) 
Weight3.25 oz (92 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.44 oz (126 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.0 inches3.7 inches 
Resolution240 x 400 pixels480 x 854 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.

155 ppi265 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.

TFTTFT 
Colors262 14416 777 216 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels8.1 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 
FeaturesSmile detection, Digital zoomBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging 
Camcorder320x240 (QVGA) (15 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Digital image stabilization, Video light, Video calling 
Front-facing camera 0.3 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.

 Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255 
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, 1000 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processor Adreno 205 
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.

 512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage0.05 GB1 GB 
Maximum User Storage 0.32 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time10.00 hours
the average is 12 h (711 min)
6.91 hours
the average is 12 h (711 min)
 
Stand-by time33.3 days (800 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 7.00 hours
the average is 15 h (909 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 29 days (706 h)
 
Capacity1000 mAh1500 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition 
RadioFMFM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support Facebook, Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 900, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGEHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
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 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1Yes 
Wi-Fi Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D) 
OtherComputer syncDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+ 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced10 Mar 200913 Feb 2011 

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