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Posted: 30 Aug 2010
Market Status: Released
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Sony Xperia sola Remove phone

Posted: 13 Mar 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSbada (1.1)Android (4.0.4, 2.3.7) 
Dimensions4.31 x 2.12 x 0.46 inches (109.5 x 53.9 x 11.8 mm)4.57 x 2.32 x 0.39 inches (116 x 59 x 9.9 mm) 
Weight3.53 oz (100 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
3.77 oz (107 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.2 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.

146 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 
Screen-to-body ratio49.44 %55.15 % 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Smile detection, Geo tagging, PanoramaAutofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Exposure compensation, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Self-timer 
Camcorder320x240 (QVGA)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Continuous autofocus, Video light 
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.

 ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500 
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, 1000 MHz 
Graphics processor Yes 
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 storage0.103 GB8 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time14.30 hours
the average is 12 h (697 min)
6.00 hours
the average is 12 h (697 min)
 
Stand-by time29.2 days (700 hours)
the average is 20 days (483 h)
19.6 days (470 hours)
the average is 20 days (483 h)
 
Talk time (3G)6.20 hours
the average is 15 h (911 min)
5.00 hours
the average is 15 h (911 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 23 days (542 h)
19.8 days (475 hours)
the average is 23 days (542 h)
 
Capacity1200 mAh1320 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesMusic recognitionAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Sound effects 
RadioFM, Recording optionFM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserDolfin 2.0  
Built-in online services supportFacebook, MySpace, TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/sHSDPA 14.4 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-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.02.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage deviceMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
OtherComputer syncNFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s) Yes 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced30 Aug 201013 Mar 2012 
Shopping information
Accessories 2 SmartTags, stereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation 

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