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Sonim XP STRIKE vs Kyocera DuraPlus

Sonim XP STRIKE Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8
Posted: 19 Dec 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Sprint

Kyocera DuraPlus Remove phone

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Posted: 01 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Sprint

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Design
Device typeFeature phoneFeature phone 
OSBrew Mobile Platform (Brew MP)  
Dimensions4.95 x 2.3 x 0.98 inches (126 x 58 x 25 mm)5.30 x 2.20 x 0.93 inches (135 x 56 x 24 mm) 
Weight6.52 oz (185 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
6.67 oz (189 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
RuggedWater, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity resistantWater, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity resistant 
IP certifiedIP 68  
MIL-STD-810 certifiedYesYes 
Display
Physical size 2.0 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 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.

 200 ppi 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels  
FlashLED  
FeaturesExposure compensation, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Night mode, Effects  
CamcorderOther, 176 x 144 pixels  
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  
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.

256 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM  
Maximum User Storage0.170 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD  
Battery
Talk time9.50 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
9.50 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
 
Capacity1950 mAh1650 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byPlaylists  
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Technology
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 
DataEV-DO Rev.A  
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.

GPSGPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation  
Connectivity
BluetoothYes2.0, EDR 
USBYes  
ConnectormicroUSB  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync  
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneSilent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T3M4, T4 
OtherVoice recording, Push-to-TalkTTY/TDD, Push-to-Talk 
Availability
Officially announced19 Dec 201231 Jan 2012 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 270 

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