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Sonim XP STRIKE Remove phone

Posted: 19 Dec 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Sprint
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Samsung Galaxy S II Remove phone

Posted: 13 Feb 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeFeature phoneSmart phone 
OSBrew Mobile Platform (Brew MP)Android (4.1.2, 4.0.4, 4.0, 2.3) 
Dimensions4.95 x 2.3 x 0.98 inches (126 x 58 x 25 mm)4.93 x 2.60 x 0.33 inches (125.3 x 66.1 x 8.49 mm) 
Weight6.52 oz (185 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.09 oz (116 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
RuggedWater, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity resistant  
IP certifiedIP 68  
MIL-STD-810 certifiedYes  
Display
Physical size 4.3 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 pixels480 x 800 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.

 218 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.

 Super AMOLED Plus 
Screen-to-body ratio 62.75 % 
Colors 16 777 216 
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
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.

 F2.6 
Camera sensor size 1/3.2" 
FeaturesExposure compensation, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Night mode, EffectsBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama 
CamcorderResolution, 176 x 144 pixels1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) 
Features Video light, Video calling 
Front-facing camera 2 megapixels 
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.

QualcommSamsung Exynos 4210 
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, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processor ARM Mali-400 
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 ROM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 32 GB 
Maximum User Storage0.170 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSDmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time9.50 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
18.30 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time 29.6 days (710 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 9.00 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 25.8 days (620 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
 
Capacity1950 mAh1650 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byPlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support Facebook, Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
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 MHz  
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataEV-DO Rev.AHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSPA (unspecified), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE 
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.

GPSA-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes3.0 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, MHL, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncML 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T3  
OtherVoice recording, Push-to-TalkVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced19 Dec 201213 Feb 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 800 

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