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Sonim XP STRIKE vs Samsung T159

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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 T159 Remove phone

Posted: 21 Jun 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeFeature phoneBasic phone 
OSBrew Mobile Platform (Brew MP)  
Dimensions4.95 x 2.3 x 0.98 inches (126 x 58 x 25 mm)3.8 x 1.9 x 0.6 inches (97 x 48 x 15 mm) 
Weight6.52 oz (185 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
2.9 oz (82 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 1.8 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 pixels128 x 160 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.

 116 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.

 TFT 
Screen-to-body ratio 21.17 % 
Additional display

Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

 Yes 
Resolution

Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

 96 x 96 pixels 
Physical Size 1.07 inches 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels1.3 megapixels 
FlashLED  
FeaturesExposure compensation, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Night mode, EffectsDigital zoom 
CamcorderResolution, 176 x 144 pixelsYes 
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  
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, ST Ericsson DA6809-L 
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 GB0.256 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD  
Battery
Talk time9.50 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
5.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time 11.0 days (264 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
 
Capacity1950 mAh800 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byPlaylists  
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerLoudspeaker 
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 1700/2100 MHz 
DataEV-DO Rev.AHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, 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.

GPS  
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation  
Connectivity
BluetoothYesYes 
USBYes  
ConnectormicroUSB  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync  
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones (40 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T3M3, T4 
OtherVoice recording, Push-to-Talk  
Availability
Officially announced19 Dec 2012  

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