Sonim XP STRIKE vs Samsung Xcover 2
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Sprint - Available (since 24 Dec 2012)
Market Status: Released
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|Device type||Feature phone||Feature phone|
|OS||Brew Mobile Platform (Brew MP)|
|Dimensions||4.95 x 2.3 x 0.98 inches (126 x 58 x 25 mm)||4.80 x 2.09 x 0.70 inches (122 x 53 x 17.9 mm)|
|Weight||6.52 oz (185 g)|
the average is 4.4 oz (125 g)
|3.88 oz (110 g)|
the average is 4.4 oz (125 g)
|Design features||Numeric keypad, Soft keys, D-Pad||Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2), D-Pad|
|Side Keys||Left: Other; Right: Volume control, Other|
|Rugged||Water (Water), Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity proof||Water (Water), Dust, Shock proof|
|IP certified||IP 68||IP 67.00|
|Physical size||2.2 inches|
|Resolution||240 x 320 pixels||240 x 320 pixels|
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.
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.
|Talk time||9.50 hours|
the average is 10 h (623 min)
the average is 10 h (623 min)
|Stand-by time||41.7 days (1000 hours)|
the average is 18 days (434 h)
|Capacity||1950 mAh||1300 mAh|
|Type||Li - Ion|
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.
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|
|Built-in storage||0.038 GB|
|Maximum User Storage||0.170 GB|
|Storage expansion||microSD||microSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB|
|Camera||2 megapixels||2 megapixels|
|Features||Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Night mode, Effects||Digital zoom, Night mode, Self-timer|
|Camcorder||Other, 176 x 144 pixels||220x176|
|Recording format||MPEG4, 3GP|
|Supported formats||MPEG4, 3GP|
|Radio||FM, Stereo, RDS||FM, RDS|
|Built-in online services support||Facebook, Twitter|
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|
|Data||EV-DO Rev.A||EDGE, GPRS|
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.
|Phonebook||Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID||1000 entries|
|Organizer||Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Flashlight (Camera flash), Calculator, Unit converter, World clock, Stopwatch, Notes||Calendar, Alarm, Flashlight, Calculator, Converter, World clock, Stopwatch, Memo|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Predictive text input||SMS (100 messages), MMS|
|Yes||IMAP, POP3, SMTP|
|Profiles||Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Serial Port (SPP)||Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP)|
|Features||Mass storage device, USB charging||Mass storage device|
|Other||Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync|
|Notifications||Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone|
|Hearing aid compatibility||M4, T3|
|Other||Voice recording, Push-to-Talk|
FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.
Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission
|07 Oct 2011|
|FCC ID value: A3LGTC3350 link|
FCC measured SAR
FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.
|Head||1.39 W/kg||0.99 W/kg|
|Body||0.49 W/kg||1.03 W/kg|
|Officially announced||19 Dec 2012|
|Accessories||Battery, charging cable, headset, manual|