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Sonim XP2 Spirit vs Kyocera DuraPlus

Sonim XP2 Spirit Remove phone

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Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Market Status: Released

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 
Dimensions5.15 x 2.35 x 0.85 inches (130.7 x 59.7 x 21.7 mm)5.30 x 2.20 x 0.93 inches (135 x 56 x 24 mm) 
Weight6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
6.67 oz (189 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
RuggedWater, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature resistantWater, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity resistant 
IP certifiedIP 67  
MIL-STD-810 certifiedYesYes 
Display
Physical size2.0 inches2.0 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 ppi200 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  
Colors262 144  
FeaturesLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glass  
Camera
Camera3 megapixels  
FlashLED  
Camcorder220x176, 128x96 (SubQCIF)  
Hardware
Built-in storage0.04 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC  
Battery
Talk time8.00 hours
the average is 12 h (732 min)
9.50 hours
the average is 12 h (732 min)
 
Stand-by time17.8 days (428 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
  
Capacity1300 mAh1650 mAh 
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Multimedia
RadioFM  
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Internet browsing
BrowserOpera mini 4.2  
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 
GSM900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA 7.2 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.

 GPS 
Connectivity
Bluetooth1.22.0, EDR 
USBUSB 2.0  
ConnectormicroUSB  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
External antennaYes  
OtherComputer sync  
Other features
NotificationsPolyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Silent modeSilent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibility M4, T4 
Other TTY/TDD, Push-to-Talk 
Availability
Officially announced 31 Jan 2012 
Shopping information
Warranty period36 Months  
AccessoriesElectrical wall charger, Belt clip, Screwdriver, Wired headset, USB cable  
MSRP price $ 270 

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