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Sony Ericsson Elm vs Nokia E72

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Sony Ericsson Elm Remove phone

Posted: 14 Dec 2009
Market Status: Released
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Nokia E72 Remove phone

Posted: 15 Jun 2009
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device type Smart phone 
OS Symbian (9.3) S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2 
Dimensions4.33 x 1.77 x 0.55 inches (110.0 x 45.0 x 14.0 mm)4.49 x 2.28 x 0.39 inches (114 x 58 x 10 mm) 
Weight3.17 oz (90 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.52 oz (128 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.2 inches2.4 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 pixels320 x 240 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.

182 ppi167 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.

TFTTFT 
Screen-to-body ratio30.31 %27.01 % 
Colors262 14416 777 216 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 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.

 F2.8 
FeaturesAutofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo taggingAutofocus, Digital zoom 
CamcorderYes640x480 (VGA) (15 fps) 
FeaturesVideo light, Video callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
Hardware
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, 600 MHz, ARM11 
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.

 128 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM 
Built-in storage0.28 GB0.25 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB 
Battery
Talk time10.00 hours
the average is 11 h (678 min)
12.50 hours
the average is 11 h (678 min)
 
Stand-by time17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 20 days (479 h)
20.0 days (480 hours)
the average is 20 days (479 h)
 
Talk time (3G)4.00 hours
the average is 15 h (899 min)
6.00 hours
the average is 15 h (899 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)18.6 days (446 hours)
the average is 23 days (543 h)
24.0 days (576 hours)
the average is 23 days (543 h)
 
Video call time3.00 hours  
Capacity1000 mAh1500 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition  
RadioFM, RDSFM, RDS, Visual Radio 
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
BrowserAccess NetFrontS60 OSS Browser 
Built-in online services supportFacebook, MySpace, Twitter  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 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.

A-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.0, EDR 
Wi-FiYes802.11 b, g 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietarymicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage deviceMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherDLNA, Computer syncDLNA, UPnP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncML, VoIP 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-Talk 
Availability
Officially announced 15 Jun 2009 

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