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Sony Ericsson Elm vs Sonim XP5300 Force 3G

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Sony Ericsson Elm Remove phone

Posted: 14 Dec 2009
Market Status: Released
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Sonim XP5300 Force 3G Remove phone

Posted: 12 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device type Feature phone 
Dimensions4.33 x 1.77 x 0.55 inches (110.0 x 45.0 x 14.0 mm)4.96 x 2.36 x 0.98 inches (126 x 60 x 25 mm) 
Weight3.17 oz (90 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Rugged Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature resistant 
IP certified IP 68 
MIL-STD-810 certified Yes 
Display
Physical size2.2 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.

182 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  
Screen-to-body ratio30.31 %16.40 % 
Colors262 144  
FeaturesLight sensorScratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels2 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo taggingDigital zoom 
CamcorderYesYes 
FeaturesVideo light, Video calling  
Hardware
Built-in storage0.28 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GBmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time10.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
22.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
62.5 days (1500 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
 
Talk time (3G)4.00 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
12.00 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)18.6 days (446 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
  
Video call time3.00 hours  
Capacity1000 mAh1950 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition  
RadioFM, RDSFM 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
BrowserAccess NetFrontOpera Mini 
Built-in online services supportFacebook, MySpace, Twitter  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGEUMTS, 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-GPSGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationTurn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-FiYes  
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectorProprietaryProprietary 
FeaturesMass storage device  
OtherDLNA, Computer syncComputer sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones 
SensorsAccelerometer  
OtherVoice recording  
Shopping information
Warranty period 36 Months 
Accessories Electrical wall charger, Screwdriver, USB cable, 3.5 mm to USB adaptor 

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