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Sony Ericsson Vivaz vs Nokia N8

Sony Ericsson Vivaz Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8.5
User Rating - 8.2

Posted: 20 Jan 2010
Market Status: Released

Nokia N8 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8.5
User Rating - 8.9

Posted: 31 Mar 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian S60 5th EditionSymbian (Belle, Anna, Symbian^3) 
Dimensions4.21 x 2.04 x 0.49 inches (107 x 51.7 x 12.5 mm)4.47 x 2.32 x 0.51 inches (113.5 x 59 x 12.9 mm) 
Weight3.42 oz (97 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.2 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution360 x 640 pixels360 x 640 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.

229 ppi210 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.

TFTAMOLED 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera8.1 megapixels12.1 megapixels 
FlashLEDXenon 
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 
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 28.00 mm 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo taggingAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, Geo tagging, Self-timer 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesContinuous autofocus, Video light, Video callingDigital image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video 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.

720 MHzSingle core, 680 MHz, ARM11 
Graphics processor Yes 
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 
Built-in storage0.075 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time13.00 hours
the average is 12 h (732 min)
12.00 hours
the average is 12 h (732 min)
 
Stand-by time17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.33 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
5.83 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Video call time2.50 hours2.66 hours 
Capacity1200 mAh1200 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognitionAlbum art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital Plus 
RadioFMFM, Stereo, RDS, FM Transmiter 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook, OVI, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, 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-GPSGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage deviceMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
HDMI Mini HDMI (Type C) 
OtherTV-Out, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, SyncMLTV-Out, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, AMR), Video ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone/s for Video recording 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced21 Jan 201027 Apr 2010 
Shopping information
MSRP price € 549 

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