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Sony Ericsson Vivaz a vs Samsung GALAXY mini 2

Sony Ericsson Vivaz a Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8.5
Posted: 20 Jan 2010
Market Status: Released

Samsung GALAXY mini 2 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7.5
User Rating - 6.5

Posted: 21 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian S60 5th EditionAndroid (2.3.6) TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UX UI 
Dimensions4.21 x 2.04 x 0.49 inches (107 x 51.7 x 12.5 mm)4.31 x 2.31 x 0.47 inches (109.4 x 58.6 x 11.9 mm) 
Weight3.42 oz (97 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
3.77 oz (107 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.2 inches3.3 inches 
Resolution360 x 640 pixels320 x 480 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 ppi176 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 
Colors16 777 216262 144 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensorProximity sensor 
Camera
Camera8.1 megapixels3 megapixels 
FlashLED  
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo taggingSmile detection, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Burst mode, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Self-timer 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)640x480 (VGA) (25 fps) 
FeaturesVideo light, Continuous autofocus, Video calling  
Hardware
System chip

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.

 Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A 
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, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5 
Graphics processor Adreno 200 (enhanced) 
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.

 512 MB RAM / 870 MB ROM 
Built-in storage0.075 GB4 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time13.00 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
12.00 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
 
Stand-by time17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.33 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
7.50 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
18.8 days (450 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Video call time2.50 hours  
Capacity1200 mAh1300 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognitionAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFMFM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
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
Bluetooth2.0, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage deviceMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTV-Out, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, SyncMLNFC, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3  
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced21 Jan 201021 Feb 2012 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 80  

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