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Posted: 17 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.1, 1.6)Android (2.3.3, 2.2) 
Dimensions3.27 x 1.97 x 0.63 inches (83 x 50 x 16 mm)4.35 x 2.39 x 0.50 inches (110.4 x 60.6 x 12.1 mm) 
Weight3.10 oz (88 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
3.76 oz (107 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.5 inches3.1 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.

157 ppi127 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 
FeaturesProximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassProximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels3 megapixels 
FlashLED  
FeaturesAutofocus, Geo taggingSmile detection, Burst mode, Panorama 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA)320x240 (QVGA) (15 fps) 
FeaturesVideo light  
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 MSM7227Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227 
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, ARM11Single core, 600 MHz, ARM11 
Graphics processorAdreno 200Adreno 200 
Built-in storage0.128 GB0.16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
9.50 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time11.9 days (285 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
23.8 days (570 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Talk time (3G)3.50 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
7.33 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
 
Capacity 1200 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
FeaturesMusic recognition  
RadioFMFM, Stereo, RDS 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, Twitter  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 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.

A-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA sync, ANT+Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced14 Feb 201026 Jan 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 350  

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