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Posted: 26 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.0, 2.3.7)Android (4.0, 2.3) 
Dimensions4.41 x 2.13 x 0.47 inches (112 x 54 x 12 mm)3.62 x 2.09 x 0.71 inches (92 x 53 x 18 mm ) 
Weight3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
4.80 oz (136 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
 
Features Full keyboard 
ColorsBlack, WhiteBlack, Pink, Green, White 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches3.0 inches 
Resolution480 x 854 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.

280 ppi192 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 ratio55.70 %54.90 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Software FeaturesFace detection, Digital zoom, Geo taggingFace detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timer 
Shooting ModesPanorama  
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo light, Video callingDigital image stabilization, Video light, Video calling 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA0.3 megapixels VGA 
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.

ST Erricson NovaThor U8500Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255 
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.

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Single core, 1000 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processorARM Mali-400 MPAdreno 205 
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.

0.5 GB RAM0.5 GB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB0.4 GB 
Maximum User Storage4 GB  
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity1320 mAh1200 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time6.60 hours
the average is 15 h (886 min)
5.66 hours
the average is 15 h (886 min)
 
Stand-by time10.8 days (260 hours)
the average is 16 days (377 h)
13.8 days (331 hours)
the average is 16 days (377 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.60 hours
the average is 17 h (995 min)
5.41 hours
the average is 17 h (995 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)19.7 days (472 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
14.2 days (340 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Music playback45.00 hours29.00 hours 
Video playback6.00 hours5.75 hours 
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Multimedia
MirroringDLNADLNA 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition  
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer 
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, nYes 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
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 
NavigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync, ANT+ 
Availability
Officially announced26 Feb 201206 May 2011 
Shopping information
Accessoriesbattery, exchangeable caps, stereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation  
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

25 Apr 201215 Jul 2011 
FCC ID value: PY7A3880130 linkFCC ID value: PY7A3880104 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head1.09 W/kg0.49 W/kg 
Body1.03 W/kg1.14 W/kg 
Product Specific Use1.00 W/kg  
Simultaneous Transmission1.09 W/kg  

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