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Sony Xperia V Remove phone

Posted: 29 Aug 2012
Market Status: Released
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Apple iPhone 5 Remove phone

Posted: 12 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon
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LG Optimus G Remove phone

Posted: 18 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.0)iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6)Android (4.4.2, 4.1.2, 4.0.4)
Dimensions5.08 x 2.56 x 0.42 inches (129 x 65 x 10.7 mm)4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)5.19 x 2.71 x 0.33 inches (131.9 x 68.9 x 8.45 mm)
Weight4.23 oz (120 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
Materials Main body: aluminum 
RuggedSplash, Dust resistant  
IP certifiedIP 57  
ColorsBlack, Pink, WhiteBlack, WhiteBlack, White
Display
Physical size4.3 inches4.0 inches4.7 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels640 x 1136 pixels768 x 1280 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.

342 ppi326 ppi318 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.

TFTIPS LCDIPS LCD
Screen-to-body ratio60.75 %60.82 %69.29 %
Peak brightness 500 cd/m2 (nit) 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Oleophobic coatingLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2)
Camera
Camera13 megapixels8 megapixels13 megapixels
FlashLEDLEDLED
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.

F2.4F2.4 
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 33 mm 
Camera sensor size 1/3.2" 
Pixel size 1.4 μm 
FeaturesFace detection, Smile detection, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Geo taggingSapphire crystal lens cover, Face detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Geo taggingAutofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Voice activation
Settings Exposure compensationExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets
Shooting ModesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, ScenesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), PanoramaBurst mode, Panorama, Scenes, Effects
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD)
FeaturesVideo callingTime-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video callingVideo calling
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA1.2 megapixels1.3 megapixels
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 S4 Plus MSM8960Apple A6Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
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, 1500 MHz, KraitDual-core, 1300 MHz, Apple SwiftQuad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Graphics processorAdreno 225PowerVR SGX543MP3Adreno 320
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.

1024 MB RAM1016 MB RAM2048 MB RAM
Built-in storage8 GB64 GB32 GB
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB
Battery
Talk time7.00 hours
the average is 15 h (877 min)
 15.00 hours
the average is 15 h (877 min)
Stand-by time12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 16 days (377 h)
9.4 days (225 hours)
the average is 16 days (377 h)
14.0 days (335 hours)
the average is 16 days (377 h)
Talk time (3G)7.00 hours
the average is 16 h (942 min)
8.00 hours
the average is 16 h (942 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 24 days (568 h)
  
Stand-by time (4G)11.2 days (270 hours)
the average is 23 days (560 h)
  
Music playback18.00 hours40.00 hours 
Video playback4.00 hours10.00 hours 
Capacity1750 mAh1440 mAh2100 mAh
Not user replaceable YesYes
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognitionAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS FM, Stereo, RDS
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

 800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS850, 900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz
FDD LTE850 (band 5), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz700 (band 13), 850 (band 5), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 2100 (band 1) MHz800 (band 18), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz
DataLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
Micro SIM  Yes
nano-SIM Yes 
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.

GPS, A-GPS, GlonassA-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningGPS, A-GPS, Glonass
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.04.0
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
Mobile hotspotYesYesYes
USBUSB 2.0YesUSB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBProprietarymicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingUSB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging
HDMIvia microUSB via microUSB
OtherNFC, DLNA, Miracast, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDropNFC, DLNA, MHL, Computer sync, OTA sync
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation, Video recording 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Compass
Hearing aid compatibility M4, T4 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Availability
Officially announced29 Aug 201212 Sep 201228 Aug 2012
Shopping information
AccessoriesCharger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentationApple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, 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

06 Dec 201212 Sep 201218 Oct 2012
FCC ID value: PY7PM-0060 linkFCC ID value: BCG-E2599A linkFCC ID value: ZNFE973 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).

   
Head0.86 W/kg1.18 W/kg0.70 W/kg
Body0.73 W/kg1.18 W/kg1.06 W/kg
Product Specific Use1.21 W/kg1.18 W/kg1.07 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission1.22 W/kg1.57 W/kg1.44 W/kg

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