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Sprint Force Remove phone

Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 18 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.0)Android (4.4.2, 4.1.2, 4.0.4) 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions4.88 x 2.54 x 0.47 inches (123.9 x 64.5 x 11.9 mm)5.19 x 2.71 x 0.33 inches (131.9 x 68.9 x 8.45 mm) 
Weight5.4 oz (153 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
 
KeysLeft: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock keyLeft: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key 
ColorsBlackBlack, White 
Display
Physical size4.0 inches4.7 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 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.

233 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.

IPS LCDIPS LCD 
Screen-to-body ratio56.95 %69.29 % 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2) 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels13 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Software Features Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Voice activation 
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets 
Shooting Modes Burst mode, Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
CamcorderYes1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera1.2 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 MSM8960Qualcomm 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, KraitQuad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait 
Graphics processorAdreno 225Adreno 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.

1 GB RAM (Dual-channel, 500 MHz) / LPDDR22 GB RAM (Dual-channel) 
Built-in storage4 GB32 GB 
Maximum User Storage2.3 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Capacity1730 mAh2100 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable, Li - Polymer 
Talk time 15.00 hours
the average is 15 h (886 min)
 
Stand-by time 14.0 days (335 hours)
the average is 16 days (377 h)
 
Talk time (3G)9.00 hours
the average is 17 h (995 min)
  
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Multimedia
Mirroring DLNA, MHL 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Supported formatsMP3MP3, AAC, eAAC, WMA, WAV 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264MPEG4, H.263, H.264 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
Internet browsing
Browser   
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, HTML5 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Cellular
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, 1900 MHz  
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD)Bands 2Bands 18, 8, 3, 1, 7 
DataLTELTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
2G DataEV-DO Rev.AEDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIM Yes 
Global Roaming Yes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring IDUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID 
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, CalculatorCalendar, Alarm, Calculator 
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input (T9) 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingHangouts / Google TalkHangouts / Google Talk 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T3  
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Profiles/ ProtocolsAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Dial-up networking (DUN), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol, Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol, Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP) 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
Wi-Fi Direct Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
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-GPSGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationTurn-by-turn navigation 
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced01 Mar 201328 Aug 2012 
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

05 Jun 201318 Oct 2012 
FCC ID value: Q78-ZTEN9100 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).

   
Head1.41 W/kg0.70 W/kg 
Body1.44 W/kg1.06 W/kg 
Product Specific Use1.53 W/kg1.07 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission1.53 W/kg1.44 W/kg 

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