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Posted: 27 Aug 2008
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 07 Dec 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroidAndroid (4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4, 4.0.3, 4.0.2, 2.3.6, 2.3.3, 2.3) 
Dimensions4.60 x 2.16 x 0.62 inches (117 x 55 x 16 mm)4.88 x 2.48 x 0.43 inches (123.9 x 63 x 10.88 mm) 
Weight5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.2 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels480 x 800 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.

180 ppi233 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.

TFTSuper AMOLED 
Screen-to-body ratio47.57 %58.33 % 
Colors65 53616 777 216 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
FeaturesScratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, Geo tagging, Night mode 
Camcorder 720x480 (DVD) (30 fps) 
Features Video light, Video calling 
Front-facing camera 0.3 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.

Qualcomm MSM7201ASamsung Exynos 3 
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, 528 MHzSingle core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8 
Graphics processor PowerVR SGX540 
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.

192 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC  
Battery
Talk time6.76 hours
the average is 12 h (697 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 12 h (697 min)
 
Stand-by time13.3 days (319 hours)
the average is 20 days (483 h)
29.7 days (713 hours)
the average is 20 days (483 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.83 hours
the average is 15 h (911 min)
6.00 hours
the average is 15 h (911 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)16.8 days (402 hours)
the average is 23 days (542 h)
17.8 days (427 hours)
the average is 23 days (542 h)
 
Capacity1150 mAh1500 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS1700/2100, 2100 MHz900, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPAHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 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.

GPSA-GPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectorminiUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer syncNFC, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync, VoIP 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (40 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibility M3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced23 Sep 200807 Dec 2010 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 530 

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