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T-Mobile Sidekick vs AT&T Quickfire

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T-Mobile Sidekick Remove phone

Posted: 30 Jul 2008
Market Status: Released
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AT&T Quickfire Remove phone

Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSDanger (4.7)  
Dimensions4.70 x 2.30 x 0.70 inches (119 x 58 x 18 mm)4.30 x 2.20 x 0.70 inches (109 x 56 x 18 mm) 
Weight4.50 oz (128 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.80 oz (136 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.6 inches2.8 inches 
Resolution240 x 400 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.

179 ppi143 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 ratio27.59 %39.78 % 
Colors65 536262 144 
Touchscreen Yes 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels1.3 megapixels 
Features Digital zoom 
Camcorder220x176Yes 
Hardware
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.

128 MB RAM / 64 MB ROM  
Built-in storage 0.029 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time5.00 hours
the average is 11 h (678 min)
3.00 hours
the average is 11 h (678 min)
 
Stand-by time9.0 days (216 hours)
the average is 20 days (479 h)
12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 20 days (479 h)
 
Capacity1030 mAh1200 mAh 
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Internet browsing
BrowserHTML Browser  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGEEDGE, UMTS 
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 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR1.2 
USBYesYes 
ConnectorminiUSB  
OtherComputer sync, SyncMLComputer sync 
Other features
NotificationsPolyphonic ringtones, Vibration, SpeakerphonePolyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
OtherVoice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced30 Jul 2008  

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