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Posted: 30 Jul 2008
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSDanger (4.7)Android (2.3.4) 
Dimensions4.70 x 2.30 x 0.70 inches (119 x 58 x 18 mm)4.80 x 2.60 x 0.54 inches (122 x 66 x 14 mm) 
Weight4.50 oz (128 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
6.50 oz (184 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.6 inches3.7 inches 
Resolution240 x 400 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.

179 ppi252 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.

TFTS-LCD 
Colors65 53616 777 216 
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels8 megapixels 
Flash Dual LED 
Features Autofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama 
Camcorder220x1761920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera Yes 
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 S3 MSM8260 
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, 1200 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processor Adreno 220 
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 ROM768 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 1 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time5.00 hours
the average is 12 h (709 min)
9.00 hours
the average is 12 h (709 min)
 
Stand-by time9.0 days (216 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
 
Capacity1030 mAh1520 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserHTML Browser  
Built-in online services support Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 1700/2100, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGEHSDPA 14.4 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.

 GPS, A-GPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi Yes 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBYesYes 
ConnectorminiUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer sync, SyncMLDLNA, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsPolyphonic ringtones, Vibration, SpeakerphoneService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer 
Hearing aid compatibility M3, T3 
OtherVoice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced30 Jul 200828 Jun 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 200 

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