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T-Mobile Tap vs Samsung Admire

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T-Mobile Tap Remove phone

Posted: 07 Oct 2009
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 19 Jul 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device type Smart phone 
OS Android (2.3.4, 2.3.3) 
Dimensions4.20 x 2.20 x 0.50 inches (107 x 56 x 13 mm)4.56 x 2.38 x 0.46 inches (116 x 60 x 12 mm) 
Weight3.70 oz (105 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.14 oz (117 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.8 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 pixels320 x 480 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.

143 ppi165 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 
Colors262 144262 144 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels3.2 megapixels 
Features Autofocus, Geo tagging 
CamcorderYesYes 
Hardware
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, 800 MHz 
Built-in storage 0.125 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time5.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
3.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
8.3 days (200 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Capacity1150 mAh1600 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload) 
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 MHz  
UMTS1700/2100, 2100 MHz  
DataEDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/sEV-DO 
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.

GPSGPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.03.0 
Wi-Fi Yes 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectorminiUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer 
Hearing aid compatibility M4, T3 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced07 Oct 2009  

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