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Posted: 28 Jun 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3.4)Android (2.3, 2.2, 2.1) 
Dimensions4.80 x 2.60 x 0.54 inches (122 x 66 x 14 mm)4.90 x 2.54 x 0.56 inches (124 x 65 x 14 mm) 
Weight6.50 oz (184 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
5.46 oz (155 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
 
FeaturesFull keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad)Full keyboard 
Display
Physical size3.7 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 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.

252 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.

S-LCDSuper AMOLED 
Screen-to-body ratio48.40 %56.72 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashDual LEDLED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Software FeaturesTouch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo taggingDigital zoom 
Shooting ModesPanorama  
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling, Video sharing 
Front-facing cameraYes0.3 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 Snapdragon S3 MSM8260Samsung 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.

Dual-core, 1200 MHz, ScorpionSingle core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8 
Graphics processorAdreno 220PowerVR 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.

0.75 GB RAM0.5 GB RAM / 512 MB ROM 
Built-in storage1 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity1520 mAh1500 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time9.00 hours
the average is 15 h (876 min)
6.00 hours
the average is 15 h (876 min)
 
Stand-by time13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 16 days (377 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 16 days (377 h)
 
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Multimedia
MirroringDLNADLNA 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
RadioFM  
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
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 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS1700/2100, 2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSWiMAX 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3  
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.02.1, EDR 
Wi-FiYes802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
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-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
OtherUMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced28 Jun 201128 Jun 2010 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 200$ 250 
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

01 Jun 201120 Jul 2010 
FCC ID value: NM8PG59100 linkFCC ID value: A3LSPHD700 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).

   
Head0.68 W/kg0.44 W/kg 
Measured in 1900 MHz 
Body1.31 W/kg0.77 W/kg 
Measured in 1900 MHz 

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