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Posted: 23 Sep 2010
Market Status: Released

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Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Market Status: Released

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Mobile Professional (6.5.3)Windows Mobile Standard (6.5) 
Dimensions4.68 x 2.55 x 0.76 inches (118.8 x 64.8 x 19.25 mm)4.58 x 2.42 x 0.47 inches (116.3 x 61.5 x 12 mm) 
Weight4.60 oz (130 g)
the average is 5.1 oz (146 g)
4.30 oz (122 g)
the average is 5.1 oz (146 g)
Physical size2.6 inches2.4 inches 
Resolution320 x 240 pixels320 x 240 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.

154 ppi167 ppi 

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.

Screen-to-body ratio27.19 %24.94 % 
Colors16 777 21665 536 
FeaturesLight sensor  
Camera2 megapixels3.2 megapixels 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoomDigital zoom 
Camcorder320x240 (QVGA) (15 fps)320x240 (QVGA) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera Yes 
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.

 256 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM 
Built-in storage0.1 GB0.19 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Talk time 3.50 hours
the average is 13 h (796 min)
Stand-by time 15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 17 days (419 h)
Capacity 1300 mAh 
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Radio FM 
Internet browsing
Browser Internet Explorer Mobile 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/sEDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s 

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.

Wi-Fi802.11 b, gYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
Features Mass storage device 
External antennaYes  
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Officially announced21 Sep 201016 Jun 2009 

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