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Toshiba PORTEGE G500 vs LG Optimus Hub

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Toshiba PORTEGE G500 Remove phone

Posted: 16 Feb 2007
Market Status: Released
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LG Optimus Hub Remove phone

Posted: 16 Sep 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Mobile Standard (5.0)Android (2.3) 
Dimensions3.77 x 1.92 x 0.90 inches (96 x 49 x 22.9 mm)4.46 x 2.39 x 0.45 inches (113.4 x 60.8 x 12.4 mm) 
Weight4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.37 oz (124 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.3 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.

174 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 
Screen-to-body ratio35.08 %53.04 % 
Colors65 53616 777 216 
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
Features Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashYes  
FeaturesDigital zoom, Autofocus 
CamcorderYes640x480 (VGA) (18 fps) 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing cameraYes  
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 S1 MSM7227T 
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, 416 MHz, Marvell PXA270Single core, 800 MHz, ARM11 
Graphics processor Adreno 200 
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.

64 MB RAM / 128 MB ROM  
Built-in storage 0.15 GB 
Storage expansionminiSDmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time4.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
5.60 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
24.7 days (592 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
 
Talk time (3G)3.00 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
7.33 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 25.1 days (603 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
 
Capacity1200 mAh1500 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserOpera 8.6 Browser  
Built-in online services support Facebook, Twitter 
Technology
GSM900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataUMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/sHSDPA 3.6 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.

 A-GPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 1.1USB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer sync, VoIPComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsFingerprint IDAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced12 Feb 200715 Sep 2011 

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