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HTC Desire Z

HTC Desire Z
3.7"
480 x 800 pixels
5 MP
RAM: 0.5 GB
MEMORY: 1.5 GB
BATTERY: 1300 mAh (6.66h 3G talk time)
Announced: Sep 15, 2010
Market status: Released
Release date: Nov 28, 2010
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM memory (0.5 GB RAM)
  • Low pixel density screen (252 ppi)
  • Low-resolution camera (5 megapixels)

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Description

HTC Desire Z is an Android side-slider phone. Similar to the T-Mobile G2, the Desire Z features a QWERTY keyboard. Other goodies include 5MP camera that is capable to record HD video, an 800MHz Qualcomm MSM7230 processor and Wi-Fi.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (2.3.3, 2.2)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.69 x 2.38 x 0.56 inches (119 x 60.4 x 14.16 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 6.35 oz (180 g)
      the average is 5.4 oz (156 g)
  • Features:
    • Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 3.7 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 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 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-LCD
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 54.11 %
  • Features:
    • Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus
    • Software Features:
      • Geo tagging
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Effects
  • Camcorder:
      • 1280x720 (720p HD)

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.

    • 800 MHz
  • 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.

    • 0.5 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 1.5 GB
  • Storage expansion:

    Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

    • microSD, microSDHC

Battery

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 1300 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Ion
  • Talk time:
    • 9.83 hours
      the average is 20 h (1202 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 17.9 days (430 hours)
      the average is 19 days (459 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 6.66 hours
      the average is 18 h (1087 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 17.9 days (430 hours)
      the average is 24 days (583 h)

Multimedia

  • Screen mirroring:
    • DLNA
  • Radio:
      • FM

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Other features:
    • Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. 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.

    • GPS, A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 15 Sep 2010

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