HTC Magic

Announced:
Feb 17, 2009
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Apr 27, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

3.2 inches

Resolution:

320 x 480 pixels

Pixel density:

180 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

48.94 %

Colors:

65 536

Touchscreen:

Capacitive

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3.2 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Software Features:

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.45 x 2.17 x 0.54 inches (113 x 55 x 13.6 mm)

Weight:

4.18 oz (118 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Keys:

Left: Volume control

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm MSM7200A

Processor:

Single core, 528 MHz

RAM:

0.3 GB

ROM:

512 MB

Storage expansion:

Slot Type:

microSD, microSDHC

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (1.6)

Battery

Capacity:

1340 mAh

Type:

User replaceable, Li - Ion

Talk time:

7.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time:

17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

miniUSB

Location:

GPS

Other:

Computer sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, Notes

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP

Instant Messaging:

Yes

JAVA:

Yes

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, 3GPP

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 20, 2009

FCC ID value:

NM8SPRV link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.78 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.97 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 17, 2009
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This device is also known as Google Ion

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.54 inches)
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (180 ppi)

Description

The HTC Magic is QWERTY-less thinner variant of the G1. It also runs on Android OS and has similar features. GPS, Wi-Fi, HVGA touch screen, 3.2-megapixel camera, microSDHC slot, Internet Browser and Email.

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