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Acer ICONIA TAB A500 Remove phone

Posted: 16 Feb 2011
Market Status: Released
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Motorola XOOM 2 Remove phone

Posted: 03 Nov 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSAndroid (4.0.3, 3.2, 3.1, 3.0)Android (3.2) 
Dimensions10.24 x 6.97 x 0.52 inches (260 x 177 x 13.3 mm )10.00 x 6.83 x 0.35 inches (253.9 x 173.6 x 8.8 mm) 
Weight25.75 oz (730 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
21.13 oz (599 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
 
Display
Physical size10.1 inches10.1 inches 
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels1280 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.

149 ppi149 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.

LCDLCD 
Screen-to-body ratio

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

64.24 %67.13 % 
FeaturesAmbient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Ambient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (29 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera2 megapixels1.3 megapixels 
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.

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Dual-core, 1200 MHz 
Graphics processor

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

YesYes 
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.

1 GB RAM1 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.

16 GB32 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 up to 32 GB  
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.

3260 mAh  
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - PolymerNot user replaceable, Li - Ion 
Music playback 144.00 hours 
Video playback 10.00 hours 
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Multimedia
Screen mirroring DLNA 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersStereo speakers  
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation  
Cellular
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
Data HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer 
Notifications Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-FiYes802.11 a, b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB HostMass storage device 
HDMIMicro HDMI (Type D)1.4 
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.

GPSGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced 03 Nov 2011 

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