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Alcatel OneTouch 960C Ultra Remove phone

Posted: 16 Nov 2012
Market Status: Released
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Alcatel OneTouch 988 Shockwave Remove phone

Posted: 23 Oct 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3)Android (2.3.5) 
Dimensions5.00 x 2.6 x 0.39 inches (127 x 68 x 9.8 mm)4.72 x 2.60 x 0.54 inches (120 x 66 x 14 mm) 
Weight4.37 oz (124 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (155 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (155 g)
 
FeaturesTouch sensitive control keys  
Rugged Splash, Dust, Shock resistant 
IP certified

IP certified - The IP code indicates the degree of protection against dust and water. The first number represents dust protection, while the second represents water protection. In IP67, for example, 6 means a completely dust-tight device, while 7 means the device can stay immersed in up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes. In IP68, a higher level of water protection is expected, but exact numbers aren't specified: both depth and continuance are specified by the manufacturer on per device basis.

 IP 54 
ColorsBlack  
Display
Physical size4.3 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 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.

217 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 ratio

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

62.75 %46.07 % 
FeaturesAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassProximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels3.2 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus  
Software FeaturesGeo tagging  
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)Yes 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA  
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.

Single core, 1400 MHzSingle core, 800 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.

0.5 GB RAM / 2048 MB ROM0.5 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 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.

1500 mAh1400 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time5.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1190 min)
5.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1190 min)
 
Stand-by time17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 19 days (463 h)
16.5 days (396 hours)
the average is 19 days (463 h)
 
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringDLNA  
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Cellular
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

800, 1900 MHz800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer 
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T3M4, T4 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.0Yes 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIYes  
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.

A-GPSA-GPS, E911 
NavigationYesYes 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Regulatory Approval
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head0.96 W/kg  
Body1.12 W/kg  

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