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Display

Size

3.5 inches
3.5 inches

Resolution

480 x 320 pixels,
165 PPI
480 x 320 pixels,
165 PPI

Technology

LCD
LCD

Screen-to-body

52.35 %
52.35 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

Processor

Single core, 412 MHz
Single core, 600 MHz

GPU

 
PowerVR SGX535

RAM

0.1GB
0.25GB

Internal storage

16GB
32GB

OS

iOS (3.x, 2.x, 1.x)
iOS (6.1, 6.x, 5.1, 5, 4.x, 3.x)

Battery

Capacity

1400 mAh
1219 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

2 MP
3 MP (Autofocus)

Video recording

 
640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions

4.50 x 2.40 x 0.46 inches (115 x 61 x 11.6 mm)
4.50 x 2.40 x 0.48 inches (115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm)

Weight

4.80 oz (135.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
4.76 oz (135.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Colors

 
Black, White

Cellular

UMTS

 
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

 
HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

2.0, EDR
2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g
802.11 b, g

USB

Proprietary
Proprietary, USB 2.0

Features

Charging
Charging

Location

 
GPS

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Compass

Other

Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 17, 2007
Jun 08, 2009

FCC ID value: BCGA1203 link
FCC ID value: BCGA1303A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.97 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
1900 MHz

Body

0.61 W/kg
0.33 W/kg

Measured in

850 MHz
1900 MHz
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