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Display

Size

3.2 inches
3.2 inches

Resolution

320 x 480 pixels
360 x 480 pixels

Pixel density

180 PPI
185 PPI

Technology

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body

50.62 %
46.71 %

Colors

262 144
65 536

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227
 

Processor

Single core, 600 MHz, ARM11
 

GPU

Adreno 200
 

RAM

0.5GB
0.1GB

ROM

512 MB
192 MB

Internal storage

 
1GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDHC

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (2.3)
BlackBerry (4.7.x)

Battery

Capacity

1230 mAh
1400 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time

7.10 hours
the average is 19 h (1111 min)
5.50 hours
the average is 19 h (1111 min)

Stand-by time

15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 21 days (511 h)
15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 21 days (511 h)

Talk time (3G)

5.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1399 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

23.8 days (570 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
3.2 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
Autofocus

Flash

LED
Yes

Video recording

720x480 (DVD) (24 fps)
Yes

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

3.99 x 2.34 x 0.49 inches (101.3 x 59.4 x 12.4 mm)
4.43 x 2.45 x 0.54 inches (112.5 x 62.2 x 13.9 mm)

Weight

3.70 oz (105 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Keys

Left: Volume control
Left: Other; Right: Volume control, Camera shutter

Colors

Pink, Gray
 

Cellular

UMTS

900, 2100 MHz
2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

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

2G Data

EDGE
EDGE, EV-DO Rev.A

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
 

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
 

Supported formats

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

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, WMV, 3GP, 3G2
MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

3.0, EDR
2.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), File Transfer (FTP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Dial-up networking (DUN), Serial Port (SPP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
 

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer

Other

Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3

Internet browsing

Browser

 
HTML Browser

supports

HTML
 

Built-in online services support

Facebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, Picasa/Google+, Twitter
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (32 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator
Notes, Calculator, Document viewer, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, Predictive text input, MMS

E-mail

Yes
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Yes

Games

Yes
Yes

Other features

Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 11, 2011
Oct 21, 2008

FCC ID value: NM8PG76100 link
FCC ID value: L6ARBW70CW link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.63 W/kg
 

Measured in

850 MHz
 

Body

1.35 W/kg
 

Measured in

850 MHz
 

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 15, 2011
Oct 08, 2008
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