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Posted: 02 Feb 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 18 Jun 2012
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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSAndroid (3.0)Windows (RT) 
Dimensions9.56 x 5.88 x 0.49 inches (243 x 149 x 12 mm)10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37 inches (275 x 172 x 9 mm) 
Weight21.87 oz (620 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
24.00 oz (680 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
 
ColorsBlack  
Display
Physical size8.9 inches10.6 inches 
Resolution1280 x 768 pixels1366 x 768 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.

168 ppi148 ppi 
Screen-to-body ratio

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

62.17 %65.59 % 
FeaturesAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensorAmbient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels, Dual-lens (3D)1 megapixel 
FlashLED  
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus  
Software FeaturesDigital zoom  
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
3D captureVideos: Videos: 1280x720 (720p) (30 fps)  
Front-facing camera2 megapixelsYes 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

NVIDIA Tegra 2NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30 
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 MHzQuad-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
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.

YesULP GeForce @ 520MHz 
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.

 2 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.

32 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, microSDXC 
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.

6400 mAh  
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable 
Stand-by time11.4 days (273 hours)
the average is 25 days (600 h)
  
Video playback9.20 hours  
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringDLNATV-out 
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerStereo speakers 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS900, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.14.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBFull-size USB 
FeaturesMass storage device  
HDMIYesMicro HDMI (Type D) 
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.

GPS, A-GPS  
NavigationYes  
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncOTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced05 Jan 201118 Jun 2012 
Shopping information
Warranty period 12 Months 
MSRP price $ 500 

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