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Market
Announce date:
2011 Q42009 Q2
Release date:
2011 Q42009 Q2
Status:
AvailableDiscontinued
Price at launch:
Around 190 USDAround 110 USD
Price group:
2 out of 5 ($$)2 out of 5 ($$)
Body
Dimensions:
4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches (11.52 x 5.86 x 0.93 centimeters)4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 inches (11.55 x 6.21 x 1.23 centimeters)
Volume:
Approximately 3.83 cubic inches (62.78 cubic centimeters)Approximately 5.38 cubic inches (88.22 cubic centimeters)
Weight:
4.94 ounces (140 grams)4.76 ounces (135 grams)
Sensors:
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, ProximityAccelerometer, Compass, Proximity
USB
Version:
2.02.0
Screen
Size:
3.5 inches (8.89 centimeters)3.5 inches (8.89 centimeters)
Screen to body ratio:
54%50.9%
Resolution:
640 x 960 pixels (DVGA)320 x 480 pixels (HVGA)
Pixel density:
330 pixels per inch (130 pixels per centimeter)165 pixels per inch (65 pixels per centimeter)
Technology:
IPS (in-plane switching) LCDTN (twisted nematic) LCD
Contrast ratio:
Around 1250:1Around 200:1
Scratch resistant:
YesYes
Multitouch:
YesYes
3D:
NoNo
Platform
Operating system:
iOS version 5iOS version 3
Chipset:
Apple A5 (45 nm)N/A
CPU cores:
2 (dual core)1 (single core)
CPU frequency:
Up to 1 GHzUp to 600 MHz
GPU:
PowerVR SGX543MP2PowerVR SGX535
Memory
RAM:
Up to 512 MBUp to 256 MB
Internal storage:
Up to 64 GBUp to 32 GB
Battery
Capacity:
1432 mAhN/A
Technology:
Lithium polymerLithium-ion
Removable:
NoNo
Fast charging:
NoNo
Wireless charging:
NoNo
Talk time:
Up to 14 hoursUp to 12 hours
Standby time:
Up to 200 hoursUp to 300 hours
Music play time:
Up to 40 hoursUp to 30 hours
Primary camera
Resolution:
8 Megapixels3.15 Megapixels
Autofocus:
NoNo
Optical image stabilization:
NoNo
Flash light:
YesNo
Flash light technology:
LEDN/A
Flash light bulbs:
1 piecesN/A
Secondary camera
Resolution:
0.3 MegapixelsN/A
Autofocus:
NoNo
Optical image stabilization:
NoNo
Flash light:
NoNo
Video recording
Resolution:
Up to 1080p (FullHD) @ 30 frames per secondUp to 480p (VGA) @ 30 frames per second
High dynamic range:
NoNo
Sound
Loudspeaker:
MonoMono
3.5 millimeter jack socket:
YesYes
Active noise cancellation:
YesN/A
SIM
Format:
Micro-SIMMini-SIM
Sockets:
SingleSingle
Network
Technology:
CDMA one (2G), EV-DO (3G), GSM (2G), GPRS (2.5G), EDGE (2.75G), HSPA (3.5G)GSM (2G), GPRS (2.5G), EDGE (2.75G), HSPA (3.5G)
Maximum speed:
14.4 Mbps download, 5.76 Mbps upload7.2 Mbps download, 384 Kbps upload
Wireless
Wi-Fi:
802.11 b/g/n802.11 b/g
GPS:
YesYes
FM radio:
NoNo
WINNER44 points (+91%)LOOSER23 points

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