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Sony Ericsson P910
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COMPARISON

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Technical specs and features of available UIQ devices presented in form of convenient and easy-to-read comparison.

SONY ERICSSON P800
SONY ERICSSON P900
MOTOROLA A920/925
BENQ P30
Functions
Tri-band GSM
YES
YES
YES
YES
3G UMTS
NO
NO
YES
NO
Memory card slot
YES, Memory Stick Duo (16 MB included, up to 128 MB supported)
YES, Memory Stick Duo (32 MB card included, up to 128 MB supported)
YES, SD/MMC (32 MB included, up to 256 MB supported)
YES, SD/MMC
Internal storage memory
12 MB (P800) / 9 MB (P802)
16 MB (P900) / 13 MB (P908)
8 MB
~ 4 MB
CPU
32-bit RISC ARM9 @ 156 MHz
32-bit RISC ARM9 @ 156 MHz
32-bit ARM9 based @ 168 MHz
32-bit ARM9 based TI OMAP 1510 @ 144 MHz
Operating system
Symbian OS 7.0
Symbian OS 7.0
Symbian OS 7.0
Symbian OS 7.0
UIQ version
2.0
2.1
2.0
2.1
Battery/standby
Li-Polymer 1000 mAh / up to 400 hrs
Li-Polymer 1260 mAh / up to 400 hrs
Li-Ion 750 mAh / up to 70 hrs
Li-Polymer 1050 mAh / up to 200 hrs
Talk time
up to 13 hrs
up to 13 hrs
up to 1 hr
up to 3-5 hrs
Weight & size
148-158 g, 117 x 59 x 27 mm
150 g, 115 x 57 x 24 mm
212 g, 148 x 60 x 24 mm
140 g, 118 x 52 x 17 mm
Casing
Plastic, blue or grey
Plastic, aluminium-like
Plastic
Plastic, aluminium-like
Operating memory (RAM)
16 MB (7-9 available)
16 MB (6-7 MB available)
32 MB (21 MB available)
16 MB (8-9 MB available)
GPRS
YES, 4+1, Coding schemes 1-4, up to 85 kbps
YES, 4+1, Coding schemes 1-4, up to 85 kbps
YES
YES, class 10, B
HSCSD
YES, 28,8 kbps
YES, 28,8 kbps
NO
NO
Bluetooth
YES
YES
Inactive (A920), YES (A925)
YES
IR port
YES, SIR 115,2 kbps
YES, SIR 115,2 kbps
Inactive (A920), YES (A925)
YES, SIR 115,2 kbps
Cable connectivity
YES, USB, serial
YES, USB, serial
YES, USB, serial
YES, USB
Display
graphical, TFT, 4096 colors, fixed front-light, touch sensitive
graphical, TFT, 65536 colors, variable back-light, touch-sensitive
graphical, TFT, illuminated, 65536 colors, touch-sensitive
graphical, TFT, illuminated, 262k colors (18-bit), touch sensitive
Resolution
208x320
208x320
208x320
208x320
Handwriting recognition
YES
YES
YES
YES
T9 predictive text input
NO
YES
YES
NO
Keyboard
Phone keypad (removable) + virtual keypad
Phone keypad (removable) + virtual keypad
Virtual keypad
Phone keypad (built-in) + virtual keypad
Email
YES: SMTP, POP3, IMAP4
Yes, SMTP, POP3, IMAP4
YES, SMTP, POP3, IMAP4
Yes, SMTP, POP3, IMAP4
Browser
Built in: HTML 3.2, XHTML, WAP 2.0. Opera browser available as 3rd party application (free)
Built in: HTML 3.2, XHTML, WAP 2.0. Opera browser available as 3rd party application (free)
Built-in: Opera browser (HTML 4.01, WAP 2.0)
Built-in: HTML, WAP 2.0
SMS/EMS/MMS
SMS, EMS, MMS
SMS, EMS, MMS
SMS and MMS
SMS, EMS, MMS
Speakerphone
YES
YES
YES
YES
Voice dialling
YES + "Magic Word" + voice answer/reject
YES + "Magic Word" + voice answer/reject
YES
YES
Built-in camera
YES, 640x480 24-bit, still images only
YES, 640x480, 24-bit, camcorder function
Yes, 640x480 24-bit, camcorder function, live video calls
Yes, 640x480 24-bit, camcorder function
Open for 3rd party software
YES, C++, Java MIDP 1.0, Personal Java, Visual Basic (AppForge), OPL
YES, C++, Java MIDP 2.0, Personal Java, Visual Basic (AppForge), OPL
YES, C++, Java MIDP 1.0, Personal Java, Visual Basic (AppForge), OPL. In A920 only applications certified by "3" network can be installed.
YES, C++, Java MIDP 2.0, Personal Java, Visual Basic (AppForge), OPL
Vibrating
YES
YES
YES
YES
Antenna
Internal
Internal
External
External
Navigation
5-way jog dial
5-way jog dial
5-way button
5 keys on the built in keypad
Sound
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
"Flight mode" (operating the PDA part with radio transmitter turned off)
YES
YES
YES
YES, also without SIM card inserted
Profiles
NO (normal and silent mode only)
Normal and silent mode + Themes
NO (normal, vibrate and silent modes only)
Full support for user customizable profiles + Themes
Multimedia playback
MP3, AMR, WAV, MIDI, AU, RMF (Beatnik), MPEG-4
MP3, AMR, WAV, MIDI, AU, RMF (Beatnik), MPEG-4
MP3, AMR, WAV, MIDI, AU, RMF (Beatnik), MPEG-4
MP3, AMR, WAV, MIDI, AU, RMF (Beatnik), MPEG-4
User free to install software
YES
YES
No - "3" certified software only (A920), YES (A925)
YES
Data synchronisation
Yes, MS Outlook, Lotus Organiser, Lotus Notes, SyncML (local and remote)
Yes, MS Outlook, Lotus Organiser, Lotus Notes, SyncML (local and remote)
Yes, MS Outlook, Lotus Organiser, Lotus Notes, SyncML (local and remote)
Yes, MS Outlook, Lotus Organiser, Lotus Notes, SyncML (local and remote)
Available software
lots
lots
few (A920), lots (A925)
lots
Personalisation
ringtones, alerts, background picture, screen saver, picture phonebook, customizable application shortcuts, detachable keypad
themes (ringtones, alerts, backgrounds, color schemes), screen saver, picture phonebook, customizable application shortcuts, detachable keypad
ringtones, alerts, background picture, application shortcut key, phone skins
profiles, themes (ringtones, alerts, backgrounds, color schemes), screen saver, picture phonebook, customizable application shortcuts, profiles, welcome screen
Fax / modem
Modem
Modem
Fax and modem
Fax and modem
Other features
-
-
-
-
Most important bugs/disadvantages
No T9 support, no video recording, no profiles, poor quality of the plastic keypad, no fax support
No fax support
Software certification (A920 only), inactive Bluetooth and Infrared (A920 only), installing 3rd party software on internal drive only, poor battery life, no profiles, only available in "3" networks. Big and heavy
External antenna
(P800)
(P900)
(A920/925)
(P30)

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