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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.

ARIMA U308
MOTOROLA M1000
Arima U300
Motorola A1010
Functions
Tri-band GSM
YES, 900/1800/1900 MHz
YES, 900/1800/1900 MHz
YES, 900/1800/1900 MHz
YES, 900/1800/1900 MHz
3G UMTS
NO
YES, FOMA network
NO
YES, UMTS 2100 MHz
Memory card slot
YES, unknown format
YES, TransFlash (32 MB included)
YES, mini SD
YES, TransFlash
Internal storage memory
32 MB
48 MB
32 MB
48 MB
CPU
32-bit ARM9 based, unknown clock speed
32-bit ARM9 based @ 168 MHz
32-bit ARM9 based, unknown clock speed
32-bit ARM9 based, unknown clock speed
Operating system
Symbian OS 7.0
Symbian OS 7.0
Symbian OS 7.0
Symbian OS 7.0
UIQ version
2.1
2.1
2.1
2.1
Battery/standby
Li-Ion 1000 mAh / up to 200 hours
Li-Ion / up to 200 hours (UMTS) or 280 hours (GSM)
unknown
Li-Ion 1600 mAh / up to 250 hours
Talk time
up to 4-5 hours
up to 2 hours (UMTS) or up to 280 minutes (GSM) or up to 80 minutes (video calls)
Unknown
up to 170 minutes
Weight & size
130 g, 107.5 x 55.5 x 20.6 mm
168 g, 117 x 59.5 x 21.5 mm
120 g, 106 x 55.7 x 19 mm (24 mm with keypad)
160 g, 117 x 59 x 18.7 mm
Casing
Plastic, silver
Plastic
Plastic, blue, sliding keypad
Plastic
Operating memory (RAM)
32 MB SDRAM
32 MB DRAM
16 MB DRAM
32 MB DRAM
GPRS / EDGE
GPRS class 10
GPRS
GPRS
GPRS
WLAN (WiFi)
NO
YES, 802.11b
NO
YES, 802.11b
Bluetooth
YES, 1.1
YES, 1.1
YES, 1.1
YES, 1.1
IR port
YES
YES
YES
YES
Cable connectivity
YES, USB
YES, USB 2.0
YES, USB
YES, USB
Display
graphical, TFT, illuminated, 65536 colors, touch-sensitive
graphical, TFT, illuminated, 65536 colors, touch sensitive
TFT, 65536 colors (16-bit), variable back-light, touch sensitive
graphical, TFT, 65536 colors (16-bit), variable back-light, touch-sensitive
Resolution
208x320
208x320
208x320
208x320
Handwriting recognition
YES
YES
YES
YES
T9 predictive text input
?
NO
?
NO
Keyboard
Virtual keypad
Virtual keypad
Sliding keypad + virtual keypad
Virtual keypad
Email
YES, SMTP, POP3, IMAP4
Yes, SMTP, POP3, IMAP4
YES: SMTP, POP3, IMAP4
Yes, SMTP, POP3, IMAP4
Browser
WAP 1.2.1
Opera browser (HTML 4.01, WAP 2.0)
Built in: WAP 2.0. Opera browser available as 3rd party application
Built in: HTML 4 (Opera)
Messaging
SMS, EMS, MMS
SMS, EMS, MMS, Instant Messaging
SMS, MMS, Instant Messaging
SMS, EMS, MMS, Instant Messaging
Speakerphone
YES
YES
YES
YES
Voice dialling
YES
YES
YES
YES
Built-in camera
Yes, 1.3 megapixels rotating CMOS camera with LED flashlight
YES, 2.0 megapixel & VGA integrated camera (video recording / image capture with 4 x digital zoom)
YES, 1.3 megapixel CMOS, 4 x digital zoom, 30 frames per sec video recording, LED Flash
YES, 2.0 megapixel & VGA integrated camera (video recording / image capture with 4 x digital zoom)
Open for 3rd party software
YES, C++, Java MIDP 2.0, Personal Java, Visual Basic (AppForge), OPL
YES, C++, Java MIDP 2.0, Personal Java, Visual Basic (AppForge), OPL
YES, C++, Java MIDP 2.0, Personal Java, Visual Basic (AppForge), OPL
YES, C++, Java MIDP 2.0, Personal Java, Visual Basic (AppForge), OPL
Vibrating
YES
YES
YES
YES
Antenna
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Navigation
5-way button
5-way button
5-way button
5-way button
Sound
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
"Flight mode" (operating the PDA part with radio transmitter turned off)
YES
YES
YES
YES
Profiles
?
?
?
?
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, WMA, WMV
User free to install software
YES
YES
YES
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
lots
lots
Personalisation
themes (ringtones, alerts, backgrounds, color schemes), screen saver, picture phonebook, customizable application shortcuts
themes (skins, ringtones, alerts, backgrounds, color schemes), screen saver, picture phonebook, customizable application shortcuts, detachable keypad
themes (ringtones, alerts, backgrounds, color schemes), screen saver, picture phonebook, customizable application shortcuts
ringtones, alerts, backgrounds, screen saver, picture phonebook, customizable application shortcuts
Fax / modem
Modem
Modem
Modem
Modem
Other features
FM radio
-
FM radio
A-GPS, VPN
Most important bugs/disadvantages
-
-
Only 16 MB RAM, no WLAN
Proprietary memory card type
(U308)
(M1000)
(U300)
(A1010)

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