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Vivid

Vivid

By HTC
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Verge score: 7.0 Verge score: 7.2

The Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket is one of the first smartphones to operate on AT&T's 4G LTE network. It features a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor and 8-megapixel camera with 1080p video recording.

Description

HTC's Vivid is one of the initial smartphone offerings to utilize AT&T's 4G LTE network. Operating on Android with HTC's Sense overlay, the device sports a 4.5-inch qHD display, an 8-megapixel camera capable of shooting 1080p video at 60 frames per second.

The Nitro HD from LG is the US version of the international Optimus LTE. It features a high-def 720p, 4.5-inch screen and an 8-megapixel rear camera.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 6, 2011
  • Price at launch: $249.99

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 6, 2011
  • Price at launch: $199.99
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Dec. 4, 2011
  • Price at launch: $249.99
  • Alias: SGH-I727

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  • Height: 5.15 inches
  • Width: 2.75 inches
  • Thickness: 0.37 inches
  • Weight: 0.29 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: White, Black
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Noise cancellation: Hardware (multi-mic)

Hardware

  • Height: 5.07 inches
  • Width: 2.64 inches
  • Thickness: 0.44 inches
  • Weight: 0.39 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: White, Black
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Height: 5.27 inches
  • Width: 2.67 inches
  • Thickness: 0.41 inches
  • Weight: 0.28 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.5 inches
  • Technology: Super AMOLED Plus
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 800 px
  • Resolution (X): 480 px
  • PPI: 207
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive

Display

  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.5 inches
  • Technology: Super LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 960 px
  • Resolution (X): 540 px
  • PPI: 245
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.5 inches
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 1280 px
  • Resolution (X): 720 px
  • PPI: 326
  • Carriers: AT&T
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 2100, 1900, 850
  • WiMAX frequencies supported: 2500
  • LTE: Yes
  • LTE frequencies supported: 700
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 3.0
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes
  • Media streaming: DLNA

Connectivity

  • Carriers: AT&T
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 2100, 1900, 850
  • LTE: Yes
  • LTE frequencies supported: 700
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 3.0
  • Media streaming: DLNA
  • Carriers: AT&T
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 2100, 1900, 850
  • LTE: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 3.0
  • Media streaming: Other, DLNA
  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Model: APQ 8060
  • Clock speed: 1.5 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2

Processor

  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Model: APQ 8060
  • Clock speed: 1.2 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2
  • Clock speed: 1.5 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2
  • RAM size: 1 GB

Memory

  • RAM size: 1 GB
  • Internal size: 16 GB
  • External: Yes
  • Max external size: 32 GB
  • External type: microSD

Storage

  • Internal size: 16 GB
  • External: Yes
  • Max external size: 32 GB
  • External type: microSD
  • Internal size: 4 GB
  • External: Yes
  • Max external size: 32 GB
  • External type: microSD
  • Resolution: 2 megapixels
  • Video resolution: VGA

Front Camera

  • Resolution: 1.3 megapixels
  • Resolution: 1.3 megapixels
  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p

Rear Camera

  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: Dual LED
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Video framerate: 60
  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Video framerate: 30
  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: TouchWiz
  • Launch OS version: 2.3.5

Software

  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: Sense
  • Launch OS version: 2.3.4
  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: LG
  • Launch OS version: 2.3.5
  • Other ports: MHL

Interface

  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB, MHL
Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer

Sensors

  • Capacity: 1850 mAh
  • Removable: Yes

Battery

  • Capacity: 1620 mAh
  • Removable: Yes
  • Capacity: 1830 mAh

Bundled accessories

16GB microSD card
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