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Sony Xperia ZL C6502/ C6503/ C6506 Hard Reset Open Cover Compartment Insert micro SIM Card Install Memory

It is 5-inch display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution, has 13 Megapixel rear camera, with quad-core 1.5GHz processor and 2GB of RAM. Those are the specifications of Sony Xperia Z, but Sony Xperia ZL either. So, what the differences between these two smartphone? Actually the big difference on this two is on the acquired of IP57 certified. The Xperia Z is dust and water resistant, but this ability didn't embedded on Xperia ZL. Therefore don't ever try to pour water on Xperia ZL.

Sony Xperia ZL C6502 C6503 C6506 Overview
Sony Xperia ZL SnapShot

There are three version of Sony Xperia ZL: C6502, C6503 and C6506. These version determine the supported data network technology of the device. Special for C6506 and C6503, these versions support for 4G LTE data networks. The Sony Xperia ZL runs on Android Jelly Bean version 4.1.2 and equipped with Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 chipset with Adreno 320 GPU and 16GB internal memory.

This phone is thicker and heavier than Xperia Z but had smaller body size: 131.6 x 69.3 x 9.8 millimeter with 151 grams weight (5.33 ounces). The battery is non-removable type with a larger capacity at 2370 mAh Li-ion battery. That's why even though there is a tutorial for Inserting the memory card, but no tutorial on how you can replace or assemble the battery on this phone.

Samsung Galaxy S II GT I9100 (S2) Factory Reset Open Rear Cover Insert SIM Card, Install Memory Card & Battery

This is the phone that had made Samsung as the world leader of Android Smartphone. Yes, Samsung Galaxy S II GT I9100 is one of the reason behind the success of Galaxy Series Device. Without Galaxy S2, there would be no Samsung Galaxy S3 with its success story. Using Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen, the Galaxy S2 comes with 4.3 inches display with 480 x 800 resolution. The display is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.

Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 Smartphone
Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 Smartphone

The phone runs on Android Gingerbread version 2.3.4 but there are already available for the upgrade via Over the Air to Ice Cream Sandwich ICS V4.0.4 and some region already get Jelly Bean version 4.1. The chipset uses Exynos to work with 1.2GHz cual-core Cortex-A9 processor and Mali-400MP GPU. The RAM is installed with 1GB RAM (some version available for 2GB) with internal memory optional for 32GB and 16GB.

Because you might here in the will on find how to insert the microSD card, that also means that the Samsung GT I9100 provides external memory card slot. It's up to 32GB. You can also use the tutorial below for other variants of SGS2, such as SGH-I777, SGH-I727, SGH-I927 for AT&T, SPH-D710 for Sprint, SGH-T989 for T-Mobile, SCH-R760 for US Cellular, including for Tesstra carrier, Vodafone, Telus, Roger, Bell, and more.

Samsung Galaxy S Plus GT-I9001 Hard Reset Remove Back Cover Insert SIM Card Install microSD Memory & Battery

For your information, the phone which released on July, 2011 and has 4.0-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen is also known as Samsung Galaxy S 2011 Edition. Without any question, you had already knew the answer why this Samsung Galaxy S Plus GT I9001 (official name) is known for that name.

Samsung Galaxy S Plus GT-I9001
Samsung Galaxy S Plus GT-I9001

The 4.0" display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass and has 480 x 800 pixels resolution (achieve 233 ppi). The device was specially designed for GSM data network technology: support 3G HSDPA up to 14.4, GPRS, and EDGE.

Wit TouchWiz 3.0 User Interface, this 119 grams smartphone runs on Android Gingerbread OS for version 2.3. Depend on region and market, relating with internal memory storage, the Galaxy S Plus available in two versions: 8GB and 16GB. The phone is claimed to be able up to 7 hours talk time under 3G network. This ability is acquired from removable Li-ion type battery with 1650 mAh capacity.

For the processor, GT I9001 has 1.4GH Scorion, Qualcomm MSM8255T Snapdragon as its chipset, Adreno 205 as the GPU and has 512MB of RAM. The good news is, this phone provides dual camera functions: 5MP camera on the rear with autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus for photography purpose (Video Record up to 720p@30fps) and VGA camera for video calling.

Samsung Galaxy Ace GT S5830 Hard Reset Open Back Cover Insert SIM Remove Memory Card Assemble Battery

This is the first generation of Galaxy Ace that we previously had written for the second generation aka Samsung Galaxy Ace 2. The phone with 3.5-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with touch bar form factor design (means there is no physical keypad/keyboard) also known as Samsung Galaxy S5830, Samsung Galaxy Ace La Fleur, or Samsung Galaxy Ace Hugo Boss. The touchscreen display has 320 x 480 pixels resolution and is coated with Corning Gorilla Glass for scratch protection.

Samsung Galaxy Ace GT S5830
Samsung Galaxy Ace GT S5830

Galaxy Ace runs on Android Gingerbread version 2.3 OS. The power electricity come from Li-ion battery type with 1350 mAh capacity. The processor installed on this device has 800 MHz speed ARM 11 with Adreno 200 GPU and Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset. The internal memory only has 158MB but it included with microSD card 2GB on its external memory slot (can be expanded up to 32GB). For the RAM it has 278MB. The phone is single camera only which has 5MP resolution along with LED flash.

Sony Xperia Z C6602/ C6603 Insert micro SIM card Factory Reset Install Remove Memory

Most of newest Smartphone by Sony is designed with IP57 certified. It means that the device is dust and water resistant. So do the Sony Xperia Z. That's why you don't have to worry when water splash to your Xperia Z because the water resistant ability can conquer 1 meter depth pressure of water for almost 30 minutes. There are two version that we wanna discuss for Xperia Z; Sony Xperia C6602 and Sony Xperia C6603. The difference between those two only in Data network technology. The C6603 support 4G LTE with three band 3G HSDPA, the C6602 only support five band 3G HSDPA without LTE.

Sony Xperia Z C6602/ C6603 SnapShot
Sony Xperia Z C6602/ C6603 SnapShot

The best thing about the Xperia Z is that it uses 5.0-inch touchscreen TFT capacitive display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. This beyond HD resolution, that is why the phone gain 441 ppi pixel density. Of course the display is scratch resistant and shatter proof.

Jelly Bean 4.1.2 OS is the chosen Android Operating system runs on this device. It's planned for upgrade up to 4.2 version. The Processor has 1.5GHz quad-core Krait speed with Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 chipset and Adreno 320 GPU. For the RAM it uses 2GB RAM with 16GB internal memory. There is expandable slot. The battery is non-removable type with Li-ion 2330 mAh capacity.

Samsung ATIV Odyssey SCH I930 Hard Reset Open Cover Install SIM Insert Memory Card Assemble Battery

You might only find this Samsung ATIV Odyssey on US region at this time. It's the newest Windows Phone 8 powered Smartphone by Samsung which is designed special for Verizon Wireless Mobile Carrier. Along with the Verizon provider, the Samsung SCH I930 (series name of Ativ Odyssey) supports for CDMA and GSM (depend of the package of Verizon) and als 4G LTE 700 MHz Class 13.

Samsung ATIV Odyssey SCH I930
Samsung ATIV Odyssey SCH I930

The phone's design uses 4.0-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display at 480 x 800 pixels resolution. In Global version you might know Samsung Galaxy Ativ S, the same WP 8 OS runs also on this device.

There is a microSD external storage card slot up to 64GB as an expandable storage for 8GB internal memory. For the processor, this device uses dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait with Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset and Adreno 225. For the RAM, it is equipped with 1GB RAM. There are two camera for front (1.2MP) and main rear facing side (5Megapixels)

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT I8160 Hard Reset Insert SIM Install Memory Card Open Rear Cover Case

Wanna have Android phone but you don't want to have a high-end Smartphone (for example the Samsung Galaxy S III) cause you don't have enough budget in your wallet ? Try Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT I8160. Known as Samsung Galaxy Ace II X S7560M in Canada, this device uses PLS TFT capacitive touschscreen at 3.8 inches display. The resolution for this 3.8" touch-bar phone is 480 x 800 pixels resolution with 16M colors.

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT I8160
Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT I8160

Although the Operating System came 1 years ago (the day the Galaxy Ace II was released, February, 2012) only uses Gingerbread android v2.3, but there is a guarantee that the GT I8190 will be available for Android version 4.1 Jelly Bean Operating System upgrade. For the processor, the Galaxy Ace 2 (two II) is installed with dual-core 800MHz CPU, with NovaThor U8500 chipset and Mali-400 GPU. The RAM usus 768MB capacity with 4GB internal memory storage. Do not worry if the space for your data isn't enough, there is 32GB microSD slot (maximum) ready for you.

BlackBerry Z10 Open Rear Door Cover Insert SIM Install Media Memory Card Reset Password

BlackBerry Z10 can be called as the rise of RIM on smartphone war. With the newest BlackBerry 10 OS, this phone is the challenger of Android phone and iOS phone. It can be concluded that the success of BlackBerry Z10 is the success of the reset of BB. The fall of BB Z10 would be the fall of all of Blackberry (and RIM either). This phone comes with 4.2-inches display touchscreen with HD resolution at 768 x 1280 pixels.

BlackBerry Z10 BBZ10 RIM
BlackBerry Z10 by RIM

With BB 10 OS, the BlackBerry Z10 is powered with dual-core 1.5GHz Krait and accompanied by Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset dan Adreno 225 GPU. The RAM uses 2GB memory. For photography purpose, there is 8MP camera on the rear side with LED flash, autofocus, geo-tagging, face detection and can record HD video up to 1080p@30fps. Even there is front facing camera up to 720p@30fps on 2MP camera. The internal storage has 16GB memory with expandable capability up to 64GB (microSD card).

Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT I9070 Open Cover Case Install SIM Card Hard Reset Insert Memory Card

There is an alias name for this Samsung Galaxy S Advace GT I9070. If you find a phone with 4.0-inch display, using Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, with 16M colors and 480 x 800 pixels resolution, called as Samsung Galaxy S II Lite, that actually the other name (alias) of Samsung GT I9070.

Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT I9070
Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT I9070

Powered by dual-core 1GHz Cortex A9, this device runs on Android Gingerbread 2.3.6 (though upgradable to Jelly Bean 4.1 OS). You can have 8GB version or 16GB version of internal storage on this Galaxy S Advance. The more the storage, the higher the price is. NovaThor U8500 Chipset, Mali-400 GPU, 2GB ROM, 768MB RAM with 5MP rear camera and 1.3MP front camera also others specifications that make this device complete.

Sony Xperia U ST25 Open Back Cover Factory Reset Insert SIM Card Assemble Remove Battery (ST25i/ ST25a)

You may know that Sony Xperia U ST25 has the same design, concept, and even hardware and software with Sony Ericsson ST25i Kumquat. It's actually the same device but with an alias name or new brand name. In US this phone uses ST25a version which is works under 3G HSDPA 850/ 1900 / 2100 MHz frequency. On the contrary, the ST25i version only uses 3G 900 / 2100 MHz frequency. The rest of it is similar.

Sony Xperia U ST25 Overview Body
Sony Xperia U ST25 Overview Body

The phone designed as touch-bar form factory with 3.5 inches display. It's only support up to 4 fingers multitouch, but it has scratch-resistant protection glass. As Xperia series, Sony Xperia U uses Android OS for version 2.3 Gingerbread (on the release date by February 2012), but it's upgradable to version 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The processor uses dual-core 1GHz Cortex A9 with 512MB RAM. NovaThor U8500 and Mali-400 are chosen as its chipset and GPU.

The battery is removable with Lithium Ion 1320 mAh capacity. There is no external memory card slot (that's why we don't give you the tutorial at this post), and only 4GB user available memory storage (the total internal built memory actually 8GB).

Sony Xperia neo L MT25 Factory Reset Open Cover Case Install SIM Card Insert Memory Card Remove Battery

There is only 300MB user internal storage available for this Sony Xperia neo L MT25 from the original 1GB built-in memory. Therefore, the microSD external memory card is a must for this device. Therefore we gonna provide you a tutorial on how you could properly install this external memory card.

Sony Xperia neo L MT25 Black White Casing
Sony Xperia neo L MT25 Black White Casing

This 4.0-inch display touch-bar smartphone is equipped with LED-backlit LCD capacitive touchscreen and has 480 x 854 pixels resolution. The Operating System, of course, runs on Android OS. It currently uses Android version 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. For the hardware: There is 5MP rear camera, there is VGA front-facing camera, Processors uses 1GHz speed (Scorpion) with Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon chipset, and Adreno 205 GPU.

Sony Xperia Sola MT27 Hard Reset Open Back Cover Install SIM Card Remove microSD Memory Card

The correct writing of this Sony MT27 is sola instead of Sola (with big S letter), but that's not a big deal, is it? Sony Xperia sola MT27 is a phone with 3.7-inch display that equipped with ability of Floating Touch Display. Although the LED-backlit LCD touchscreen display only support for 4 fingers multitouch. The resolution for this display is 480 x 854 pixels and has 16M colors.

Sony Xperia sola MT27 Black White Colors
Sony Xperia sola MT27: Black and White Colors

Xperia sola has 5Megapixels rear camera with no front camera, equipped with NoaThor U8500 chipset, powered by dual-croe 1GH Cortex A9 processor and Mali-400 GPU, and has 512MB RAM with 5GB user memory (internal memory from total 8GB). The battery is non-removable and no-replaceable type with Li-ion 1320 mAh capacity, therefore no need a tutorial on how to assemble or remove the battery in this post. Though if you wanna replace it, you can go to Sony Service Center and ask for their help (especially if your sola is being currently under warranty periode)

Sony Xperia S LT26 Factory Reset Open Back Cover Case Insert Remove micro SIM Card

Sony Xperia S LT26 is an Android phone with 4.3-inch LED backlit LCD Capacitive touchscreen display. The phone's display which has 16M colors and 720 x 1280 pixels resolution supports multitouch input up to 10 fingers and it's also protected with scratch resistant glass. FYI, Sony Xperia S in some region also known as Sony Ericsson Xperia Nozomi or Sony Arch HD.

Sony Xperia S LT26
Sony Xperia S LT26

If you bought this phone at this day (February 2013), you might directly ask for the upgrade version of its Android OS to Ice Cream Sandwich version 4.0.4 for the first release it uses Gingerbread). There is a plan that the upgrade version for Jelly Bean Android v4.1 would also available. The Xperia S LT26 has 12MP camera, powered with dual-core 1.5GHz processor speed with Adreno 220 GPU and Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon chipset. The RAM capacity is 1GB and for the built-in memory its has 32GB. No external storage slot though.

Samsung Galaxy Music GT S6010 Factory Reset Install SIM Open Cover Casing Insert Memory Card Remove Battery

Just by its name, Samsung Galaxy Music can be concluded that this 3-inch smartphone (display size diagonally measured) is a phone dedicated for Music experience. Some of the features that supports this conclusion are the dual frnotal speakers, surround sound SRS with SoundAlive 2 enhancement, and more.

Samsung Galaxy Music GT S6010 Mobile Phone
Samsung Galaxy Music GT-S6010 Mobile Phone

Galaxy Music GT S6010 runs on Android Operating System with version 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (it said that the device is upgradable to Jelly Bean Android 4.1). The Processor uses 850MHz Cortex A9 with 512MB of RAM. The internal memory only has 4GB but there is a microSD external slot if you need additional storage (not included, need to buy it separately). The Camera only has main rear camera for 3MP without front facing camera.

Samsung Ativ S GT I8750 Hard Reset Insert SIM Remove microSD Memory Card Open Back Cover

Windows Phone 8 OS by Microsoft isn't an Operating System that identical to Nokia. It can be applied by other smartphone or tablet's manufacturer. Samsung Ativ S GT-I8750 is one of the smartphone by Samsung Vendors that runs under Microsoft Windows Phone 8.

Samsung Ativ S GT-I8750 Windows Phone
Samsung Ativ S GT-I8750 Windows Phone

The "Ativ" brand itself is the brand for Windows Phone OS for Samsung's smartphone. The phone designed with touch-bar form factor at large screen display 4.8-inch (measured diagonally). The resolution of on this display even achieves 306 ppi (pixel density) on its 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.

Along with WP 8, dual-core processor with Krait 1.5 GHz speed is installed. There are Adreno 225 for GPU, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset and also 1GB of RAM. Samsung Ativ S comes with two optional internal memory. The 16GB and 32GB. There is 32GB external slot maximum that you can use to expand the memory. As a smartphone, Wi-Fi, USB, Bluetooth, 3G HSDPA up to 42Mbps, and even NFC are also ready to be used.  The 8MP camera with LED also able to record HD Video at 1080p@30fps.

HTC Butterfly Open Cover Slot Install SIM Hard Reset Insert microSD Memory Card

You might find that this phone has the same design, same specs, same look with HTC Deluxe. The fact is, HTC Butterfly is the same phone of HTC Deluxe; Deluxe is another name of this phone. Speaking of the hardware and design which are used on this phone, this HTC Butterfly is one of the new phone with powerful specs and performance. The 441 ppi pixel density on 5-inch Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen (with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution), polished with Corning Gorilla Galss 2  are the prove from this phone.

HTC Butterfly
HTC Butterfly

The powerful quad-core 1.5GHz Krait processor, Qualcomm S4 chipset,  Adreno 320 GPU, 2GB of RAM, Android Jelly Bean 4.1 version, are also the "things" that make this HTC Butterfly is so powerful. The Full HD Display also equipped with powerful 8 Megapixel Camera that can record HD 1080p@30fps video with LED Flash and BSI sensor. The front camera even can be used for 1080p video chat (video calling with 2.1 Megapixel Camera).

Nokia Lumia 920 Hard Reset Insert Remove micro SIM Charge Battery

The basic tutorial for Nokia Lumia 920 should be written in short post. That because this 4.5-iches phone didn't equipped with microSD slot for external storage, nor the removable battery. Yes, the battery used in this Windows Phone 8 phone (the Operating System is used on Lumia 920), is non-removable type with Li-ion 2000 mAh battery capacity.

Nokia Lumia 920 Smartphone Windows Phone 8
Nokia Lumia 920 Smartphone WP 8

Without external slot memory, Lumia have been assembled with 32GB internal built-in memory with 1GB RAM, dual-core 1.5GH Krait processor, Adreno 225 GPU and Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset. The 4.5" display uses IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen at HD resolution (768 x 1280 pixels) and is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 2. There are 8 Megapixel camera on the rear side and 1.3MP on the front side. Depend on region and carrier, the phone supports for 4G LTE and 3G GSM HSDPA Networks.

HTC One VX Hard Reset, Open Cover Case, Insert SIM, Remove microSD Memory Card (AT&T)

HTC One VX as far as I know is special Android Smartphone designed for AT&T Carrier. But, not I would not limited or denied if someone find this phone in other Mobile Carrier or in unlocked version. The phone designed to be worked on 4G LTE AT&T data networks and uses GSM technology for up to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA). The Android version runs on this device is Ice Cream Sandwich version 4.0.


This 4.5-inches phone is manufactured using Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen and installed with HTC Sense UI verion 4+. Comes with 540 x 960 pixels resolution on 4.5" display made this One VX acquired 245 ppi pixel density. Quite good enough. Dual core 1.2GHz is used as Central Processor Unit, with the Chipset come from Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon, Adreno 305 as GPU, and has 1GB of RAM.

Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere II (2) SCH-I415 Insert SIM Card microSD Memory Card, Factory Reset, Open Back Cover, Remove Battery

For anyone who love to use qwerty keyboard (physically) from Samsung Mobile Phone vendors along with Verizon Wireless (US), you can try this Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere II. The real keyboard can be slide from the side of the phone along with large touchscreen display.

Samsung Galaxy Stratospere II SCH-I415 Smartphone
Samsung Galaxy Stratospere II SCH-I415 Smartphone

Whether you love to type on physical keyboard or onscreen keyboard, this SCH-I415 will always ready for you. It's because the display touchscreen is quite large. It uses Super AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen with 4.0 inches diagonally size of the display. Because the combination of this touch and physical keyboard, you can called that this Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere 2 SCH I415 is slider-touch smartphone.

This phone is equipped with 5Megapixel Camera and runs on Ice Cream Sandwich OS (Android version 4.0.4). On the hardware side, there are Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset, dual-core 1.2GHz Krait and Adreno 225 for the GPU. The internal memory uses 8GB with 1GB RAM. Basically, this phone works under CDMA networks along with Verizon Wireless. Supports for EVDO REv.A up to 3.1 and 4G LTE.

HTC One SV Hard Reset Insert micro SIM, Remove Memory Card Open Back Cover

Depend on your carrier, the HTC One SV is available for CDMA type and GSM type for supporting data networks technology. Some of them also bundled with mobile provider therefore you don't need to know how you could inserting the microSIM on this device. Most of them also supports 4G LTE technology.


This 4.3-inch smartphone is powered with Ice Cream Sandwich OS (version 4.0.4) and quite good hardware: dual-core 1.2GHz processor, with 1GB of RAM. Super LCD2 Capacitive touchscreen is used as touchscreen display along with HTC Sense UI and coat-protected with scratch resistant of Corning Gorilla Glass 2. The Internal memory has 8GB capacity.