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Samsung Galaxy 3

Announced
Jun 15, 2010
Market status
Released

Pros

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Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (146 ppi)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 400 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (3 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Low-resolution video capture
  • No front-facing camera

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Description

Samsung Galaxy 3 i5800 is a multimedia oriented Android smartphone. It comes with DivX/Xvid playback support, music player, microSDHC card slot, Wi-Fi and A-GPS.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (2.1)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.47 x 2.17 x 0.50 inches (113.5 x 55 x 12.8 mm )
  • Weight:
    • 3.84 oz (109 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 3.2 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 400 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 146 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 3 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Smile detection, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Panorama, Scenes, Self-timer
  • Camcorder:
      • 320x240 (QVGA) (15 fps)

Hardware

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • 667 MHz
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.17 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 15.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (740 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 26.0 days (625 hours)
      the average is 20 days (492 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 7.10 hours
      the average is 14 h (863 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 21.5 days (517 hours)
      the average is 22 days (520 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1500 mAh

Multimedia

  • Radio:
      • FM, RDS
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, MySpace, Picasa/Google+, Twitter

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 3.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
    • Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 15 Jun 2010

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This device is also known as Samsung I5800


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