x PhoneArena is looking for new authors! To view all available positions, click here.

Samsung Galaxy Express

Announced
Jan 28, 2013
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Cricket

Pros

  • Dual core processor
  • Fast mobile data support (4G)
  • NFC
  • HDMI connector for TV-out (via microUSB)

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (207 ppi)

Share

embed

Description

Galaxy Express 4G LTE is an affordable 4.5-inch smartphone that looks almost exactly like the Samsung Galaxy S III. Again. After the Galaxy S III mini, Galaxy Grand and even the Galaxy Note II. The idea behind the Express 4G LTE is delivering high-speed 4G cellular connectivity at an affordable price. Otherwise, it is a fairly mediocre device with a dual-core processor and a WVGA display, but that’s what you get for the lower price.

Do you ...?




Unlock this phone Compare

Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (4.1)
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.20 x 2.72 x 0.37 inches (132.2 x 69.1 x 9.3 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.91 oz (139 g)
      the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 4.5 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 800 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.

    • 207 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.

    • Super AMOLED Plus
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • Popup5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • PopupAutofocus
  • Camcorder:
      • 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
    • Features:
      • Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels

Hardwarebenchmark

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus
  • 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.

    • Dual core, 1200 MHz
  • Graphics processor:
      • Yes
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 1024 MB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 8 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 64 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 22.50 hours
      the average is 12 h (711 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 34.6 days (830 hours)
      the average is 21 days (493 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 11.66 hours
      the average is 15 h (909 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 32.1 days (770 hours)
      the average is 29 days (706 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 2000 mAh

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Built-in online services support:
    • YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 2100 MHz
  • FDD LTE:
    • 800 (band 18), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2600 (band 7) MHz
  • Data:
    • LTE, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
  • 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.

    • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
specifications continue after the ad

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • HDMI:
      • via microUSB
  • Other:
    • TV-Out, NFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

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

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 28 Jan 2013

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as Samsung I8730


Despite our efforts to provide full and correct Samsung Galaxy Express specifications, there is always a possibility of making a mistake. If you see any wrong or incomplete data, please LET US KNOW.


If you are interested in using our specs commercially, check out our Phone specs database licensing page.


User circle

CarbonBadg

Want it

DerGronert

Want it

Dheeraj.K

Want it

drmetal

Want it

finn129

Had it

Isaac35

Want it

kobrrra

Want it

leotej

Want it

mishbits

Want it

Phiwang1

Want it

porkolino4

Want it

Partners

iPad 2 Cases
MaxCDN

Latest stories