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Samsung Galaxy Win

Posted
Apr 8, 2013
Market status
Released

Pros

  • Big display (4.7 inches)
  • Quad core processor

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (199 ppi)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

Samsung Galaxy Win has a 4.7″ 480 x 800 Super Amoled display, 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, 1 GB of RAM, 5 MP rear camera, VGA up front, 8 GB of internal memory plus a microSD slot, and a decent 2000 mAh battery. Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean rounds up the pretty offering.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (4.1)
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.25 x 2.78 x 0.38 inches (133.3 x 70.7 x 9.65 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.08 oz (144 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 4.7 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.

    • 199 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
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 66.77 %
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects
  • Camcorder:
      • 720x480 (DVD) (30 fps)
    • Features:
      • Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA

Hardware

  • 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 200 8225Q
  • 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.

    • Quad core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5
  • Graphics processor:
      • Adreno 203
  • 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 32 GB

Battery

  • Talk time (3G):
    • 11.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (910 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 8.8 days (210 hours)
      the average is 23 days (542 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 2000 mAh

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Radio:
      • FM, Stereo, RDS
  • 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:
    • 900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • 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
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
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Connectivity

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

Other features

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

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

This device is also known as Samsung I8552, Samsung Galaxy Win GT-I8550


Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy Win Dual


Differences:
  • Multiple SIM cards:
      • 2 slots

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


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