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Apple iPhone vs Samsung GALAXY mini

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Apple iPhone Remove phone

Posted: 09 Jan 2007
Market Status: Released
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Samsung GALAXY mini Remove phone

Posted: 17 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSiOS (3.x, 2.x, 1.x)Android (2.3.3, 2.2) 
Dimensions4.50 x 2.40 x 0.46 inches (115 x 61 x 11.6 mm)4.35 x 2.39 x 0.50 inches (110.4 x 60.6 x 12.1 mm) 
Weight4.80 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
3.76 oz (107 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches3.1 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels240 x 320 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.

165 ppi127 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.

LCDTFT 
Screen-to-body ratio52.35 %45.52 % 
Colors16 777 216262 144 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorProximity sensor 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels3 megapixels 
Features Smile detection, Burst mode, Panorama 
Camcorder 320x240 (QVGA) (15 fps) 
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 S1 MSM7227 
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.

Single core, 412 MHzSingle core, 600 MHz, ARM11 
Graphics processor Adreno 200 
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.

128 MB RAM  
Built-in storage16 GB0.16 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time8.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
9.50 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
23.8 days (570 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 7.33 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
 
Capacity1400 mAh1200 mAh 
Not user replaceableYes  
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Multimedia
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
BrowserSafari Browser; Tabs supported  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 900, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGEHSDPA 7.2 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 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietarymicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsPolyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced09 Jan 200726 Jan 2011 

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