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Nokia Lumia 730 vs Samsung GALAXY W

Nokia Lumia 730 Remove phone

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Posted: 13 Feb 2012
Market Status: Not officially announced

Samsung GALAXY W Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7.5
User Rating - 8.1

Posted: 24 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Phone 7.5 RefreshAndroid (2.3) 
Dimensions 4.55 x 2.36 x 0.45 inches (115.5 x 60 x 11.5 mm) 
Weight 3.93 oz (112 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size 3.7 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.

 252 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 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Features Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Panorama 
CamcorderYes1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
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.

 Single core, 1400 MHz 
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.

 512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 4 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time 18.33 hours
the average is 12 h (741 min)
 
Stand-by time 22.1 days (530 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 7.83 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity 1500 mAh 
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Multimedia
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
YouTube player Yes 
Technology
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 900, 2100 MHz 
DataLTEHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSPA (unspecified), HSUPA 5.76 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.

GPSGPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes3.0 
Wi-FiYes802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 24 Aug 2011 

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