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Samsung Function vs Samsung Epic 4G Touch

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Samsung Function Remove phone

Posted: 17 May 2011
Market Status: Not officially announced
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Samsung Epic 4G Touch Remove phone

Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Ting

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3)Android (4.1.2, 4.0.4, 2.3.6, 2.3.4) 
Dimensions 5.11 x 2.74 x 0.38 inches (130 x 70 x 10 mm) 
Weight 4.60 oz (130 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.3 inches4.5 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 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.

218 ppi206 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 PlusSuper AMOLED Plus 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Smile detection, PanoramaAutofocus, Smile detection, Panorama, Scenes 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo light, Video callingVideo light, Video calling 
Front-facing camera2 megapixels2 megapixels 
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.

 Samsung Exynos 
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 MHzDual core, 1200 MHz, Exynos 
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 RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage32 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time 8.70 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
 
Stand-by time 10.5 days (252 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
 
Capacity 1800 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook, Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

800, 1900 MHz800, 1900 MHz 
FDD LTE700 (band 13) MHz  
DataEV-DO Rev.A, LTEEV-DO Rev.A, WiMAX 
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-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIvia microUSBvia microUSB 
OtherDLNA, NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncMLDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncML 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibility M4, T3 
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced 30 Aug 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 500 

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