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Samsung Galaxy Beam Remove phone

Posted: 26 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released
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Samsung GALAXY Note LTE Remove phone

Posted: 09 Jan 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3.6), TouchWiz UIAndroid (4.0, 2.3), TouchWiz UI 
Dimensions4.88 x 2.53 x 0.49 inches (124 x 64.2 x 12.5 mm)5.78 x 3.27 x 0.38 inches (147 x 83 x 10 mm) 
Weight5.13 oz (145 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
6.28 oz (178 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
FeaturesTouch sensitive control keysStylus 
Display
Physical size4.0 inches5.3 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels800 x 1280 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.

233 ppi285 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.

TFTSuper AMOLED 
Screen-to-body ratio57.17 %66.80 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

 F2.6 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Software FeaturesSmile detection, Geo tagging, Self-timerSmile detection 
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets  
Shooting ModesPanorama, Scenes, EffectsBurst mode, Panorama, Scenes 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera1.3 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.

ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660 
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, 1000 MHzDual-core, 1500 MHz 
Graphics processorARM Mali-400Yes 
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.

0.75 GB RAM1 GB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity2000 mAh2500 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time 10.00 hours
the average is 14 h (857 min)
 
Stand-by time 10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 15 days (370 h)
 
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Multimedia
Mirroring MHL, TV-out 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM  
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD) Bands 17, 4 
DataHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Barometer 
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibility M3 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
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-GPSA-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Yes 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
ProjectorBuilt-in  
Availability
Officially announced26 Feb 201209 Jan 2012 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 300 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

17 Apr 201220 Jan 2012 
FCC ID value: A3LGTI8530 linkFCC ID value: A3LSGHI717 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head0.35 W/kg0.27 W/kg 
Body0.70 W/kg1.04 W/kg 
Product Specific Use0.78 W/kg1.04 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission0.78 W/kg1.43 W/kg 

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