Samsung Galaxy Beam vs Samsung GALAXY Note T-Mobile Size compare
Market Status: Released
Market Status: Released
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|Device type||Smart phone||Smart phone|
|OS||Android (2.3.6), TouchWiz UI||Android (4.0.3)|
|Dimensions||4.88 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 9.65 mm)|
|Weight||5.13 oz (145 g)|
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
|6.35 oz (180 g)|
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
|Features||Touch sensitive control keys||Stylus|
|Colors||Black, Pink, White|
|Physical size||4.0 inches||5.3 inches|
|Resolution||480 x 800 pixels||800 x 1280 pixels|
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 ppi||285 ppi|
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.
|Screen-to-body ratio||57.17 %||66.80 %|
|Features||Light sensor, Proximity sensor||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)|
|Camera||5 megapixels||8 megapixels|
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.
|Software Features||Smile detection, Geo tagging, Self-timer||Smile detection|
|Settings||Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets|
|Shooting Modes||Panorama, Scenes, Effects||Burst mode, Panorama, Scenes|
|Camcorder||1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)||1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)|
|Front-facing camera||1.3 megapixels||2 megapixels|
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 U8500|
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 MHz||Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Snapdragon S3 APQ8060|
|Graphics processor||ARM Mali-400||Yes|
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 RAM||1 GB RAM|
|Built-in storage||8 GB||16 GB|
|Storage expansion||microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB||microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB|
|Capacity||2000 mAh||2500 mAh|
|Type||User replaceable, Li - Ion||User replaceable, Li - Ion|
|Talk time||10.00 hours|
the average is 14 h (864 min)
|Stand-by time||10.0 days (240 hours)|
the average is 16 days (376 h)
|Filter by||Album, Artist, Playlists||Album, Artist, Playlists|
|Features||Album art cover, Background playback||Album art cover, Background playback|
|Radio||FM||FM, Stereo, RDS|
|Speakers||Earpiece, Loudspeaker||Earpiece, Loudspeaker|
|GSM||850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz||850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz|
|UMTS||900, 2100 MHz||850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz|
|Data||HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS||HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS|
|Notifications||Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone||Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone|
|Hearing aid compatibility||M3|
|Other features||Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording||Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD|
|Wi-Fi||802.11 b, g, n||802.11 b, g, n|
|USB||USB 2.0||USB 2.0|
|Features||Mass storage device, USB charging||Mass storage device, USB charging|
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||A-GPS, Glonass|
|Navigation||Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)||Yes|
|Other||Computer sync, OTA sync||NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync|
|Officially announced||26 Feb 2012||16 Jul 2012|
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 - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission
|17 Apr 2012||11 Jun 2012|
|FCC ID value: A3LGTI8530 link||FCC ID value: A3LSGHT879 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).
|Head||0.35 W/kg||0.15 W/kg|
|Body||0.70 W/kg||0.67 W/kg|
|Product Specific Use||0.78 W/kg||0.67 W/kg|
|Simultaneous Transmission||0.78 W/kg||1.13 W/kg|