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Samsung Galaxy Fame

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Posted: 05 Feb 2013
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSAndroid (4.1.2)  
Dimensions4.46 x 2.43 x 0.46 inches (113.2 x 61.6 x 11.6 mm)  
Weight4.25 oz (121 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
  
Display
Physical size3.5 inches  
Resolution320 x 480 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 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  
Colors262 144  
TouchscreenMulti-touch  
FeaturesProximity sensor  
Camera
Camera5 megapixels  
FlashLED  
FeaturesAutofocus, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Panorama, Effects  
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (25 fps)  
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera0.3 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, 1000 MHz  
Graphics processorBroadcom VideoCore IV  
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 storage4 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB  
Battery
Talk time8.66 hours
the average is 12 h (690 min)
  
Stand-by time17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 20 days (488 h)
  
Talk time (3G)6.16 hours
the average is 15 h (915 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)15.8 days (380 hours)
the average is 23 days (542 h)
  
Capacity1300 mAh  
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS900, 2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS  
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-GPS, Glonass  
NavigationYes  
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.0  
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n  
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0  
ConnectormicroUSB  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync  
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
SensorsAccelerometer, Compass  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording  
Availability
Officially announced05 Feb 2013  

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