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Samsung Galaxy Grand vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

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Samsung Galaxy Grand Remove phone

Posted: 18 Dec 2012
Market Status: Released
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Remove phone

Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - AT&T

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneTablet 
Phone functionality Yes 
OSAndroid (4.2.2, 4.1.2)Android (4.2.2, 4.1.2) TouchWiz UI 
Dimensions5.65 x 3.03 x 0.38 inches (143.5 x 76.9 x 9.6 mm)8.30 x 5.35 x 0.31 inches (210.8 x 135.9 x 7.95 mm) 
Weight5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
11.92 oz (338 g)
the average is 14.5 oz (413 g)
 
Display
Physical size5.0 inches8.0 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels1280 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.

187 ppi189 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.

TFTTFT 
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLED  
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), AutofocusAutofocus, Smile detection, ISO control, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Panorama 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
Front-facing camera2 megapixels1.3 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 4 Quad (Exynos 4412) 
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 MHzQuad core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorYesARM Mali-400 MP4 
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 RAM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time10.16 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
  
Stand-by time18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
  
Capacity2100 mAh4600 mAh 
Not user replaceable Yes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Video playback   
Features

Features - Shows any special features of the particular phone's multimedia

Zoom, Stretch to fullscreen  
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Stereo speakers 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 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.

A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device 
OtherDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent modeFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced18 Dec 201224 Feb 2013 

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