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Samsung Galaxy Indulge vs LG Optimus L9

Samsung Galaxy Indulge Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7
User Rating - 6.9

Posted: 11 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released

LG Optimus L9 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7.5
User Rating - 9.2

Posted: 29 Aug 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.2)Android (4.1.2, 4.0.4) 
Dimensions5.20 x 2.40 x 0.60 inches (132 x 61 x 15 mm)5.19 x 2.69 x 0.36 inches (131.9 x 68.2 x 9.1 mm) 
Weight5.35 oz (152 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.41 oz (125 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches4.7 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels540 x 960 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 ppi234 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.

TFTIPS LCD 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama 
CamcorderYes1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
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 3TI OMAP4430 
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, ARM Cortex-A8Dual core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX540PowerVR SGX540 
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 RAM 
Built-in storage2 GB4 GB 
Maximum User Storage 2.3 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time3.00 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
16.50 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
 
Stand-by time12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
33.0 days (791 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 11.50 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 26.2 days (628 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity1500 mAh2150 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
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, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz  
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE1700/2100 (band 4) MHz  
DataLTE, EV-DO Rev.AHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIM Yes 
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.

GPSA-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
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 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
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 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T3  
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 29 Aug 2012 
Shopping information
Warranty period12 Months  
AccessoriesBattery, USB charger, UICC card, 4GB microSD card with Iron Man 2 movie  
MSRP price$ 399  

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