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Samsung Galaxy S4 Value Edition Remove phone

Posted: 27 Feb 2014
Market Status: Released
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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Remove phone

Posted: 06 Jan 2014
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.4.2)Android (5.1, 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.3) 
Dimensions5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)5.00 x 2.56 x 0.37 inches (127 x 64.9 x 9.5 mm) 
Weight4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
 
Rugged Water, Dust resistant 
IP certified IP 58 
ColorsBlack, Brown, Purple, Pink, Blue, Red, WhiteBlack, Pink, Green, White 
Display
Physical size5.0 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels720 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.

441 ppi342 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.

Super AMOLEDIPS LCD 
Screen-to-body ratio72.20 %61.72 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera13 megapixels20.7 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.

 F2.0 
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 27 mm 
Camera sensor size 1/2.3" 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timerFace detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Geo tagging 
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presetsWhite balance presets 
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, EffectsBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Features High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Video light, Digital image stabilization 
Front-facing camera2 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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 600Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 
Model MSM8974 
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.

Quad-core, 1900 MHzQuad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400 
Graphics processorYesAdreno 330 
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.

2048 MB RAM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage32 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Capacity2600 mAh2300 mAh 
User replaceableYes  
Talk time 10.00 hours
the average is 14 h (825 min)
 
Stand-by time 27.9 days (670 hours)
the average is 16 days (384 h)
 
Talk time (3G)17.00 hours
the average is 16 h (960 min)
18.00 hours
the average is 16 h (960 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 22 days (517 h)
25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 22 days (517 h)
 
Stand-by time (4G)13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Music playback62.00 hours94.00 hours 
Video playback11.00 hours12.00 hours 
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Multimedia
MirroringMHLDLNA, MHL, MirrorLink, TV-out 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Custom equalizer 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE800 (band 20), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz800 (band 20), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz 
DataLTE, HSUPA, UMTSLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Micro SIMYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band, ac802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band, ac 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIvia microUSBvia 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-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation 
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, ANT+, Tethering, 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 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 06 Jan 2014 
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

20 Feb 201425 Jan 2014 
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9515 linkFCC ID value: PY7PM-0640 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).

   
Head0.50 W/kg1.43 W/kg 
Body0.65 W/kg1.00 W/kg 
Product Specific Use0.67 W/kg0.96 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission1.32 W/kg1.58 W/kg 

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