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Samsung Galaxy Xcover vs Samsung GALAXY S Advance

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PA Rating - 6
User Rating - 6.3

Posted: 10 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released

Samsung GALAXY S Advance Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 8.7

Posted: 30 Jan 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3.6, 2.3.4)Android (4.1.2, 2.3.6) 
Dimensions4.80 x 2.60 x 0.47 inches (122 x 66 x 12 mm)4.85 x 2.48 x 0.38 inches (123.2 x 63 x 9.69 mm) 
Weight4.80 oz (136 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.23 oz (120 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
RuggedWater, Dust, Shock resistant  
IP certifiedIP 67  
Display
Physical size3.6 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels480 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.

158 ppi233 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.

TFTSuper AMOLED 
Colors262 14416 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesProximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels5 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.

 F2.7 
FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera 1.3 megapixels 
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, 800 MHz, Marvell MG2Dual core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorYesYes 
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 RAM768 MB RAM / 2048 MB ROM 
Built-in storage0.16 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time15.00 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
15.00 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
 
Stand-by time20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
23.8 days (570 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Talk time (3G)6.60 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
7.33 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)27.5 days (660 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity1500 mAh1500 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebookYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, EDGEHSDPA 14.4 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.

GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced10 Aug 201130 Jan 2012 

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