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Samsung Rugby Smart vs Samsung GALAXY Note LTE

Samsung Rugby Smart Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7.5
User Rating - 8

Posted: 23 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

Samsung GALAXY Note LTE Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 9.1

Posted: 09 Jan 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3.5)Android (4.0, 2.3) TouchWiz UI 
Dimensions4.82 x 2.59 x 0.48 inches (122.4 x 65.9 x 12.19 mm)5.78 x 3.27 x 0.38 inches (147 x 83 x 10 mm) 
Weight4.20 oz (119 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
6.28 oz (178 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
RuggedWater, Dust, Shock, Temperature resistant  
IP certifiedIP 67  
MIL-STD-810 certifiedYes  
Display
Physical size3.7 inches5.3 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels800 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.

252 ppi285 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 AMOLEDSuper AMOLED 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8 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.

F2.6F2.6 
FeaturesAutofocus, Geo taggingAutofocus, Smile detection, Burst mode, Panorama, Scenes 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera1.3 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 S3 MSM8660 
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, 1400 MHzDual core, 1500 MHz 
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 RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage4 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time8.00 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
 
Stand-by time16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity1650 mAh2500 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE 700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz 
DataHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
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, Glonass 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.0 
Wi-FiYes802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, NFC, MHL, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (40 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Barometer 
Hearing aid compatibility M3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced23 Feb 201209 Jan 2012 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 450$ 300 

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