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Samsung SGH-S425G vs Samsung Montage

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Samsung SGH-S425G Remove phone

Posted: 12 Jun 2012
Market Status: Released
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Samsung Montage Remove phone

Posted: 03 Aug 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Ting, Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile

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Design
Device typeFeature phoneFeature phone 
Dimensions4.54 x 2.12 x 0.59 inches (115 x 54 x 15 mm)4.40 x 2.12 x 0.59 inches (112 x 54 x 15 mm) 
Weight4.13 oz (117 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
3.7 oz (105 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.4 inches2.4 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 pixels240 x 320 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.

167 ppi167 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 
Colors262 144  
Camera
Camera2 megapixels2 megapixels 
FeaturesSmile detection, Digital zoom, Scenes, EffectsBurst mode, Panorama, Scenes 
CamcorderYesYes 
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 QSC6155 
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, 416 MHzSingle core, 480 MHz 
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.

 128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM 
Built-in storage0.117 GB0.40 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time6.00 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
 
Stand-by time12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Capacity 1000 mAh 
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Multimedia
SpeakersLoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, Twitter  
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, 1900 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
DataHSPA (unspecified)  
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.

 E911 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes3.0 
USB USB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Flight modePolyphonic ringtones (20 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibility M3, T4 
Other Voice recording, TTY/TDD 

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