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Samsung Star 3 vs Samsung GALAXY S Advance

Samsung Star 3 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7
Posted: 19 Jan 2012
Market Status: Released

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 8.7

Posted: 30 Jan 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeFeature phoneSmart phone 
OS Android (4.1.2, 2.3.6) 
Dimensions4.02 x 2.28 x 0.45 inches (102 x 58 x 11.5 mm)4.85 x 2.48 x 0.38 inches (123.2 x 63 x 9.69 mm) 
Weight3.35 oz (95 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.23 oz (120 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.0 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 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.

133 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 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
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.

F2.8F2.7 
Features Autofocus 
Camcorder220x176 (15 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.

 Dual core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processor Yes 
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.

 768 MB RAM / 2048 MB ROM 
Built-in storage0.02 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time14.70 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
15.00 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
 
Stand-by time26.0 days (625 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
23.8 days (570 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 7.33 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity1000 mAh1500 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserOpera mini  
Built-in online services supportFacebook, TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGE, GPRSHSDPA 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.

 A-GPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer syncDLNA, 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 
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced19 Jan 201230 Jan 2012 

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