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Samsung T159 vs Samsung M400

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Samsung T159 Remove phone

Posted: 21 Jun 2012
Market Status: Released
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Samsung M400 Remove phone

Posted: 16 Oct 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Ting

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Design
Device typeBasic phoneBasic phone 
Dimensions3.8 x 1.9 x 0.6 inches (97 x 48 x 15 mm)3.84 x 1.99 x 0.72 inches (98 x 51 x 18 mm) 
Weight2.9 oz (82 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
3.70 oz (105 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size1.8 inches2.4 inches 
Resolution128 x 160 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.

116 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.

TFTLCD 
Additional display

Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

YesCSTN 
Resolution

Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

96 x 96 pixels  
Physical Size1.07 inches1.07 inches 
Camera
Camera1.3 megapixels1.3 megapixels 
FeaturesDigital zoom  
CamcorderYes  
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, ST Ericsson DA6809-LSingle 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 
Maximum User Storage0.256 GB  
Battery
Talk time5.00 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
 
Stand-by time11.0 days (264 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
 
Capacity800 mAh1000 mAh 
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Multimedia
SpeakersLoudspeaker  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS1700/2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, 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.

 GPS 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes3.0 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones (40 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, SpeakerphonePolyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T4M4, T4 
Other Voice dialing, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 15 Oct 2012 

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