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Samsung T159 vs Samsung T259

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Samsung T159 Remove phone

Posted: 21 Jun 2012
Market Status: Released
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Samsung T259 Remove phone

Posted: 29 Dec 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeBasic phone  
Dimensions3.8 x 1.9 x 0.6 inches (97 x 48 x 15 mm)3.87 x 1.93 x 0.66 inches (98 x 49 x 17 mm) 
Weight2.9 oz (82 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
3.15 oz (89 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size1.8 inches2.2 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 ppi182 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.

TFT  
Colors 65 536 
Additional display

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

Yes  
Resolution

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

96 x 96 pixels  
Physical Size1.07 inches  
Camera
Camera1.3 megapixels2 megapixels 
FeaturesDigital zoom  
CamcorderYesYes 
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, ST Ericsson DA6809-L  
Maximum User Storage0.256 GB  
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time5.00 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
5.10 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
 
Stand-by time11.0 days (264 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
14.0 days (335 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Capacity800 mAh800 mAh 
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Multimedia
SpeakersLoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS1700/2100 MHz1700/2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRSUMTS, EDGE 
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 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes2.1, EDR 
USB Yes 
Connector microUSB 
Features USB charging 
Other Computer sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones (40 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T4M3, T4 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 120 

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