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Samsung Transform Ultra vs Samsung Epic 4G Touch

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Samsung Transform Ultra Remove phone

Posted: 15 Sep 2011
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Ting
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Samsung Epic 4G Touch Remove phone

Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Ting

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3)Android (4.1.2, 4.0.4, 2.3.6, 2.3.4) 
Form factorSide-SliderCandybar 
Dimensions4.57 x 2.40 x 0.55 inches (116 x 61 x 14 mm)5.11 x 2.74 x 0.38 inches (130 x 70 x 10 mm) 
Weight4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.60 oz (130 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Design featuresFull keyboard  
Side Keys Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key 
Colors Black, White 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches4.5 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 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.

165 ppi206 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 AMOLED Plus 
Screen-to-body ratio51.55 %64.38 % 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera3 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Geo taggingAutofocus, Smile detection, Panorama, Scenes 
CamcorderYes1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo light, Video calling 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA2 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 S2 MSM8655Samsung Exynos 
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, 1000 MHzDual core, 1200 MHz, Exynos 
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.

512 MB RAM / 1024 MB ROM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time7.00 hours
the average is 12 h (697 min)
8.70 hours
the average is 12 h (697 min)
 
Stand-by time 10.5 days (252 hours)
the average is 20 days (483 h)
 
Capacity1500 mAh1800 mAh 
TypeLi - IonLi - Ion 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Supported formats MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI 
Video playback   
Supported formats MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Browser   
supportsHTML, FlashHTML, Flash 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook, Picasa/Google+, 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 MHz800, 1900 MHz 
DataEV-DO Rev.AEV-DO Rev.A, WiMAX 
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 
NavigationYesYes 
Phone features
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring IDUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID 
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, CalculatorCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Memo 
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input 
E-mailYesIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingHangouts / Google TalkHangouts / Google Talk 
GamesYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.0 
ProfilesAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol, Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP) 
Wi-FiYes802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
HDMI via microUSB 
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncML 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4M4, T3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

27 Jul 201126 Jul 2011 
FCC ID value: A3LSPHM930 linkFCC ID value: A3LSPHD710 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

   
Head0.62 W/kg0.40 W/kg 
Body0.89 W/kg0.61 W/kg 
Availability
Officially announced15 Sep 201130 Aug 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 350$ 500 

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