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Samsung Wave vs Samsung Wave Y

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Samsung Wave Remove phone

Posted: 14 Feb 2010
Market Status: Released
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Samsung Wave Y Remove phone

Posted: 30 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSbada (2.0, 1.0)bada (2.0) 
Dimensions4.65 x 2.20 x 0.43 inches (118 x 56 x 10.9 mm)4.33 x 2.29 x 0.48 inches (110 x 58.2 x 12.3 mm) 
Weight4.09 oz (116 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
3.61 oz (102 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.3 inches3.2 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels320 x 480 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.

283 ppi180 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 AMOLEDTFT 
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels2 megapixels 
FlashLED  
FeaturesAutofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Blink detection, Geo tagging, Panorama  
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)320x240 (QVGA) 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing cameraYes  
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.

1000 MHzSingle core, 832 MHz 
Built-in storage2 GB0.15 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time15.00 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
6.70 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
 
Stand-by time25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
23.8 days (570 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Talk time (3G)7.00 hours
the average is 15 h (925 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 23 days (546 h)
  
Capacity1500 mAh1200 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
FeaturesMusic recognitionAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, RDS, Recording optionFM, Stereo, RDS 
Internet browsing
BrowserDolphin Browser 2.0  
Built-in online services supportFacebook, Twitter  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, 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.

A-GPSGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationYes  
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTV-Out, Computer syncNFC, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer 
OtherVoice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording 

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