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Samsung Wave Y vs Nokia Asha 305

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Samsung Wave Y Remove phone

Posted: 30 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released
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Nokia Asha 305 Remove phone

Posted: 06 Jun 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneFeature phone 
OSbada (2.0)Series 40 UI 
Dimensions4.33 x 2.29 x 0.48 inches (110 x 58.2 x 12.3 mm)4.34 x 2.12 x 0.50 inches (110.3 x 53.8 x 12.8 mm) 
Weight3.61 oz (102 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
3.46 oz (98 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.2 inches3.0 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels240 x 400 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.

180 ppi155 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 
Colors 65 536 
TouchscreenMulti-touchYes 
FeaturesProximity sensor  
Camera
Camera2 megapixels2 megapixels 
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.

 F2.8 
Features Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Effects, Self-timer 
Camcorder320x240 (QVGA)176 x 144 pixels 10 fps 
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, 832 MHzSingle core 
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.

 32 MB RAM / 64 MB ROM 
Built-in storage0.15 GB0.01 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time6.70 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
 
Stand-by time23.8 days (570 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
 
Capacity1200 mAh1110 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, Recording option 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
Internet browsing
Browser Series 40 OSS Browser 
Built-in online services support Facebook, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz900, 1800 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEEDGE, GPRS 
Multiple SIM cards 2 slots 
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, A-GPSCell ID 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.02.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingUSB charging 
OtherNFC, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer 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 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer 
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 06 Jun 2012 
Shopping information
Accessories Nokia Stereo Headset WH-102, Nokia Compact Charger AC-11, 2GB Micro SD memory card, User Guide 
MSRP price € 63 

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