Samsung GALAXY S Advance

Announced:
Jan 30, 2012
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Feb 1, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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Display

Display size:

4.0 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

233 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

58.69 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.7

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

1.3 megapixels

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.85 x 2.48 x 0.38 inches (123.2 x 63 x 9.69 mm)

Weight:

4.23 oz (120 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, WMV

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

Yes

RAM:

0.75 GB

ROM:

2048 MB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (4.1.2, 2.3.6)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), AMP Manager Protocol (A2MP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

15.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1205 min)

Stand-by time:

23.8 days (570 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Talk time (3G):

7.33 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, Flash

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 25, 2012

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI9070 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.36 W/kg

Body:

0.96 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.98 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.96 W/kg

EU SAR:

Head:

0.54 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Jan 30, 2012
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This device is also known as Samsung I9070, Samsung Galaxy R Style

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung GALAXY S Advance 8GB

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

8 GB

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.38 inches)
  • Too little RAM

Description

Samsung GALAXY S Advance is an Android 2.3 smartphone with 4" Super AMOLED touch display, 1GHz dual-core processor running the show, 768MB of RAM, 5MP camera with LED flash, 16GB of internal memory and FM radio.

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