Samsung Galaxy S

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Announced:
Mar 23, 2010
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jun 2, 2010

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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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:

57.88 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Dimensions:

4.82 x 2.53 x 0.39 inches (122.4 x 64.2 x 9.9 mm)

Weight:

4.16 oz (118 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Features:

SRS WOW HD

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Radio:

FM, RDS

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz

GPU:

Yes

RAM:

0.5 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (2.3.5, 2.3, 2.2, 2.1)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncML

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

13.38 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

31.2 days (750 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G):

6.55 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

24.0 days (576 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 08, 2010

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI9000 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.33 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.39 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 600

This device is also known as Samsung GT-I9000

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.39 inches)
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Too little RAM

Description

Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 looks very similar to the Samsung Beam. It utilizes a large 4-inch WVGA Super AMOLED screen, a 1GHz processor and the Android 2.1 operating system. The camera is 5MP with option for 720p HD video recording at 30 frames per second. Other goodies include 3G, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, HD video playback, as well as playback for many other formats like FLAC, and MKV.

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