Nokia N8 vs Samsung Galaxy S

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Display

Display size

3.5 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

360 x 640 pixels
480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density

210 ppi
233 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

50.47 %
57.88 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12.1 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.8; Focal length: 28.00 mm
 

Flash

Xenon
 

Video recording

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features

Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Video calling

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Dimensions

4.47 x 2.32 x 0.51 inches (113.5 x 59 x 12.9 mm)
4.82 x 2.53 x 0.39 inches (122.4 x 64.2 x 9.9 mm)

Weight

4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.16 oz (118 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Colors

Black, Gray, Pink, Orange, Green, Blue
 

Hardware & Performance

Processor

Single core, 680 MHz, ARM11
Single core, 1000 MHz

GPU

Yes
Yes

RAM

0.25 GB
0.5 GB

ROM

512 MB
 

Internal storage

16 GB
16 GB

Storage expansion

up to 32 GB
up to 32 GB

OS

Symbian (Belle, Anna, Symbian^3)
Android (2.3.5, 2.3, 2.2, 2.1)

Battery

Capacity

1200 mAh
1500 mAh

Talk time

12.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)
13.38 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Stand-by time

16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)
31.2 days (750 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)

Talk time (3G)

5.83 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
6.55 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
24.0 days (576 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Music playback

50.00 hours
 

Video playback

6.00 hours
 

Cellular

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

HSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Connectivity

Bluetooth

3.0
3.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 b, g, n

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG
Mass storage device, USB charging

HDMI

Mini HDMI (Type C)
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS
A-GPS

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncML

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, AMR), Video ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

MirrorLink, TV-out
DLNA

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS, FM Transmiter
FM, RDS

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
 

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Video recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 26, 2010
Apr 08, 2010

FCC ID value: PDNRM-596 link
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9000 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.03 W/kg
0.33 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
1900 MHz

Body

0.75 W/kg
0.39 W/kg

Measured in

1700 MHz
1900 MHz

EU SAR

 
 

Head

1.02 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 600
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