Samsung Wave II vs Samsung Wave 3

Display

Display size

3.7 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

480 x 800 pixels
480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density

252 ppi
233 ppi

Technology

Super Clear LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

52.67 %
56.25 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Autofocus

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Face detection, Smile detection, Blink detection, Geo tagging, Panorama
 

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
Video calling

Front

Yes
0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

4.88 x 2.35 x 0.46 inches (123.9 x 59.8 x 11.8 mm)
4.96 x 2.53 x 0.39 inches (126 x 64.2 x 9.9 mm)

Weight

4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.30 oz (122 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Keys

 
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 3
 

Processor

Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8
Single core, 1400 MHz, Scorpion

GPU

PowerVR SGX540
 

Internal storage

 
3.072 GB

Storage expansion

up to 32 GB
up to 32 GB

Slot Type

microSD, microSDHC
microSD, microSDHC

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

bada
bada (2.0)

Battery

Capacity

1500 mAh
1500 mAh

Type

User replaceable, Li - Ion
User replaceable, Li - Ion

Talk time

13.83 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
8.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

25.8 days (620 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)
20.0 days (480 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

6.83 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
 

Internet browsing

Browser

Dolfin 2.0
 

supports

HTML
HTML

Built-in online services support

Facebook, Twitter
 

Cellular

UMTS

900, 2100 MHz
900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

Data

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE
EDGE

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

3.0
3.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Printing (BPP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), SIM Access (SAP)
 

Wi-Fi

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

Wi-Fi Direct

 
Yes

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Charging connector

microUSB
microUSB

Location

A-GPS
A-GPS, Glonass

Other

Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
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
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, World clock
Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer, Calculator, World clock

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Push e-mail
Yes

Instant Messaging

Yes
Yes

Games

Yes
Yes

Other features

Voice recording
Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

TV-out
 

Music player

 
 

Features

Music recognition
Music recognition

Supported formats

MP3
MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

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

Radio

FM, RDS, Recording option
FM, Stereo, RDS

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 28, 2010
Nov 09, 2011

FCC ID value: A3LGTS8530 link
FCC ID value: A3LGTS8600 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.41 W/kg
0.53 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Body

0.44 W/kg
0.44 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 04, 2010
Aug 30, 2011
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