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Samsung Xcover 550 vs Samsung Galaxy Folder vs Samsung Galaxy Beam2

General

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  • Device Type
    Feature Phone Smartphone Smartphone
  • Model
    Xcover 550 Galaxy Folder Galaxy Beam2
  • Announced
    01 July 2015 01 July 2015 01 April 2014
  • Released
    01 July 2015 01 July 2015 01 July 2014
  • Status
    Available Available Available
  • Price
    INR 16,022 ($250) Approx

Design

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  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar Bar Bar
  • Dimensions
    129 x 56.2 x 14 mm (5.08 x 2.21 x 0.55 in) 122 x 60.2 x 15.3 mm (4.80 x 2.37 x 0.60 in) 134.5 x 70 x 11.6 mm (5.30 x 2.76 x 0.46 in)
  • Weight
    124 g (4.37 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 165 g (5.82 oz)
  • Protection
    - IP67 certified - dust and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
    - MIL-STD-810G certified - salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
  • Colors Availability
    Steel Grey, Dark Silver Black, White Gray silver

Network

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  • 2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Network
    HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
    TD-SCDMA 1880/2010
  • 4G Network
    No LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850)
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Micro SIM Micro SIM Micro SIM

Display

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  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    TFT TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    2.4 inches (~24.6% screen-to-body ratio) 3.8 inches (~56.0% screen-to-body ratio) 4.66 inches (~65.6% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution
    240 x 320 pixels 480 x 800 pixels 480 x 800 pixels
  • Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    262K Colors 16M colors 16M colors
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    ~167 ppi pixel density ~246 ppi pixel density ~200 ppi pixel density
  • Touch Screen
    No Yes Multi-touch
  • Features
    - Built-in nHD projector

Hardware

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  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    SC7703A
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Dual-core 460 MHz Quad-core Processor 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.2 GHz
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    128 MB 1.5 GB
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    256 MB 8 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    microSD, up to 16 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Accelerometer, proximity Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Software

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  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Proprietary OS Android 5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.
    Yes, MIDP 2.0 No Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
  • Facebook Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.
  • Youtube Youtube is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.

Camera

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  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    3.15 MP 8 MP 5 MP
  • Image
    2048 x 1536 pixels 3264 x 2448 pixels 2592 x 1944 pixels
  • Video
    Yes 1080p@30fps Yes
  • Camera Features
    Video player, Image Viewer, Fixed Focus Autofocus, Self timer, Face Detection, Scene Modes, HDR, F2.2 Aperture Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    LED flash No LED flash
  • Secondary
    No 2 MP Yes

Media

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  • Alert Types
    Vibration; Polyphonic, MP3 ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes Yes Yes
  • Handsfree
    3.5 mm jack 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
  • Audio Playback
    MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player WAV, AAC, AMR, MP3, M4A, WMA, MIDI, FLAC, OGG MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Playback
    MP4/H.263 player 3GP, H.263, H.264, MKV, 3G2, AVI, WMV, FLV, MP4, M4V MP4/DivX/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
  • FM Radio
  • Video Out
    No No

Connectivity

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  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    Yes v4.1, A2DP v4.0, A2DP
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    No Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
    No No

Data

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  • GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • Speed
    HSPA 7.2/5.76 Mbps HSPA, LTE HSPA
  • Web Browser Web Browser => a web browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images, video and other files, The primary function of a web browser is to render HTML, the code used to design or markup webpages.
    WAP 2.0/xHTML HTML5 HTML5

Messaging

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  • SMS SMS (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.
    Yes Yes (threaded view) Yes (threaded view)
  • MMS MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.
  • Email Email (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.
    Email Yes Email, Push Mail
  • IM IM (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.

Battery

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  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    Li-Ion 1500 mAh Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery 2600 mAh
  • Placement
    Removable Removable
  • Standby Standby Time is the total amount of time that you can leave your is fully charged, turned on and ready to send and receive calls or data transmissions before completely discharging the battery.
    280 Hrs 300 Hrs
  • Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.
    8 Hrs 12 Hrs
  • Music Play
    Up to 20 Hrs 32 Hrs




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