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Samsung Z2 vs Samsung Z1 vs Samsung Z3

General

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  • Device Type
    Smartphone Smartphone Smartphone
  • Model
    Z2 Z1 Z3
  • Announced
    01 August 2016 01 December 2014 01 October 2015
  • Released
    01 August 2016 14 January 2015 01 October 2015
  • Status
    Available Available Available
  • Price
    Rs. 4590 ($ 68) approx INR 5,700 ($92)) INR 8,400 (US$ 158) 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
    121.50 x 63.00 x 10.80mm 120.4 x 63.2 x 9.7 mm (4.74 x 2.49 x 0.38 in) 141.6 x 70 x 7.9 mm (5.57 x 2.76 x 0.31 in)
  • Weight
    112 g (3.95 oz) 137 g (4.83 oz)
  • Colors Availability
    Black, White White, Black, Wine Red Black, Silver, Gold

Network

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  • 2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G Network
    850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 , Speed: 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA) HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
  • 4G Network
    LTE Cat 4 150/50 Mbps, LTE Cat 6 300/50 Mbps OR LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) OR LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
  • 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 Standard SIM
  • Dual 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)
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    4 inches 4.0 inches (~59.8% screen-to-body ratio) 5.0 inches (~69.5% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution
    800 x 480 pixelS 480 x 800 pixels 720 x 1280 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.
    16 M 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.
    ~233 PPI ~233 ppi ~294 ppi pixel density
  • Touch Screen
    Yes Multi-touch Yes
  • Features
    Yes

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.
    MediaTek Spreadtrum SC7727S Spreadtrum
  • 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.
    Quad-core 1.5GHz Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 Quad Core Processor 1.3 GHz
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Mali 400 Mali-400
  • 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.
    1 GB 768 MB RAM 1 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.
    8 GB 4 GB 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 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 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 Accelerometer Geo-tagging, Face detection

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.
    Tizen OS, v2.4 Tizen OS, v2.3 Tizen OS, v2.3
  • 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.
    No Yes, via Java MIDP emulator No
  • 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.
    5 MP, LED flash 3.15 MP 8 MP
  • Image
    2048 x 1536 pixels 3264 x 2448 pixels
  • Video
    Yes
  • Camera Features
    Yes, Geotagging, Auto focus, HD Recording (720p), 30 frames per second Geo-tagging, face detection Geo-tagging, face 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)
    Yes, LED LED flash LED flash
  • Secondary
    0.3 MP VGA 5 MP

Media

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  • Alert Types
    Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes Yes Yes
  • Handsfree
    3.5mm Jack 3.5 mm jack 3.5mm jack
  • Audio Playback
    Yes MP3/WAV/AAC/Flac player MP3/WAV/AAC/Flac player
  • Video Playback
    Yes MP4/H.264 player MP4/H.264 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, LE
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • 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.
    Yes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • 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 Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • HDMI HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
  • 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

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, LTE HSPA HSPA plus
  • 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.
    HTML5 HTML Google Chrome Browser

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 (threaded view) 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.
    Yes Email, Push E-mail Yes
  • 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.
    1500 mAh 1500 mAh Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery
  • Placement
    Non-Removable Removable
  • 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.
    Up to 8 h (3G)