Phone Comparison - HTC Salsa vs Samsung Galaxy 551

HTC Salsa
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Samsung Galaxy 551
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Samsung
Announced February 2011 October 2010
Status Available - June 2011 Available - Q4 2010
Colors Black, Silver, Lilac Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 109.1 x 58.9 x 12.3 mm
(4.3 x 2.32 x 0.48 in)
111 x 55 x 15.2 mm
(4.37 x 2.17 x 0.6 in)
Weight 120 g (4.23 oz) 117 g (4.13 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), upgradable to v2.3.6 (Gingerbread)
Processor 800 MHz, Qualcomm MSM7227 [Similar] 600 MHz, Qualcomm MSM7227 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 200 [Similar] Adreno 200 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] N/A
Internal Memory 512 MB ROM 160 MB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 1 GB included

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.4 inches [Similar] 3.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels (170 ppi) 240 x 400 pixels (146 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.36% 47.59%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus,
Video Yes, D1@24fps Yes, QVGA@15fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 114 kbps Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Up to 560 kbps Class 12
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 384 Kbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 512 MB ROM, 512 MB RAM 160 MB
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 1 GB included

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1520 mAh 1200 mAh
Stand by Up to 445 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Up to 520 h (2G)
Up to 370 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 9 h (2G)
Up to 7 h 50 min (3G)
Up to 9 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)