Phone Comparison - Samsung Epic 4G vs Samsung S8530 Wave II

Samsung Epic 4G
samsung epic 4g
Samsung S8530 Wave II
samsung s8530 wave ii
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced June 2010 October 2010
Status Available - September 2010 Available - November 2010
Colors Black Ebony Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 124 x 65 x 14 mm
(4.88 x 2.56 x 0.55 in)
123.9 x 59.8 x 11.8 mm
(4.88 x 2.35 x 0.46 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz)
2G Network CDMA 800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to v2.2 (Froyo) bada OS, v1.2
Processor 1 GHz Cortex-A8, Hummingbird [Similar] 1 GHz Cortex-A8, Hummingbird [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX540 [Similar] PowerVR SGX540 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] N/A
Internal Memory N/A 2 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 2 GB included

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super Clear LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 3.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (252 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 56.62% 52.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face, Smile And Blink Detection, Image Stablilization, Touch Focus
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps, video light
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Class 10, 236.8 kbps
3G EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, HSDPA HSDPA 3.6 Mbps; HSUPA, 2 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n; WiMAX, Wi-Fi hotspot (Android 2.2) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support, Samsung Mobile Navigator
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash Lite WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 512 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM 2 GB storage
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 2 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 1500 mAh 1500 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h Up to 600 h (2G)
Up to 500 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 5 h 30 min Up to 13 h (2G)
Up to 6 h (3G)