Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Beam vs HTC Evo 4G+

Samsung Galaxy Beam
samsung galaxy beam
HTC Evo 4G+
htc evo 4g+
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC
Announced February 2012 2011
Status Available - July 2012 Available
Colors Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 124 x 64.2 x 12.5 mm
(4.88 x 2.53 x 0.49 in)
126 x 65 x 12.1 mm
(4.96 x 2.56 x 0.48 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 160 g (5.64 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, NovaThor U8500 [Similar] Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Mali-400 [Similar] Adreno 220 [Similar]
RAM 768 MB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 4 GB (1.3 GB user available)
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 GB included

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 4.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar] 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 57.32% 62.31%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Up to 114 kbps
Edge Class 12 Up to 560 kbps
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, HS Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, WiMAX 802.16 e
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 8GB storage, 768 MB RAM 4 GB (1.3 GB user available), 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2000 mAh 1730 mAh
Stand by Up to 760 h (2G)
Up to 760 h (3G)
Up to 270 h (2G)
Up to 330 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 20 h (2G)
Up to 9 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 7 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 50 min (3G)