• Samsung I8520 Galaxy Beam vs BLU Dash Music 4.0 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim

Phone Comparison - Samsung I8520 Galaxy Beam vs BLU Dash Music 4.0 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung BLU Samsung
Announced February 2010 August 2013 March 2014
Status Available - July 2010 Coming Soon - September 2013 Available - March 2014
Colors Black Black, White, Blue, Silver, Pink, Yellow Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123 x 59.8 x 14.9 mm
(4.84 x 2.35 x 0.59 in)
124 x 64 x 11.7 mm
(4.88 x 2.52 x 0.46 in)
133 x 66 x 9.7 mm
(5.24 x 2.6 x 0.38 in)
Weight 156g (5.5oz) 128 g (4.52 oz) 139 g (4.9 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 - D272a
HSDPA 850 / 2100 - D272i
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 720 MHz Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, MTK 6572 Quad-core 1.2 GHz
GPU - Mali-400MP -
RAM 384 MB 512 MB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB storage, 512 MB ROM 4 GB ROM 8 GB ROM
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.7 inches 4.0 inches 4.52 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (252 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (244 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.04% 57.50% 64.00%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash LED flash No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face, Smile And Blink Detection Geo-tagging, Touch Focus Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, video light Yes, 720p@30fps Yes
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] No [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA 7.2 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Adobe Flash Lite HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB storage, 512 MB ROM, 384 MB RAM 4 GB ROM, 512 MB RAM 8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Standard Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1800 mAh 1500 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 630 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Up to 700 h (2G)
Up to 500 h (3G)
-
Talk Time Up to 14 h 10 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 15 h (2G)
Up to 10 h (3G)
Up to 8 h