• Samsung I8520 Galaxy Beam vs Samsung Galaxy Core I8260 vs HTC Desire 300

Phone Comparison - Samsung I8520 Galaxy Beam vs Samsung Galaxy Core I8260 vs HTC Desire 300

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung HTC
Announced February 2010 April 2013 September 2013
Status Available - July 2010 Available - May 2013 Available - December 2013
Colors Black White, Blue 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)
129.3 x 67.6 x 8.95 mm
(5.09 x 2.66 x 0.35 in)
131.78 x 66.23 x 10.12 mm
(5.19 x 2.61 x 0.4 in)
Weight 156g (5.5oz) 124 g (4.37 oz) 120 g (4.23 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 - EU, Asia, China
HSDPA 850 / 2100 - Asia
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 720 MHz Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8625 Snapdragon S4 Play Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon S4 Play
GPU - Adreno 203 Adreno 203
RAM 384 MB 1 GB 512 MB
Internal Memory 16 GB storage, 512 MB ROM 8 GB (4.45 GB User Available) 4 GB
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 4.3 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (252 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.04% 60.19% 60.28%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face, Smile And Blink Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, video light Yes Yes, WVGA@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB storage, 512 MB ROM, 384 MB RAM 8 GB (4.45 GB User Available), 1 GB RAM 4 GB, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

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 Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1800 mAh 1800 mAh 1650 mAh
Stand by Up to 630 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Up to 300 h Up to 625 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h 10 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 9 h Up to 11 h (3G)