Phone Comparison - Samsung i897 Captivate vs Samsung S8530 Wave II

Samsung i897 Captivate
samsung i897 captivate
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 - July 2010 Available - November 2010
Colors Black and Grey Ebony Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 122.4 x 64.2 x 9.9 mm
(4.82 x 2.53 x 0.39 in)
123.9 x 59.8 x 11.8 mm
(4.88 x 2.35 x 0.46 in)
Weight 118 g (4.16 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 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 v2.3 (Gingerbread) 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 16 GB storage 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 58.07% 52.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No 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 No 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 No [Similar] Yes [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Class 12 Class 10, 236.8 kbps
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 3.6 Mbps; HSUPA, 2 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n; DLNA 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 16GB storage, 512 MB RAM 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 750 h (2G)
Up to 576 h (3G)
Up to 600 h (2G)
Up to 500 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 13 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 13 h (2G)
Up to 6 h (3G)