Phone Comparison - Samsung I9000 Galaxy S vs Samsung Epic 4G

Samsung I9000 Galaxy S
samsung i9000 galaxy s
Samsung Epic 4G
samsung epic 4g
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced March 2010 June 2010
Status Available - June 2010 Available - September 2010
Colors Black, White Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 122.4 x 64.2 x 9.9 mm
(4.82 x 2.53 x 0.39 in)
124 x 65 x 14 mm
(4.88 x 2.56 x 0.55 in)
Weight 119 g (4.2 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to v2.3 Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to v2.2 (Froyo)
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] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB/16GB storage N/A
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 58.07% 56.62%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio 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] 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, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera 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 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 EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, HSDPA
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot (Android 2.2) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n; WiMAX, Wi-Fi hotspot (Android 2.2)
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Adobe flash HTML, Adobe Flash Lite

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB/16GB storage, 512 MB RAM, 2GB ROM 512 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

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 1500 mAh 1500 mAh
Stand by Up to 750 h (2G)
Up to 576 h (3G)
Up to 300 h
Talk Time Up to 13 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 5 h 30 min