Phone Comparison - Samsung S8500 Wave vs Samsung Epic 4G

Samsung S8500 Wave
samsung s8500 wave
Samsung Epic 4G
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2010 June 2010
Status Available - April 2010 Available - September 2010
Colors Ebony Gray Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 118 x 56 x 10.9 mm
(4.65 x 2.2 x 0.43 in )
124 x 65 x 14 mm
(4.88 x 2.56 x 0.55 in)
Weight 118 g (4.16 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 - North America
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS bada OS 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 N/A 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 2 GB 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 3.3 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (283 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 46.81% 56.62%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS, FM r Stereo FM radio with RDS
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 LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face, Smile And Blink Detection, Image Stablilization, Touch Focus Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, video light Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Class 10, 236.8 kbps
3G HSDPA 3.6 Mbps; HSUPA, 2 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, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n; WiMAX, Wi-Fi hotspot (Android 2.2)
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, Samsung Mobile Navigator Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML HTML, Adobe Flash Lite

memory User Memory

Phonebook Yes, Photocall Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Call Records Yes Practically unlimited
Internal 2 GB storage 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 600 h (2G)
Up to 550 h (3G)
Up to 300 h
Talk Time Up to 15 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 5 h 30 min
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