Phone Comparison - ZTE Blade vs Samsung Galaxy 551

ZTE Blade
zte blade
Samsung Galaxy 551
samsung galaxy 551
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general General Info

Manufacturer ZTE Samsung
Announced October 2010 October 2010
Status Available - November 2010 Available - Q4 2010
Colors Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 116 x 56.5 x 11.8 mm
(4.57 x 2.22 x 0.46 in)
111 x 55 x 15.2 mm
(4.37 x 2.17 x 0.6 in)
Weight 110 g (3.88 oz) 117 g (4.13 oz)
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to v2.2 Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), upgradable to v2.3.6 (Gingerbread)
Processor 600 MHz ARM 11, Qualcomm MSM7227 [Similar] 600 MHz, Qualcomm MSM7227 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 200 [Similar] Adreno 200 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] N/A
Internal Memory 150 MB storage 160 MB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB included microSD, up to 32 GB, 1 GB included

display Display

Type AMOLED or LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 256K colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches [Similar] 3.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (267 ppi) [Similar] 240 x 400 pixels (146 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.02% 47.59%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels [Similar] 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels [Similar]
Flash No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus,
Video Yes Yes, QVGA@15fps
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Wi-Fi hotspot (Android 2.2) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 150 MB storage, 512 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM 160 MB
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB included microSD, up to 32 GB, 1 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1250 mAh 1200 mAh
Stand by Up to 192 h Up to 520 h (2G)
Up to 370 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 4 h Up to 9 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)