Phone Comparison - LG Spectrum vs Samsung Galaxy Beam

LG Spectrum
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Samsung Galaxy Beam
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general General Info

Manufacturer LG Samsung
Announced January 2012 February 2012
Status Available - January 2012 Available - July 2012
Colors Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 135.4 x 68.8 x 10.4 mm
(5.33 x 2.71 x 0.41 in)
124 x 64.2 x 12.5 mm
(4.88 x 2.53 x 0.49 in)
Weight 141.5 g ( oz) 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network CDMA 800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8660 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, NovaThor U8500 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] Mali-400 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 768 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 4 GB storage 8 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 16GB included microSD, up to 32GB

display Display

Type HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.06% 57.32%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes Yes
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge No Class 12
3G Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, HS
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, v2.0 microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Adobe Flash HTML, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8GB storage, 768 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 16GB included microSD, up to 32GB

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 Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1830 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 348 h Up to 760 h (2G)
Up to 760 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h 20 min Up to 20 h (2G)
Up to 9 h 40 min (3G)