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Samsung Galaxy Express GT-I8730

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Express GT-I8730
Samsung Galaxy Express GT-I8730 (Galaxy Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
1024 MB 
, DDR2
Display
4.50 inch 16:9, 800 x 480 pixel, capacitive multitouch, AMOLED Plus, glossy: yes
Storage
8 GB SSD, 8 GB 
, 4 GByte available
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5mm Line In/Out, Card Reader: microSD up to 32 GByte, Sensors: Position sensor, G-Sensor, GPS, Ambient light sensor, NFC
Networking
Bluetooth 4.0, WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n (2,4 GHz + 5 GHz), GSM: 850, 900, 1.800, 1.900 MHz - HSPA+ - HSUPA - WCDMA - LTE: 100 MBit/s Download, 50 MBit/s Upload, All-Share, S-Beam
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.3 x 132 x 69 ( = 0.37 x 5.2 x 2.72 in)
Battery
8 Wh Lithium-Ion, 2000 mAh, Talk time 2G (according to manufacturer): 1158 h, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 690 h, Standby 2G (according to manufacturer): 35160 h, Standby 3G (according to manufacturer): 34860 h
Operating System
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Camera
Webcam: 5 MP rear camera, autofocus, LED flash, 1.3 MP front-facing camera
Additional features
Speakers: Speaker beneath, Headset, S Planner, S Memo, AllShare Play, Dropbox, Flipboard, Group Play, S Suggest, S Voice, Samsung Apps, ChatON, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
138 g ( = 4.87 oz / 0.3 pounds), Power Supply: 44 g ( = 1.55 oz / 0.1 pounds)
Price
489 Euro

 

Price comparison

Average Score: 92.5% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 39%, features: 40%, display: 86% mobility: 99%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 72%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Express GT-I8730

88% Review Samsung Galaxy Express GT-I8730 Smartphone | Notebookcheck
Speedy, white, comes with LTE. The Samsung Galaxy Express seems to be made to stir up other mid-range smartphones with its ultrafast 4G internet connection, great battery life and the Samsung Galaxy S3’s fancy chassis. We venture to have a closer look.
97% 9 Consumer-Electronics-Produkte
Source: Chip.de - Chip 8/31 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 97%

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 305: Integrated mid-range graphics card in the Snapdragon 400 and S4 Plus SoCs that supports OpenGL ES 3.0 and features unified shaders.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


S4 Plus MSM8930: High-end dual-core Krait based SoC that includes a Adreno 305 GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


4.50":

This display is tiny. You will probably see very little on the screen and be able to use mini-resolutions.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


Samsung: Samsung Group is the largest South Korean conglomerate and was founded in 1938. Samsung Group employed 489,000 people in 2014 and is one of the world's largest companies in terms of revenue and market strength. The name Samsung means "Three Stars" in Korean and represents the three sons of the company's founder. The company was founded in 1938 as a grocery store. With its subsidiary Samsung Electronics, founded in 1969, Samsung took up the production of electrotechnical items, focusing on consumer electronics and household appliances at an early stage. Other branches in which the large corporation is active include mechanical engineering, automobiles (Hyundai), insurance, wholesale, real estate and leisure. Samsung manufactures a wide range of electronic products, including smartphones, televisions, home appliances and semiconductors. The company's Galaxy line of smartphones is one of the most popular in the world. Samsung is also a major player in the semiconductor industry, making memory chips and processors for many other electronics manufacturers.


92.5%: This rating is indeed excellent. There are not many models that are rated better. This can definitely be seen as a purchase recommendation.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Current Prices
Stefan Hinum, 2013-08-25 (Update: 2013-08-25)