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Samsung Galaxy Express I8730

alaTest has collected and analyzed 304 reviews of Samsung Galaxy Express I8730. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the battery and price are generally positive. The usability and performance are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the portability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Galaxy Express I8730 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Florian Wimmer (notebookcheck.net)

Review Samsung Galaxy Express GT-I8730 Smartphone

 

Speedy, white, comes with LTE. The Samsung Galaxy Express seems t

Great battery life; Enough performance for almost all tasks; More than decent speech quality; High-contrast display; Superb viewing angles; Numerous pre-installed apps

Bloatware; Chassis made of plastics; Just one color available

HTC One SV, Google Nexus 4, Sony Xperia T, Huawei Ascend D1, Nokia Lumia 820, Motorola Razr i.

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Kristofer Wouk (androidauthority.com)

Samsung Galaxy Express I8730 Review

 

In a sea of Ice Cream Sandwich-powered phones, is Jelly Bean and the Samsung name enough to give the Galaxy Express I8730 an advantage?

Apr, 2013

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:2000 / 2500
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Browsing time:8
Continuous audio playback time:59
Continuous video playback time:14
Standby time (2G):586 / 830
Standby time (3G):300 / 581 / 770
Standby time (4G):515 / 520
Talk time (2G):19.4 / 22.5
Talk time (3G):11.5 / 11.6

Call management

Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes
Voice dialing: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Camera resolution:2592 x 1944
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Geotagging: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum frame rate:30 / 39
Rear Camera Resolution:2592 x 1944
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:1.3
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:720p

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes

Design

Colour of product:White
Form factor:Bar / Clamshell

Display

Display diagonal:11.4
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 800 / 800 x 480
Display Type:AMOLED / SAMOLED
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:1

Messaging

Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MIDI, MP3, OGA, OGG, WAV, WMA / AAC, AMR, MP3, OGG, WAV / eAAC+, FLAC, MP3, WAV
FM radio: Yes
Supported video modes:1080p
Video compression formats:H.263, H.264, MPEG4
Video formats supported:3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, MP4, WEBM, WMV / 3GP, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV / H.263, H.264, MP4, WMV

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS / GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA / HSDPA, HSUPA / HSPA+
4G: Yes
4G bands supported:800,900,1800,2600
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP / A2DP, AVRCP, GAP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SAP, SPP / A2DP, AVRCP, GAP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PBAP, SAP, SPP
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0+HS
Data network:4G
GPRS multislot class:10
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM / MiniSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other features

Camera included: Yes
Java technology: Yes
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Video Playback: Yes
Voice Recording: Yes
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless Connection: Yes

Packaging Content

Battery charger included: Yes
Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.1 / 4.1.2
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups: Yes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL): Yes
USB connector type:MICRO-USB / Micro-USB B
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor Cores:2
Processor frequency:1.2

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.1 / 4.1.2

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:1024
Internal ROM:8000
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:32 / 64
USB mass storage: Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.3
Height :13.2 / 13.3
Weight:137 / 137.8 / 139
Width:6.91