Comparison between:
- Cat S40
- Samsung Galaxy J1

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Cat S40Samsung Galaxy J1
Cat S40Samsung Galaxy J1
Model alias-SM-J100H
J100H

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width74.1 mm
7.41 cm
0.243 ft
2.917 in
68.2 mm
6.82 cm
0.224 ft
2.685 in
Height144.9 mm
14.49 cm
0.475 ft
5.705 in
129 mm
12.9 cm
0.423 ft
5.079 in
Thickness12.5 mm
1.25 cm
0.041 ft
0.492 in
8.9 mm
0.89 cm
0.029 ft
0.35 in
Weight185 g
0.41 lbs
6.53 oz
122 g
0.27 lbs
4.3 oz
Volume134.21 cm³
8.15 in³
78.3 cm³
4.76 in³
ColorsBlackBlack
White
Blue
CertificationIP68
MIL-STD-810G
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SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards12
FeaturesDual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
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Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 5.1 LollipopAndroid 4.4 KitKat

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 210 (MSM8909)Spreadtrum SC7727S
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPU4x 1.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A72x 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A7
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7-AARMv7-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
256 KB
0.25 MB
CPU cores42
CPU frequency1100 MHz1200 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 304ARM Mali-400 MP1
GPU cores-1
GPU frequency400 MHz460 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB512 MB
RAM typeLPDDR2/LPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channel-
RAM frequency533 MHz-

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage16 GB4 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSTFT
Diagonal size4.7 in
119.38 mm
11.94 cm
4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
Width2.3 in
58.53 mm
5.85 cm
2.21 in
56.19 mm
5.62 cm
Height4.1 in
104.05 mm
10.4 cm
3.69 in
93.66 mm
9.37 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.667:1
5:3
Resolution540 x 960 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density234 ppi
91 ppcm
217 ppi
85 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area56.9 %60.01 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass 4-

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Accelerometer

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Image resolution1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.14.0
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
VP8
VP9
3GPP
AVI
MKV
MP4
WebM

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity3000 mAh1850 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time18 h
1080 min
0.8 days
-
2G stand-by time936 h
56160 min
39 days
-
3G talk time18 h
1080 min
0.8 days
10 h
600 min
0.4 days
3G stand-by time936 h
56160 min
39 days
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FeaturesNon-removableRemovable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.609 W/kg0.582 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.429 W/kg0.496 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.96 W/kg1.25 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.33 W/kg0.92 W/kg
 Cat S40Samsung Galaxy J1