Comparison between:
- Starmobile Play Boost
- Samsung Galaxy J7 Core

Brand and model

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

Starmobile Play BoostSamsung Galaxy J7 Core
Starmobile Play BoostSamsung Galaxy J7 Core
Model alias-SM-J701FZ

Design

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

Width73.8 mm
7.38 cm
0.242 ft
2.906 in
78.6 mm
7.86 cm
0.258 ft
3.094 in
Height143.9 mm
14.39 cm
0.472 ft
5.665 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
0.5 ft
6 in
Thickness9.75 mm
0.975 cm
0.032 ft
0.384 in
7.6 mm
0.76 cm
0.025 ft
0.299 in
Weight172 g
0.38 lbs
6.09 oz
170 g
0.37 lbs
6 oz
Volume103.54 cm³
6.29 in³
91.04 cm³
5.53 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Gold
Black
Gold
Body materialsPlasticMetal
Plastic

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards22
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)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
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
-
UMTS-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTE-LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)

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+
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6

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 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 7.0 Nougat

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.

SoCSpreadtrum SC7731GSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Process technology28 nm14 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A7ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)512 KB
0.5 MB
-
CPU cores48
CPU frequency1200 MHz1600 MHz
GPUARM Mali-400 MP2ARM Mali-T830 MP2
GPU cores22
GPU frequency400 MHz-
RAM capacity1 GB2 GB
RAM type-LPDDR3
RAM channels-Single channel
RAM frequency-933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage8 GB16 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

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

Type/technologyTFTSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.45 in
62.23 mm
6.22 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height4.36 in
110.71 mm
11.07 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio1.779:11.778:1
16:9
Resolution480 x 854 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density196 ppi
77 ppcm
267 ppi
104 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area65.08 %69.84 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
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 typeCMOS BSIISOCELL
Aperture-f/1.9
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
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.

Sensor type-CMOS BSI
Aperture-f/2.2
Auxiliary light-LED
Image resolution2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps

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
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.

Version4.04.1
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
AVRCP
EDR
HDP
HFP
HID
MAP
OPP
PBAP
SPP

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
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
ANT+

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
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
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
MP4
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WMV

Battery

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

Capacity2000 mAh3000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time4 h
240 min
0.2 days
21 h
1260 min
0.9 days
2G stand-by time250 h
15000 min
10.4 days
-
3G talk time4 h
240 min
0.2 days
21 h
1260 min
0.9 days
3G stand-by time250 h
15000 min
10.4 days
-
Charger output power-5 V / 1.55 A
FeaturesRemovableNon-removable

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)-0.519 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.39 W/kg
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