Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G T699
- Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE

Brand and model

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

Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G T699Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE
Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G T699Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE
Model aliasGalaxy S Blaze Q
SGH-T699
T699
Photon Q
XT897

Design

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

Width66 mm
6.6 cm
0.217 ft
2.598 in
66 mm
6.6 cm
0.217 ft
2.598 in
Height126 mm
12.6 cm
0.413 ft
4.961 in
126.5 mm
12.65 cm
0.415 ft
4.98 in
Thickness13.5 mm
1.35 cm
0.044 ft
0.531 in
13.7 mm
1.37 cm
0.045 ft
0.539 in
Weight147 g
0.32 lbs
5.19 oz
170 g
0.38 lbs
6 oz
Volume112.27 cm³
6.82 in³
114.38 cm³
6.95 in³
ColorsBlackBlack

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMini-SIM-
Number of SIM cards11
Features-Non-removable (The SIM card cannot be removed from the device)

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
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA2000-1xEV-DO Rev. A
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTE-LTE 1900 MHz

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
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A

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 4.0.4 Ice Cream SandwichAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
User interface (UI)TouchWiz-

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 S4 Plus MSM8260AQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUKraitKrait
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
CPU cores22
CPU frequency1500 MHz1500 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 225Qualcomm Adreno 225
RAM capacity1 GB1 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2LPDDR2
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency500 MHz500 MHz

Storage

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

Storage8 GB8 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC

Display

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

Type/technologySuper AMOLEDTFT
Diagonal size4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
Width2.06 in
52.27 mm
5.23 cm
2.11 in
53.55 mm
5.35 cm
Height3.43 in
87.12 mm
8.71 cm
3.75 in
95.19 mm
9.52 cm
Aspect ratio1.667:1
5:3
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution480 x 800 pixels540 x 960 pixels
Pixel density233 ppi
91 ppcm
256 ppi
100 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area54.94 %61.25 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
-Corning Gorilla Glass

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass

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.

Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
Face detection
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Geotagging
Face detection

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.

Video resolution-1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1.3 MP1.3 MP

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
HAC (M3/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility-

Radio

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

RadioNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
S-GPS

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
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

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

Version3.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVCTP
AVDTP
AVRCP
BNEP
GAVDP
GAP
GATT
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
SDP
A2DP
EDR
LE

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

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMI-Micro HDMI (Type D)

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
DLNA
NFC
UMA
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC

Browser

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

BrowserHTML
HTML5
Flash
HTML
HTML5
Flash

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
AAC+
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
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
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV
3GPP
3GPP2
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV

Battery

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

Capacity1800 mAh1785 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
7 h 30 min
7.5 h
450 min
0.3 days
2G stand-by time312 h
18720 min
13 days
220 h
13200 min
9.2 days
3G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
7 h 30 min
7.5 h
450 min
0.3 days
3G stand-by time312 h
18720 min
13 days
220 h
13200 min
9.2 days
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)0.215 W/kg-
Head SAR (USA)0.47 W/kg0.89 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.05 W/kg0.77 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresQWERTY slide-out keyboardQWERTY slide-out keyboard
Splash resistant
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