Samsung I8530 Galaxy Beam


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Network Technology GSM / HSPA
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
Speed HSPA 14.4/5.76 Mbps
GPRS Class 12
EDGE Class 12
Launch Announced 2012, February
Status Available. Released 2012, July
Body Dimensions 124 x 64.2 x 12.5 mm (4.88 x 2.53 x 0.49 in)
Weight 145.3 g (5.11 oz)
 - Built-in nHD projector
Display Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches (~57.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (~233 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
 - TouchWiz UI v4.0
Platform OS Android OS, v2.3.6 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Chipset NovaThor U8500
CPU Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9
GPU Mali-400
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB
Internal 8 GB, 768 MB RAM
Camera Primary 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection
Video 720p@30fps, check quality
Secondary 1.3 MP
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth v3.0, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
USB microUSB v2.0
Features Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
 - MP4/DivX/WMV/H.264 player
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Photo/video editor
- Document editor
Battery   Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 760 h (2G) / Up to 760 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 20 h (2G) / Up to 9 h 40 min (3G)
Misc Colors Black
SAR US 0.36 W/kg (head)     0.78 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.28 W/kg (head)    
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Tests Display Contrast ratio: 1048 (nominal) / 1.315:1 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 65dB / Noise 64dB / Ring 66dB
Audio quality Noise -88.6dB / Crosstalk -89.1dB
Battery life

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Samsung I8530 Galaxy Beam - user opinions and reviews

  • Greenwall13

I have this phone since dec 2012 with gingerbread 2.3.5 Last year I updated my phone to JellyBean 4.1.2 original Samsung release. You can do the update very easy by your own. Just search on youtube the chanel AllAboutGalaxyBeam and there you ca...

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  • 2015-01-29 13:00
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  • razz

i will usage i8530 v 2.1.3,but it was not good,please i suggest samsung,enhange gelibeen version...plz,cuz some time my mobile will be hang.please help me what i do???

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  • 2015-01-25 12:01
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  • bryan_elwin_haner

good and coolest phone...i'm play gta sa,nfs most wanted,asphalt8 without lag and i use projector and ps3 controller to play it.that's very awesome

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