Samsung Droid Charge vs Infuse 4G – Full Specs Compared
Is it any fun when the battle shrinks down to within family? Yes, this is what is happening at the moment with Samsung having launched two huge 4G handsets; Droid Charge (4G) Infuse 4G. Well, to be sure, both are sturdy and big mobiles with 4G capabilities and while Infuse 4G is for AT&T and it is still country’s slimmest 4G phone, Droid Charge is certainly the slimmest to arrive on Verizon network so far.
Samsung Droid Charge
Looking for a 4G phone that is futuristic in design and looks? Well, Samsung has just launched its Droid Charge that reaffirms the company’s superiority in a segment that has other heavyweights like HTC and Motorola clamoring for the top spot.
Droid Charge is one hell of a smartphone with all the latest features packed in a sleek design which, though not as slim as Galaxy S2 is yet a jewel to marvel at. It runs on Android 2.2 Froyo and coupled with Samsung’s customary TouchWiz UI, provides a pleasing experience to the users. It is equipped with 1 GHz processor and 512 MB RAM. It has 2 GB of internal storage expandable up to 32 GB using micro SD card and another 32GB microSD card is preloaded with the device.
Droid Charge has a huge 4.3” touch screen that is super AMOLED plus and gives a resolution of 480×800 pixels (WVGA). It is a dual camera device with an 8 MP camera at the rear while sporting a front 1.3 MP camera at the front. While you can make HD videos and take razor sharp images with the rear camera, the front camera comes handy for taking self portraits to share instantly with friends on social networking sites and also to make video calls. Yes, the camera is auto focus and has LED flash too.
Despite 4G, the phone lasts a full days work because of a powerful battery that is 1600mAh. It also gives decent speeds of 15.1 Mbps while downloading and 3.9 Mbps while uploading which is quite impressive. The phone is Wi-Fi802.1b/g/n, 4G LTE, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth v3.0, HDMI capable, DLNA, mobile hotspot, and with HTML browser supporting Adobe Flash 10.1, surfing even heavy sites with multimedia content is a breeze.
The phone is available for $300 on Verizon’s stores on a two year contract. Amazon is selling it for $200 for a limited period.
Samsung Infuse 4G
Infuse is the most popular 4G phone in the country at present that is also the slimmest among all 4G phones. It has one of the largest displays standing at 4.5inches, and you would not believe you had a 4G phone in hand with it being just 8.9mm at its thinnest. Samsung knows the importance of display in a smartphone, and the super AMOLED plus screen of infuse produces a display that is not just bright, it has amazing colors that are to be seen to be believed.
When you hold the phone in your hand, you will find that Samsung has indeed created a marvel with dimensions of 132x71x8.9mm weighing just 139g. The screen is scratch resistant (Gorilla Glass display) and the phone has all the standard smartphone features like accelerometer, proximity sensor and multi touch input, coupled with Samsung’s own TouchWiz UI that create the magic for the user.
Infuse runs on Android 2.2 Froyo and is equipped with 1.2 GHz processor that is 4G enabled providing high download and upload speeds. The phone has an 8 MP camera at the back that is auto focus and has LED flash, capable of smile detection, geo tagging, and recording HD videos in 720p. It also has a front 1.3 Mp front camera for making video calls. The browser is HTML with full Adobe Flash support making surfing seamless. Infuse has a very powerful battery (1750mAh) that lasts long, never leaving you in the lurch. The phone is WiFi802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Bluetooth v3.0, GPS with A-GPS.
Infuse has a special Media Hub feature that allows the user to watch all the latest videos and movies with $25 download free to begin with. There is also Angry Birds preloaded in the phone with a special Golden Egg level for Infuse buyers.
Comparison Between Samsung Droid Charge and Samsung Infuse 4G
• Infuse has a faster processor (1.2 GHz) than Droid Charge (1 GHz)
• Infuse has a larger display (4.5”) than Droid Charge (4.3”)
• Infuse is thinner (9mm) than Droid Charge.
• Infuse has a more powerful battery (1750mAh) than droid Charge (1600mAh).
|Comparison of Specifications
Samsung Droid Charge vs Samsung Infuse 4G
|Design||Samsung Droid Charge||Samsung Infuse 4G|
|Form Factor||Candy Bar||Candy Bar|
|Keyboard||On-Screen with Swype||On-Screen with Swype|
|Dimension||5.11 x 2.66 x 0..46 in||5.2x2.8x0.35 in (8.89mm)|
|Weight||5.04 oz||4.9 oz|
|Body Color||Mirror Gray||Caviar Black|
|Display||Samsung Droid Charge||Samsung Infuse 4G|
|Size||4.3 inches||4.5 in super AMOLED plus|
|Resolution||WVGA (800 x 480)||WVGA (800 x 480)|
|Features||16M color, Capacitive multi--touch||Rich, vivid color with high contrast, Bright, Sharp, Easy to read in direct sunlight|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Magnetometer (digital compass), Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor||Accelerometer, Magnetometer (digital compass), Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor|
|Operating System||Samsung Droid Charge||Samsung Infuse 4G|
|Platform||Android 2.2 with OTA upgradeability||Android 2.2 (Froyo)|
|UI||TouchWiz 3.0||TouchWiz 3.0|
|Browser||Android WebKit||Android WebKit, full HTML|
|Java/Adobe Flash||Adobe Flash Player 10.1||Adobe Flash Player 10.1|
|Processor||Samsung Droid Charge||Samsung Infuse 4G|
|Speed||1 GHz||1.2 GHz|
|Memory||Samsung Droid Charge||Samsung Infuse 4G|
|RAM||512 MB + 512 MB ROM||512 MB + 512 MB ROM|
|Included||2GB internal +pre loaded 32 GB microSD||16 GB|
|Expansion||Up to 32GB with microSD card (SD 2.0)||Up to 32GB with microSD card (SD 2.0)|
|Camera||Samsung Droid Charge||Samsung Infuse 4G|
|Resolution||8 MP||8 MP|
|Focus, Zoom||Auto, Digital||Auto, Digital|
|Video Capture||HD [email protected]||[email protected] HD|
|Secondary camera||1.3 MP VGA||Accelerometer, Magnetometer (digital compass), Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor|
|Entertainment||Samsung Droid Charge||Samsung Infuse 4G|
|Audio||V-cast music with Rapsody; File formats MP3, WMA, AAC||MP3 Player|
|Video||V-cast video, Blockbuster; File Formats MPEG4, WMV, XviD||Samsung Media Hub, U-verse Live TV|
|Gaming||Angry Bird pre loaded|
|Battery||Samsung Droid Charge||Samsung Infuse 4G|
|Type Capacity||Li-ion||Li-ion 1750 mAh|
|Talktime||660 min||8 hours 50min|
|Standby||280 hours||400 hours|
|Mail and Messaging||Samsung Droid Charge||Samsung Infuse 4G|
|POP3/ IMAP4, SMTP, Push Gmail, Email||POP3/IMAP Gmail, Email, MS Outlook|
|Messaging||Threaded text messaging, SMS, MMS, IM - AOL, Yahoo!, Windows Live, Google Talk||SMS, MMS, IM (Google talk)|
|Connectivity||Samsung Droid Charge||Samsung Infuse 4G|
|Wi-Fi||802.11 b/g/n||802.11 b/g/n|
|Wi-Fi Hotspot||Yes, connect up to 10 devices|
|USB||2.0 High Speed||2.0 High Speed|
|DLNA||Yes with AllShare||Yes|
|Location Service||Samsung Droid Charge||Samsung Infuse 4G|
|Maps||Google Maps with Verizon Navigator||Google Maps, Google Latitude|
|GPS||S-GPS||A-GPS with Navigation|
|Network Support||Samsung Droid Charge||Samsung Infuse 4G|
|2G/3G||CDMA||GSM, GPRS, EDGE / UMTS, HSPA|
|Applications||Samsung Droid Charge||Samsung Infuse 4G|
|Apps||Android market, Integrated Google Mobile Service, Samsung Apps||Android Market, Samsung App|
|Social Networks||Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Windows Live, AIM, Yahoo||Facebook, Twitter , YouTube|
|Business Mobility||Samsung Droid Charge||Samsung Infuse 4G|
|Remote VPN||Cisco Anyconnect, Juniper JunOS Pulse|
|Corporate Mail||Integrated Microsoft Outlook Exchange Server, Push Gmail, Push mail||Microsoft Exchange Server|
|Corporate Directory||Yes with CISCO Jabber||Microsioft Exchange Active Sync|
|Video Conferencing||Cisco WebEx|
|Other Features||Blockbuster Mobile Application, ThinkFree document editor|
|Security||Samsung Droid Charge||Samsung Infuse 4G|
|Additional Features||Samsung Droid Charge||Samsung Infuse 4G|
|Voice dialing, International roaming|