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Kyocera Hydro vs Samsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Kyocera Hydro vs Samsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G phones. Which is the best phone?

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10 Kyocera Hydro vs 06 Samsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G

Kyocera Hydro
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
3.5"
IPS

320x480

3.1
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

Removable

Samsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
3.5"
TFT

320x480

3.1
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1300
mAh

Removable

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Kyocera Hydro

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


10 Advantages Kyocera Hydro

HydrovsGalaxy Discover SGH-S730G
 25%25%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1Ghz 32bit Single-Corevs800Mhz 32bit Single-Core
 4%4%
+Lighter
120 grams (4.2 ounces)vs125 grams (4.38 ounces)
Advantage+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vividTFT LCD IPSvsTFT LCD
Advantage+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightLED flashvsNot supported
 4 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
WVGA (800 x 480 pixels)vsQVGA (320 x 240 pixels)
 15%15%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1500 mAhvs1300 mAh
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceProximityvsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient LightvsNot supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n is newer and faster802.11 b/g/nvs802.11 b/g
Advantage+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for exampleWaterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported

06 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G

Galaxy Discover SGH-S730GvsHydro
 34%34%
+More internal storage for applications and files
4GB (2.68GB user available)vs2GB
 11%11%
+Thinner
11.5 millimeters (0.45 inches)vs12.8 millimeters (0.5 inches)
Advantage+Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS is newer and saferAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSvsAndroid 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Advantage+The 3G HSDPA network is newer and faster3G HSDPAvs3G CDMA
 132%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G HSDPA) 7.2 Mbpsvs(3G CDMA) 3.1 Mbps
Advantage+Bluetooth 3.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster3.0 version with A2DPvs2.1 version with A2DP

+ 10 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresKyocera HydroSamsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G
BrandKyoceraSamsung
ModelHydroGalaxy Discover SGH-S730G
Also known asKyocera Hydro C5170, Cricket Kyocera Hydro C5171Samsung Galaxy Discover TracFone for Net10 and Straight Talk
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Release dateJuly, 2012December, 2012
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth12.8 millimeters (0.5 inches)11.5 millimeters (0.45 inches)
Size (width x height)62 x 115 millimeters (2.44 x 4.53 in)61 x 117 millimeters (2.4 x 4.61 in)
Weight120 grams (4.2 ounces)125 grams (4.38 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionWaterproof (IPxx certified)Not supported
Operating system (OS)Kyocera HydroSamsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G
Operating systemAndroid 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareKyocera HydroSamsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM865532bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7225A
CPU processor1Ghz Single-Core Scorpion800Mhz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A5
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 205Qualcomm Adreno 200
RAM memory512MB LPDDR2512MB
Internal storage2GB4GB (2.68GB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHCUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
DisplayKyocera HydroSamsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD
Screen size3.5" inches3.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~51.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~51.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution320 x 480 pixels320 x 480 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)165 PPI165 PPI
Colorsfeature not registered260 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataKyocera HydroSamsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G
Dual SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkCDMA 800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DOUMTS 850/1900
4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Data networkCDMA2000 EV-DO Rev AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA
2G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload3.1 Mbps7.2 Mbps
Messaging and callingKyocera HydroSamsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary camera / Back cameraKyocera HydroSamsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G
Main camera3.1 megapixels3.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution2048 x 1536 pixels2048 x 1536 pixels
Video recording (primary)WVGA (800 x 480 pixels) 30 fpsQVGA (320 x 240 pixels)
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusNot supportedNot supported
Touch focusfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionfeature not registeredfeature not registered
BSI sensorfeature not registeredfeature not registered
HDRfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Front camera / Secondary cameraKyocera HydroSamsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G
Front cameraNot supportedNot supported
Front camera resolutionNot supportedNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaKyocera HydroSamsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+
Connectivity and interfacesKyocera HydroSamsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 version with A2DP3.0 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n802.11 b/g
DLNAfeature not registeredfeature not registered
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Other functionsKyocera HydroSamsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerSupportedSupported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Other features- Colors: Black
- 2GB or 4GB microSD included
- HAC (M4/T4)
- WiFi hotspot
- IPX5, IPX7 certified
- IP67 certified dust tight and waterproof up to 1m for 30min
- Colors: Black
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyKyocera HydroSamsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G
Battery technologyLithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Removable
Battery capacity1500 mAh1300 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time498 minutes | 8.3 hours | 0.3 day510 minutes | 8.5 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registered15840 minutes | 264 hours | 11 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Kyocera HydroSamsung Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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