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Samsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230) vs Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Golden vs Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G XSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)08Points
Samsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
3.7"
AMOLED

480x800

8
MP

2mp

1.5GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1820
mAh

(Removable)

vs
27PointsSamsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)Compare Samsung Galaxy Golden X
Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)
7.3"
AMOLED

1536x2152

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4235
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)

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! Comment!

Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)vsGalaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)
+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+179 grams (6.27 ounces)47%
Lighter
vs263 grams (9.21 ounces)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Li-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+FM with RDSAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Micro-B USB - MHLAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
1.7Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core166%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5GB LPDDR2vs+12GB LPDDR4X7 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
16GB (12GB user free)vs+512GB (462GB user free)38 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 4.5vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
15.8 millimeters (0.62 inches)vs+6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)129%
Thinner
480x800 pixelsvs+1536x2152 pixels8 times
Higher resolution screen
252 PPIvs+362 PPI44%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
3.7"vs+7.3"97%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Autofocusvs+PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 2MPvs+(dual front camera) 10MP + 8MP8 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Beanvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
3G+ HSPA+vs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps94 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
1820 mAhvs+4235 mAh133%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
4.0 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB

17 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED / Dynamic AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
+10 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)
ModelGalaxy Golden (GT-i9230)Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)
Other model namesSamsung i9230 Galaxy Golden (3G)Galaxy Fold 5G SM-F907U, Samsung Winner
Country or region available(Global, International)India
(Global, International), India
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2013April, 2019
Depth15.8 millimeters (0.62 inches)6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)
Size (width x height)59.5 x 118 millimeters (2.34 x 4.65 in)117.9 x 160.9 millimeters (4.64 x 6.33 in)
Weight179 grams (6.27 ounces)263 grams (9.21 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)
Operating systemAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processor1.7Ghz Dual-Core Krait 300Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory1.5GB LPDDR212GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (12GB user free)
eMMC 4.5
512GB (462GB user free)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size3.7" inches7.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~55.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution480x800 pixels1536x2152 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)252 PPI362 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNSA Sub6 (Bands 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA-NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.6" 52mm 1.0µm AF OIS 2x-zoom)
16MP ultrawide (f/2.2, 12mm 1/3.1" 1.0µm)
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels(dual front camera)
10 megapixels
8MP depth sensor (f/1.9 24mm 1.22µm)
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)
RadioFM with RDSNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHLNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerYes / NoNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (side-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black on gold
- Samsung TouchWiz
- WiFi hotspot
- Secondary external 3.5 inches Super AMOLED 16M display 480x800
- Colors: Space Silver, Cosmos Black
- Cover display: 4.6 inches HD+ Super AMOLED (21:9)
- Cover camera: 10MP (f/2.2)
- Samsung DeX
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Battery capacity1820 mAh4235 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered15W
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G (SM-F907U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered