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Sony Ericsson W380a vs Samsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)

Side by side comparison between Sony Ericsson W380 vs Samsung Galaxy Golden phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

Sony Ericsson W380a




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32PointsSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)Compare Sony Ericsson W380 X
Samsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)





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What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)

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W380a1 Advantage Sony Ericsson W380avsGalaxy Golden (GT-i9230)32 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
+100 grams (3.5 ounces)79%
vs179 grams (6.27 ounces)
125MHz 32bit Single-Corevs+1.7GHz 32bit Dual-Core16 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
14MBvs+16GB (12GB available)877 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 4GB Memory Stick micro M2vs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
16 millimeters (0.63 inches)vs+15.8 millimeters (0.62 inches)1%
TFT LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
260 thousandvs+16 million61 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
176x220 pixelsvs+480x800 pixels9 times
Higher resolution screen
148 PPIvs+252 PPI70%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Larger screen
(back) 1.3MPvs+(back) 8MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+AutofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
Not supportedvs+EIS: Digital stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
Not supportedvs+(front) 2MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
Not supportedvs+Full HD (1920x1080)Advantage
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
10 appsvs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)349999 times
More apps available to download and use
2G EDGEvs+3G+ HSPA+Advantage
The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster
(2G EDGE) 0.236 Mbpsvs+(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps88 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Capacitive MultitouchAdvantage
The touch screen facilitates the use of the device
proprietary audio outputvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Compass, Ambient Light sensor, Gyroscope, BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
930 mAhvs+1820 mAh96%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Not supportedvs+Micro-B USB MHLAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Not supportedvs+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
Not supportedvs+802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
2.0 + A2DPvs+4.0 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Better sites viewing on the internet

6 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Hands-free calling
Vibrating alert
USB 2.0 proprietary connector / MicroUSB 2.0
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📱 Model features

Sony Ericsson W380aSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
ModelW380aGalaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
Other model namesSony Ericsson W380, Sony W380aSamsung i9230 Galaxy Golden (3G)
Country or region availableUSA
(Global, International)India
(Global, International), India
BrandSony EricssonSamsung
Release date3/1/20089/1/2013
Depth16 millimeters (0.63 inches)15.8 millimeters (0.62 inches)
Size (width x height)49 x 92 millimeters (1.93 x 3.62 in)59.5 x 118 millimeters (2.34 x 4.65 in)
Weight100 grams (3.5 ounces)179 grams (6.27 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Sony Ericsson W380aSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
System versionProprietary OSAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Sony Ericsson W380aSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
Chipset32bit32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB (28nm)
CPUSingle-Core, 1 processor:
125MHz Single-Core ARM9
Dual-Core, 1 processor:
1.7GHz Dual-Core Krait 300
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredQualcomm Adreno 305
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Ericsson W380aSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
RAM memoryfeature not registered1.5GB LPDDR2
Internal storage14MB16GB (12GB available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 4GB Memory Stick micro M2
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Sony Ericsson W380aSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
Display typeTFT LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size1.9" inches3.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~25.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~55.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution176x220 pixels480x800 pixels
TouchscreenNot supportedCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)148 PPI252 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Ericsson W380aSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload0.236 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandTri-Band 850/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Sony Ericsson W380aSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
Back camera (main camera)1.3 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution1280x1024 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
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 supportedAutofocus
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationNot supportedEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supportedFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Sony Ericsson W380aSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported2 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedHD (1280x720)
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

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Sony Ericsson W380aSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsfeature not registeredMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Sony Ericsson W380aSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorMicroUSB 2.0
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL
Bluetooth2.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFiNot supported802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Sony Ericsson W380aSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
SensorsNot supportedAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Sony Ericsson W380aSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity930 mAh1820 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy7 hoursfeature not registered
Standby300 hours (12.5 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Sony Ericsson W380aSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Purple, Gray, Black Champagne, Black Orange
- Memory Stick M2 512MB included
- Walkman player
- TrackID music recognition
- Access NetFront 3.3 Browser
- Second external OLED mono display 128x36 pixels
- Java framework
- Colors: Black on gold
- Samsung TouchWiz
- WiFi hotspot
- Secondary external 3.5 inches Super AMOLED 16M display 480x800
- Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Ericsson W380aSamsung Galaxy Golden (GT-i9230)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.65W/kg (head)feature not registered

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