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Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520) All specs

Full specifications phone: Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520) specs, detailed technical information, features, price and review. All about this phone.

Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)

The 720Mhz processor of the Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520) just executes basic phone activities.

With one SIM card slot, the Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520) allows download up to 7.2 Mbps for internet browsing, but it also depends on the carrier.

Good connectivity of this device includes Bluetooth 3.0 + A2DP, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz), but it lacks NFC connection.

Device with 156 grams including the battery. The Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520) phone is relatively thin with 14.9mm thickness.

Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
ModelGalaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
Other model namesSamsung i8520 Galaxy Beam 1, Samsung Galaxy Beam i8520 M16
Country or region availableSingapore
Release dateJuly, 2010
Depth14.9 millimeters (0.59 inches)
Size (width x height)59.8 x 123 millimeters (2.35 x 4.84 in)
Weight156 grams (5.46 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
Operating systemAndroid 2.1 Eclair
Firmware updatefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
Chipset32bit - Texas Instruments OMAP 3440 (65nm)
CPU processor720Mhz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A8
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX530
RAM memory384MB LPDDR
Internal storage16GB
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size3.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~53% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x800 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)252 PPI
Colors16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass
Display featuresfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
Dual-SIMNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload7.2/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supported
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
Secondary 2G networkNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupported
Call controlVoice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered
Touch focusNot supported
Image stabilizationNot supported
ZoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supported
HDRNot supported
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
Front camera (secondary)0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640x480)
Front flashNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
RadioFM (RDS)
TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
USBMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth3.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
NFCNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
Active noise cancellationNot supported
Vibrating alertSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, Flash player
Proximity sensor
Other features- Colors: Black
- Samsung TouchWiz 3 UI
- 3D stereo sound
- DNSe 2.0
- Samsung Kies
- Built-in WVGA DLP Pico projector
- Java framework
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
Talk time autonomy444 minutes | 7.4 hours | 0.3 day
Standby31800 minutes | 530 hours | 22.1 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered

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