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Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520) All specs

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Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)

Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)

2.5/10 💬 Comment

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 [wifi4] (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.


⚙️ CPU: Texas Instruments OMAP 3440 (65nm)
🤖 Android 2.1
📱 3.7"
🔳 RAM: 384MB
💽 ROM: 16GB
🔌 WIFI4, BT3.0, FM
📷 (back) 8MP
🤳 (front) 0.3MP
 🔋 1800mAh

📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
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ModelGalaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
Other model namesSamsung i8520 Galaxy Beam 1, Samsung Galaxy Beam i8520 M16
Country or region availableSingapore
Release date7/8/2010
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)
Build, materialsfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supported

📲 Display

Samsung 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
Refresh ratefeature not registered
Display featuresfeature not registered

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
System versionAndroid 2.1 Eclair
Firmware updatefeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
Chipset32bit: Texas Instruments OMAP 3440 (65nm)
CPUSingle-core, 1 processor:
1x 720MHz ARM Cortex-A8 (Single-core)
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX530
Performance (benchmark)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
RAM memory384MB LPDDR
Internal storage16GB
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung 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, bands Expand band details Collapse 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

📷 Camera

Samsung 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
Camera extrasfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung 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

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
Active noise cancellationNot supported
RadioFM (RDS)
TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
USBMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supported
Bluetooth3.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCNot supported
Infrared portNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1800 mAh
Charger, wattsWired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingfeature not registered
Talk time autonomy7.4 hours
Standby530 hours (22.1 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)
Call controlVoice recorder
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupported
Video callingSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, Flash player
AntennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Black
• Samsung TouchWiz 3 UI
• 3D stereo sound
• DNSe 2.0
• Samsung Kies
• Built-in WVGA DLP Pico projector
• Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung 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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