At first glance, the 2008 Samsung Behold may look like a smaller version of the 2012 Apple iPhone 5. Both have a rectangular "candy bar" design and a large touch screen. Beyond that, though, the two phones are extremely different. While the iPhone 5 is a full-fledged smartphone running Apple's iOS, the Behold is a feature phone running a proprietary Samsung operating system.
The smaller Samsung Behold is 4.12 inches tall and 2.10 wide, compared to the iPhone's 4.87-by-2.31-inch dimensions. The iPhone's 0.3-inch girth is significantly thinner than the Samsung's 0.5-inch measurement. iPhone 5s are also just a hair lighter, tipping the scales at 3.95 ounces instead of 4 ounces.
Samsung built the Behold with a relatively low resolution 3.1-inch screen that is just 240 pixels wide and 400 pixels tall. The iPhone 5's Retina display, on the other hand, is 4 inches diagonally. It also has a much higher resolution, measuring 1136 pixels tall and 640 pixels wide.
Both phones are equipped with cameras. The iPhone 5's primary camera is rear facing and has an 8-megapixel resolution coupled with the ability to record 1080p video. It also has a front-facing camera that captures 1.3 megapixels and can do video for teleconferencing and other applications at up to 720p resolution. The Behold, on the other hand, has a single, rear-facing, 5-megapixel camera that can capture 320-by-240 low-resolution video.
Storage and Memory
Apple sells the iPhone with three different levels of preconfigured onboard memory: 16GB, 32GB or 64GB. While Samsung equips the Behold with just 180MB of onboard memory, it also includes a 1GB MicroSD flash memory card. The card is removable and can be replaced with another MicroSD card with up to 16GB of storage.
Features and Applications
Both phones include media players, Web browsers, email support, and GPS navigation. The Behold allows some game and application downloads, but is relatively limited in its capabilities. The iPhone 5, on the other hand, connects to Apple's iTunes App Store and allows you to download countless games and applications that do a wide range of different things.
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