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Huawei Ascend W1 vs Samsung i897 Captivate compare

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Compare Huawei Ascend W1 and Samsung i897 Captivate

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Smartphone 1

Huawei Ascend W1

Huawei Ascend W1

Smartphone 2

Samsung i897 Captivate

Samsung i897 Captivate

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Huawei Ascend W1 vs Samsung i897 Captivate

What is the difference between the Huawei Ascend W1 and Samsung i897 Captivate? Which one is better? The answers to these questions and many more can be found here in this detailed comparison of the two phones. Discover the differences in specs between these two desirable devices, from screen size to battery life, in the table below. We have all the information you need to choose the best phone for you.


Common specs

Brand and model Huawei Ascend W1 Samsung i897 Captivate
Rating (+0) (+0)
Release date 2013, January 2010, June
Dimensions (HxWxD) 124.5 x 63.7 x 10.5 mm | 4.9 x 4.9 x 2.51 in 122.4 x 64.2 x 9.9 mm | 4.82 x 4.82 x 2.53 in
Weight 130 g | 4.59 oz 118 g | 4.16 oz
Colors Blue, red, black, white Black and Grey
Battery 1950 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion 1500 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion
Battery life Stand by time - Up to 460 h (2G) / Up to 470 h (3G)
Talking time - Up to 8 h (2G) / Up to 10 h 30 min (3G)
Stand by time - Up to 750 h (2G) / Up to 576 h (3G)
Talking time - Up to 13 h 30 min (2G) / Up to 6 h 30 min (3G)
Approximate price 160 EUR 170 EUR


Technology IPS LCD Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 4" inc 4" inc
Screen area 45.5 cm2 45.5 cm2
Screen format 5:3 (height:width) 5:3 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 57.4% 58.0%
Screen resolution 480 x 800 px 480 x 800 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 233 PPI 233 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 5 MP, Single 5 MP, Single
Camera specs -5 MP, AF -5 MP, AF
Functions LED flash
Video 720p@30fps 720p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 0.3 MP, Single 0 MP,
Specifications VGA


Operating system - OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android 2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Chipset - Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon 400 (28 nm) - Hummingbird Exynos
Processor CPU - Dual-core 1.2 GHz Krait - 1.0 GHz Cortex-A8
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 305 PowerVR SGX540
External memory microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 4 GB, 512 MB RAM 16 GB, 512 MB RAM


Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Mini-SIM Mini-SIM
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps HSPA 7.2/5.76 Mbps
GPRS Yes Class 12
Edge Yes Class 12
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n; DLNA
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
USB microUSB 2.0 microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP, EDR 3.0, A2DP
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.37 W/kg (head)    

Music and Audio

Radio No No
Headphone jack Yes Yes

Other features

Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity - Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Other extras
- OneDrive (15 GB cloud storage)
-MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player
-MP4/WMV/H.264 player
-Document viewer
-Photo viewer

- MP4/DivX/WMV/H.264 player
-MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
-Photo/video editor
-Voice memo/dial/commands
-Predictive text input (Swype)
- AT&T version of Samsung Galaxy S

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