The Samsung Impression has a better camera, more internal memory and is larger and heavier compared to the LG Xenon. Both phones have video recording capabilities, music player, text messaging and largely comparable battery life. The LG Xenon support more music file formats than the Samsung Impression.

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LG Xenon GR500 versus Samsung Impression SGH-A877 comparison chart
Edit this comparison chartLG Xenon GR500Samsung Impression SGH-A877
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Weight 3.81 oz (108 g) 5.2 oz (147 g)
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP 1.5, DUN, OPP, FTP, A2DP, AVRC, BPP version 2.0+EDR Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP 1.5, DUN, OPP, FTP, SAP, A2DP, AVRC, BPP version 2.0 / supports FTP-client
Camera Resolution: 2+ megapixel LED flash / multi-shot, night mode, self-timer, brightness, white balance functions Resolution: 3+ megapixel scene modes (night, portrait, landscape, sports, sunset, text) / geo-tagging / upload to SnapFish
Dimensions 4.16" x 2.11" x 0.62" (106 x 54 x 15.7 mm) 4.48" x 2.28" x 0.64" (114 x 58 x 16.3 mm)
E-mail client Yahoo!, AOL, Windows Live, BellSouth Yes
Memory card slot microSD (TransFlash) up to at least 16 GB microSD (TransFlash) up to at least 16 GB
Browser Teleca Q7.0 supports RSS NetFront 3.5
Speakerphone Yes Yes
Voice dialing Speaker-independent (automatic) No
Games Yes Yes
Screen Resolution 240 x 400 pixels 240 x 400 pixels
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) No No
Screen Colors 65,536 (16-bit) 262,144 (18-bit)
Push-To-Talk No No
Screen size 2.8" diagonal 3.2" diagonal
Wireless Carrier AT&T AT&T
Flashlight No No
Networks GSM 850 / GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 WCDMA 850 / WCDMA 1900 GSM 850 / GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 WCDMA 850 / WCDMA 1900
Ruggedized No No
Physical design Bar with slide-out QWERTY keyboard Internal Antenna Bar with slide-out keyboard Internal Antenna
Digital TTY/TDD Yes No
Built-in memory 80 MB (internal memory available to user for storage) 189 MB (internal memory available to user for storage)
External Display No No
Address Book size 500 2000
Polyphonic Ringtones Yes Chords: 72
GPS Standalone GPS plus S-GPS A-GPS supports LBS (AT&T Navigator)
Ringer Profiles Yes Yes
Supports enlarging text for menus, lists, dialing No
Languages supported English, Spanish, French, Koean English, Spanish, French
USB supports charging / built-in micro-USB connector / mass storage mode Yes
Vibrate mode Yes Yes
Picture ID Yes Yes
Ringer ID Yes Yes
Touch Screen Primary input method: Finger resistive type / haptic feedback Primary input method: Finger resistive type
Hard Drive No No
MMS up to 600 KB per message Yes
Text messaging (SMS) 2-Way: Yes threaded view 2-Way: Yes
FM Radio No No
Side buttons volume on left / lock, camera on right shortcut, volume on left / lock, camera on right
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) No No
Picture messaging No No
Music Player Supported Formats: MP3, WMA, AAC, AAC+ equalizer, visualizer, playlists, background mode Supported Formats: MP3
Voice recorder Yes up to 5 minutes each
Stereo Speakers No No
Operating System Proprietary Proprietary
Infrared No No
Live TV Yes Yes
Data network Technology: HSDPA 3.6 Technology: HSDPA 3.6
PictBridge No No
Auto-complete suggestions for text Technology: T9 Technology: T9
Streaming Video Yes Yes
Video Capture QVGA resolution QVGA resolution, MPEG-4 format
Wi-Fi support No No
Alarm Yes Yes
Java support Yes Yes
Calculator plus tip calculator, unit converter plus converter
Keyboard Layout: QWERTY slides out from side Layout: QWERTY
Calendar Yes Yes
Battery Information 950 mAh LiIon 1000 mAh LiIon
SyncML No No
To-Do List Yes Yes
Estimated Battery Life (Standby) 264 hours max. (11 days) 250 hours max. (10.4 days)
BREW No No
Screen Type LCD (Color TFT/TFD) OLED (Full-Color)

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