The Samsung Impression has a better camera, more internal memory, touch screen and a larger screen compared to the Nokia Surge.

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Nokia Surge 6790 versus Samsung Impression SGH-A877 comparison chart
Edit this comparison chartNokia Surge 6790Samsung Impression SGH-A877
  • current rating is 3.48/5
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Weight 4.38 oz (124 g) 5.2 oz (147 g)
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP, OPP, FTP, DUN, PBA, SAP, A2DP, AVRC, BIP, BPP, HID 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 self-timer, multi-shot, white balance functions Resolution: 3+ megapixel scene modes (night, portrait, landscape, sports, sunset, text) / geo-tagging / upload to SnapFish
Dimensions 3.84" x 2.28" x 0.61" (98 x 58 x 15.5 mm) 4.48" x 2.28" x 0.64" (114 x 58 x 16.3 mm)
E-mail client Protocols Supported: IMAP, POP, SMTP, Exchange supports attachments (MS Office, Adobe PDF, Zip) Yes
Memory card slot microSD (TransFlash) up to 8 GB, hot-swappable microSD (TransFlash) up to at least 16 GB
Browser WAP, XHTML, full HTML, JavaScript 1.5, mini-map navigation NetFront 3.5
Speakerphone Yes Yes
Voice dialing Yes No
Flashlight No No
Ruggedized No No
Digital TTY/TDD No No
External Display No No
Polyphonic Ringtones Chords: 64 Chords: 72
Ringer Profiles Yes Yes
USB micro-USB connector / supports mass storage mode Yes
Picture ID Yes Yes
Ringer ID Yes Yes
Touch Screen No Primary input method: Finger resistive type
Hard Drive No No
MMS Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes No
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) No No
Music Player Supported Formats: AAC, AAC+ v1, AAC+ v2, WAV, MP3, WMA 9, RealAudio10 Supported Formats: MP3
Stereo Speakers No No
Live TV No Yes
PictBridge Yes No
Streaming Video Yes Yes
Video Capture QVGA resolution, 15 fps QVGA resolution, MPEG-4 format
Alarm Yes Yes
Calculator plus converter plus converter
Calendar Yes Yes
SyncML Yes No
To-Do List No Yes
Games Yes Yes
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) Yes No
Push-To-Talk No No
Wireless Carrier AT&T AT&T
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
Physical design Slide Internal Antenna Bar with slide-out keyboard Internal Antenna
Built-in memory 120 MB (internal memory available to user for storage) 189 MB (internal memory available to user for storage)
Address Book size 1000 2000
GPS A-GPS supports LBS, navigation A-GPS supports LBS (AT&T Navigator)
Supports enlarging text No No
Languages supported Multiple English, Spanish, French
Vibrate mode Yes Yes
Text messaging (SMS) 2-Way: Yes with text-to-speech 2-Way: Yes
Side buttons Yes shortcut, volume on left / lock, camera on right
Picture messaging No No
Voice recorder Yes up to 5 minutes each
Operating System S60 (Symbian) 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2 (Symbian 9.3) Proprietary
Infrared No No
Data network Technology: HSDPA 3.6 Technology: HSDPA 3.6
Auto-complete suggestions for text Yes Technology: T9
Wi-Fi support No No
Java support Version: MIDP 2.0, CLDC 1.1 supported JSRs: 75, 82, 118, 135, 139, 172, 177, 179, 180, 184, 205, 226, 234, 248 Yes
Keyboard Layout: QWERTY Layout: QWERTY
Battery Information 1500 mAh LiPolymer 1000 mAh LiIon
Estimated Battery Life (Standby) 400 hours max. (16.7 days) 250 hours max. (10.4 days)
Screen Type LCD (Color TFT/TFD) OLED (Full-Color)
Screen Resolution 240 x 320 pixels (QVGA) 240 x 400 pixels
Screen Colors 16.7 million (24-bit) 262,144 (18-bit)
Screen size 2.4" diagonal 3.2" diagonal

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