Samsung Galaxy Express I8730

Samsung Galaxy Express I8730
  • 4.5" 480x800 pixels
  • 5MP 720p
  • 1GB RAM Snapdragon 400
  • 2000mAh Li-Ion
Released 2013, March 139.1g, 9.3mm thickness Android 4.1.2 4GB/8GB storage, microSDHC
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Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G bands 3, 7, 8, 20
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE
Announced 2013, January. Released 2013, March
Status Discontinued
Dimensions 132.2 x 69.1 x 9.3 mm (5.20 x 2.72 x 0.37 in)
Weight 139.1 g (4.90 oz)
Type Super AMOLED Plus
Size 4.5 inches, 57.6 cm2 (~63.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels, 5:3 ratio (~207 ppi density)
OS Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon 400 (28 nm)
CPU Dual-core 1.2 GHz Krait
GPU Adreno 305
Card slot microSDHC (dedicated slot)
Internal 4GB 1GB RAM, 8GB 1GB RAM
 eMMC 4.5
Main Camera
Single 5 MP, AF
Features LED flash
Video 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec.
Selfie Camera
Single 1.3 MP
Video 720p@30fps
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR
Positioning GPS, GLONASS
Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS, recording
USB microUSB 2.0 (MHL TV-out)
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Type Li-Ion 2000 mAh, removable
Stand-by Up to 586 h (2G) / Up to 581 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 19 h 23 min (2G) / Up to 11 h 30 min (3G)
Colors White, Gray
Models GT-I8730
SAR 0.48 W/kg (head)     0.73 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.33 W/kg (head)     0.35 W/kg (body)    
Price About 180 EUR
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal) / 2.861:1 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 67dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 75dB
Audio quality Noise -82.5dB / Crosstalk -82.0dB
Battery life Endurance rating 59h

User opinions and reviews

  • yusoff
  • 26 May 2020
  • uQ5

i bought this phone second hand a few years ago. still works today. latest official fw still kitkat 4.4 battery life sucks on official fw due to samsung apps running in background. lag issues is due to poor flash memory installed. common issue ...

I bought this cellphone for my wife as she realized she really did need WhatsApp! One problem she has though, is that with incoming calls, the volume is extremely loud. Via the settings, I've moved down to the left as far as I can go. It's still...

  • Androiduser
  • 19 May 2018
  • K5i

Awesome/decent phone. Ok for daily use and music. but phone is quite (laggy) and (not 720p). (Texting messages doesn't work) sometimes and (apps close randomly). Otherwise, the phone is ok


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