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Posted: 12 Apr 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 03 May 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.0.3, 2.3.4, 2.3)Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), TouchWiz UX UI 
Dimensions4.96 x 2.57 x 0.44 inches (126.1 x 65.4 x 11.3 mm)5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm) 
Weight5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
4.69 oz (133 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
Materials Main body: plastic 
Colors Black, Gray, Brown, Pink, Blue, Red, White 
Display
Physical size4.3 inches4.8 inches 
Resolution540 x 960 pixels720 x 1280 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

256 ppi306 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

S-LCDSuper AMOLED 
Screen-to-body ratio61.98 %65.82 % 
Peak brightness 300 cd/m2 (nit) 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashDual LEDLED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

 F2.6 
Camera sensor size 1/3" 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesTouch to focus, Geo taggingFace detection, Self-timer, Geo tagging 
SettingsWhite balance presetsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets 
Shooting ModesScenes, EffectsBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingDigital image stabilization, Video calling 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA1.9 megapixels 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual-core, 1200 MHz, ScorpionQuad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorYesARM Mali-400/MP4 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

0.75 GB RAM / 4096 MB ROM1 GB RAM 
Built-in storage 32 GB 
Maximum User Storage1 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Capacity1520 mAh2100 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Wireless charging Optional 
Talk time8.25 hours
the average is 14 h (857 min)
22.50 hours
the average is 14 h (857 min)
 
Stand-by time14.6 days (350 hours)
the average is 15 days (370 h)
34.6 days (830 hours)
the average is 15 days (370 h)
 
Talk time (3G)6.66 hours
the average is 17 h (997 min)
11.60 hours
the average is 17 h (997 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 20 days (485 h)
32.1 days (770 hours)
the average is 20 days (485 h)
 
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Multimedia
MirroringDLNA, MHLDLNA, Miracast, MHL, MirrorLink 
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer 
RadioFMFM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
Additional microphone(s)YesYes 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Micro SIM Yes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer 
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingUSB Host, USB charging 
HDMIvia microUSBvia microUSB 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

A-GPSGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
OtherUMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced12 Apr 201103 May 2012 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

06 May 2011  
FCC ID value: NM8PG58130 link  
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head0.61 W/kg  
Measured in1700 MHz  
Body1.29 W/kg  
Measured in1900 MHz  

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