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Device typeSmart phone  
OSAndroid (4.4.2, 4.1, 4.0.4)  
Dimensions5.19 x 2.67 x 0.37 inches (131.9 x 67.9 x 9.3 mm)  
Weight5.54 oz (157 g)
the average is 5.1 oz (146 g)
RuggedSplash resistant  
Physical size4.7 inches  
Resolution720 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.

312 ppi  

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.

Super AMOLED  
Screen-to-body ratio68.12 %  
Colors16 777 216  
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)  
Camera8 megapixels  
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.

Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)  
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels  
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 S4 Plus MSM8960  

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, 1500 MHz, Krait  
Graphics processorAdreno 225  
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.

1024 MB RAM  
Built-in storage32 GB  
Maximum User Storage26 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Talk time21.00 hours
the average is 13 h (800 min)
Stand-by time15.5 days (372 hours)
the average is 17 days (412 h)
Video playback13.00 hours  
Capacity3300 mAh  
Not user replaceableYes  
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Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+  

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

800, 1900 MHz  
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz  
FDD LTE700 (band 13) MHz  
DataLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A  

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.

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass  
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation  
Bluetooth4.0, EDR  
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz  
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
OtherNFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync  
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
SensorsAccelerometer, Compass, Barometer  
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T4  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD  
Officially announced05 Sep 2012  

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