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Posted: 13 Nov 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Boost Mobile

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Posted: 13 Feb 2011
Market Status: Released

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3)Android (4.1.2, 4.0.4, 4.0, 2.3) 
Dimensions5.11 x 2.59 x 0.46 inches (129.9 x 65.9 x 11.6 mm)4.93 x 2.60 x 0.33 inches (125.3 x 66.1 x 8.49 mm) 
Weight5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
4.09 oz (116 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
ColorsBlack, Pink, Yellow, Blue, Red, WhiteBlack, White 
Physical size4.5 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels480 x 800 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.

329 ppi218 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.

Screen-to-body ratio64.51 %62.75 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera5 megapixels8 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.

Camera sensor size 1/3.2" 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesTouch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo taggingSmile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), PanoramaPanorama 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) 
Features Video light, Video calling 
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels2 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 400Samsung Exynos 4 Dual 4210 

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.

Quad-core, 1200 MHzDual-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorAdreno 305ARM 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.

Built-in storage8 GB32 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Capacity2070 mAh1650 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time 18.30 hours
the average is 15 h (874 min)
Stand-by time 29.6 days (710 hours)
the average is 15 days (365 h)
Talk time (3G) 9.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1012 min)
Stand-by time (3G) 25.8 days (620 hours)
the average is 21 days (506 h)
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Mirroring DLNA, MHL 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  

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 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSPA, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T4  
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB Host, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 

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, GlonassA-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncUMA (Wi-Fi Calling), SyncML, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Officially announced13 Nov 201313 Feb 2011 
Shopping information
AccessoriesUSB cable, Quick start guide  
MSRP price$ 179$ 800 
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

 11 Mar 2011 
 FCC ID value: A3LGTI9100 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).

Head 0.40 W/kg 
Body 1.00 W/kg 
Product Specific Use 1.00 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission 1.16 W/kg 

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