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Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 03 May 2012
Market Status: Released

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (5.1, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2)Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), TouchWiz UX UI 
Dimensions5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 inches (129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm)5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm) 
Weight4.59 oz (130 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 
ColorsBlack, Brown, Green, Blue, Red, WhiteBlack, Gray, Brown, Pink, Blue, Red, White 
Display
Physical size4.7 inches4.8 inches 
Resolution720 x 1280 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.

316 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.

AMOLEDSuper AMOLED 
Screen-to-body ratio70.63 %65.82 % 
Peak brightness 300 cd/m2 (nit) 
FeaturesScratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Light sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera
Camera10 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
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.

F2.4F2.6 
Focal length (35mm equivalent)30 mm  
Camera sensor size1/2.6"1/3" 
Pixel size1.4 μm  
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesTouch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo taggingFace detection, Self-timer, Geo tagging 
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets 
Shooting ModesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), PanoramaBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Digital image stabilization, Video calling 
Front-facing camera2 megapixels1.9 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 S4 ProSamsung Exynos 4 Quad 
ModelMSM89604412 
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, 1700 MHz, KraitQuad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorAdreno 320ARM 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.

2 GB RAM1 GB RAM 
Built-in storage16 GB32 GB 
Maximum User Storage12 GB  
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Capacity2200 mAh2100 mAh 
User replaceable Yes 
Wireless charging Optional 
Talk time13.00 hours
the average is 14 h (838 min)
22.50 hours
the average is 14 h (838 min)
 
Stand-by time10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 16 days (389 h)
34.6 days (830 hours)
the average is 16 days (389 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 11.60 hours
the average is 16 h (954 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 32.1 days (770 hours)
the average is 22 days (524 h)
 
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Multimedia
Mirroring DLNA, Miracast, MHL, MirrorLink 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Additional microphone(s) Yes 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE700 (band 13), 850 (band 5), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1900 (band 2) MHz  
DataLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Micro SIM Yes 
Nano SIMYes  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, BarometerAccelerometer, 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 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3  
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.0, EDR4.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingUSB Host, USB charging 
HDMI via 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.

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced01 Aug 201303 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

10 May 2013  
FCC ID value: IHDT56PA1 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).

   
Head1.21 W/kg  
Body0.65 W/kg  
Product Specific Use1.08 W/kg  
Simultaneous Transmission1.52 W/kg  

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