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Posted: 12 Sep 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Phone 7.5 MangoAndroid (4.1.2, 2.3.6, 2.3.5) TouchWiz UI 
Dimensions4.96 x 2.63 x 0.33 inches (126 x 67 x 8 mm)5.15 x 2.75 x 0.37 inches (131 x 70 x 9 mm) 
Weight3.90 oz (111 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.66 oz (132 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.3 inches4.5 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 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.

217 ppi207 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.

Super AMOLED PlusSuper AMOLED Plus 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera8 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.

 F2.6 
Camera sensor size 1/3.2" 
FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Panorama 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (29 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo light, Video calling 
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels2 megapixels 
Hardware
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.

Single core, 1400 MHzDual core, 1500 MHz 
Graphics processorYesYes 
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 storage16 GB16 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time6.50 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
7.00 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
 
Stand-by time10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
 
Capacity1650 mAh1850 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, TwitterFacebook, Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 1900 MHz 
FDD LTE 700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGELTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE 
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.

GPSA-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n, a802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncML 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4M3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced12 Sep 201131 Oct 2011 
Shopping information
AccessoriesBattery, Charger, USB Cable, Hands-free 3.5mm Stereo Headset, Quick Start Guide  
MSRP price$ 550$ 600 

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