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Posted: 30 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.4.2, 4.2.2), TouchWiz Nature UX UIBlackBerry (10.3, 10.2, 10) 
Dimensions5.50 x 2.81 x 0.36 inches (139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm)4.71 x 2.63 x 0.41 inches (119.6 x 66.8 x 10.35 mm) 
Weight5.33 oz (151 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
Features Full keyboard 
RuggedWater, Dust resistant  
IP certifiedIP 67  
ColorsGray, Orange, Blue  
Physical size5.0 inches3.1 inches 
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels720 x 720 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.

443 ppi330 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 ratio68.29 %38.54 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera8 megapixels8 megapixels 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus, CMOS image sensorAutofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesFace detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timer, Voice activationDigital image stabilization, Digital zoom 
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets  
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects  
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
FeaturesVideo lightDigital image stabilization, Video calling 
Front-facing camera2 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 600 APQ8064TQualcomm 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.

Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait 
Graphics processorAdreno 320Adreno 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.

Built-in storage16 GB16 GB 
Maximum User Storage11.25 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Capacity2600 mAh2100 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time17.00 hours
the average is 15 h (880 min)
13.00 hours
the average is 15 h (880 min)
Stand-by time 15.3 days (367 hours)
the average is 16 days (375 h)
Talk time (3G)15.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1014 min)
13.50 hours
the average is 17 h (1014 min)
Stand-by time (3G)13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 21 days (506 h)
14.8 days (355 hours)
the average is 21 days (506 h)
Stand-by time (4G)12.1 days (290 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
Music playback83.00 hours61.00 hours 
Video playback10.00 hours9.00 hours 
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MirroringDLNA, MHLMiracast, TV-out 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizerAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, 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, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD)Bands 17, 5, 4, 2, 1, 7Bands 13, 17, 5, 4, 2 
DataLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE, HSPA, UMTS 
Micro SIMYes  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
NotificationsService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibility M3, T4 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band, ac802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB Host, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIvia microUSBMicro HDMI (Type D) 

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, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass 
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, InfraredNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Officially announced05 Jun 201330 Jan 2013 
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

09 Jul 201317 Apr 2013 
FCC ID value: A3LSGHI537 linkFCC ID value: L6ARFL110LW 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).

Head0.33 W/kg1.16 W/kg 
Body1.03 W/kg0.75 W/kg 
Product Specific Use1.03 W/kg1.36 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission1.22 W/kg1.38 W/kg 

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