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Posted: 21 Jun 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeBasic phoneSmart phone 
OS Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4) TouchWiz UX UI 
Dimensions3.8 x 1.9 x 0.6 inches (97 x 48 x 15 mm)5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm) 
Weight2.9 oz (82 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.69 oz (133 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Body material Polycarbonate 
Display
Physical size1.8 inches4.8 inches 
Resolution128 x 160 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.

116 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.

TFTSuper AMOLED 
Colors 16 777 216 
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Additional display

Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

Yes  
Resolution

Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

96 x 96 pixels  
Physical Size1.07 inches  
Camera
Camera1.3 megapixels8 megapixels 
Flash LED 
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" 
FeaturesDigital zoomBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Face detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects, Self-timer 
CamcorderYes1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Digital image stabilization 
Front-facing camera 1.9 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 Plus MSM8960 
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, ST Ericsson DA6809-LDual core, 1500 MHz, Krait 
Graphics processor Adreno 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.

 2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 32 GB 
Maximum User Storage0.256 GB  
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time5.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time11.0 days (264 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
8.3 days (200 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Capacity800 mAh2100 mAh 
Wireless charging Optional 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersLoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS1700/2100 MHz850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIM Yes 
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, Glonass 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes4.0 
Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USB USB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
Features USB Host, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
Other NFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones (40 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, SpeakerphoneService lights (Multiple color), Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s) Yes 
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T4M3 
Other Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 04 Jun 2012 

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