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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.1)Android (4.0, 2.3) 
Dimensions3.90 x 2.13 x 0.59 inches (99 x 54 x 15 mm )4.37 x 2.09 x 0.37 inches (111 x 53 x 9.4 mm) 
Weight3.67 oz (104 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
3.53 oz (100 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.0 inches3.3 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels480 x 854 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.

192 ppi297 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.

TFTTFT 
Screen-to-body ratio50.00 %50.93 % 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
FeaturesScratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels8.1 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesDigital zoom, Geo taggingBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Scenes, Self-timer 
CamcorderYes1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Digital image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling 
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
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.

600 MHzSingle core, 1000 MHz 
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.

 512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage0.128 GB0.3 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time4.75 hours
the average is 11 h (671 min)
6.50 hours
the average is 11 h (671 min)
 
Stand-by time18.6 days (446 hours)
the average is 20 days (478 h)
17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 20 days (478 h)
 
Talk time (3G)4.75 hours
the average is 15 h (906 min)
7.00 hours
the average is 15 h (906 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)19.8 days (476 hours)
the average is 23 days (556 h)
18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 23 days (556 h)
 
Capacity 1500 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
FeaturesMusic recognitionMusic recognition 
RadioFM, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
BrowserWebKit browser  
Built-in online services supportFacebook, TwitterFacebook, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataGPRS, UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/sHSDPA 7.2 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.

A-GPSA-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
Connectivity
BluetoothYesYes 
Wi-FiYesYes 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+ 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced21 Apr 201122 Jun 2011 
Shopping information
Accessories Stereo portable handsfree, 4GB microSD memory card, Charger, microUSB cable for charging, Synchronisation and file transfer, User documentation 

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