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Posted: 02 Sep 2009
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Mobile Professional (6.5)Android (4.4.2, 4.3) TouchWiz UI 
Dimensions4.33 x 2.13 x 0.63 inches (110 x 54 x 16 mm)5.84 x 3.05 x 0.34 inches (148.4 x 77.4 x 8.6 mm) 
Weight5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
5.73 oz (162 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.2 inches5.5 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 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.

292 ppi267 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 
Colors65 53616 777 216 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera8.1 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashYesLED 
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 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Digital zoom, Geo taggingBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Voice activation 
Camcorder800 x 480 pixels1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing cameraYes2 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.

 Exynos 5 Hexa 
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.

528 MHz6-core, 1700 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15 and ARM Cortex-A7 
Graphics processorYesARM Mali-T624 
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.

288 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage0.11 GB16 GB 
Maximum User Storage 11 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time10.00 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
  
Stand-by time20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
  
Talk time (3G)6.00 hours
the average is 15 h (903 min)
18.00 hours
the average is 15 h (903 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)26.7 days (640 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
22.5 days (540 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
 
Stand-by time (4G) 20.4 days (490 hours)
the average is 23 days (543 h)
 
Capacity1500 mAh3100 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognitionAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer Mobile  
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE 800 (band 20), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGELTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 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.

A-GPSGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR4.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTV-Out, DLNA, Computer syncNFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+, Infrared 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, WAV), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall, Gesture 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced02 Sep 200930 Jan 2014 

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