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Posted: 30 May 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, U.S. Cellular

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3.4, 2.3)Android (4.2.2) TouchWiz Nature UX 2.0 UI 
Dimensions4.57 x 2.24 x 0.51 inches (116 x 57 x 13 mm)4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches (124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm) 
Weight4.44 oz (126 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
3.77 oz (107 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.7 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution480 x 854 pixels540 x 960 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.

265 ppi256 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 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera8.1 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.

F2.4  
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Geo taggingCMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Night mode, Voice activation 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Video light, Video calling  
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA1.9 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 S2 MSM8255Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930 
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, 1000 MHz, ScorpionDual core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300 
Graphics processorAdreno 205Adreno 305 
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 RAM1536 MB RAM 
Built-in storage1 GB8 GB 
Maximum User Storage0.32 GB5 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time6.91 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
  
Stand-by time17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
  
Talk time (3G)7.00 hours
the average is 15 h (925 min)
12.00 hours
the average is 15 h (925 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 23 days (546 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 23 days (546 h)
 
Stand-by time (4G) 12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
 
Capacity1500 mAh1900 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognitionAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, Picasa/Google+, TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (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.

A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes4.0, EDR 
Wi-FiYes802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIMicro HDMI (Type D)  
OtherDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared, MirrorLink 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced13 Feb 201130 May 2013 

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