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Posted: 26 Dec 2012
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 09 Jan 2012
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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.1.1)Android (4.1, 4.0.4, 2.3.7, 2.3.5) 
Dimensions5.43 x 2.7 x 0.29 inches (138 x 69 x 7 mm)5.04 x 2.52 x 0.42 inches (128 x 64 x 10.6 mm) 
Weight4.51 oz (128 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
5.08 oz (144 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
 
ColorsBlack, WhiteBlack, White 
Display
Physical size5.0 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution1080 x 1920 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.

441 ppi342 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.

IPS LCDTFT 
Screen-to-body ratio72.86 %62.21 % 
FeaturesScratch-resistant glass, Light sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera13 megapixels12.1 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.

F2.2F2.4 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesFace detection, Geo taggingFace detection, Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus 
Shooting ModesBurst mode, PanoramaPanorama, Scenes 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (29 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo light 
Front-facing camera2 megapixels1.3 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 Pro APQ8064Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260 
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.

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, KraitDual-core, 1500 MHz 
Graphics processor320Adreno 220 
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.

2 GB RAM1 GB RAM 
Built-in storage16 GB32 GB 
Battery
Capacity2300 mAh1750 mAh 
TypeUser replaceableUser replaceable, Li - Polymer 
Talk time 7.50 hours
the average is 15 h (886 min)
 
Stand-by time 18.8 days (450 hours)
the average is 16 days (377 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 8.50 hours
the average is 17 h (995 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Music playback 25.00 hours 
Video playback 30.00 hours 
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Multimedia
MirroringTV-outDLNA 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Video playback   
Features

Features - Shows any special features of the particular phone's multimedia

Zoom, Stretch to fullscreen  
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, Stereo speakers  
Cellular
CDMA

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 MHz  
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Micro SIM Yes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, GyroscopeAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.02.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIYesYes 
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, A-GPS, S-GPSGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced26 Dec 201210 Jan 2012 
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

10 Sep 201327 Jan 2012 
FCC ID value: SRQ-NX501 linkFCC ID value: PY7A3880120 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).

   
Head0.23 W/kg1.31 W/kg 
Body1.09 W/kg1.07 W/kg 
Product Specific Use1.26 W/kg1.07 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission1.28 W/kg1.31 W/kg 

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