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Posted: 07 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 08 Jan 2013
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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.1.1)Android (4.1) 
Dimensions5.24 x 2.66 x 0.31 inches (133 x 67.5 x 7.9 mm)5.59 x 2.72 x 0.27 inches (142 x 69 x 6.9 mm) 
Weight3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (156 g)
  
Colors Black, Gray 
Display
Physical size4.7 inches5.0 inches 
Resolution540 x 960 pixels1080 x 1920 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.

234 ppi441 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 LCD  
Screen-to-body ratio

Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

67.72 %70.26 % 
FeaturesAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass, Oleophobic coatingAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels13 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Software FeaturesGeo tagging, Self-timerFace detection, Geo tagging 
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets  
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Scenes  
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesContinuous autofocusVideo calling 
Front-facing camera2 megapixels2 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.

MediaTek MT6577Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 
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.

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Quad-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 
Graphics processor

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

PowerVR SGX531Adreno 320 
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.

1 GB RAM2 GB RAM 
Built-in storage

Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

4 GB16 GB 
Maximum User Storage2.4 GB  
Storage expansion

Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity

Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

1800 mAh1780 mAh 
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time7.20 hours
the average is 20 h (1202 min)
  
Stand-by time17.1 days (410 hours)
the average is 19 days (459 h)
  
Talk time (3G)3.20 hours
the average is 18 h (1087 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)17.1 days (410 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
  
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Multimedia
Screen mirroring DLNA, MHL 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD) Bands 18, 8, 3, 7 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), LTE, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. 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.

GPS, A-GPSGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced07 Jan 201308 Jan 2013 
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

 19 Sep 2013 
 FCC ID value: SRQ-ZTEGRANDS 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).

   
Head 0.76 W/kg 
Body 1.44 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission 1.59 W/kg 
Wireless Router 1.44 W/kg 

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