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Display

Size

3.2 inches
4.3 inches

Resolution

240 x 320 pixels
480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density

125 PPI
217 PPI

Technology

TFT
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

50.07 %
60.06 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Multi-touch

Features

Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A
Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 APQ8055

Processor

Single core, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5
Single core, 1400 MHz, Scorpion

GPU

Adreno 200
Adreno 205

RAM

0.4GB
0.5GB DDR2

Internal storage

1GB
16GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 32 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (2.3)
Windows Phone, 7.8, 7.5 Refresh, 7.5 Mango

Battery

Capacity

1500 mAh
1830 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time

12.50 hours
the average is 18 h (1103 min)
7.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1103 min)

Stand-by time

25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 21 days (515 h)
14.6 days (350 hours)
the average is 21 days (515 h)

Talk time (3G)

10.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1399 min)
8.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1399 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)
 

Music playback

 
60.00 hours

Video playback

 
8.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

3.2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 28.00 mm

Flash

 
Dual LED

Software Features

Geo tagging, Self-timer, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Scenes, Effects
Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, White balance presets

Video recording

640x480 (VGA)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Recording format

 
MPEG4, H.264

Features

 
Digital image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video calling

Front

 
1.3 megapixels

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

4.04 x 2.43 x 0.46 inches (102.6 x 61.6 x 11.8 mm)
5.03 x 2.70 x 0.45 inches (127.8 x 68.5 x 11.5 mm)

Weight

4.20 oz (119 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)
5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)

Keys

Left: Volume control
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, White
Black, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 17(700 b), 4(AWS-1)

UMTS

900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

 
Micro SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
 

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+
MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), M4B, AMR

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
MPEG4, H.264, WMV, 3GP, 3G2

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

3.0
2.1, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols

 
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Location

A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T3

Internet browsing

Browser

 
Internet Explorer 9 Mobile

supports

HTML, Flash
HTML, HTML5, XHTML, CSS 3

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
YouTube (upload), Flickr, Picasa/Google+, Twitter

Phone features

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator
Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Windows Live / MSN

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 29, 2012

 
FCC ID value: QMNRM-808 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.43 W/kg

Body

 
1.30 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.59 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 21, 2012
Jan 09, 2012
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