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Posted: 25 Feb 2013
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 05 Sep 2012
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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Phone, 8.1, 8Windows Phone, 8 
Dimensions4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 inches (119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm)4.87 x 2.70 x 0.39 inches (123.8 x 68.5 x 9.9 mm) 
Weight4.37 oz (124 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (153 g)
5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (153 g)
 
FeaturesInterchangeable covers  
ColorsBlack, Yellow, Red, WhiteBlack, Purple, Yellow, Blue, Red, White, Gray 
Display
Physical size4.0 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 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.

235 ppi217 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 LCDAMOLED 
Screen-to-body ratio

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

58.46 %62.04 % 
FeaturesScratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensorAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8 megapixels 
Flash Dual LED 
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.

F2.4F2.2 
Focal length (35mm equivalent)28 mm28 mm 
Camera sensor size

Camera sensor size - A bigger camera sensor is able to capture more light, and thus produce better photos.

 1/3.2" 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus, CMOS image sensorAutofocus 
Software FeaturesTouch to focus, Geo taggingTouch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presetsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets 
Shooting ModesPanoramaMacro mode, Night mode 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Continuous autofocus, Video calling 
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
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 Plus MSM8227Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 
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, KraitDual-core, 1500 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.

Adreno 305Adreno 225 
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.

0.5 GB RAM1 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.

8 GB8 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, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 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.

1430 mAh1650 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Wireless charging Optional 
Talk time14.80 hours
the average is 19 h (1140 min)
15.40 hours
the average is 19 h (1140 min)
 
Stand-by time 15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 19 days (465 h)
 
Talk time (3G)9.60 hours
the average is 17 h (1043 min)
8.10 hours
the average is 17 h (1043 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 24 days (581 h)
15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 24 days (581 h)
 
Music playback61.00 hours61.00 hours 
Video playback4.80 hours5.60 hours 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellationfor Noise cancellation 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD) Bands 18, 8, 3, 1, 7 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Micro SIMYesYes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, 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 recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
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-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningGPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced25 Feb 201305 Sep 2012 
Shopping information
AccessoriesHigh Efficiency Charger AC-20, Nokia Battery BL-5J, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-189CD, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Quick guideNokia AC-50 MicroUSB Charger, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Product user guide 
MSRP price€ 139 / $ 184  
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

06 Mar 201318 Oct 2012 
FCC ID value: QTLRM-915 linkFCC ID value: PYARM-825 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).

   
Head0.86 W/kg1.34 W/kg 
Body0.88 W/kg0.71 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission1.26 W/kg1.58 W/kg 
Wireless Router1.21 W/kg0.99 W/kg 

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