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Display

Size

4.3 inches
4.3 inches

Resolution

1280 x 720 pixels,
342 PPI
800 x 480 pixels,
218 PPI

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED Plus

Screen-to-body

62.21 %
62.75 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260
Samsung Exynos 4 Dual 4210

Processor

Dual-core, 1500 MHz
Dual-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU

Adreno 220
Mali-400 MP4

RAM

1GB
1GB DDR2

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (4.1, 4.0.4, 2.3.7, 2.3.5)
Android (4.1.2, 4.0.4, 4.0, 2.3)

Battery

Capacity

1750 mAh
1650 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12.1 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3.2"

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (29 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

Video light
Video light, Video calling

Front

1.3 MP
2 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.04 x 2.52 x 0.42 inches (128 x 64 x 10.6 mm)
4.93 x 2.60 x 0.33 inches (125.3 x 66.1 x 8.49 mm)

Weight

5.08 oz (144.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
4.09 oz (116.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Keys

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter
 

Colors

Black, White
Black, White

Cellular

UMTS

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

Data Speed

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSPA, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Screen mirroring

DLNA
DLNA, MHL

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

2.1, EDR
3.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
A-GPS

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), SyncML, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jan 27, 2012
Mar 11, 2011

FCC ID value: PY7A3880120 link
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9100 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.31 W/kg
0.40 W/kg

Body

1.07 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.31 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.07 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 800

Availability

Officially announced

Jan 10, 2012
Feb 13, 2011
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