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Posted: 09 May 2012
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 30 May 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.0), Timescape UIAndroid (2.3.7) 
Dimensions4.53 x 2.13 x 0.37 inches (115 x 54 x 9.4 mm)4.37 x 2.37 x 0.39 inches (111 x 60.3 x 9.8 mm) 
Weight3.35 oz (95 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (153 g)
3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (153 g)
 
Rugged Water, Dust resistant 
IP certified

IP certified - The IP code indicates the degree of protection against dust and water. The first number represents dust protection, while the second represents water protection. In IP67, for example, 6 means a completely dust-tight device, while 7 means the device can stay immersed in up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes. In IP68, a higher level of water protection is expected, but exact numbers aren't specified: both depth and continuance are specified by the manufacturer on per device basis.

 IP 67 
ColorsBlack, Pink, Orange, WhiteBlack, Yellow, White 
Display
Physical size3.7 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution540 x 960 pixels320 x 480 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.

298 ppi165 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.

LCDTFT 
Screen-to-body ratio

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

60.63 %54.59 % 
FeaturesAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Autofocus 
Software FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Face detection, Smile detection, Geo taggingTouch to focus, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timer 
Shooting ModesPanoramaPanorama 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) 
Features Video light, Digital image stabilization 
Front-facing camera0.3 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 MSM8960ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500 
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, 1500 MHz, KraitDual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
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 225ARM Mali-400 
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 RAM0.5 GB RAM / 8192 MB ROM 
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 GB  
Maximum User Storage 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.

1500 mAh1305 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable 
Talk time6.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1140 min)
6.50 hours
the average is 19 h (1140 min)
 
Stand-by time11.7 days (280 hours)
the average is 19 days (465 h)
21.7 days (520 hours)
the average is 19 days (465 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.80 hours
the average is 17 h (1043 min)
5.50 hours
the average is 17 h (1043 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 24 days (581 h)
19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 24 days (581 h)
 
Music playback 45.00 hours 
Video playback 6.00 hours 
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringDLNA, MHL, TV-outDLNA 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Sound effects 
RadioFM, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation  
Broadcast Mobile TVYes  
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS800, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD)Bands 1  
DataLTE, HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Compass, Barometer 
NotificationsMusic 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
Bluetooth3.13.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIvia 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-GPS, GlonassGPS 
NavigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation 
OtherComputer sync, OTA sync, InfraredTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced09 May 201230 May 2012 
Shopping information
Accessories Stereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation. 
MSRP price$ 632  

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