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Posted: 29 Aug 2012
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 09 Jan 2012
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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.3, 4.1, 4.0)Android (4.1.2, 4.0, 2.3) 
Dimensions5.16 x 2.70 x 0.34 inches (131 x 68.6 x 8.6 mm)5.20 x 2.68 x 0.42 inches (132 x 68 x 10.6 mm) 
Weight4.48 oz (127 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (154 g)
5.08 oz (144 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (154 g)
 
ColorsBlack, Pink, WhiteBlack 
Display
Physical size4.6 inches4.5 inches 
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 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.

319 ppi323 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.

TFTTFT 
Screen-to-body ratio

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

64.90 %63.48 % 
FeaturesAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera13 megapixels12.1 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
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.

F2.4  
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesFace detection, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Geo taggingFace detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Touch to focus, Geo tagging 
Shooting ModesScenesPanorama 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
FeaturesVideo light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling  
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels1.3 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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A  
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, 1500 MHz 
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 225Yes 
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 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.

16 GB16 GB 
Maximum User Storage10.8 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.

1750 mAh1900 mAh 
TypeUser replaceableUser replaceable 
Talk time6.66 hours
the average is 26 h (1589 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 26 h (1589 min)
 
Stand-by time12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 20 days (481 h)
16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 20 days (481 h)
 
Talk time (3G)6.66 hours
the average is 43 h (2593 min)
4.00 hours
the average is 43 h (2593 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 24 days (585 h)
14.6 days (350 hours)
the average is 24 days (585 h)
 
Music playback18.00 hours  
Video playback4.00 hours  
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringDLNA, MHLTV-out 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognitionAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD) Bands 17 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE, HSPA, UMTS 
Micro SIMYes  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer 
NotificationsService lights, 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
Bluetooth3.1Yes 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-bandYes 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB Host, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIvia microUSBYes 
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, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced29 Aug 201209 Jan 2012 
Shopping information
AccessoriesStereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation  

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