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Posted: 04 Sep 2013
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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (5.1, 5.0, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2)Android (5.1, 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.1.2) 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions5.69 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (144.4 x 73.9 x 8.5 mm)5.47 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (139 x 71 x 7.9 mm) 
Weight6.00 oz (170 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (156 g)
5.15 oz (146 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (156 g)
 
Materials Main body: Glass 
KeysRight: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock keyRight: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key 
RuggedWater, Dust resistantWater, 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 58IP 57 
ColorsBlack, Purple, WhiteBlack, Purple, White 
Display
Physical size5.0 inches5.0 inches 
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 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.

441 ppi443 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.

64.52 %68.91 % 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera20.7 megapixels13.1 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.

F2.0  
Focal length (35mm equivalent)

Focal length (35mm equivalent) - The lower (shorter) the focal length number, the wider the shot will be. Conversely, longer focal length cameras produce narrower frames, which can be used for telephoto (zoomed-in) purposes.

27 mm  
Camera sensor size

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

1/2.3"  
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesFace detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Geo taggingDigital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
SettingsWhite balance presets  
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, ScenesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Recording formatMPEG4, H.263, H.264MPEG4 
FeaturesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Video light, Digital image stabilizationHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Digital image stabilization, Video calling 
Front-facing camera2 megapixels2.2 megapixels 
Video capture1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
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 800 MSM8974Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 
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.

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400Quad-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 330Adreno 320 
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.

2 GB RAM (Dual-channel, 800 MHz) / LPDDR32 GB RAM (Dual-channel) 
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 Storage 11 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 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.

3000 mAh2330 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time13.83 hours
the average is 20 h (1202 min)
11.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1202 min)
 
Stand-by time36.7 days (880 hours)
the average is 19 days (459 h)
22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 19 days (459 h)
 
Talk time (3G)15.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1087 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1087 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)35.4 days (850 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
22.1 days (530 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 
Stand-by time (4G)31.7 days (760 hours)
the average is 21 days (511 h)
  
Music playback110.00 hours40.00 hours 
Video playback5.50 hours5.50 hours 
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringDLNA, MHL, MirrorLink, TV-outDLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink, TV-out 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Custom equalizerAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Supported formatsMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WAV, OGG, MIDIMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WAV, MP4, AMR, 3GPP, OGG 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, XviD, AVI, MKVMPEG4, H.263, H.264 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
Internet browsing
Browser   
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, HTML5 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD)Bands 20, 5, 8, 4, 3, 2, 1, 7Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18 
DataLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
2G DataEDGE, GPRSEDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIM Yes 
Global RoamingYesYes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, 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 
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring IDUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID 
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer, Calculator, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, NotesCalendar, Alarm, Calculator 
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingHangouts / Google TalkHangouts / Google Talk 
Hearing aid compatibility M3 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Profiles/ ProtocolsAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Proximity Monitor Profile over LE, Serial Port (SPP)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Handsfree (HFP), Health Device Profile (HDP), Human Interface Device (HID), Host Interface Device Profile, Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Proximity Monitor Profile over LE 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band, ac802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
Wi-Fi DirectYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIvia microUSBvia microUSB 
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
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, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced04 Sep 201307 Jan 2013 
Shopping information
AccessoriesCharger, microUSB cable, User documentationQuick charger EP881, USB media cable, Wired Headset EX300AP, Internal battery 
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

30 Sep 201319 Jan 2013 
FCC ID value: PY7PM-0450 linkFCC ID value: PY7PM-0280 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).

   
Head0.75 W/kg0.52 W/kg 
Body0.77 W/kg0.61 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission1.33 W/kg1.57 W/kg 
Wireless Router1.15 W/kg1.10 W/kg 

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