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Posted: 30 May 2012
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 09 May 2012
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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3)Android (4.0), Timescape UI 
Dimensions4.37 x 2.37 x 0.39 inches (111 x 60.3 x 9.8 mm)4.53 x 2.13 x 0.37 inches (115 x 54 x 9.4 mm) 
Weight3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (154 g)
3.35 oz (95 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (154 g)
 
RuggedWater, 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, Yellow, WhiteBlack, Pink, Orange, White 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches3.7 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels540 x 960 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.

165 ppi298 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.

TFTLCD 
Screen-to-body ratio

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

54.59 %60.63 % 
FeaturesProximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesTouch to focus, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timerDigital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Face detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging 
Shooting ModesPanoramaPanorama 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo light, Digital image stabilization  
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 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 MHzDual-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.

YesAdreno 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 RAM / 8192 MB ROM1 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.

4 GB4 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.

1305 mAh1500 mAh 
TypeUser replaceableUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time6.50 hours
the average is 26 h (1589 min)
6.00 hours
the average is 26 h (1589 min)
 
Stand-by time21.7 days (520 hours)
the average is 20 days (481 h)
11.7 days (280 hours)
the average is 20 days (481 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.50 hours
the average is 43 h (2593 min)
5.80 hours
the average is 43 h (2593 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 24 days (585 h)
15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 24 days (585 h)
 
Music playback45.00 hours  
Video playback6.00 hours  
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringDLNADLNA, MHL, TV-out 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Sound effectsAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation 
Broadcast Mobile TV Yes 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz800, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD) Bands 1 
DataHSPA, UMTSLTE, HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
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
BluetoothYes3.1 
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 
HDMI via 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.

GPSGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync, Infrared 
Availability
Officially announced30 May 201209 May 2012 
Shopping information
AccessoriesStereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation.  
MSRP price $ 632 

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