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Posted: 30 May 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSAndroid (2.3.7)  
Dimensions4.37 x 2.37 x 0.39 inches (111 x 60.3 x 9.8 mm)  
Weight3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (153 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, White  
Display
Physical size3.5 inches  
Resolution320 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.

165 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.

TFT  
Screen-to-body ratio

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

54.59 %  
FeaturesAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass  
Camera
Camera5 megapixels  
FlashLED  
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus  
Software FeaturesTouch to focus, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timer  
Shooting ModesPanorama  
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)  
FeaturesVideo light, Digital image stabilization  
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.

ST-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, 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.

ARM 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.

0.5 GB RAM / 8192 MB ROM  
Maximum User Storage4 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 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 mAh  
TypeUser replaceable  
Talk time6.50 hours
the average is 19 h (1140 min)
  
Stand-by time21.7 days (520 hours)
the average is 19 days (465 h)
  
Talk time (3G)5.50 hours
the average is 17 h (1043 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 24 days (581 h)
  
Music playback45.00 hours  
Video playback6.00 hours  
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringDLNA  
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Sound effects  
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS900, 2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Compass, Barometer  
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording  
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.0  
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n  
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0  
ConnectormicroUSB  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
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  
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation  
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync  
Availability
Officially announced30 May 2012  
Shopping information
AccessoriesStereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation.  

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