Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Larger screen
  • 5.30 inch vs 5.00 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much higher battery capacity
  • 3000 mAH vs 2000 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 16.00 GB vs 4.00 GB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 2.00 MP vs 0.30 MP
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
  • Much higher pixel density
  • 208 ppi vs 294.00 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
Design
Operating system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Form factor Candybar Touchbar
Dimensions

      Height:144 mm

      Width:74 mm

      Thickness:10.70 mm

      Weight 156 grams
      Ruggedness
      Available Colors      
      Hardware
      System chip MTK6589 MediaTek MT6589
      Processor Quad core, 1200 MHz, Cortex A7, Quad core, 1200 MHz, Cortex A7,
      2D/3D GPU
      • PowerVR SGX544
      RAM 1 GB 1 GB
      Built-in storage 16 4 GB
      Memory card support Upto 32 GB MicroSD Upto 32 GB microSD
      Display
      Physical size 5.30 Inch 5 Inch
      Display resolution 960x540 720x1280 (294 ppi)
      Display Technology LCD IPS LCD
      3D
      Color Density 16M
      Touch screen Capacitive Capacitive, Multi-touch
      Camera
      Primary Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 8 MP, 3264 x 2448
      Flash LED Flash LED Flash
      Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
      Dedicated Camera Button
      Features
      • Auto Focus
      • Smile detection
      • Effects
      • Continuos Shooting
      • Multi Shot
      • Auto Focus
      • Face detection
      • Geo tagging
      • Touch to focus
      Scene Modes
      Video Capture Yes, 3GP
      Video Resolution 1280 x 72p 1280 x 720p @ 30fps
      Secondary camera 2 MP, 1600 x 1200 0.3 MP, 640 x 480
      Network
      SIM Type GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
      Network technology GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / HSDPA 2100 MHz | GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA
      Data EV-DO HSDPA 21 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 11 Mbit/s(Upload)
      3g Yes Yes
      4g
      GPRS
      • Yes
      • Yes
      EDGE
      • No
      • Yes
      GPS A-GPS A-GPS
      Connectivity
      Bluetooth Version 4 Version 4.0
      Wi-Fi 802.11

        Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

        Standard:b,g,n

        Mobile Hotspot:Yes

        Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

        Standard:b,g,n

        Mobile Hotspot:Yes

        USB microUSB,microUSB 2.0 USB 2.0, microUSB 2.0
        HDMI
        Headphones connector 3.5mm
        Charging connector
        External Device connector VoIP Micro 5 Pin
        Battery
        Talk time 0 Hours(2G) 5 Hours(2G)
        Stand-by time 174 Hours(2G)
        Playback time
        Battery Capacity 3000 mAh, Li-ion 2000 mAh, Li-ion
        Dual Battery Option
        Wireless Charging
        Charging via USB
        Multimedia
        Music player
        • Yes, Multi Format Music Player, Digital Theatre System (DTS) Sound, YAMAHA 168 Speaker, Loud Speaker, 3.5mm Audio Jack
        • AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, OGG
        Video player
        • H.263, H.264, MPEG4
        Radio

          Radio:FM

          Radio:FM

        Streaming
        Additional Yes
        Pre-loaded Apps Hookup , M! Zone+ , M! Store, Mi Live
        Supported Apps
        Sensors
        Sensors Accelerometer Accelerometer, Light sensor, Motion Sensor, Proximity sensor
        Internet Browsing
        Browser PocketIE, VoIP HTML,WAP 2.0
        Third Party Browser
        Built-in online services Facebook,Gmail,Google Maps,Google Search,Picasa,Twitter,Yahoo Mail,YouTube (upload)
        Regulatory Approval
        Regulatory Approval
        Phone Features
        Phonebook
        • Yes
        • Yes
        • Practically Unlimited
        Organizer Android Market, Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer
        Messaging Yes No
        Keypad QWERTY Keypad Landscape mode
        E-mail Push e-mail
        Instant messaging Yes Google Talk
        JAVA MIDP 1.0
        OTA Software updates
        Games Yes
        Sales Pack Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
        Supported Accessories
        Others
        Other Features
        Speakers Earpiece,Loudspeaker
        Notifications
        • Speakerphone
        • Vibration
        • Music ringtones
        Additional microphone
        Projector
        Availability
        Officially announced 21-Jan-2013
        Market status Available
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