Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 0.30 MP vs N/A
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
  • Much larger screen
  • 3.50 inch vs 4.50 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much faster processor
  • 1000 MHz Single Core vs 1200 MHz Dual core
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much higher primary camera resolution
  • N/A vs 5.00 MP
    Camera of high resolution takes detailed & sharp photos.
  • Much higher battery capacity
  • 1500 mAH vs 1800 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Much higher pixel density
  • 165 ppi vs 207 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Has flash
  • No vs Yes
    With flash, bright photos/videos are captured even in low-light conditions.
Design
Operating system Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Form factor Candybar Candybar
Dimensions

    Height:114.50 mm

    Width:60.60 mm

    Thickness:13.80 mm

      Weight 130 grams
      Ruggedness
      Available Colors    
      Hardware
      System chip
      Processor 1000 MHz, Dual core, 1200 MHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon,
      2D/3D GPU
      RAM
      Built-in storage 4
      Memory card support Upto 32 GB MicroSD Upto 32 GB MicroSD
      Display
      Physical size 3.50 Inch 4.50 Inch
      Display resolution 480x320 480x800
      Display Technology LCD LCD
      3D
      Color Density
      Touch screen Capacitive Capacitive
      Camera
      Primary Camera 3 MP, 2048 x 1536 5 MP
      Flash LED Flash LED Flash
      Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
      Dedicated Camera Button
      Features
      • Smile detection
      • Scenes
      • Continuos Shooting
      • Multi Shot
      • Auto Focus
      • Smile detection
      • Scenes
      • Continuos Shooting
      • Multi Shot
      Scene Modes
      Video Capture
      Video Resolution
      Secondary camera 0.30 MP, 640 x 480
      Network
      SIM Type GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
      Network technology GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz | GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 / HSDPA 2100 | GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
      Data EV-DO EV-DO HSPA
      3g Yes
      4g
      GPRS
      • Yes
      • Yes
      EDGE
      • Yes
      • Yes
      GPS GPS
      Connectivity
      Bluetooth
      Wi-Fi 802.11

        Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

        Mobile Hotspot:Yes

        Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

        USB
        HDMI
        Headphones connector
        Charging connector
        External Device connector VoIP VoIP
        Battery
        Talk time 4 Hours(2G) 5 Hours(2G)
        Stand-by time 4(2G) 5(2G)
        Playback time
        Battery Capacity 1500 mAh, Li-ion 1800 mAh, Li-ion
        Dual Battery Option
        Wireless Charging
        Charging via USB
        Multimedia
        Music player
        • Yes, Music Formats : MP3, MIDI, WAV, AMR, AAC, AAC+
        • Yes, Music Formats : MP3, MIDI, WAV, AMR, AAC, AAC+
        Video player
        Radio

          Radio:FM

          Radio:FM

        Streaming
        Additional
        Pre-loaded Apps
        Supported Apps
        Sensors
        Sensors Accelerometer Accelerometer
        Internet Browsing
        Browser PocketIE, VoIP PocketIE, VoIP
        Third Party Browser
        Built-in online services
        Regulatory Approval
        Regulatory Approval
        Phone Features
        Phonebook
        • Yes, Depend on Memory
        • Yes, Depends on Phone Memory
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        Messaging Yes Yes
        Keypad QWERTY Keypad QWERTY Keypad
        E-mail
        Instant messaging Yes Yes
        JAVA
        OTA Software updates
        Games Yes, Embedded Games Yes, Embedded Games
        Sales Pack Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
        Supported Accessories
        Others
        Other Features
        Speakers
        Notifications
        Additional microphone
        Projector
        Availability
        Officially announced 01-Sep-2012 01-Oct-2012
        Market status Available Available
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