Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Much higher pixel density
  • 233 ppi vs 207 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • 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
  • 4.00 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 battery capacity
  • 1500 mAH vs 1800 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Has FM Radio
  • No vs Yes
    FM Radio allows you to listen to music & news from radio stations, even while travelling.
Design
Operating system Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Form factor Candybar Candybar
Dimensions
        Weight
        Ruggedness
        Available Colors    
        Hardware
        System chip
        Processor 1000 MHz, Dual core, 1200 MHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon,
        2D/3D GPU
        RAM
        Built-in storage 4 GB 4
        Memory card support Upto 32 GB MicroSD Upto 32 GB MicroSD
        Display
        Physical size 4 Inch 4.50 Inch
        Display resolution 480x800 480x800
        Display Technology LCD LCD
        3D
        Color Density
        Touch screen Capacitive Capacitive
        Camera
        Primary Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 5 MP
        Flash Flash,LED Flash LED Flash
        Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
        Dedicated Camera Button
        Features
        • Auto Focus
        • Smile detection
        • Scenes
        • Continuos Shooting
        • Multi Shot
        • Auto Focus
        • Smile detection
        • Scenes
        • Continuos Shooting
        • Multi Shot
        Scene Modes
        Video Capture
        Video Resolution
        Secondary camera 0.3 MP, 640 x 480
        Network
        SIM Type GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
        Network technology GSM 900 / 1800 / WCDMA 2100 MHz | GSM 900 / 1800 MHz GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 / HSDPA 2100 | GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
        Data EV-DO HSPA EV-DO HSPA
        3g Yes Yes
        4g
        GPRS
        • Yes
        • Yes
        EDGE
        • Yes
        • Yes
        GPS A-GPS GPS
        Connectivity
        Bluetooth Version 4.0, A2DP
        Wi-Fi 802.11

          Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

          Standard:a,b,g,n

          Mobile Hotspot:Yes

          Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

          USB USB 2.0
          HDMI
          Headphones connector
          Charging connector
          External Device connector VoIP
          Battery
          Talk time 5 Hours(2G) 5 Hours(2G)
          Stand-by time 5 Hours(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+ with Loud Speaker, 3.5mm Audio Jack
          • Yes, Music Formats : MP3, MIDI, WAV, AMR, AAC, AAC+
          Video player
          Radio

            Radio:FM

          Streaming
          Additional
          Pre-loaded Apps
          Supported Apps
          Sensors
          Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Light sensor Accelerometer
          Internet Browsing
          Browser VoIP PocketIE, VoIP
          Third Party Browser
          Built-in online services
          Regulatory Approval
          Regulatory Approval
          Phone Features
          Phonebook
          • Depend on Phone Memory
          • Yes, Depends on Phone Memory
          Organizer Calculator, Alarm clock, Stop Watch, World Times, Organizer, Voice recorder Power on/off animation, CLID with Photo, Calculator, Alarm clock, Stop Watch, World Times, Organizer
          Messaging Yes Yes
          Keypad QWERTY Keypad
          E-mail
          Instant messaging Yes, G-Talk and Yahoo Messenger Yes
          JAVA
          OTA Software updates
          Games Yes, G-Sensor Based Games, Angry Bird 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-Oct-2012 01-Oct-2012
          Market status Available Available
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