Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Much faster processor
  • 1200 MHz Quad core vs 1200 MHz Quad core vs N/A
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much more RAM
  • 1.00 GB vs 1.00 GB vs N/A
    More RAM results in faster loading of multiple apps.
  • Much higher primary camera resolution
  • 8.00 MP vs 8.00 MP vs N/A
    Camera of high resolution takes detailed & sharp photos.
  • Much higher battery capacity
  • 2000 mAH vs 2000 mAH vs 950 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Supports more SIM cards simultaneously
  • 2 vs 2 vs 1
    Dual or Triple SIM allows you to use two or three active mobile numbers respectively, through one phone.
  • Has 3G
  • Yes vs Yes vs No
    3G enables fast internet access up to 42.2 Mbps, allowing live TV, high speed downloads, etc.
  • Has FM Radio
  • Yes vs Yes vs No
    FM Radio allows you to listen to music & news from radio stations, even while travelling.
  • Much more expandable memory
  • 32.00 GB vs 32.00 GB vs N/A
    More expandable storage allows having more songs, photos, videos, etc.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 2.00 MP vs 0.30 MP vs N/A
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
  • Much faster processor
  • 1200 MHz Quad core vs 1200 MHz Quad core vs N/A
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much more RAM
  • 1.00 GB vs 1.00 GB vs N/A
    More RAM results in faster loading of multiple apps.
  • Much higher primary camera resolution
  • 8.00 MP vs 8.00 MP vs N/A
    Camera of high resolution takes detailed & sharp photos.
  • Much higher battery capacity
  • 2000 mAH vs 2000 mAH vs 950 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Supports more SIM cards simultaneously
  • 2 vs 2 vs 1
    Dual or Triple SIM allows you to use two or three active mobile numbers respectively, through one phone.
  • Has 3G
  • Yes vs Yes vs No
    3G enables fast internet access up to 42.2 Mbps, allowing live TV, high speed downloads, etc.
  • Has FM Radio
  • Yes vs Yes vs No
    FM Radio allows you to listen to music & news from radio stations, even while travelling.
  • Much more expandable memory
  • 32.00 GB vs 32.00 GB vs N/A
    More expandable storage allows having more songs, photos, videos, etc.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 2.00 MP vs 0.30 MP vs N/A
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
Design
Operating system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Form factor Candybar Touchbar Candybar
Dimensions

    Height:143.40 mm

    Width:72.40 mm

    Thickness:8.95 mm

    Height:144 mm

    Width:74 mm

    Thickness:10.70 mm

    Height:115.5 mm

    Width:49 mm

    Thickness:17.50 mm

Weight 156 grams 162 grams
Ruggedness
Available Colors    
Hardware
System chip MediaTek MT6589
Processor Quad core, 1200 MHz, Quad core, 1200 MHz, Cortex A7,
2D/3D GPU
  • PowerVR SGX544
RAM 1 GB 1 GB
Built-in storage 4 GB 4 GB 4 GB
Memory card support Upto 32 GB MicroSD Upto 32 GB microSD
Display
Physical size 5 Inch 5 Inch
Display resolution 540x960 720x1280 (294 ppi) 240x320
Display Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD LCD
3D
Color Density 16M
Touch screen Capacitive Capacitive, Multi-touch
Camera
Primary Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 3 MP
Flash LED Flash LED Flash Flash,LED Flash
Zoom Digital 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
  • Auto Focus
  • Effects
  • Multi Shot
Scene Modes
Video Capture Yes, 3GP MPEG-4,3GP,AVI
Video Resolution 1280 x 720p @ 30fps
Secondary camera 2 MP, 1600 x 1200 0.3 MP, 640 x 480
Network
SIM Type GSM+GSM GSM+GSM GSM
Network technology GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / UMTS 850 / 1900 MHz | GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA GSM 850/900/1800/1900/WCDMA2100
Data EV-DO HSPA HSDPA 21 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 11 Mbit/s(Upload)
3g Yes Yes
4g
GPRS
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
EDGE
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • No
GPS A-GPS A-GPS
Connectivity
Bluetooth , A2DP Version 4.0 Version 2.0
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

    Wi-Fi 802.11:No

USB miniUSB 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) 5 Hours(2G)
Stand-by time 174 Hours(2G)
Playback time
Battery Capacity 2000 mAh, Li-ion 2000 mAh, Li-ion 950 mAh, Li-ion
Dual Battery Option
Wireless Charging
Charging via USB
Multimedia
Music player
  • Yes, Multi Format Music Player, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, OGG
  • No
Video player
  • H.263, H.264, MPEG4
Radio

    Radio:FM

    Radio:FM

Streaming
Additional Yes
Pre-loaded Apps Google Play Store Hookup , M! Zone+ , M! Store, Mi Live
Supported Apps
Sensors
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Light sensor Accelerometer, Light sensor, Motion Sensor, Proximity sensor
Internet Browsing
Browser PocketIE, VoIP HTML,WAP 2.0 VoIP
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
  • 1500 Entries
Organizer Android Market, Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer High-performance dual 11x15mm hands-free loudspeaker, High-resolution dynamic display with Sapphire Crystal, Precision engineered stainless steel keys, PC & Mac synchronisation, Modem Support, Multi-language predictive text input, Web browser, Vertu Select exclusive downloads and content, Vertu Fortress secure back up service, Worldmate Travel Application, Alarm clock, Calculator
Messaging Yes No Yes
Keypad QWERTY Keypad Landscape mode
E-mail Push e-mail POP3, IMAP4, SMTP
Instant messaging Yes Google Talk
JAVA MIDP 1.0
OTA Software updates
Games Yes
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 Earpiece,Loudspeaker
Notifications
  • Speakerphone
  • Vibration
  • Music ringtones
Additional microphone
Projector
Availability
Officially announced 01-Mar-2013 21-Jan-2013 01-Jul-2007
Market status Available Available Available
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