Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Higher pixel density
  • 312 ppi vs 294.00 ppi vs 441 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 8.00 GB vs 4.00 GB vs 32.00 GB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 1.30 MP vs 0.30 MP vs N/A
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
  • Larger screen
  • 4.70 inch vs 5.00 inch vs 5.00 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much faster processor
  • 2000 MHz Single Core vs 1200 MHz Quad core vs 1200 MHz Quad core
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Higher battery capacity
  • 1900 mAH vs 2000 mAH vs 2500 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Has FM Radio
  • No vs Yes vs Yes
    FM Radio allows you to listen to music & news from radio stations, even while travelling.
  • Larger screen
  • 4.70 inch vs 5.00 inch vs 5.00 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much faster processor
  • 2000 MHz Single Core vs 1200 MHz Quad core vs 1200 MHz Quad core
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much more RAM
  • 1.00 GB vs 1.00 GB vs 2.00 GB
    More RAM results in faster loading of multiple apps.
  • Much higher primary camera resolution
  • 8.00 MP vs 8.00 MP vs 13.00 MP
    Camera of high resolution takes detailed & sharp photos.
  • Much higher battery capacity
  • 1900 mAH vs 2000 mAH vs 2500 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Much higher pixel density
  • 312 ppi vs 294.00 ppi vs 441 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 8.00 GB vs 4.00 GB vs 32.00 GB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
  • Has FM Radio
  • No vs Yes vs Yes
    FM Radio allows you to listen to music & news from radio stations, even while travelling.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 1.30 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 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Form factor Candybar Touchbar Candybar
Dimensions

    Height:133.90 mm

    Width:67.60 mm

    Thickness:9.10 mm

    Height:144 mm

    Width:74 mm

    Thickness:10.70 mm

    Height:135 mm

    Width:68 mm

    Thickness:8.90 mm

Weight 140 grams 156 grams 155 grams
Ruggedness
Available Colors      
Hardware
System chip MediaTek MT6589
Processor 2000 MHz, Intel, Quad core, 1200 MHz, Cortex A7, Quad core, 1200 MHz,
2D/3D GPU
  • PowerVR SGX544
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Built-in storage 8 4 GB 32 GB
Memory card support Upto 32 GB MicroSD Upto 32 GB microSD Upto 32 GB T-Flash
Display
Physical size 4.70 Inch 5 Inch 5 Inch
Display resolution 720x1280 720x1280 (294 ppi) 1920x1080
Display Technology LCD IPS LCD IPS LCD
3D
Color Density 16M
Touch screen Capacitive Capacitive, Multi-touch Capacitive
Camera
Primary Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 13 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
  • Smile detection
  • Effects
  • Continuos Shooting
  • Multi Shot
Scene Modes
Video Capture HD Video Recording Yes, 3GP
Video Resolution 1280 x 72p 1280 x 720p @ 30fps
Secondary camera 1.30 MP, 1280 x 1024 0.3 MP, 640 x 480 3 MP
Network
SIM Type GSM+GSM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Network technology GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / UMTS or HSPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz | GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / WCDMA 900 / 2100 MHz | GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
Data EV-DO HSPA HSDPA 21 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 11 Mbit/s(Upload) EV-DO
3g Yes Yes Yes
4g
GPRS
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
EDGE
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • No
GPS A-GPS A-GPS GPS
Connectivity
Bluetooth Version 2.10 Version 4.0 Version 4.0
Wi-Fi 802.11

    Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

    Standard:b,g,n

    Mobile Hotspot:Yes

    Wi-Fi Direct:Yes

    Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

    Standard:b,g,n

    Mobile Hotspot:Yes

    Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

    Standard:a,b,g

    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 9.50 Hours(2G), 9.50 Hours(3G) 5 Hours(2G) Hours(2G)
Stand-by time 174 Hours(2G)
Playback time
Battery Capacity 1900 mAh, Li-ion 2000 mAh, Li-ion 2500 mAh, Li-ion
Dual Battery Option
Wireless Charging
Charging via USB
Multimedia
Music player
  • Yes, Music Formats : MP3, MIDI, WAV, 3GPP, AAC, AAC+, 2 Digital Microphones, Ambient Noise Cancellation, 3.5mm Audio Jack, Music Playback Time : Up to 38 hours
  • AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, OGG
  • Yes, Multi Format Music Player
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 Google Play Store
Supported Apps
Sensors
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Compass, Light sensor, Gyroscope Accelerometer, Light sensor, Motion Sensor, Proximity sensor Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Light 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
  • Practically Unlimited
  • Yes
  • Practically Unlimited
  • Yes
Organizer Android Market, Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer
Messaging Yes No Yes
Keypad QWERTY Keypad Landscape mode
E-mail Push e-mail
Instant messaging Yes Google Talk Yes
JAVA MIDP 1.0
OTA Software updates
Games Yes Yes
Sales Pack Handset, Battery, Charge, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card Handset x 1, 2500mAh Battery x 1, Data Cable x 1, Charger x 1, User Manual x 1
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 25-Feb-2013
Market status Available Available Available
Price list

flipkart.com

Rs.14,199
NA NA

ebay.in

Rs.14,500
Rs.15,999
NA

amazon.in

Rs.14,999
Rs.12,900
NA

snapdeal.com

Rs.12,490
NA NA

edabba.com

Rs.14,690
NA NA

theelectronicstore.in

Rs.15,499
Rs.12,999
NA

themobilestore.in

NA
Rs.12,999
NA
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