Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Larger screen
  • 5.0 inch vs 4.5 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much faster processor
  • 1200 MHz Quad core vs 1000 MHz Single Core
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much more RAM
  • 1.0 GB vs 512.0 MB
    More RAM results in faster loading of multiple apps.
  • Much higher primary camera resolution
  • 8.0 MP vs 5.0 MP
    Camera of high resolution takes detailed & sharp photos.
  • Higher battery capacity
  • 2000 mAH vs 1800 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Much sharper screen
  • 294 ppi vs 217 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Much thinner
  • 10.7 mm vs 11.0 mm
    Slim handsets are easy to handle or pocket, and look stylish
  • Much lighter
  • 156.0 grams vs 164.0 grams
    Lightweight devices can be held tirelessly for a long time
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Design
Operating system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Dimensions

    Height:144 mm

    Width:74 mm

    Thickness:10.7 mm

    Height:135 mm

    Width:66 mm

    Thickness:11 mm

    Weight 156 grams 164 grams
    Ruggedness
    Available Colors      
    Hardware
    System chip MediaTek MT6589
    Processor Quad core, 1200 MHz, Cortex A7, 1000 MHz,
    2D/3D GPU
    • PowerVR SGX544
    RAM 1 GB 512 MB
    Built-in storage 4 GB 4 GB
    Memory card support Upto 32 GB microSD Upto 32 GB microSD
    Display
    Physical size 5 Inch 4.5 Inch
    Display resolution 720x1280 (294 ppi) 480x854 (218 ppi)
    Display Technology IPS LCD LCD
    Color Density 16M 16M
    Touch screen Capacitive, Multi-touch Capacitive, Multi-touch
    Camera
    Primary Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 5 MP, 2592 x 1944
    Flash LED Flash LED Flash
    Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
    Dedicated Camera Button
    Features
    • Auto Focus
    • Auto Focus
    Video Capture Yes, 3GP Yes
    Video Resolution 1280 x 720p @ 30fps
    Secondary camera 0.3 MP, 640 x 480 0.3 MP, 640 x 480
    Network
    SIM Type GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
    Network technology GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA
    Data HSDPA 21 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 11 Mbit/s(Upload) HSDPA HSUPA
    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:b,g,n

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:b,g,n

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      USB USB 2.0, microUSB 2.0 microUSB 2.0
      Headphones connector 3.5mm 3.5mm
      External Device connector
      Battery
      Talk time 5 Hours(2G) 4 Hours(2G)
      Stand-by time 174 Hours(2G) 180 Hours(2G)
      Battery Capacity 2000 mAh, Li-ion 1800 mAh, Li-ion
      Multimedia
      Music player
      • AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, OGG
      • AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC, MIDI, MP3
      Video player
      • H.263, H.264, MPEG4
      • 3GP, AVI, MP4
      Radio

        Radio:FM

        Radio:FM

        Features:Recording option

      Pre-loaded Apps Hookup , M! Zone+ , M! Store, Mi Live
      Sensors
      Sensors Accelerometer, Light sensor, Motion Sensor, Proximity sensor Accelerometer, Light sensor, Proximity sensor
      Phone Features
      Phonebook
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      Organizer Android Market, Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer Android Market, Calculator, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer
      Keypad Landscape mode
      Sales Pack Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
      Availability
      Officially announced 21-Jan-2013 01-Feb-2013
      Market status Available Available
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