Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • 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.
  • Much higher pixel density
  • 294.00 ppi vs 220 ppi vs 187 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Has FM Radio
  • Yes vs Yes vs No
    FM Radio allows you to listen to music & news from radio stations, even while travelling.
  • 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.
  • Much higher pixel density
  • 294.00 ppi vs 220 ppi vs 187 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Has FM Radio
  • Yes vs Yes vs No
    FM Radio allows you to listen to music & news from radio stations, even while travelling.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 0.30 MP vs 2.00 MP vs 2.00 MP
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
  • Higher battery capacity
  • 2000 mAH vs 2000 mAH vs 2100 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 4.00 GB vs 4.00 GB vs 8.00 GB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
  • Much more expandable memory
  • 32.00 GB vs 32.00 GB vs 64.00 GB
    More expandable storage allows having more songs, photos, videos, etc.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 0.30 MP vs 2.00 MP vs 2.00 MP
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
  • Has NFC
  • No vs No vs Yes
    NFC enables faster sharing of content between NFC devices, one tap payment options, etc.
Design
Operating system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Form factor Touchbar Candybar Candybar
Dimensions

    Height:144 mm

    Width:74 mm

    Thickness:10.70 mm

    Height:143.40 mm

    Width:72.40 mm

    Thickness:8.95 mm

    Height:143.50 mm

    Width:76.90 mm

    Thickness:9.60 mm

Weight 156 grams 162 grams
Ruggedness
Available Colors        
Hardware
System chip MediaTek MT6589 Exynos
Processor Quad core, 1200 MHz, Cortex A7, Quad core, 1200 MHz, Quad core, 1200 MHz,
2D/3D GPU
  • PowerVR SGX544
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Built-in storage 4 GB 4 GB 8 GB
Memory card support Upto 32 GB microSD Upto 32 GB MicroSD Upto 64 GB MicroSD
Display
Physical size 5 Inch 5 Inch 5 Inch
Display resolution 720x1280 (294 ppi) 540x960 800x480
Display Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD LCD
3D
Color Density 16M
Touch screen Capacitive, Multi-touch Capacitive Capacitive
Camera
Primary Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 8 MP, 3264 x 2448
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
Dedicated Camera Button
Features
  • Auto Focus
  • Face detection
  • Geo tagging
  • Touch to focus
  • Auto Focus
  • Smile detection
  • Effects
  • Continuos Shooting
  • Multi Shot
  • Auto Focus
  • Smile detection
  • Scenes
  • Continuos Shooting
  • Multi Shot
Scene Modes
Video Capture Yes, 3GP Stereo sound recording,Digital image stabilization,Optical image stabilization
Video Resolution 1280 x 720p @ 30fps 1920 x 1080p @ 24fps
Secondary camera 0.3 MP, 640 x 480 2 MP, 1600 x 1200 2 MP, 1600 x 1200
Network
SIM Type GSM+GSM GSM+GSM GSM
Network technology GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / UMTS 850 / 1900 MHz | GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 or HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
Data HSDPA 21 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 11 Mbit/s(Upload) EV-DO HSPA EV-DO HSPA
3g Yes Yes Yes
4g
GPRS
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
EDGE
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
GPS A-GPS A-GPS A-GPS
Connectivity
Bluetooth Version 4.0 , A2DP Version 4, 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

    Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

    Standard:a,b,g,n

    Mobile Hotspot:Yes

USB USB 2.0, microUSB 2.0 miniUSB microUSB,microUSB 2.0
HDMI
Headphones connector 3.5mm
Charging connector
External Device connector Micro 5 Pin VoIP DLNA, VoIP
Battery
Talk time 5 Hours(2G) 0 Hours(2G) 16 Hours(2G)
Stand-by time 174 Hours(2G)
Playback time
Battery Capacity 2000 mAh, Li-ion 2000 mAh, Li-ion 2100 mAh, Li-ion
Dual Battery Option
Wireless Charging
Charging via USB
Multimedia
Music player
  • AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, OGG
  • Yes, Multi Format Music Player, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Yes, Music Formats : MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC, Active Noise Cancellation with Dedicated Mic, Loud Speaker, 3.5mm Audio Jack
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 Google Play, S Voice, multi window mode, Direct Call, AllShare Play, Smart Alert, Popup Play
Supported Apps
Sensors
Sensors Accelerometer, Light sensor, Motion Sensor, Proximity sensor Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Light sensor Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Compass, Light sensor, Gyroscope
Internet Browsing
Browser HTML,WAP 2.0 PocketIE, VoIP 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
  • Practically Unlimited
  • Yes
  • Practically Unlimited
Organizer Android Market, Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer Predictive text input, Organizer
Messaging No Yes Yes
Keypad Landscape mode QWERTY Keypad
E-mail Push e-mail IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Push e-mail
Instant messaging Google Talk Yes Yes
JAVA MIDP 1.0 MIDP 1.0
OTA Software updates
Games Yes Yes
Sales Pack Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card 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 21-Jan-2013 01-Mar-2013 03-Dec-2012
Market status Available Available Available
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