Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Larger screen
  • 5.00 inch vs 4.50 inch vs 5.00 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much higher pixel density
  • 294.00 ppi vs 245 ppi vs 220 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Higher battery capacity
  • 2000 mAH vs 2100 mAH vs 2000 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Higher pixel density
  • 294.00 ppi vs 245 ppi vs 220 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 0.30 MP vs 1.20 MP vs 2.00 MP
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
  • Larger screen
  • 5.00 inch vs 4.50 inch vs 5.00 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 0.30 MP vs 1.20 MP vs 2.00 MP
    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) Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Form factor Touchbar Candybar Candybar
Dimensions

    Height:144 mm

    Width:74 mm

    Thickness:10.70 mm

    Height:135.5 mm

    Width:67 mm

    Thickness:9.60 mm

    Height:143.40 mm

    Width:72.40 mm

    Thickness:8.95 mm

Weight 156 grams 143.5 grams
Ruggedness
Available Colors      
Hardware
System chip MediaTek MT6589 MTK6589
Processor Quad core, 1200 MHz, Cortex A7, Quad core, 1200 MHz, Cortex A7, Quad core, 1200 MHz,
2D/3D GPU
  • PowerVR SGX544
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Built-in storage 4 GB 4 GB 4 GB
Memory card support Upto 32 GB microSD Upto 32 GB MicroSD Upto 32 GB MicroSD
Display
Physical size 5 Inch 4.5 Inch 5 Inch
Display resolution 720x1280 (294 ppi) 540x960 540x960
Display Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD IPS LCD
3D
Color Density 16M
Touch screen Capacitive, Multi-touch Capacitive Capacitive
Camera
Primary Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 8 MP 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
  • Smile detection
  • Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
  • Effects
  • Continuos Shooting
  • Multi Shot
  • Auto Focus
  • Smile detection
  • Effects
  • Continuos Shooting
  • Multi Shot
Scene Modes
Video Capture Yes, 3GP
Video Resolution 1280 x 720p @ 30fps 720 x 480p @ 30fps
Secondary camera 0.3 MP, 640 x 480 1.2 MP 2 MP, 1600 x 1200
Network
SIM Type GSM+GSM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Network technology GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / UMTS 900 / 2100 MHz | GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / UMTS 850 / 1900 MHz | GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 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 GPS A-GPS
Connectivity
Bluetooth Version 4.0 Version 2.0 , 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

    Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

    Standard:b,g,n

    Mobile Hotspot:Yes

USB USB 2.0, microUSB 2.0 microUSB,microUSB 2.0 miniUSB
HDMI
Headphones connector 3.5mm
Charging connector
External Device connector Micro 5 Pin VoIP
Battery
Talk time 5 Hours(2G) 16 Hours(2G), 10 Hours(3G) 0 Hours(2G)
Stand-by time 174 Hours(2G)
Playback time 4.5 Hours(Video)
Battery Capacity 2000 mAh, Li-ion 2100 mAh, Li-ion 2000 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, Loud Speaker, 3.5mm Audio Jack, Music Playback Time : Up to 22 hours
  • Yes, Multi Format Music Player, 3.5mm Audio Jack
Video player
  • H.263, H.264, MPEG4
  • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, Divx
Radio

    Radio:FM

    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, Light sensor, Motion Sensor, Proximity sensor Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Compass, Light sensor, Gyroscope Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Light sensor
Internet Browsing
Browser HTML,WAP 2.0 VoIP PocketIE, 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
  • Yes
Organizer Android Market, Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer
Messaging No Yes Yes
Keypad Landscape mode QWERTY Keypad
E-mail Push e-mail 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 01-Mar-2013
Market status Available Available Available
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