Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Much larger screen
  • 6.00 inch vs 4.00 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much faster processor
  • 1700 MHz Dual core vs 1000 MHz Dual core
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much higher battery capacity
  • 3400 mAH vs 1430 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Higher pixel density
  • 245.00 ppi vs 233.00 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 0.30 MP vs N/A
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
  • Has flash
  • Yes vs No
    With flash, bright photos/videos are captured even in low-light conditions.
  • Has NFC
  • No vs Yes
    NFC enables faster sharing of content between NFC devices, one tap payment options, etc.
Design
Operating system Windows Phone 8 Windows 8
Form factor Touchbar Touchbar
Dimensions

    Height:164.20 mm

    Width:85.90 mm

    Thickness:9.80 mm

    Height:119.9 mm

    Width:64 mm

    Thickness:9.9 mm

    Weight 220 grams 124 grams
    Ruggedness
    Available Colors                  
    Hardware
    System chip Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8227
    Processor Dual core, 1700 MHz, Dual core, 1000 MHz,
    2D/3D GPU
    • Adreno 305
    RAM 1 GB 1 GB
    Built-in storage 8 GB 8 GB
    Memory card support Upto 64 GB microSD Upto 64 GB microSD
    Display
    Physical size 6 Inch 4.0 Inch
    Display resolution 720x1280 (245 ppi) 480x800 (233 ppi)
    Display Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
    3D
    Color Density 16M 16M
    Touch screen Capacitive, Multi-touch Capacitive, Multi-touch
    Camera
    Primary Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 5 MP, 2592 x 1944
    Flash LED Flash
    Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
    Dedicated Camera Button
    Features
    • Auto Focus
    • Geo tagging
    • Touch to focus
    • White balance presets
    • Auto Focus
    • Exposure compensation
    • Geo tagging
    • Image Viewer
    • Touch to focus
    • White balance presets
    Scene Modes Night Lanscape Mode,Sports Mode Backlight Mode,Night Portrait Mode,Sports Mode
    Video Capture Yes, H.264,MPEG4 Yes, H.264,MPEG4
    Video Resolution 1920 x 1080p @ 30fps 1280 x 720p @ 30fps
    Secondary camera 0.30 MP, 640 x 480
    Network
    SIM Type GSM Micro, GSM
    Network technology GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA
    Data HSDPA 42.20 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload) HSDPA 21.1 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload)
    3g Yes Yes
    4g
    GPRS
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • B
    EDGE
    • Yes
    • 236.8 kbps
    • Yes
    • 236.8 kbps
    GPS A-GPS,Glonass,Wi-Fi positioning A-GPS,Glonass
    Connectivity
    Bluetooth Version 4, A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, OPP, PBAP Version 4.0, A2DP, AVRCP, GAVDP, HFP, OPP, PBAP, Proximity Monitor Profile over LE, SDAP, SPP
    Wi-Fi 802.11

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:b,g,n

      Features:WEP

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:b,g,n

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      USB microUSB microUSB 2.0
      HDMI
      Headphones connector 3.5mm 3.5mm
      Charging connector
      External Device connector DLNA
      Battery
      Talk time 25 Hours(2G), 21 Hours(3G) 16.9 Hours(2G), 10.66 Hours(3G)
      Stand-by time 672 Hours(2G), 672 Hours(3G) 336 Hours(2G), 336 Hours(3G)
      Playback time 98 Hours(Music), 9 Hours(Video) 48 Hours(Music), 5.9 Hours(Video)
      Battery Capacity 3400 mAh, Li-ion 1430 mAh, Li-ion
      Dual Battery Option
      Wireless Charging
      Charging via USB
      Multimedia
      Music player
      • 3GP, AAC, eAAC+, M4A (Apple lossless), MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA
      • Sound Recording
      • 3GP, AAC, AMR, eAAC+, M4A (Apple lossless), MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA
      Video player
      • 3GP, AVI, H.263, H.264, MOV, MPEG4, WMV
      • 3GP, AVI, H.263, H.264, M4V, MOV, MPEG4, WMV
      Radio

        Radio:FM

        Radio:FM

      Streaming
      Additional Yes
      Pre-loaded Apps Foursquare, DirectX 11, Touch UI, XBox-Live Hub.
      Supported Apps
      Sensors
      Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Light sensor, Magnetometer, Proximity sensor Accelerometer, Compass, Light sensor, Proximity sensor
      Internet Browsing
      Browser HTML,HTML5 HTML5
      Third Party Browser
      Built-in online services Facebook,Flickr,Gmail,Google Maps,Google Search,LinkedIn,Picasa,Twitter,YouTube (upload) Facebook,Flickr,Gmail,Google Maps,Google Search,LinkedIn,Picasa,Twitter,YouTube (upload)
      Regulatory Approval
      Regulatory Approval
      Phone Features
      Phonebook
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      Organizer Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer Android Market, Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, To-Do, Document viewer
      Messaging No No
      Keypad Landscape mode
      E-mail IMAP,Microsoft Exchange,Push e-mail IMAP,POP3,Push e-mail,SMTP,Other
      Instant messaging Google Talk,Skype,Windows Live / MSN,Yahoo!
      JAVA MIDP 1.0
      OTA Software updates
      Games
      Sales Pack Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
      Supported Accessories
      Others
      Other Features
      Speakers Loudspeaker Earpiece,Loudspeaker
      Notifications
      • Polyphonic ringtones
      • Speakerphone
      • Vibration
      • Voice commands
      • Voice dialing
      • Voice Memo
      • Music ringtones
      • Polyphonic ringtones
      • Speakerphone
      • Vibration
      • Voice commands
      • Voice dialing
      • Voice Memo
      • Music ringtones
      Additional microphone
      Projector
      Availability
      Officially announced 18-Oct-2013 01-Nov-2013
      Market status Available, 30-Nov-2013 Available, 30-Nov-2013
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