Quick Facts
91score
90
90
Reasons to Buy
  • Has NFC
  • Yes vs No
    NFC enables faster sharing of content between NFC devices, one tap payment options, etc.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 8.00 GB vs 16.00 GB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
Design
Operating system Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Form factor Touchbar Touchbar
Dimensions

    Height:167.60 mm

    Width:88 mm

    Thickness:8 mm

    Height:167.6 mm

    Width:88 mm

    Thickness:8 mm

    Weight 199 grams 199 grams
    Ruggedness
    Available Colors            
    Hardware
    System chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
    Processor Dual core, 1700 MHz, Dual core, 1700 MHz, Krait,
    2D/3D GPU
    • Adreno 305
    • Adreno 305
    RAM 1.50 GB 1.5 GB
    Built-in storage 8 16 GB
    Memory card support Upto 64 GB microSD Upto 64 GB microSD
    Display
    Physical size 6.30 Inch 6.3 Inch
    Display resolution 720x1280 (233 ppi) 720x1280 (233 ppi)
    Display Technology Super Clear LCD Super Clear LCD
    3D
    Color Density 16M 16M
    Touch screen Capacitive, Multi-touch Capacitive, Multi-touch
    Camera
    Primary Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 8 MP, 3264 x 2448
    Flash LED Flash LED Flash
    Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
    Dedicated Camera Button
    Features
    • Auto Focus
    • Face detection
    • Geo tagging
    • High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
    • Image Viewer
    • Smile detection
    • Touch to focus
    • Auto Focus
    • Face detection
    • Geo tagging
    • High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
    • Image Viewer
    • Smile detection
    • Touch to focus
    Scene Modes Panorama Panorama
    Video Capture Yes, Stereo sound recording Yes, Stereo sound recording
    Video Resolution 1920 x 1080p @ 30fps 1920 x 1080p @ 30fps
    Secondary camera 1.90 MP, 1600 x 1200 1.9 MP, 1600 x 1200
    Network
    SIM Type Micro, GSM Micro, GSM
    Network technology GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA,LTE GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA
    Data LTE 100 Mbit/s(Download), 50 Mbit/s(Upload), HSDPA 42 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload) HSDPA 21 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload)
    3g Yes Yes
    4g
    • Yes
    GPRS
    • Yes
    • Yes
    EDGE
    • Yes
    • Yes
    GPS A-GPS A-GPS,Glonass
    Connectivity
    Bluetooth Version 4, A2DP, AVRCP, GAP, HFP, HID, HSP, OPP, Proximity Monitor Profile over LE, SAP, SPP Version 4.0, A2DP, AVRCP, GAP, HFP, HID, HSP, OPP, PAN, Proximity Monitor Profile over LE, SAP, SPP
    Wi-Fi 802.11

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:a,ac,b,g,n

      Features:Dual antennas

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      Wi-Fi Direct:Yes

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:a,ac,b,g,n

      Features:Dual antennas

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      Wi-Fi Direct:Yes

      USB microUSB 2.0 USB 2.0, microUSB 2.0
      HDMI
      Headphones connector 3.5mm 3.5mm
      Charging connector
      External Device connector DLNA, NFC
      Battery
      Talk time 17 Hours(2G), 17 Hours(3G) 17 Hours(2G), 17 Hours(3G)
      Stand-by time 408(2G), 420(3G) 408 Hours(2G), 420 Hours(3G)
      Playback time 82 Hours(Music), 11 Hours(Video) 82 Hours(Music)
      Battery Capacity 3200 mAh, Li-ion 3200 mAh, Li-ion
      Dual Battery Option
      Wireless Charging
      Charging via USB
      Multimedia
      Music player
      • AAC, AAC+, AC3, AMR, eAAC+, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, RA, WAV, WMA
      • AAC, AAC+, AC3, AMR, eAAC+, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, RA, WAV, WMA
      Video player
      • H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VC-1, VP8, WMV
      • H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VC-1, VP8, WMV
      Radio

        Radio:No

        Radio:No

      Streaming Audio,Video Audio,Video
      Additional Yes
      Pre-loaded Apps Samsung Apps, Samsung Hub, ChatON, ActiveSync, etc. Document Viewer
      Supported Apps
      Sensors
      Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Hall Sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Hall Sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor
      Internet Browsing
      Browser HTML5,RSS HTML5,RSS
      Third Party Browser
      Built-in online services Facebook,Gmail,Google Maps,Google Search,Picasa,Twitter,YouTube (upload) 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 Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer Android Market, Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer
      Messaging No No
      Keypad Landscape mode
      E-mail Push e-mail
      Instant messaging Google Talk Google Talk
      JAVA MIDP 1.0 MIDP 1.0
      OTA Software updates
      Games Yes
      Sales Pack 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 Loudspeaker Earpiece,Loudspeaker
      Notifications
      • Polyphonic ringtones
      • Speakerphone
      • Vibration
      • Voice dialing
      • Voice Memo
      • Music ringtones
      • Speakerphone
      • Vibration
      • Voice dialing
      • Voice Memo
      • Music ringtones
      Additional microphone
      Projector
      Availability
      Officially announced 01-Apr-2013 01-Apr-2013
      Market status Upcoming, 30-Jun-2013 Available
      Price list

      flipkart.com

      NA
      Rs.21,999
      NA

      ebay.in

      NA
      Rs.22,896
      NA

      amazon.in

      NA
      Rs.31,590
      NA

      shopping.indiatimes.com

      NA
      Rs.29,654
      NA

      snapdeal.com

      NA
      Rs.21,430
      NA

      maniacstore.com

      NA
      Rs.29,490
      NA

      cromaretail.com

      NA
      Rs.30,899
      NA

      landmarkonthenet.com

      NA
      Rs.31,490
      NA
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